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 the last one held last July and…

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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 been met with anger and raised allegations…

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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 the country faced fresh protests, just a month…

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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 Western blocs are the most affected. The…

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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 lose them. This is according to experts…

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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 to engage in credible dialogue. President Donald…

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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 existing judicial cooperation agreement between France and…

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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 at last taken effect after the final…

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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 President Joao Lourenco tightens his grip on…

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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 has challenged the organisations to present evidence of…

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