Category archives for: Coal

BLSA rejects Brown’s ‘state captured’ Eskom board

State Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BUSINESS Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has called for a “review” of Lynne Brown’s position as Minister of Public Enterprises following the contentious retention of some executives at Eskom. The organisation expressed “great shock and utter dismay” at Brown’s appointment of Matshela Koko to the position of Head: Power […]

Cloud of despair hovers over Paris climate meeting

US President Donald Trump

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja and SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg ABUJA, (CAJ News) – AS world leaders gather again in Paris on Tuesday (12th December) to mark the anniversary of a climate deal signed in the city two years ago, there is little sign of the $100 billion pledged to help developing countries meet their […]

Nominations open for SAP Africa Quality Awards

SAP Africa Quality Awards

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE nomination period for the 2018 SAP Quality Awards in Africa is now open. The awards honour SAP customers who embrace quality in their SAP software implementations and realise great business value through successful planning and execution. “This is an excellent opportunity to get acknowledgment for your achievements […]

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 and by the level […]

Mozambique paradox of plenty strikes with bloody consequence

Vale coal mining

From ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – THE resource curse has returned to haunt Mozambique with deadly consequences, this time pitting international mining companies and villagers resisting their uprooting from their areas the firms see as ripe for mineral extraction. The Moatize District in the western Tete Province is expected to become […]

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