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Sex for marks scandal hits Senegal schools

Senegal school girls in sex with male teachers in order to receive pass rate

from MACOUMBA BEYE in Dakar, Senegal DAKAR, (CAJ News) – TEACHERS here are being accused of sexually exploiting, harassing and abusing adolescent girls in Senegal’s secondary schools. Human rights groups have alleged the educators are abusing their authority by engaging in sexual relations with students in exchange for money, good grades, food, or items such […]

Exodus from Angola sparks DRC disaster

Angola expels DRC refugees

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – A NEW humanitarian crisis has engulfed the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after Angola expelled thousands of Congolese miners from the neighbouring country. It is estimated some 200 000 Congolese have arrived in the Kasai region after the order by the Angolan government came to […]

Global IT spending to near $4 trillion

Global IT spending reach $4 trillion

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – WORLDWIDE information technology (IT) spending is projected to increase by more than 3 percent to total US$3,8 trillion (about R54.036 trillion) in 2019. This is according to Gartner, the world’s leading research and advisory company, which forecasts an increase from expected spending of $3,7 trillion in the current […]

Anger grows over Boko Haram’s murder of nurses

Boko Haram murder Hauwa Mohammed Liman (24)

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THERE is global outrage after the Nigerian terror group, Boko Haram, killed another aid worker it kidnapped earlier this year. Aid worker Hauwa Mohammed Liman (24), who worked as a nurse for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in north-east Nigeria, had been […]

Youth offered role to stimulate SA through tech

South Africa Minister of Public Service and Administration, Ayanda Dlodlo

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African youth are to assist the government develop technological solutions to tackle some issues plaguing residents in the country. Some 200 young people aged 14 to 27 will participate in the initiative at the back of the National Public Service Hackathon, which recently-concluded at the University of […]

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