Zimbabwe sugar workers demand 100-percent increment
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Zimbabwe sugar workers demand 100-percent increment

from TINO PEPUKAI in Chiredzi CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – WORKERS in Zimbabwe’s sugar industry are demanding that their salaries be doubled in line with the rising cost of living. Unions have cited the escalating inflation…

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Nigeria issues warning to SA over xenophobic attacks
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Nigeria issues warning to SA over xenophobic attacks

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, NigeriaABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE occasionally sour relations between Nigeria and South Africa are tense again after the Nigerian Senate president warned his country would not tolerate further killings of its nationals in alleged xenophobic…

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Why you need more than just a name in modern politics?
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Why you need more than just a name in modern politics?

by RASHMEE ROSHAN LALLTHIS month has already seen a spotlight shine on the rise – and fall – of political families around the world. From the resignation in India of the leader of the main opposition…

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America condemns attack against Zimbabwe minister in UK
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America condemns attack against Zimbabwe minister in UK

by MARCUS MUSHONGA HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE United States (US) has condemned the attack of Zimbabwe’s foreign affairs minister by opposition aligned Zimbabweans living in the United Kingdom (UK). Minister Sibusiso Moyo was the victim of a physical attack…

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Collective ranching sustainable for Zimbabwe cattle farmers
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Collective ranching sustainable for Zimbabwe cattle farmers

CHIKOMBEDZI, (CAJ News) – COMMUNITY ranching – whereby villagers’ cattle will be kept and grazed together – is anticipated to address numerous problems in southeast Zimbabwe where locals are losing beasts to rustlers, villagers are…

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European ministers to discuss Libya crisis
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European ministers to discuss Libya crisis

from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, LibyaTRIPOLI, (CAJ News) – EUROPEAN UNION (EU) foreign ministers have gathered in Belgium on Monday amid calls for governments to urge Libya to close detention centres housing thousands of migrants and refugees. It is estimated a total detainee population of 5…

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Zimbabwe seeks re-engagement with Britain
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Zimbabwe seeks re-engagement with Britain

by MARCUS MUSHONGA HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE is keen to mend strained relations with former coloniser, Britain. The Southern African country is desperate for investment as its economy is on a decline. Foreign Affairs Minister, Sibusiso Moyo, is expected…

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Eternal enemies Nigeria, SA take matters to the AFCON
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Eternal enemies Nigeria, SA take matters to the AFCON

from AHMED MOOLLAH / EMEKA OKONKWO in Cairo, EgyptCAIRO – THE long running rivalry between South Africa and Nigeria will take a sporting dimension on Wednesday when the two sides contest a quarterfinal match at the Africa Cup of…

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Kenya hosts first Afro-Asia fintech fest
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Kenya hosts first Afro-Asia fintech fest

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, KenyaNAIROBI – PLANS for the inaugural Afro-Asia Fintech Festival have received a financial boost after the Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) committed KSh10 million (US$975 000) for the event. The festival is scheduled for July…

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Govt probes into jumbo killings
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Govt probes into jumbo killings

by MARCUS MUSHONGA HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWEAN authorities have initiated investigations following the discovery of seven elephants allegedly killed by poachers northwest of the country. Rangers from the Zimbabwe National Parks (Zimparks) have found carcasses of the giant animals…

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Angola saving face after OPEC cuts extension
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Angola saving face after OPEC cuts extension

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, AngolaLUANDA, (CAJ News) – TO the uninitiated, Angola is in support of the extension of the deadline for oil production cuts set by Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-member countries by another nine…

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