Category archives for: Oil & Gas

Angola political turmoil fueled by oil upheaval

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from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – THE controversial firing of the head of Angola’s state energy giant has underlined President Jose Lourenco’s eagerness to cement his grip on power, crush dissenting voices in his increasingly divided ruling party and brought the purported anti-corruption campaign into the spotlight. Carlos Saturnino, dismissed as […]

Resources rich Angola poised to fulfil its potential

Angola President João Lourenço

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – ANGOLA, Southern African Development Community (SADC) region’s largest producer of the commodity, has failed to make the most of its vast oil reserves after years of alleged corruption and the global drop in oil prices. Despite its “black gold” wealth, the country remains largely impoverished. […]

Fuel shortages hamper rescue of Idai victims

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from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – A SEVERE shortage of fuel is hindering efforts to reach thousands of people displaced by the deadly Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe. The shortages are impacting on 270 000 victims that survived the storms mostly in the eastern parts of the country in recent weeks. World […]

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

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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 […]

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