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Drought forces children out of school into streets

Drought fuels Moz rapes, child marriages

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – MORE than 174 000 children, over 14 percent of the school-aged population, have dropped out of school because of the worst drought Kenya has suffered in years. This has coincided with a marked rise in the number of street children in the East African country’s […]

Alarming resent growing against South Africans outside borders

Pretoria, South Africa's xenophobic violence against foreigners

EMEKA OKONKWO/OKORO CHINEDU (Abuja), RUSSELL ADADEVOH (Accra) and SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE violent implosion in Nigeria as locals retaliate to xenophobic violence suffered by their compatriots in South Africa is merely a tip of an iceberg as bitterness brews among African nationals towards South African counterparts in their countries. With […]

Europe allocates €105 million to combat insurgency

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from AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – THE European Commission has announced additional assistance for the Lake Chad region to the tune of €50 million. This brings to €105 million the organisation has allocated to address the crisis mostly in northeast Nigeria, where the Boko Haram is destabilizing the region. The commission […]

ANC condemns Mashaba’s ugly scenes of xenophobia


By TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) has condemned in strongest terms the renewed xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals living in Gauteng province.  The condemnation comes amid widespread attacks in Johannesburg’s Rosettenville and Pretoria’s Mamelodi West, which targeted mainly Nigerians.  ANC spokesman, Zizi Kodwa, squarely blamed the mayor […]

Sundowns trio rocked by injuries

Anthony Laffor celebrates with Richardo while Khama Billiat passes by during their Super cup glory .IMAGE - GIFT NDOLWANE

Sports Reporter PRETORIA – Mamelodi Sundowns  have been dealt a blow  as three of their key players might be ruled out  this weekend   top of the table clash against Bidvest Wits. Khama Biliat, Anthony Laffor and Anele Ngconcgca their availabilty is in doubt as they picked up injuries in the midweek league win against Platinum […]

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