UK tackles modern slavery in Nigeria

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE United Kingdom (UK) is stepping up its fight against human trafficking and modern slavery in West Africa. Prime Minister, Theresa Ma...
iPAD Nigeria Mining Forum

Mining thrusts Nigeria on verge of a new dawn

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE mining industry, which is crucial to the country’s efforts to diversify its economy from an over-reliance of oil, is upbeat ahead of...

DRC schools expose thousands of kids to Ebola

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – SOME 82 500 children and their teachers are at risk of contracting the deadly Ebola virus as the new school year begins in the eastern Democ...

Academic Freedom Drives Progress in Tech

By Eric Xu, Huawei Rotating Chairman During a recent interview discussing Huawei’s views on academic freedom and cooperation with universities, I made a comment about a US congressman and a sen...

Nigerian Army slays looting Boko Haram terrorists

from AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN troops have killed three suspected Boko Haram terrorists who were on an alleged looting and extortion spree northeast of the ...

NGOs partner to give hope to neediest Nigerians

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – AN international non-governmental organisation (NGO) and education-focused charity have provided relief to thousands of underprivileged ...

Women among scores arrested for banditry in Nigeria

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN troops have killed an unspecified number of suspected bandits and arrested over 50 others, including two women. Three kidnapped...

Detained migrants riot, on hunger strike in Libya

from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, Libya TRIPOLI, (CAJ News) – CRISIS-torn Libya has lurched into new disaster after riots and hunger strikes by refugees and asylum-seekers that are held at horrible detent...