Category archives for: Electricity

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 […]

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 […]

Illegal electricity fatal at Eastern Cape rural townships

Eskom official showing illegal connections within the Joe Slovo community

By MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape EASTERN CAPE, (CAJ News) – POWER utility Eskom is concerned at the illegal and unsafe electricity connections posing an underlying threat to rural townships in the Eastern Cape Province. In the 2016/2017 financial year, 20 people were reported injured and another six dead in the province as a result of […]

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