Category archives for: Regional

Nigerian girl (14) nabbed for kidnapping spree

Nigerian mother cries for her kidnapped daughter

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN police have arrested a 14-year-old girl on allegations of being a member of a kidnapping syndicate. The minor, identified as Safiya Alh Yakubu, has been arrested during operations by the law enforcers in the northwestern Katsina State during operations that led to the apprehending […]

Demands for Al-Bashir’s to face ICC trial

Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

from RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – HUMAN rights groups are demanding the handover of deposed Sudanese president, Omar Al-Bashir, to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to stand trial for crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide. The demand comes after the confirmation Al-Bashir, who was overthrown in a military coup last […]

Limpopo targets Easter in quest to be tourism mecca

ZCC followers dancing as they commemorate our Christian based faith of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Photo, file picture

by AKANI CHAUKE Acting News Editor POLOKWANE, (CAJ News) – THE Limpopo Tourism Agency (LTA) is making the most of the Easter period to market the province as a leading domestic destination of choice in the country. LTA views Easter as an important period because Limpopo is home to some big name churches in South […]

Police nab over 150 Nigerian cultists

Nigerian police arrest cultists

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN police have arrested some 151 suspected cultists southeast of the country. The individuals have been arrested during operations in the Anambra State. Among those arrested are 20 suspects that are underage. They have been placed under parental supervision. Of those arrested, 40 suspects have […]

Dilemma in plans to reboot Mozambique’s Idai-hit agriculture

Cyclone Idai

from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – INADEQUATE funds have presented government and humanitarian organisations a dilemma in their frantic efforts to revive agriculture and stave off hunger in the wake of the Cyclone Idai that devastated Mozambique slightly a month ago. This comes amid fears thousands of beneficiaries could be tempted […]

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