Soldiers allegedly stranded in war against Boko Haram

from AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – THE Nigerian military has denied suggestions soldiers deployed in the northeast to fight the Boko Haram were starving and stranded in ...

Africa countries high on cyber attackers’ radar

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN companies have been urged to prioritise on security as the continent emerges a prime target for cyber attackers amid the rapid speed of digita...

Calls for Commonwealth to suspend Cameroon

from ROSY SADOU in Yaoundé, Cameroon YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – HUMAN rights groups have called on the Commonwealth to suspend the membership of Cameroon owing to the deepening crisis triggered by a...

Nigeria searches for kidnapped foreign cargo members

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN authorities have intensified rescue operations following the kidnapping of 12 foreign crew members aboard a Swiss cargo ship so...

8 kids killed in fresh Libya violence

from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, Libya TRIPOLI, (CAJ News) – EIGHT children have been killed during the recent outbreak of violence in Tripoli, the capital of the crisis-torn Libya. Among those are two m...

Dozens of kids, women rescued from Boko Haram

from AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – THE Nigerian Army has rescued over 70 people kidnapped by the Boko Haram northeast of Nigeria. Police meanwhile have freed a four-year...

Nigeria floods death toll reaches 100

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – MORE than 100 people have died and over 600 000 others displaced following incessant floods in Nigeria. Some 12 states, out of the West ...

Child soldiers remain in the ranks of armed groups

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE use of child soldiers remains prevalent in some conflict-torn countries in Africa and the Middle East, hampering progress made globa...