Zimbabwe rules out setting unity government
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Zimbabwe rules out setting unity government

by DANAI MWARUMBA HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE has rejected calls by Western embassies for another unity government. The government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa believes this defeats the purpose of having elections, including…

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Nigeria hangs on cliff edge after poll postponement
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Nigeria hangs on cliff edge after poll postponement

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, NigeriaABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA is on a knife-edge after authorities postponed general elections this past weekend. The rescheduling of the presidential and parliamentary votes to the coming Saturday has…

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More strikes, brutality lie ahead in Zimbabwe
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More strikes, brutality lie ahead in Zimbabwe

from MERCY MUJURU in RutengaRUTENGA, (CAJ News) – ANOTHER brutal crackdown by law enforcers against protesters appears likely amid indications of another round of demonstrations against the economic crisis in Zimbabwe. President Emmerson Mnangagwa disclosed…

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Millions without food as hunger rises in Africa
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Millions without food as hunger rises in Africa

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, KenyaNAIROBI, (CAJ News) – SOME 257 million Africans – a fifth of the total population’s 1.3 billion people are undernourished as hunger rises in the continent. The conflict-prone Central and…

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Robotics revolution underway in South Africa
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Robotics revolution underway in South Africa

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SKILLS development is crucial to making the most of the robotic process automation (RPA) revolution and using it to grow jobs, rather than…

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US demands credible Zimbabwe dialogue
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US demands credible Zimbabwe dialogue

by MARCUS MUSHONGA HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE United States, one of the countries that has slapped sanctions on Zimbabwean political figures, has called on rival political parties…

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CAR to try French terror mastermind in absentia
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CAR to try French terror mastermind in absentia

from OMAN MBIKO in Bangui, Central African RepublicBANGUI, (CAJ News) – AUTHORITIES in the Central African Republic (CAR) will try in absenstia the Frenchman, Christophe Renaiteau, arrested in Madagascar and deported following an…

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Russia-brokered truce takes effect in CAR
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Russia-brokered truce takes effect in CAR

from from OMAN MBIKO in Bangui, Central African RepublicBANGUI, (CAJ News) – A LONG-AWAITED peace agreement, brokered by Russia, between the government of the Central African Republic (CAR) and 14 armed groups, has…

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EXCLUSIVE: Angola’s ruling party imploding as Lourenco wields axe
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EXCLUSIVE: Angola’s ruling party imploding as Lourenco wields axe

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – COINCIDING with a promise of an economic miracle in Angola turning into a nightmare, the prospects of the country’s ruling party look doomed as…

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Government absolves military from killing protesters
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Government absolves military from killing protesters

by DANAI MWARUMBA HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE Zimbabwean government doubts the credibility of reports by media and human rights organisations that the military killed 17 people during violent protests last month. President Emmerson Mnangagwa…

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