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Underdog tag sticking out of SADC sides at Afcon 2019

Zimbabwe Warriors captain Knowledge Musona

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TEAMS from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region will have the odds heavily stacked against them at the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt on Friday. Save for wins by Democratic Republic of Congo (1968 and 1974 as Congo Kinshasa and as Zaire), […]

SA mining sector needs defence against cyber threats

Cullinan mine

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African mining companies risk crippling shutdowns and threats to human safety if they fail to adequately protect their infrastructure against cyber-attacks. The warning by a technology executive comes as mining operations are set to embrace next-generation automation and industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) systems to slash costs […]

Local, not global, efforts needed against further Ebola spread

DRC Ebola rages out of control

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – AS there appears to be no end in sight to Ebola, whose death toll has surpassed 1 400 from over 2 000 cases and has spread beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) into Uganda, the international community has been urged to step up its […]

French implicated in Russian journalists’ murder in CAR

Russian war correspondent, Orkhan Dzhemal

from OMAN MBIKO in Bangui, Central African Republic BANGUI, (CAJ News) – THE fingering of individuals with French connections in the murder of three Russian journalists in the Central African Republic (CAR) last year suggests the killings were well-planned and emanate from France’s unease in Russia’s presence in Africa. Investigations have named by Russia’s Federal […]

Chief’s installation sparks Zimbabwe tribal tensions

Chief Hlaisi Mundau Tshovani

from SHELUZANI MAKHESE in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – ETHNIC tensions are rising in Zimbabwe over the government’s alleged marginalization of minority tribes. The divisions have spilled to the largely peaceful southeast where President Emmerson Mnangagwa is accused of imposing a chief from the major Karanga tribe on the Vatsonga people, also known as […]

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