Category archives for: Construction

Massive mining job cuts leave SA on the edge

South African mine workers face bleak future

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa is sitting on a ticking time bomb with the loss of thousands of jobs in the mining sector due to the economic recession. Recently, 21 000 miners lost their jobs in a country whose credit status has been rated as junk. During the period, Sibanye Gold has […]

Africa infrastructure experts to gather in Nigeria

Mall underconstruction

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will officially open what is billed as the continent’s most critical summit on African infrastructure, scheduled for Abuja in March. The event will be held under the aegis of the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) Live on the 27th and 28th “AFC Live […]

Companies rewarded for transforming property sector

Nkuli Bogopa, president of the South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) (CENTRE) during awards ceremony .IMAGES -GIFT NDOLWANE

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE South African Institute for Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) has recognised a number of companies for commitment to driving transformation in the sector. Growth Point Properties, Multi Spectrum Property Developments, National Urban Reconstruction and Housing Agency (NURCHA), Nedbank, Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Services SETA) and Tongaat Hullet […]

Institute celebrates 20 years advocating for transformation


GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE South African Institute for Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP), which is celebrating 20 years of existence, is hopeful transformation would be attained in the next two decades. Such is the confidence of Vuyiswa Mutshekwane, SAIBPP Chief Executive Officer, there would not be a need for such organizations advocating for […]

EXCLUSIVE: Cameroon defies critics in hydro drive

The Mekin dam under construction forms part of the Nachtigal hydroelectric dam being built on the Sanaga river, picture, CAJ News

from NGALA KILLIAN CHIMTOM in Yaounde, Cameroon YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – UNDETERRED by criticism from clean energy activists, Cameroon is intensifying its hydro-electricity drive as part of its ambitious plans to become an emerging economy by 2035. Such plans have received a major boost with the financing of the construction of the largest hydroelectricity dam […]

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