Catching them young to end SA paraffin-related deaths 

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JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – EVERY year, mostly in winter, poor South Africans who rely on paraffin as their only source of energy continue to be exposed to shack-related fires, paraffin-related burns and deaths. Paraffin ingesting can also have serious health implications. Engen, the oil and gas company, has in an effort to address the scourge, More...

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By On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Diamond boost for African Utility Week 2018

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – PREPARATIONS for next week’s African Utility Week (AUW) have received a major boost after Lucy Electric confirmed its longstanding partnership for the event. The company will More...

Fuel levy increase
By On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Dangote to save Nigeria the embarrassment of fuel shortages

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – WHILE it is the continent’s biggest producer of crude oil, the irony is that Nigeria suffers recurrent crippling fuel shortages. It is possibly the only oil-producing country still struggling More...

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By On Friday, March 2nd, 2018
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Kids mostly killed in deadly SA power theft

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 More...

THERMAL COAL STATIONS
By On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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Kenya coal plant confirmed for coast

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – EAST Africa’s largest economy – Kenya’s first coal-fired plant is set to bring electricity to an area of high unemployment and puts the country at the table for a More...

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By On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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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...

Cape drought
By On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Africa Utility Week holds despite Cape drought

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – AFRICA’S largest power, energy and water trade summit will not be cancelled despite the severe water shortages in Cape Town, South Africa. Set for May 15-17, the event organised by Spintelligent, More...

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By On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Cameroon solar scheme with Huawei globally lauded

YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – A micro-grid solar plant helping Cameroon improve the livelihoods of locals and boost economic development is among projects recognised at the just-ended Smart City Expo World Congress More...

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By On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Nigerian youths shot dead in spat over oil

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN police are accused of killing three youths southeast of the country where locals are opposed to oil extraction by international companies. The trio was allegedly killed in Luebe More...

AI accuses Shell of ignoring oil spill image DW
By On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Shell caught in fresh controversy in Nigeria

AI accuses Shell of ignoring oil spill image DW LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SHELL, the global oil giant, has lurched into another controversy in Nigeria where it is blamed for the disastrous oil spills after 50 years More...