World at risk of a blackout


JOHANNESBURG – IT could bring devastation on a scale greater than war and close to a nuclear attack. And Africa, India and developed countries like the United States of America (USA) and Germany are all in peril. These are findings from the recent release of data on “energy risk” and what would happen if the power went off for days, weeks, More...

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L-R Huawei Founder, Ren Zhengfei and Dr Erdal Arikan
By On Monday, August 20th, 2018

Huawei honours Prof Arikan, inventor of 5G polar codes

L-R Huawei Founder, Ren Zhengfei and Dr Erdal Arikan JOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI has presented a special award to Turkish professor, Dr Erdal Arikan, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the development More...

Oil and Gas Mozambique
By On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Sasol ramps up investments in resources-rich Mozambique

Oil and Gas Mozambique MAPUTO – SASOL, South Africa’s integrated energy and chemical company, is investing an undisclosed amount of money but running to “hundreds of millions of Rands” as it intensifies More...

Nigerian army
By On Monday, July 16th, 2018

Nigerian army slays terrorists, arrests fuel suppliers

MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – TROOPS have killed five suspected Boko Haram terrorists and arrested several alleged fuel suppliers of the terrorists in northeastern Nigeria. The suspects were neutralised during clearance More...

In the clean coal lab
By On Monday, July 9th, 2018

Africa powers ahead of US on clean coal

JOHANNESBURG – THIS week, experts in Washington praised a little-known laboratory in Johannesburg (South Africa) that has pioneered ways of burning coal with less emission. Professor Rosemary Falcon heads More...

Caspar Herzberg, Schneider Electric President for Middle East and Africa Region
By On Friday, July 6th, 2018

SA energy skills development scheme expanded

Caspar Herzberg,President of Schneider Electric Middle East and Africa, and Dr Naledi Pandor, South Africa Minister of Higher Education and Training, at the signing of the statement of intent JOHANNESBURG – More...

By On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Africa needs billions to attain SDGs

JOHANNESBURG  – AFRICA needs investments of US$621 billion to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for universal access to clean water, sanitation and electricity. This is according More...

By On Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Marketing of key Mozambique gas project underway

MAPUTO – EXXON MOBIL and Eni have confirmed marketing efforts are underway for the Rovuma liquefied (LNG) project offshore Mozambique. It will produce, liquefy and sell natural gas from the gas fields of the More...

By On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Research platform could solve BRICS energy problems

JOHANNESBURG – THE Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Think Tanks Council (BTTC) has proposed a new platform to help solve renewable energy challenges. BCCT said harmful banking regulations More...

By On Friday, May 18th, 2018

Africa Utility Week awards winners announced

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African Professor, Roland Schulze, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his prominent role in hydrological and applied climate change research over the past 50 years. The More...