Category archives for: Energy

Energy advocate slams xenophobia, women’s exclusion

Partner of Centurion Law Group, Pan African energy lawyer NJ Ayuk, photo CAJ News Africa

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A prominent advocate in the oil and gas industry has condemned the prevalence of xenophobia in the continent and decried the exclusion of women in the sector. NJ Ayuk, hailed as the sector’s most vocal champion, spoke after weeks of tensions in South Africa, the continent’s most advanced […]

Momentous trip marks SA shift to e-vehicles

Electric vehicles in South Africa

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE powers behind South Africa’s first electric vehicle road trip (EVRT) hope the imminent 1 454 –kilometre escapade is the beginning of many programmes geared towards driving the adoption of smarter mobility, including electric vehicles, locally. The trip begins in the capital Pretoria on Thursday (today), passing through Gariep Dam, Graaff-Reinet, […]

Judgment debts haunt defiant resource-rich African countries

Courts

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE hefty financial penalty a British court has slapped on Nigeria after a failed gas project has brought to the fore the habitual failure by governments in resources-endowed African countries to breach contracts and only to pay when dragged to court. Recently, the English High […]

Foreign fuel firms must support Africa industrialisation

Shell garage

SAVIOUS KWINIKA Editor-In-Chief JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – OIL and gas industry executives believe foreign companies operating in Africa must contribute towards building infrastructure in their host countries and eventually enable the continent make the most of these abundant resources to eliminate poverty. According to Bruce Falkenstein, this would spearhead industrialisation in the continent and ensure […]

SA power woes slow smart cities realisation

Eskom South Africa

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – SMART cities are a reality in South Africa but the power supplies needs to be stable, an energy expert said. Barry Bredenkamp, General Manager Energy Efficiency for the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI), said this as he pledged the organisation’s readiness to […]

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