Category archives for: Investing

Agriculture is ripe for a digitised future

Oranges

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE implementation of modern technologies is projected to address rising demands for food and tackle dry conditions, particularly in South Africa, ranked the world’s 30th driest country. Experts have identified such technologies as the Cloud and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to offer benefits to the agriculture industry […]

Joburg mayor receives backlash for latest ‘xenophobic’ attitude

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE latest alleged xenophobic utterances by Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba, against foreign nationals purportedly committing crime and owning houses or operating small business in local townships has stirred a hornet’s nest among entrepreneurs, activists and migrant organisations. It is the latest in a series of controversial remarks by […]

Zimbabweans in SA weigh in on fatal protests

Zimbabwe Diaspora Development Chamber (ZDDC) Chairman, Mr Luke Dzipange Zunga

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWEAN economists and political activists in South Africa have blamed controversial policies by the beleaguered government for the deadly protests ravaging their home country. This follows the deadly protests over Zimbabwe’s economic problems, which have been worsened by the steep increase in the price of fuel, as announced […]

Huawei allocates $100 billion to research, development

Huawei Technologies founder Ren Zhengfei

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TELECOMMUNICATIONS equipment and consumer electronics manufacturer, Huawei, will invest more than US$100 billion (about R1.4 billion) in research and development (R&D) over the next five years. Ren Zhengfei, Huawei founder, disclosed the investment during a media roundtable at the Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen, China. “Public companies, however, are […]

Zimbabwe hurts own economy with internet shutdown

Zimbabwe internet unblocked

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Zimbabwean government appears to have shot itself in the foot with the shutdown of the internet following violent protests. This comes amid estimations that the already dire economy was losing over US$5 million daily (about R68.6 million) due to the interruptions. A coalition of human rights organisations […]

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