Category archives for: Oil & Gas

EXCLUSIVE: One Planet Summit showcases Africa’s role against climate change

Though Africa is responsible for merely 4 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, 65 percent of the continent’s 1,3 billion people are directly impacted by climate change

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – WHILE Africa is responsible for merely 4 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, 65 percent of the continent’s estimated population of 1,3 billion people is considered to be directly impacted by climate change. It is against the backdrop of this irony that global leaders, entrepreneurs, […]

Terrorists change tactics in Mozambique banditry

Mozambican flag

from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – THE recent beheading of an oil worker by an Islamist roup in Mozambique indicates a shift of the militants’ mode of operation since such attacks first erupted in late 2017. This is according to experts after suspected Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamaa (ASWJ) fighters conducted several […]

Hidden debt scandal could alienate Angola from investor community

Angola President João Lourenço

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – AS Mozambique cracks the whip on officials and cronies allegedly involved in the multibillion-dollar debt scandal, string indications of deals between Angola and global companies involved in the scandal is increasingly bringing to question the credibility of President Joao Lourenco’s already-debatable drive against corruption and […]

Gas findings a game changer for South African economy

Total oil and gas discoveries in South Africa

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE recent discovery of gas off the southern coast of South Africa is seen as a great step for the country which still relies on imports of oil and gas despite great reserves believed to be in its soil and waters. Industry experts believe the discovery by the […]

Mixed news for Africa in Trump’s pick at World Bank

David Malpass for World Bank top job

from TRACEY IRVING in Washington, USA WASHINGTON, (CAJ News) – A KEY player from Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign is set to head the World Bank. Mr Trump has selected US treasury official David Malpass for the role after the surprise resignation last month of bank president Jim Jong Kim. As largest shareholder and the […]

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