Category archives for: Construction

SA economy receives rude introduction to 2020

Eskom South Africa

by TINTSWALO BALOYI Executive Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa has gotten off to a worst possible start to the New Year with load shedding returning to haunt the country. The setback that is an indication of the struggles that lie ahead for an economy that is the most advanced in the entire African […]

OPINION: South African Economy Has a Yoke Around its Neck

Luke Zunga is Chartered Secretary and Corporate Governance at C & Z Professionals. He is also the Global Zimbabwe Diaspora Forum (ZDF) chairman.

by LUKE ZUNGA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank projected South African economy to grow by half percent. There are fundamental policies which constraint growth. I will deal with three. The policy of expropriation of land without compensation can be a yoke round the economic neck or shooting yourself […]

South Africa-financed bridges commissioned in Zimbabwe

South African National Defence Forces (SANDF) and their Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) counterparts are with vice president Constantino Chiwenga commissioning Bailey bridge at Kopa in Chimanimani. The bridges were fully sponsored by South African government. Photo, Herald

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Cimanimani, Zimbabwe CHIMANIMANI, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa has spent R59 million to construct bridges in Zimbabwean communities left stranded by the deadly Cyclone Idai early this year. The construction of the Bailey bridges South African National Defence Forces (SANDF) and the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) in the eastern Chimanimani are […]

Mixed fortunes for SA export commodities

Coal energy

TINTSWALO BALOYI Executive Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME of South Africa’s main export commodities have been under pressure in recent weeks amid growing concerns about the global growth outlook. Among such commodities are iron ore and coal. Absa’s economics unit noted since the end of July, iron ore prices have fallen sharply by 23,9 […]

MTN recovers batteries in crackdown against thieves

Site batteries

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN has in the past week recovered cellphone tower batteries worth almost R1 million, thanks to the involvement of police, security personnel and ordinary South Africans. This follows recent focused attention on the theft of equipment at its sites. The positive developments are complemented by the arrest of […]

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