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...

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...

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 ...

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,...