MTN unveils smart feature phone rollout plans

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town, South Africa CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – MOBILE network operator, MTN, has announced plans to introduce a “smart feature phone” in its African markets next year, in li...

Soldiers warned against quitting Boko Haram warfare

from AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – THE Nigerian Army has threatened to punish soldiers that desert its ranks amid the war against the Boko Haram terror group intensifies...

Boko Haram intensifies reign of terror in Nigeria

by AHMED OBAFEMI MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – BOKO Haram terrorists have killed a disabled person, burnt dozens of homes and robbed locals of some 500 livestock after invading a village in the restive nor...

SADC in last throw of AFCON qualifiers dice

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South Africa JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTHERN Africa, ever a punching bag in continental football, will this weekend see a number of nations featuring i...

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...

Rising temperatures endangering millions in Africa

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – RISING temperatures are feared to push millions of people in Africa into poverty and hunger unless governments take fast action. The ...

Unrest over ‘plans’ to stop Nigeria polls

by EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – FACED with the rising menace of the Boko Haram and deadly clashes between farmers and herdsmen, among the most violent crimes afflicting the West African co...

No trace of kidnapped Nigeria nurses, months on

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is appealing for the release of two humanitarian workers that terrorists kidnapped i...