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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Nigerians urged to shun South African companies
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Nigerians urged to shun South African companies

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, NigeriaLAGOS, (CAJ News) – CALLS are intensifying for the boycott of South African companies in Nigeria following the recurrence of xenophobic attacks in the Southern African country. A human rights advocate led the latest…

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Zimbabwe begins rise from ashes of Cyclone Idai
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Zimbabwe begins rise from ashes of Cyclone Idai

by MARCUS MUSHONGA HARARE, (CAJ News) – BESIDES the death of over 600 people, destruction of 50 000 households and displacement of 60 000 individuals, Cyclone Idai left a trail of destruction of infrastructure estimated at $622 million when it…

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Alarm after doctors’ leader is kidnapped
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Alarm after doctors’ leader is kidnapped

by MARCUS MUSHONGAHARARE, (CAJ News) – THE kidnapping of the president of a union representing medical doctors is the latest crackdown by the Zimbabwean government against its critics. Unidentified men suspected to be state security operatives abducted Peter Magombeyi,…

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Disgraced SA stares isolation as xenophobes run riot
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Disgraced SA stares isolation as xenophobes run riot

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South AfricaEditor-In-ChiefJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FACED with the dire possibility of isolation by fellow African nations, and recent criticism by the global community for some of its citizens’ disdain of foreign nationals, South…

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Global innovators to future-proof Africa
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Global innovators to future-proof Africa

MTHULISI SIBANDAJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME 25 international and local speakers will converge in Johannesburg mid-October to explore the use of technology to address the most pressing issues facing African continent. They will present at the…

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Historic indigenous Africa car Mureza unveiled
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Historic indigenous Africa car Mureza unveiled

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South AfricaEditor-In-ChiefJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A NEW African car brand will debut in the continent’s biggest motor show in South Africa later this week. Known as Mureza (Shona for flag), it is to premier at…

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Mugabe ‘criminals’ skip funeral in fear of arrest
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Mugabe ‘criminals’ skip funeral in fear of arrest

by MARCUS MUSHONGA HARARE, (CAJ News) – SOME exiled former government ministers that fled Zimbabwe after a military coup have opted against returning home to pay their last respects to the deceased ex-president, Robert Mugabe. They have cited security fears.…

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Trio nabbed for ‘insulting’ Mnangagwa over dire economy
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Trio nabbed for ‘insulting’ Mnangagwa over dire economy

by MARCUS MUSHONGAHARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWEAN authorities have arraigned in court three people on charges of insulting President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the country’s economic crisis worsens. Human rights groups said the arrest of the suspects, who allegedly blamed…

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Confusion over Mugabe’s final resting place
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Confusion over Mugabe’s final resting place

by SAVIOUS KWINIKAEditor-In-ChiefHARARE, (CAJ News) – THERE is confusion over the final resting place of former Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, with the ruling party advocating for his burial at a national shrine while the family wants him to be…

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Mugabe: Divisive to the very end
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Mugabe: Divisive to the very end

SAVIOUS KWINIKA / MARCUS MUSHONGA HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE death of former Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, has reinforced his reputation as one of the most polarising figures of his time. Mugabe passed away last Friday at a Singapore…

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