Category archives for: Mining & Engineering

Zambia surplus energy supplies to uplift SADC

Zambian flag

from ARNOLD MULENGA in Kanyemba, Zambia KANYEMBA, (CAJ News) – IN a continent synonymous with constant power cuts, Zambia has emerged a leading light, literally, in power generation. Significant investments in the country’s own primary resources such as biomass, coal and hydroelectricity have not only left Zambia on track to energy surplus but is good […]

Emalahleni sits on ticking ammonia time bomb

Mpumalanga Provincial Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs, Vusimuzi Shongwe

by ANNA NTABANE EMALAHLENI, (CAJ News) – AUTHORITIES fear the lives of communities at Emalahleni are at risk after a traffic accident left them exposed to the smell of the highly toxic ammonia. The chemical emerged from a trick that was involved in a collision on the N12 near this town previously known as Witbank. […]

Hoteliers eager to shake off COVID-19 setbacks

Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF). File photo

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – HAD it not been for the raging outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Mike Goba would be anticipating a windfall with the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) a week away. He is one of local hoteliers counting their losses after the annual event scheduled for the […]

COMMODITIES: Commodity economies fret at COVID-19 spread

SADC regional member states endorse DRC elections

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A sharp fall in global trade volumes, deteriorating levels of manufacturing sentiment and surging financial volatility, all as a result of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), are projected to hurt Sub-Saharan economies. Southern Africa, whose economies are largely dependent on commodity prices, will not be spared the disrupted […]

Kariba Dam undamaged after earth tremors

Kariba Dam

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Bureau Chief HARARE, (CAJ News) – KARIBA Dam has not suffered any damage from the two tremors that recently hit the area surrounding this world’s largest man-made lake and reservoir, it has been confirmed. Elizabeth Karonga, the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) Public Relations and Communications Manager, said assessments […]

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