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Whereabouts of hundreds rescued at sea unknown

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from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, Libya TRIPOLI, (CAJ News) – OVER 600 migrants intercepted at the Mediterranean Sea and returned to Libya at the beginning of the year are unaccounted for. They are among 1 000 migrants returned to Libya during the first two weeks of January. The 600 were reportedly taken to a facility […]

Funding secured to tackle East Africa locust invasion

Swam of locusts that have caused havoc in destroying crops in East Africa. Photo, supplied

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – EFFORTS to tackle the worst invasion in years by desert locusts in East Africa have received a major boost after the United States provided $8 million (R120,7 million). The funding will support ground-based and aerial intervention efforts in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia where billions of […]

Protests continue for Umjindi separation from Mbombela

South African Police Service (SAPS) 's RG-12 multi-purpose armoured personnel carrier vehicle, commonly known as Nyala is seen here diffusing tension from violent Barberton protesters. Photo by Anna Ntabane, CAJ News.

from ANNA NTABANE in Mbombela, Mpumalanga MBOMBELA, (CAJ News) – TENSIONS remain rife in the Umjindi Local Municipality as residents maintain their push for the split of the area from the Mbombela Local Municipality. This is the second week of the demonstrations in Barberton and neighboring areas. Demonstrators allege poor service delivery. “We are all […]

African scholars flee China as coronavirus scourge deepens

Deadly Novel coronavirus outbreak in China

from YAO YUANHUI in Guangzhou, CHINA Special Correspondent GUANGZHOU, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN students are leaving China in droves as the death toll from the coronavirus (COVID-19) wreaking havoc in the Asian country soars above 2 000. The university students’ travel back home however has taken a blow after it emerged airlines were taking advantage […]

South Africa’s resilient web overcomes twin setbacks

Anthony Engelbrecht, Technical Director of Huge Networks

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa has a remarkable ability to bounce back from events that seem insurmountable at the time. In addition, its information and communications technology (ICT) industry has invested considerable resources in building a local web that is much more responsive, robust and resilient than previous years. This is […]

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