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Potatoes a sweet solution to Mozambique’s food insecurity woes

Potatoes

from BERTA MADIME in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – A massive sweet potato project the Mozambican government has embarked on, with the support of international partners, is transforming the lives of impoverished rural communities, addressing long running challenges of food insecurity and thwarting exposure to disease. Launched by the United States government through its […]

Eskom invites entries for SMEs competition

Eskom Development Foundation’s acting CEO, Cecil Ramonotsi

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Eskom Development Foundation has urged black-owned up-and-coming businesses to enter the Eskom Business Investment Competition (BIC). Entries have been opened until July 18. Enterprises that have been operating for more than two years qualify. A total of R1,3 million worth of prizes up for grabs across in […]

Capitec subdues rivals as SA best digital bank

Capitec

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – CAPITEC has been named South Africa’s best digital bank. According to Columinate, the modern independent insights agency, the bank ousted First National Bank (FNB) from the top spot. Nedbank, Standard Bank, and Absa, in that order, trailed. The Columinate’s SITEisfaction survey also ranked Capitec as best in the […]

SA health minister condemns leaders for medical tourism

Mugabe has repeatedly -embarked on medical trips abroad

By MTHULISI SIBANDA and GIFT NDOLWANE PRETORIA, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African health minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, has criticized African leaders for seeking treatment overseas while presiding over collapsing healthcare systems in their continent. The candid Motsoaledi bemoaned the trend as longtime Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe embarked on yet another medical trip to the Far East […]

Siemens launches global smart metering technology

smart metering technology

By STAFF REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MUNICIPALITIES can now take full control of their revenue by improving billing accuracy thanks to a first-of-its-kind advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) technology that has been launched in South Africa. Launched at African Utility Week in Cape Town, the Siemens OPEX Model it is anticipated to enhance revenue collection […]

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