Category archives for: Energy

OPINION: Is Zimbabwe really ready for business?

Power utility, Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA)

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA THE level of corruption and chaos at the Zimbabwe Electricity Distribution Company (ZETDC), a subsidiary of Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA), has left me shocked and in disbelief. This follows my recent visit to Harare where I have a home. Unsuspecting private companies, entrepreneurs and residents are at the mercy of the […]

Fuel shortages hamper rescue of Idai victims

Fuel pumps

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – A SEVERE shortage of fuel is hindering efforts to reach thousands of people displaced by the deadly Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe. The shortages are impacting on 270 000 victims that survived the storms mostly in the eastern parts of the country in recent weeks. World […]

MTN SA invests millions in backup systems

Battery generator

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa spent more than R400 million ($27.7 million) last year on investments in battery backup systems and generators. Despite the spend, its mobile sites continue to face significant threats, due to Eskom’s ongoing stage three and stage four load shedding. Excluding the amount spent on new […]

EXCLUSIVE: One Planet Summit showcases Africa’s role against climate change

Though Africa is responsible for merely 4 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, 65 percent of the continent’s 1,3 billion people are directly impacted by climate change

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – WHILE Africa is responsible for merely 4 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, 65 percent of the continent’s estimated population of 1,3 billion people is considered to be directly impacted by climate change. It is against the backdrop of this irony that global leaders, entrepreneurs, […]

Terrorists change tactics in Mozambique banditry

Mozambican flag

from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – THE recent beheading of an oil worker by an Islamist roup in Mozambique indicates a shift of the militants’ mode of operation since such attacks first erupted in late 2017. This is according to experts after suspected Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamaa (ASWJ) fighters conducted several […]

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