Category archives for: Regional

Scammers devise festive season trickery

Cybercrime

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – CONSUMERS have been alerted to a new banking scam ahead of the festive season. To carry out their devious plan, fraudsters remotely take control of the victim’s personal computer over the internet and gain access to their online banking profile. They are sending unsuspecting consumers fake emails notifying […]

Troops warned against selling out to Boko Haram

Nigeria army

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) -THE Nigerian government has warned disgruntled soldiers from collaborating with agents allegedly bent on compromising the fight against the Boko Haram terror group. This follows the Ministry of Defence alleging government had received credible information on sponsored campaigns of defamation against the military leadership by some […]

Lesotho soldiers docked for attempt on editor’s life

Lesotho Times Editor, Lloyd Mutungamiri

from TSOANELO MOKHAHLANE in Maseru, Lesotho MASERU, (CAJ News) – FIVE members of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) are on trial on Wednesday (today) for the attempted murder of a newspaper editor. Lloyd Mutungamiri of the privately-owned Lesotho Times suffered near fatal gunshot wounds after an attack outside his home in the capital Maseru in […]

Mining keeps close eye on divisive ANC elections

ANC elective conference under close watch from mining sector

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA & MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ANALYSTS are wary the current operating environment and policy doubts could hamper the impressive revival of South Africa’s mining sector. Mining, which is a key contributor to Africa’s most advanced economy, has accelerated to 5,2 percent year-on-year in October from a 0,3 percent decline in […]

Grannies dissuaded from sweeping crimes under the carpet

Back row (From Left) Cecil Ramonotsi, Eskom Development Foundation chairman, Zethembe Khoza, Interim Eskom board chairperson, Amajuba District Mayor, Musa Ngubane and Deputy  Minister of Public
Enterprises Ben Dikobe Martins with the elderly at the launch of the 16
Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children in Utrecht. Photo by Mthulisi Sibanda, CAJ News

by MTHULISI SIBANDA in Utrecht, KwaZulu-Natal UTRECHT, (CAJ News) – ELDERLY women have been discouraged from sweeping under the carpet cases of domestic violence committed by relatives, lest the perpetrators of such crimes returned to haunt them. The call has been made in the Emadlangeni Local Municipality of the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Province, during the launch […]

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