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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Elephant summit a success despite low attendance
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Elephant summit a success despite low attendance

from DANIEL JONES in Victoria FallsVictoria Falls BureauVICTORIA FALLS, (CAJ News) – HOSTS Zimbabwe downplayed the low attendance at the African Elephant summit held to enable the continent adopt a common position on elephant conservation,…

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Closing Africa’s IT security skills gap
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Closing Africa’s IT security skills gap

from TINTSWALO BALOYI in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AN urgent opportunity has emerged to upskill and create more cyber security professionals in Africa, especially among the youth most affected by high unemployment in…

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Perfumania celebrates Avon’s top seller status
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Perfumania celebrates Avon’s top seller status

by AKANI CHAUKEJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AVON is celebrating its most sold fragrance status with a once-in-the-year activation of its fragrance line during the month of May. The initiative is tagged Perfumania. During Perfumania, fragrance…

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Liberia: Report clears opposition leader of criminal charge
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Liberia: Report clears opposition leader of criminal charge

from MULBAH WESSEH in Monrovia, LiberiaLiberia BureauMONROVIA, (CAJ News) – THE trial of Liberian opposition leader Alexander Cummings, has been thrown into doubt with the release of a report by London barrister, Cherie Blair. Mrs…

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Strong field for Spar women’s Grand Prix
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Strong field for Spar women’s Grand Prix

from AKANI CHAUKE in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DEFENDING champion, Tadu Nare of Ethiopia, and previous winner, Namibia’s Helalia Johannes, are favourites for the first 2022 Spar Women’s 10km Challenge Grand Prix in…

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Germany, SA differences on Russia-Ukraine war retained
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Germany, SA differences on Russia-Ukraine war retained

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Pretoria, South AfricaGroup Editor-In-ChiefPRETORIA, (CAJ News) – WHILE they are deepening ties, Germany and South Africa have maintained their opposing stances on the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. The positions were…

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Star lineup for Youtube’s Africa Day concert
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Star lineup for Youtube’s Africa Day concert

from AKANI CHAUKE in Johannesburg, South AfricaSouth Africa BureauJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A STELLAR lineup of artists from five countries will perform at this year’s Africa Day Concert, an initiative of YouTube. Superstar Idris Elba…

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Africa joins forces on elephant management
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Africa joins forces on elephant management

from DANIEL JONES in HwangeVictoria Falls BureauHWANGE, (CAJ News) – COUNTRIES gathered at the inaugural African Elephant Summit in Hwange, Zimbabwe plan to adopt a common position on wildlife conservation in the continent. This comes…

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Xenophobia: Civil society demands action against SA
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Xenophobia: Civil society demands action against SA

from TINTSWALO BALOYI in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME civil society organisations have called on the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) to take action against the government for its alleged failure to…

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Ramaphosa proposes dialogue to end racism
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Ramaphosa proposes dialogue to end racism

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa has advocated for dialogue as racism rears its ugly head again in South Africa. Some 28 years into independence, the issue remains…

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