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Angola officials under corruption probe in France

Angola minister of Energy and Water, João Batista Borges

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – REVELATIONS that authorities in France are investigating senior officials of the Angolan government following the discovery of evidence of impropriety in the awarding of contracts to a French company are a serious dent to the purported fight against corruption by the Angolan government. The Minister […]

Russia digitalises Africa’s mining sector to increase output

Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum recently held in Sochi, Russia

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – RUSSIAN companies have offered African countries solutions based on the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) to boost mining production. The offers follow the realisation that traditional means are becoming increasingly expensive, with productivity falling due to technical maintenance costs, unreliable equipment, reactive troubleshooting, a lower equipment […]

Africa’s smart mobility revolution begins

Vehicles that participated in the first Electric Vehicle Road Trip in Africa

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE first Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) in Africa has raised awareness around smarter mobility and inspiring the public and other stakeholders to join this revolution. This is according to organisers of the just-concluded momentous trip, which has been described as a resounding success. […]

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, […]

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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