Category archives for: Energy

SA mining sector needs defence against cyber threats

Cullinan mine

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African mining companies risk crippling shutdowns and threats to human safety if they fail to adequately protect their infrastructure against cyber-attacks. The warning by a technology executive comes as mining operations are set to embrace next-generation automation and industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) systems to slash costs […]

Most wanted Nigeria oil theft kingpin gunned down

Oil smuggling

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN troops have shot dead one of the country’s most notorious cultist and main oil theft suspect. However, the operation south of the country came at a cost with the death of a soldier and two personnel from the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps […]

Budding SA female scientists compete in global science stage

Anica Dennis of Potchefstroom Girls High School in North West Province, South Africa

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TWO South Africa’s finest young female scientists will compete against learners from around the world in Turkey’s most prestigious science fair for high school learners. Anica Dennis from Potchefstroom Girls High School in North West and Kelsi Hewitt from Pietermaritzburg Girls’ School in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal are to compete […]

South Africa making the most of oil, gas discoveries

SA oil & gas discoveries

from AKANI CHAUKE / MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa is positioning itself as an energy hub and key player as the sub-Saharan Africa region rapidly transforms into a natural gas authority, given major recent natural gas discoveries. The country is buoyed by a significant gas condensate discovery 175 kilometers off its southern […]

Angola political turmoil fueled by oil upheaval

Sonangol

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – THE controversial firing of the head of Angola’s state energy giant has underlined President Jose Lourenco’s eagerness to cement his grip on power, crush dissenting voices in his increasingly divided ruling party and brought the purported anti-corruption campaign into the spotlight. Carlos Saturnino, dismissed as […]

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