Category archives for: Oil & Gas

Mixed feelings to SA Budget Speech 2020

Finance minister, Mr Tito Mboweni

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE establishment of a state bank, formation of the Sovereign Wealth Fund and the slashing of the state wage bill in South Africa are among the highlights of the Budget Speech delivered by Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, on Wednesday. For 2020/21, expenditure is projected […]

Chemical warfare a major threat to Zambia peace

Zambia president Edgar Lungu

from ARNOLD MULENGA in Lusaka, Zambia LUSAKA, (CAJ News) – A MYSTERIOUS spate of deadly gas attacks engulfing Zambia in recent weeks is a severe test to the country’s status as a beacon of stability in Africa and whose democracy has set a high bar for the continent and beyond. The Southern African nation is […]

MTN hails prosecution of battery thieves

Tower batteries

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa has welcomed the sentencing of some culprits behind the menace of battery theft. Sentences of between five and ten years have been slapped on individuals this year. Officials disclosed the development on the back of increasing incidents of battery theft at the company’s base stations. […]

Corruption mars unfamiliar Portugal exodus to Angola

Portugal, Angola - a reversal of migration roles between Africa and Europe

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola Angola Bureau LUANDA, (CAJ News) – THE relocation trends between Angola and Portugal is unprecedented and represent a reversal of migration roles between Africa and Europe. Migration is synonymous with thousands of disillusioned African migrants and refugees leaving in droves, in the process risking precious life on ramshackle vessels […]

Angola’s richest man evades selective clampdown on corruption

Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – WHILE Angola’s (and the continent’s) richest woman is under siege from authorities alleging use of state money to finance her business empire, the man dubbed the richest in the Southern African country continues enjoying freedom and his wealth despite his alleged involvement in similar crimes. […]

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