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Zimbabwe sugar farmers dump electricity for solar power

Sugar cane farmers in Chiredzi, Lowveld, Zimbabwe turn to solar energy

from PATRICK CHITONGO in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – SOME sugarcane farmers in southeastern Zimbabwe are shifting to solar energy to fend off serious shortages of electricity in the country. The power deficit afflicting the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) Holdings is affecting the operations of companies in the country already performing below capacity. […]

EXCLUSIVE: Eternal enemies Nigeria, SA take matters to the AFCON

Nigeria versus South Africa football rivalry takes centre stage in AFCON encounter tonight

from AHMED MOOLLAH / EMEKA OKONKWO in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO, (CAJ News) – THE long running rivalry between South Africa and Nigeria will take a sporting dimension on Wednesday when the two sides contest a quarterfinal match at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. Bafana Bafana and The Super Eagles are scheduled to […]

EXCLUSIVE: SA, Madagascar keep SADC integrity intact at AFCON

Thembinkosi Lorch , photo by Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix

from AHMED MOOLLAH in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO, (CAJ News) – A spellbinding run in the tournament by debutants Madagascar and the revival of South Africa at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) have sparked life into what had otherwise been a nightmarish competition for the Southern African region. They are through to the quarterfinals. […]

Angola saving face after OPEC cuts extension

OPEC member states

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – TO the uninitiated, Angola is in support of the extension of the deadline for oil production cuts set by Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-member countries by another nine months. However, the prevailing headwinds in the sector indicates the “welcome”, coming at a […]

Lesotho bearing brunt of rising SA maize prices

Maize silos

from TSOANELO MOKHAHLANE in Maseru, Lesotho MASERU, (CAJ News) – PRICES of the staple maize meal in Lesotho have reached a five-year high as the country grapples with increasing grain prices in neighbouring South Africa. The prices in Lesotho are projected to increase further in the wake of increased demand driven by a poor harvest […]

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