Category archives for: Solar & wind

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 […]

Malawi harvests solar to address power shortfalls

Solar

from MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi LILONGWE, (CAJ News) – IN region battling its worst epileptic power supplies in recent years, Malawi has taken a lead in tapping to the vast sunshine in the continent to address these problems and subsequently address climate change and accelerate economic development. The optimism follows the beginning of initial […]

Tongaat embraces solar energy

Tongaat Hulett logo

from WALTER MAFEKING in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – SUGAR cane giant producing Tongaat Hulett is embarking on a massive solar project in Chiredzi town. A total of 149 households are set to benefit from this green project, that has been prompted by the crippling power cuts being experienced in Zimbabwe. In a tender […]

Angola officials under corruption probe in France

Angola minister of Energy and Water, João Batista Borges

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – REVELATIONS that authorities in France are investigating senior officials of the Angolan government following the discovery of evidence of impropriety in the awarding of contracts to a French company are a serious dent to the purported fight against corruption by the Angolan government. The Minister […]

Russia digitalises Africa’s mining sector to increase output

Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum recently held in Sochi, Russia

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – RUSSIAN companies have offered African countries solutions based on the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) to boost mining production. The offers follow the realisation that traditional means are becoming increasingly expensive, with productivity falling due to technical maintenance costs, unreliable equipment, reactive troubleshooting, a lower equipment […]

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