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Zambia surplus energy supplies to uplift SADC

Zambia surplus energy supplies to uplift SADC

from ARNOLD MULENGA in Kanyemba, Zambia KANYEMBA – IN a continent synonymous with constant power cuts, Zambia has emerged a leading light, literally, in power generation. Signific ...

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Botswana augments plan to be regional energy powerhouse

Botswana augments plan to be regional energy powerhouse

from ODIRILE TOTENG in Gaborone, Botswana GABORONE – A FEASIBILITY study of a power plant that will generate up to 100 megawatts of electricity from indigenous coal bed methane (C ...

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MTN invests billions amid load shedding threat

MTN invests billions amid load shedding threat

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – MTN is investing an average R11 billion (US$703,8 million) yearly to ensure a seamless network experience during the energy challenges South Afr ...

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MTN hails prosecution of battery thieves

MTN hails prosecution of battery thieves

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - MTN South Africa has welcomed the sentencing of some culprits behind the menace of battery theft. Sentences of between five and ten years have be ...

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UK seeking bigger trade ties with Africa

UK seeking bigger trade ties with Africa

from NICK WILSON in London, England LONDON - THE United Kingdom (UK) will abolish its policy on climate change, enhance investment in renewable energy and mobilise private sector ...

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Malawi harvests solar to address power shortfalls

Malawi harvests solar to address power shortfalls

from MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi LILONGWE - IN region battling its worst epileptic power supplies in recent years, Malawi has taken a lead in tapping to the vast sunshine in ...

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Clean energy most feasible remedy to Zambia’s power woes

Clean energy most feasible remedy to Zambia’s power woes

from ARNOLD MULENGA in Lusaka, Zambia LUSAKA - ZAMBIA’S energy crisis, an impediment to government’s economic diversification plans, tells an all-too-familiar irony in most parts ...

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MTN worst hit by rising battery theft

MTN worst hit by rising battery theft

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - MTN has lost 125 batteries last week amid a surge in theft and vandalism at cell phone towers across the country. This is an increase from 74 batter ...

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Over R2 billion investments secured in Eastern Cape

Over R2 billion investments secured in Eastern Cape

from NJABULO MKHIZE in Port Elizabeth PORT ELIZABETH – SOUTH Africa’s foremost investment hotspot for exporting companies has signed funding worth R2,6 billion (US$187,27 million) ...

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Digital skills scarcity deters SA smart grids uptake

Digital skills scarcity deters SA smart grids uptake

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa is missing out on the benefits of smart grid investments amid lack of digital skills. This is the view of an energy industry execu ...

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