Friday , 23 August 2019

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  • Downgrades, US-China impasse hammer SA’s Rand

    Downgrades, US-China impasse hammer SA’s Rand

    by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG - SOUTH Africa’s volatile Rand currency is bearing the brunt of escalating trade tensions between China and the United States as well as possibilit ...

  • MTN worst hit by rising battery theft

    MTN worst hit by rising battery theft

    by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - MTN has lost 125 batteries last week amid a surge in theft and vandalism at cell phone towers across the country. This is an increase from 74 batteri ...

  • Digital skills scarcity deters SA smart grids uptake

    Digital skills scarcity deters SA smart grids uptake

    by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa is missing out on the benefits of smart grid investments amid lack of digital skills. This is the view of an energy industry execut ...

  • South Africa to spend over R300 billion on IT

    South Africa to spend over R300 billion on IT

    by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – SPENDING on information technology (IT) is set to total more than R303 billion ($21,78 billion) in South Africa in 2019, a 3,9 percent increase t ...

Eskom CSI initiatives bridge digital divide

Eskom CSI initiatives bridge digital divide

MTHULISI SIBANDA LADYSMITH, (CAJ News) - THE Eskom Development Foundation has invested over R500 million on projects to empower mostly impoverished communities in South Africa mor ...

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New Joburg power station unveiled

New Joburg power station unveiled

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG - THE Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Parks Tau, has unveiled the building of the multimillion Rand Lufhereng Substation. The R260 milli ...

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Greenpeace upbeat at renewable energy prospects

Greenpeace upbeat at renewable energy prospects

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - EXECUTIVE Director of Greenpeace International, Bunny McDiarmid, has expressed confidence Africa would attain full renewable energy use ...

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Bio-manufacturing SMMEs uplifted

Bio-manufacturing SMMEs uplifted

BUSINESS REPORTER PRETORIA- A historic bio-manufacturing centre launched in Pretoria is set to enhance the growth of small, medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs) in the region. Nam ...

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City Power revels at top Africa accolade

City Power revels at top Africa accolade

TINTSWALO BALOYI CAPE TOWN  - CITY Power has scooped the much-coveted Power Utility of the  Year at the Africa Utility Awards held in Cape Town, South Africa. City Power was vying ...

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Tripartite partnership drives smart tech in SA energy

Tripartite partnership drives smart tech in SA energy

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG - A partnership consisting of a local consulting  company, a global adviser and an energy group is poised to advance the  development and implementat ...

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Shell pivotal to sustainable African power sector

Shell pivotal to sustainable African power sector

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG - AFRICAN businesses have been discouraged from  wantonly choosing lubricants but opting for the most relevant in order to break even. Shell Commerci ...

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Graft prejudices City Power millions of Rands

Graft prejudices City Power millions of Rands

Staff Reporter JOHANNESBURG – The board chairman of the City of Johannesburg subsidiary company, City Power, Reverend Frank Chikane, has revealed that there is rampant collusion h ...

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African Utility Week nominnes shortlist revealed

African Utility Week nominnes shortlist revealed

 TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG -NOMINEES have been announced for accolades ahead  of next month’s African Utility Week Industry Awards. The winners will be unveiled at an event sl ...

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SA top retailers’ energy commitments rated

SA top retailers’ energy commitments rated

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - SOUTH Africa’s top five retailers have a major role to play in shaping sustainable growth in the energy sector. This is according to a new report, which ...

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