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Ally-turned-enemy freed after insulting Mugabe

William Gerald Mutumanje, also known as Acie Lumumba

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – COURTS have freed a former ally of President Robert Mugabe who insulted the veteran Zimbabwean leader with the F-word. William Gerald Mutumanje, also known as Acie Lumumba, last year swore at Mugabe during a press conference in Harare  held to announce the formation of the […]

Churches denounce corruption in Zimbabwe

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From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – CHURCHES are concerned at the rampant corruption in Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwe Council of Churches said this was among the biggest impediments to nation building. The worry has been raised after a solidarity visit to Harare, led by the World Council of Churches, general secretary, Rev. […]

Lengthy jail terms for Ethiopia government critics

Ethiopia’s Federal High Court has found prominent journalist, Getachew Shiferaw

From ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – ETHIOPIAN courts are accused of misusing the criminal justice system to silence dissent against government . The accusation comes in the wake of a series of unfavourable rulings against government critics. In the latest such incident, Ethiopia’s Federal High Court has found prominent […]

Turitto emerges Famous Brands IT partner of 2017

Brian Timperley, Managing Director and co-founder of Turrito Networks,IMAGE SUPPLIED

By STAFF REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FAMOUS Brands, Africa’s leading quick-service and casual dining restaurant franchisor, has named Turrito Networks as its Information Technology Partner of the Year. Turrito, a MICROmega Group company, manages Famous Brands’ wide area networks, and over the last year, the latter had zero downtime on the major links. “When […]

Endeavor boost for promising black businesses

Dikeledi Mosime, founder of Tin Pac,

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s talented black entrepreneurs, over the years starved of institutional support, mentorship and guidance, are fulfilling their potential thanks to a programme initiated to bring historically disadvantaged groups into the entrepreneurial ecosystem. The success of the young businesses is attributed to Endeavor’s Excelerator programme, backed by Endeavor’s […]

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