Category archives for: Energy

4th industrial revolution disrupts South Africa mining sector

Coal energy

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE South African mining industry is undergoing an extensive transformation amid the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) taking root in what is among the major sectors of the continent’s most advanced economy. Mining forms the backbone of the South African economy and is responsible for a third of the […]

Gona reZhou goes ‘green’ to offset electricity challenges

Giant elephant at the Gonarezhou National Park, Chiredzi, Zimbabwe

from PATRICK CHITONGO in Chikombedzi, Zimbabwe CHIKOMBEDZI, (CAJ News) – ONE of Zimbabwe’s leading tourist attractions, the Gonarezhou National Park, has embraced solar energy in the wake of insufficient electricity supply in the Southern African country. Park operators are making the most of the vast sunshine available, with the 5 000-square kilometre animal sanctuary located […]

SA young scientists to compete in global stage

One of the most brilliant South African young scientists to represent the country at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Keira van Niekerk poses for a photo.

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SEVEN of South Africa’s finest young scientists will represent the country at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in the United States. They will showcase their brilliance at the event scheduled for Phoenix, Arizona from May 12 to 16. The learners are top achievers who were […]

OPINION: Is Zimbabwe really ready for business?

Power utility, Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA)

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA THE level of corruption and chaos at the Zimbabwe Electricity Distribution Company (ZETDC), a subsidiary of Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA), has left me shocked and in disbelief. This follows my recent visit to Harare where I have a home. Unsuspecting private companies, entrepreneurs and residents are at the mercy of the […]

Fuel shortages hamper rescue of Idai victims

Fuel pumps

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 […]

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