Thousands arrested in Nigeria crackdown on drugs

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN authorities have this year arrested 4 736 suspects on allegations of drug trafficking. A total of 4 395 male and 341 female sus...

ICT sector backs Kenya economic blueprint

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYA’s economic development prospects have received a major boost following a first county-based hackathon targeting the so-called B...

Over 14 000 migrants drown en-route to Europe

from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, Libya TRIPOLI, (CAJ News) – MORE than 14 700 migrants have died at sea trying to reach Europe over the past five years since the international community united to end fur...

Huawei, SA maintain ICT talent ecosystem scheme

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI and the South African government have strengthened their commitment to jointly build an information and communications technology (ICT) talent...

Millions displaced after Mali series of conflicts

From RUDD KONTE in Bamako, Mali BAMAKO, (CAJ News) – CLASHES between farmers and cattle herders as well as inter-communal conflicts and floods have displaced about 5 million people in Mali. Of these,...

Militants murder 1 000 in Congolese terror hotspot

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – REBEL fighters have killed more than 1 000 civilians since the upsurge of violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) four ye...

Over 200 dead in worsening Nigeria floods

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – AT least 200 people have been killed as the death toll from floods ravaging Nigeria increases. More than 1 000 people have been injured....

Deadly violence mars watershed elections in Cameroon

from ROSY SADOU in Yaoundé, Cameroon YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – ONGOING attacks by the Boko Haram and violence in the English speaking regions of Cameroon have raised fears of bloodshed when the cou...

Huawei resumes Kenyan scholars training in China

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI has marked the official commencement of the training of nine Kenyan students under the technology company’s Seeds for the Futu...

MTN pledges support for Nigerian arts and culture

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – MOBILE network operator, MTN, has reiterated its commitment to promote and support Nigerian culture, traditions and festivals. The suppo...