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 for permanent residence permits. The offer has hit a snag with South Africa reluctant to accept this capital injection that the Ethiopians More...

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World Food Programme 1
By On Friday, January 17th, 2020

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...

Mozambique President Felipe Nyusi
By On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Mozambique anticipates new era of peace and economic boom

Mozambique President Felipe Nyusi from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO – INCUMBENT Felipe Nyusi has been sworn in for a second term as President of Mozambique, heralding the beginning of More...

Personal Computers
By On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

PC shipments grow for first time in 7 years

Personal Computers by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – WORLDWIDE shipments of personal computers (PCs) have increased by more than 2 percent from the fourth quarter of 2019. However, a continuous decline in the More...

Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) graduate and Masvingo young entrepreneur, Gracious Rumbidzai Shonhai (24). Photo by Sukuolunhle Ndlovu, CAJ News Africa
By On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Rearing goats a boon for young graduate

Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) graduate and Masvingo young entrepreneur, Gracious Rumbidzai Shonhai (24). Photo by Sukuolunhle Ndlovu, CAJ News Africa from SUKUOLUNHLE NDLOVU in Masvingo, Zimbabwe MASVINGO – A More...

Cyber attack
By On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Russia’s silent assassins defraud African banks

Cyber attack by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – BANKS in Sub-Saharan Africa are at the mercy of a Russian speaking hacking group, most likely to be the infamous Silence outfit previously responsible for the More...

Emergency Telecommunications Cluster
By On Monday, January 13th, 2020

Telcoms cluster connects humanitarians in CAR

Emergency Telecommunications Cluster from OMAN MBIKO in Bangui, Central African Republic  BANGUI – A GLOBAL network of organisations working to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergencies More...

Internet Society
By On Friday, January 10th, 2020

Rural SA areas connected to the world wide web

Internet Society by AKANI CHAUKE in Polokwane POLOKWANE – REMOTE areas in the northern Limpopo Province of South Africa are to enjoy the benefits of the internet thanks to an investment of US$30 000 (more More...

Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos
By On Thursday, January 9th, 2020

The fall and fall of Africa’s richest woman

Africa’s richest woman, Isabel dos Santos from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA – AN asset freeze threatening to paralyse her businesses is a rung downwards in the fall from grace of Africa’s More...

Microsoft's Windows 7
By On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Windows7 demise leaves users vulnerable to cyber crooks

Microsoft’s Windows 7 by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – AS of January 14, a quarter of the world’s personal computers (PCs) will be more vulnerable to ransomware as Windows 7 end of life. Microsoft More...