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Bread shortages imminent in Zimbabwe

Flour for bread

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – SHORTAGES of bread are looming in Zimbabwe amid revelations the country was left with a week’s supply of flour. The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GAZ) disclosed the insufficient stock for the production of the staple food. It advised that current stocks for foreign wheat […]

Vietnam seizes pangolin scales, ivory ‘from Nigeria’


from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA has denied it is the source of tonnes of pangolin scales and elephant tusks seized by authorities in Vietnam. The Asian country confiscated 10 700 kilogrammes (kg) of pangolin scales and 2 600 kg of tusks. Vietnam believes the items originated from a seaport […]

Hosts Namibia dominate regional swimming tourney

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from AFRED SHILONGO in Windhoek, Namibia WINDHOEK, (CAJ News) – NAMIBIA has restated its emergence as a swimming powerhouse by securing the most medals to date at the African Swimming Confederation (CANA) Zone IV Junior Championships it is hosting. Ahead of the conclusion of the regional tournament on Wednesday the Namibians had secured 68 medals, three ahead of close rivals South Africa. Namibia’s haul […]

Burundi crisis divides international community

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from OMEGA SSUUNA in Bujumbura, Burundi BUJUMBURA, (CAJ News) – THE United Nations (UN) Security Council is divided over the political situation in Burundi ahead of elections scheduled for next year. Differences emerged during a meeting of the UN’s supreme organ on keeping the country on its agenda. Marc Pecsteen de Buytwerve, the Belgian representative […]

Huawei commits $2 billion to enhance cybersecurity

Eric Xu

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI Technologies is investing at least $2 billion as part of a commitment to addressing cybersecurity. Executives said the investment would be used primarily for legacy code refactoring, training or upskilling of research and design (R&D) engineers. Eric Xu, Huawei Deputy Chairman of the Board and Rotating Chief […]

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