Category archives for: Electricity

Clean energy the obvious solution to Nigeria power woes

Generators for electricity in Nigeria

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – EXPERTS have advised Nigeria to adopt clean energy to address power shortages and the absence of electrification in most rural areas in the West African country. This recommendation by a leading finance house comes amid the lack of electric energy cited for the slowdown of […]

SA economy receives rude introduction to 2020

Eskom South Africa

by TINTSWALO BALOYI Executive Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa has gotten off to a worst possible start to the New Year with load shedding returning to haunt the country. The setback that is an indication of the struggles that lie ahead for an economy that is the most advanced in the entire African […]

Nigerians’ top expectations for 2020 revealed

Overpopulated Nigeria demand more jobs, energy and better life

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – A MAJORITY of citizens in Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria, expect improvements in the economy, job creation and energy supply in 2020. This is according to findings from an annual survey, the New Year Poll to gauge the expectations of Nigerians for the year. The […]

Load shedding mars SA mining sector prospects

Eskom South Africa

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE resumption power cuts, elevated operational costs and an uncertain policy environment as well as the unclear global growth outlook and flat commodity prices are placing further strain on potential revival of the South African mining sector. The mining industry is ending the year on a low after […]

South Africa firms adopt Cloud amid power cuts

Photo by Cristian HERNANDEZ / AFP

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s recent load shedding spell, the worst in years, has added interest in Cloud services as local firms insulate themselves from the country’s energy fallout. This is a according to an independent telecommunications network operator after the country plunged to Stage Six of the power cuts for the […]

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