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Special needs schools get a digital helping hand

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From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African students with special needs have received tablet computers and other technology equipment thanks to a partnership between a solutions firm and initiative to empower teachers and students with access to advanced educational technology and classroom practices. MiX Telematics, in partnership with iSchool […]

122 jailed refugees evacuated from Libya

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from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, Libya TRIPOLI, (CAJ News) – MORE than 120 extremely vulnerable refugees, mostly women and children, have been evacuated from Libya where they had been held in detention. Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioners for Refugees (UNHCR), facilitated the evacuation of the migrants, who have been evacuated to the neighbouring […]

Massive rise in Islamist militant attacks in Africa

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from SAAD MUSE in Mogadishu, Somalia MOGADISHU, (CAJ News) – THERE is a sharp rise in the number of Islamist militant attacks in Sub-Saharan Africa. The number of incidents rose from 317 in 2013 to 1 549 as of April this year, according to a specialist global risk consultancy. Control Risks, the organisation, said most […]

Nigeria alleges foreigners’ plot to vote in 2019


from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA has warned foreign nationals from fraudulently registering to vote in the West African country’s elections in 2019. The warning comes after the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) disclosed receiving reports alleging possible registration of foreigners ahead of the polls. It is reported the culprits are […]

Worshipper killed, eight kidnapped in CAR terror

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from OMAN MBIKO in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) BANGUI, (CAJ News) – AN armed man has shot dead a man and injured three after invading a church while eight civilians have been kidnapped in the latest crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR). The killing of the man in the Catholic Church in central […]

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