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Plans to prosecute Mugabe critics flop


From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – MORE than 200 Zimbabweans have fallen foul to draconian legislation invoked to charge individuals allegedly insulting or undermining the authority of President Robert Mugabe. Human rights groups said there had been an increase in such cases in recent months ahead of next year’s elections. The […]

Humanitarians kidnapped in CAR reign of militants

After the Seleka

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – ARMED groups have kidnapped aid workers, abducted civilians and robbed churches in the worsening conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR). The skirmishes in the south-eastern parts of the country have left hundreds homeless after houses were set on fire. The city of Bangassou in […]

Botswana endorses SAP Africa Code Week

Youth are the main beneficiaries of the Africa Code Week

By SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MORE than 400 teachers in Botswana have undergone training in computer coding as part of a globally-recognised, continent wide initiative to equip youth in the continent with the requisite digital skills. Multinational software corporation, SAP, along with its partners and Botswana’s Ministry of Basic Education, successfully trained the […]

Digital culture shock: HR’s new role in the age of automation

Vice President, Sage Enterprise Africa & Middle East,Keith Fenner.

By KEITH FERNER-WE are on the cusp of a brave new world as technologies such as 3D printing, advanced robotics, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things reshape the workplace. Smart algorithms and machines are taking on more and more of the tasks that humans used to do on factory floors, in financial call centres and even […]

Deadly Sudan student-police clashes escalate

protest sudan

From RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan, KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – THE Sudanese government has been urged to end the discrimination of Darfuri university students in the wake of protests against fellow scholars’ detention for allegedly killing police officers.Ten students of Bakht al-Rida University in White Nile State are behind bars for the alleged murder of […]


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