First South Sudan energy summit defies insecurity

South Sudan energy summit

From RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – THE first energy and infrastructure conference in the war-torn South Sudan has exceeded expectations. It brought together 400 delegates including Vice President, James Wani Igga, and ministers of petroleum, energy, trade, roads and environment. “We were blown away by the attendance More...

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By On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Deaths from Eastern Cape illegal connections rise

COFIMVABA, (CAJ News) – FOUR people have died and 20 others injured in incidents linked to illegal and unsafe electricity connections in the Eastern Cape Province this year. The statistics indicate an escalating More...

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By On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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BLSA announcement on suspension of Eskom and Transnet

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BELEAGURED state-owned enterprises Eskom and Transnet have suffered a fresh blow after Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) suspended their membership. BLSA said the suspension More...

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By On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Mozambique paradox of plenty strikes with bloody consequence

From ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – THE resource curse has returned to haunt Mozambique with deadly consequences, this time pitting international mining companies and villagers More...

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By On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Industry counts losses from Nigeria economic slump

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – Unfavourable foreign exchange rates, bad roads,unavailability of fuel, limited access to credit, policy inconsistency,lack of Infrastructure, unstable More...

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By On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Nigeria energy sector positioned to defy economic slump

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE current economic problems should not deter investments into Nigeria’s energy sector. That is according to an expert ahead of a key summit, Future Energy Nigeria, set for Lagos on More...

Company representatives of category winners at the Eskom Business Foundation 2017 Business Investment Competition IMAGE PROVIDED
By On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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SMEs big winners at Eskom business investment competition

Company representatives of category winners at the Eskom Business Foundation 2017 Business Investment Competition IMAGE PROVIDED JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – REBA Chemicals, the Johannesburg-based company, has More...

Troubled South Sudan
By On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Troubled South Sudan defiant for investments

KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – WAR-torn South Sudan is inviting international financiers to invest in its energy industry. The response has been positive thus far with ministers of petroleum and energy from Kenya, More...

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By On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Rwanda power utility enhances operational efficiency

From PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – RWANDA Energy Group (REG) has embarked on a drive to streamline its business processes, improve corporate governance and enhance operational performance.Its More...

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By On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Engineer Ntombela remembers her women of real worth

Wendy Ntombela, Engen Senior Planning and Economics Engineer By CORRESPONDENT JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa celebrates National Women’s Day annually on August 9. It commemorates the 1956 march More...