Category archives for: Electricity

E-tourism tops as Eskom recognises future entrepreneurs

Eskom prize money handover

From MTHULISI SIBANDA in RICHARDS BAY, KZN RICHARDS BAY, (CAJ News) – A CLASSIC media service rendering an electronic tourism facility has earned a KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) school the biggest prize in a competition celebrating youth entrepreneurship in South Africa. Birdswood High School, situated in Richard’s Bay, emerged the provincial winner of the 2017 Simama Ranta […]

Kids mostly killed in deadly SA power theft

SA power theft

by MTHULISI SIBANDA in Thaba Nchu, Free State THABA NCHU, (CAJ News) – AT least three people have been killed and four others injured over the past year as a result of illegal and unsafe electricity connections in the Free State Province. The statistics indicate the worst toll in the past four years. Officials revealed […]

Eskom counts the cost of illegal Khutsong power connections

illegal power connections

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – KHUTSONG, the restive township west of Johannesburg, synonymous with widespread unrest over service delivery, has emerged as the epicentre of electricity theft that costs the South African economy approximately R20 billion (US$1,7 billion) annually. Khutsong, with a population of over 62 000 (2011 census), is a typical township […]

Africa Utility Week holds despite Cape drought

Cape drought

From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – AFRICA’S largest power, energy and water trade summit will not be cancelled despite the severe water shortages in Cape Town, South Africa. Set for May 15-17, the event organised by Spintelligent, the Cape Town-based trade exhibition and conference organizer, will in fact focus strongly […]

ENERGY: “Clean coal” set to be catch-cry of 2018

US President Donald Trump on 'clean coal' campaign

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – A year ago, Donald Trump’s plan to revive coal was seen as a joke. Now, with ever more countries on board, it’s a global reality that could bring electricity to millions. With less than two weeks until the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, a […]

Connect to CAJ News on Facebook

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Photo Gallery

Log in
All material © CAJ News Africa. Material may not be published or reproduced in any form without prior written permission.