Category archives for: Motoring

Tech solution to kill Zimbabwe’s fuel black market

Harare Institute of Technology (HIT)'s owned Matsimba Technologies lead project coordinator, Dr Engineer Talon Garikayi demonstrates how their newly launched automated fuel monitoring system works. Photo by Wellington Toni, CAJ News Agency.

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Bureau Chief HARARE, (CAJ News) – AN automated fuel monitoring system by a local technology company is touted as the solution to curb the hoarding and diversion of fuel into the black market in Zimbabwe. Matsimba Technologies, owned by the Harare Institute of Technology (HIT), is developing the […]

Global issues, local concerns pummel SA economy

South Africa's commodities

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ANALYSTS have forecast a further recession of the South African economy because of load shedding, the raging coronavirus (COVID-19) and government plans to trim the public servants’ wage bill. The bleak projections come amid Africa’s most advanced economy entering its second technical recession in the space of just two […]

Seven arrested in clampdown on battery theft

Tower batteries

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SEVEN individuals have been arrested in a crackdown against the rampant theft of batteries at base stations in South Africa in recent days. Among those arrested is a suspect found in possession of 32 batteries at the Beit Bridge point of entry. His vehicle was impounded. In another […]

COMMODITIES: Prospects bleak for South Africa’s manufacturing sector

South Africa's manufacturing sector show fatigue

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE outlook of South Africa’s manufacturing production is subdued owing to the risk of load shedding, uncertain global growth, flat commodity prices and constrained domestic consumer demand. The latest data from Statistics South Africa indicates that annual output came out worse than markets expected in September. Factory output […]

Africa’s smart mobility revolution begins

Vehicles that participated in the first Electric Vehicle Road Trip in Africa

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE first Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) in Africa has raised awareness around smarter mobility and inspiring the public and other stakeholders to join this revolution. This is according to organisers of the just-concluded momentous trip, which has been described as a resounding success. […]

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