Kids mostly killed in deadly SA power theft

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THABA NCHU, (CAJ News) – AT least three people have been killed and four others injured over the past year as a result of illegal and unsafe electricity connections in the Free State Province. The statistics indicate the worst toll in the past four years. Officials revealed the figures at a public safety media tour of the province, which power More...

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By On Monday, February 26th, 2018

Eskom counts the cost of illegal Khutsong power connections

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – KHUTSONG, the restive township west of Johannesburg, synonymous with widespread unrest over service delivery, has emerged as the epicentre of electricity theft that costs the South More...

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By On Friday, October 13th, 2017

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

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 Thursday, August 31st, 2017

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...

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By On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

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 Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Renovation of giant Kariba dam boost for SADC energy

from PANDULENI KATJIUKUA / TIRIVANGANI MASAVI in Windhoek, Namibia WINDHOEK, (CAJ News) – AFRICA’S largest man-made inland lake, Kariba dam situation along the mighty Zambezi river between Zimbabwe and More...

By On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Eskom, Huawei partnership to advance smart grid innovation

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – LEADING global information and communications technology solutions provider, Huawei, has announced a smart grid joint innovation partnership with South African  utility, Eskom, to More...

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By On Monday, May 15th, 2017

Eskom Academy upskills SME business owners

Eskom Board Chairman, Baldwin Ngubane JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MORE than 100 small business owners have graduated in Midrand after completing the eight-month Eskom Contractor Academy course. The graduation More...

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By On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Akon headlines African utility awards nominees

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – GLOBAL superstar, Akon, is among the nominees for the African Utility Week Industry Awards to be conferred in Cape Town South Africa later this month. The Senegalese-American singer, More...