Zimbabwe secures AfDB fund to tackle disasters

African Development Bank

African Development Bank from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE – ZIMBABWE is poised to strengthen capacity to manage disaster risks, including droughts, floods and tropical cyclones after securing a grant of $685 000 from the African Development Bank (AfDB). Funds have been secured through the bank’s Africa Disaster Risk More...

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On the centre is British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson with 16 African leaders at the 2020 UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. Photo by Nick Wilson, CAJ News London.
By On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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UK seeking bigger trade ties with Africa

On the centre is British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson with 16 African leaders at the 2020 UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. Photo by Nick Wilson, CAJ News London. from NICK WILSON in London, England LONDON – THE More...

Rich Communication Services
By On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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SA mobile users missing out on RCS benefits

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa’s mobile industry has been urged to educate users in order to boost the uptake of Rich Communication Services (RCS). RCS is hailed as the a next generation mobile More...

MTN SA Executive for Corporate Affairs, Jacqui O'Sullivan
By On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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MTN introduces prepaid TikTok bundles

MTN SA Executive for Corporate Affairs, Jacqui O’Sullivan by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – MTN South Africa has launched bundles for the short-form video sharing application that has emerged a favourite More...

Nigeria's suspected internet fraudsters, 'Yahoo Boys' arrested
By On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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Scores of ‘Yahoo Boys’ nabbed at Nigeria nightclub

Nigeria’s suspected internet fraudsters, ‘Yahoo Boys’ arrested from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – NIGERIAN authorities have arrested 89 suspected internet fraudsters during More...

Angola and Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos
By On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Angola’s richest man evades selective clampdown on corruption

Angola and Africa’s richest woman, Isabel dos Santos from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA – WHILE Angola’s (and the continent’s) richest woman is under siege from authorities alleging use More...

Telecel Zimbabwe
By On Monday, January 20th, 2020
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Telecel bearing the brunt of Zimbabwe economic crisis

Telecel Zimbabwe from DANAI MWARUMBA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE – TELECEL Zimbabwe, the country’s third largest mobile network operator, has refuted reports it is on the brink of collapse. It nonetheless More...

First National Bank (FNB)
By On Monday, January 20th, 2020
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Firms to adopt electronic banking after cheque limits

First National Bank (FNB) by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – BUSINESSES are urged to adopt electronic banking channels following the recently announced rules from the Payments Association of South Africa (PASA) More...

Money
By On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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South Africa rejects Ethiopian migrants’ multimillion-dollar offer

South African Rand by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – THOUSANDS of Ethiopian refugees living in South Africa are dangling an offer of R100 million (US$6,94 million) to the host country’s government in exchange More...

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By On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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More people than ever face hunger in Southern Africa

World Food Programme from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE – A RECORD 45 million people in Southern Africa are food insecure as the region enters the peak of the lean season. The season runs More...