Uphill task for African leaders to address inequality

Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam and co-chair of WEF Africa 2017

Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam and co-chair of WEF Africa 2017 DURBAN, (CAJ News) – SWAZILAND, Nigeria and South Africa, respectively, are the world’s most unequal countries, an international confederation of charitable organisations said ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa. Swaziland is Africa’s last absolute More...

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Three of WEF's top five African women innovators (photo via VenturesAfrica.com)
By On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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WEF: best African female tech entrepreneurs named

Three of WEF’s top five African women innovators (photo via VenturesAfrica.com) DURBAN, (CAJ News) – TWO entrepreneurs from the host country, a similar number from Nigeria and two from the East African More...

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By On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Technology envisaged ending malaria in Nigeria

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – EFFORTS to tackle malaria in Nigeria have received a major boost after a digital payments and commerce company reached an agreement with a Canadian firm to ramp up distribution of the company’s More...

Zimpapers Group CEO Mr. Pikirayi Deketeke (left) with CAJ News Africa CEO (centre) Savious-Parker Kwinika following the news deal partnership. Looking on is Zimpapers Editorial > Executive, Mr. William Chikoto. Pictures by Tawanda Mudimu, Herald
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CAJ News clinches momentous deal with Zimpapers

Zimpapers Group CEO Mr. Pikirayi Deketeke (left) with CAJ News Africa CEO (centre) Savious-Parker Kwinika following the news deal partnership. Looking on is Zimpapers Editorial > Executive, Mr. William Chikoto. More...

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By On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Energy firm renews resolve to eliminate malaria

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – EXXON Mobil, the international oil and gas company, has renewed its support for local and global organisations working to end malaria around the world. The company works with partners across More...

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By On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Nigeria set to reap rewards of digital economy

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – IT is envisaged the financial services sector within Nigeria’s digital economy could add US$88 billion and create over 3 million new jobs in the country over the next decade. This has More...

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By On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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NGO urges IMF, World Bank to address famine

IMF LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NON-GOVERNMENTAL organisation, Oxfam, is concerned at the looming and unprecedented four famines affecting about 30 million people in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen. Oxfam More...

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By On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Finance houses losing millions to cyber crooks

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FINANCIAL firms are facing increasingly sophisticated threats globally with latest reports indicating the organisations face losses of about US$1 million on average per cyber security More...

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By On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Optimism grows around Nigeria economic resuscitation

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIANS are optimistic about the state of the economy and positive of measures taken by authorities to reverse fiscal decline. This is according to findings by polling agencies, indicating More...

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By On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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$100 million set to address Nigeria food insecurity

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – MORE than 1 million farmers are poised to benefit from funding aimed at bridging the banking divide and eventually enhance food security in igeria. Cellulant, the award-winning mobile commerce More...