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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World Bank
By On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

World Bank before doctor’s appointment

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE World Bank has sounded the alarm on lack of progress made in reducing poverty and inequality as well promoting growth over the past 50 years. The concern is carried More...

Brainworks Limited 1
By On Friday, October 13th, 2017

First Zimbabwe firm lists on South African bourse

Brainworks Limited 1, (From Left to Right): George Manyere;Isaac Moyo, Zimbabwe Ambassador to RSA, Walter Kambwanyi, Chief FinancialOfficer of Brainworks Limited, Brett Childs, CEO of Brainworks Limited. By MTHULISI More...

Limpopo tourism growth
By On Monday, October 9th, 2017

Limpopo tourism growth defying economic issues

LIMPOPO, (CAJ News) – THE Limpopo Province is eager to sustain its growing reputation as major tourism destination of choice for local and international visitors. South Africa’s northernmost province is More...

Africa Code Week session in Nigeria
By On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Nigeria massively supports Africa Code Week

Africa Code Week session in Nigeria ABUJA -NIGERIA, Africa’s most populous country and biggest economy, has endorsed an award-winning digital literacy initiative aimed at bridging the digital and gender skills More...

By On Thursday, September 28th, 2017

South African economy in significant distress

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African businesses’ confidence is at an all-time low owing to political uncertainty, poor economic performance, policy confusion and a general lack of leadership and many More...

Nigeria Mining Week.
By On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

World Bank backs Nigeria economic diversification plans

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – PLANS by Nigeria to place mining at the centre of diversifying the economy from the oil industry have received a timely boost from the World Bank. The bank announced it had developed More...

Zim indigenisation
By On Monday, September 25th, 2017

Zimbabwe’s ailing economy hits rock bottom

HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE’S economic crisis is at its worst in years after panicking citizens horded commodities and left supermarket shelves empty in recent days. Alarmed buyers bought goods in bulk More...

Steve Tzikakis
By On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

What my trip to the Rainbow Nation tells me about our future

Steve Tzikakis By STEVE TZIKAKIS SAP President EMEA South WE all face an exciting – but uncertain – time ahead. The disruption of the Fourth Industrial Revolution will change every facet of work and life More...

Songtian Lin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, during a meeting with CDC executives
By On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

China lauds SA for best special economic zone

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A CHINESE envoy has lauded the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in South Africa as the most successful such initiative in the continent. Songtian More...