Category archives for: Investing

Accenture ploughs millions in digital age skills

Pierre Nanterme, Accenture Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ACCENTURE, the global professional services company, is committing more than US$200 million (R2,485 billion) over the next three years to equip disadvantaged people with job skills for the digital age. The commitment will help support Skills to Succeed, Tech4Good, Accenture Development Partnerships and related initiatives. In South Africa, […]

EXCLUSIVE: US defends “sovereignty” of African states in use of coal and gas

Hwange Colliery

from SCOTT COURIER in Washington, United States WASHINGTON, (CAJ News) – THE lack of electricity in Africa has become a factor in Washington’s “war on terror” Good news millions who live off the grid, but the policy is set to draw fire from those opposed to fossil fuel. Two of the most senior voices in […]

Billions invested in renewable energy to address SA power deficit

Solar energy storage plant

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Pofadder, Northern Cape POFADDER, (CAJ News) – GOVERNMENT and the private sector are investing billions of rands as South Africa makes the most of its abundance in renewable sources of energy and ultimately address erratic power supplies that are partly to blame for prevailing economic challenges. The country has vast clean energy sources as […]

Brand SA instils entrepreneurship spirit among youth

South African President  Cyril Ramaphosa addresses State of the Nation (SONA)

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BRAND South Africa, the country’s official marketing agency, is promoting innovation and an entrepreneurial culture among learners. Inspired by the need to promote active citizenry amongst South African youth, the organisation is launching school’s activations under the theme, “Play Your Part, Turn Your Ideas into Currency.” In collaboration […]

South Africa eager to host inaugural investment forum

Johannesburg Skyline from top of South Africa

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa has expressed readiness to host the 2018 Africa Investment Forum, lauded as a world-class initiative uniquely positioned to transform the continent’s development landscape. The inaugural forum, organised by the African Development Bank (AfDB) is set for the commercial hub of Johannesburg in the Gauteng Province from November […]

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