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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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Consortium finances access to solar energy

Consortium finances access to solar energy

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG - EFFORTS to promote access to renewable energy in the African continent have received an investment boost of U$18 million from a consortium of lende ...

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New solar heat systems save millions in SADC

New solar heat systems save millions in SADC

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG - MILLIONS of people are set to be saved in energy costs following the launch of two of the largest sub-Saharan solar systems in Johannesburg, Sou ...

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Gona reZhou goes ‘green’ to offset electricity challenges

Gona reZhou goes ‘green’ to offset electricity challenges

from PATRICK CHITONGO in Chikombedzi, Zimbabwe CHIKOMBEDZI - ONE of Zimbabwe’s leading tourist attractions, the Gonarezhou National Park, has embraced solar energy in the wake of ...

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Labour body resists splitting of Eskom

Labour body resists splitting of Eskom

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - THERE are differences within South Africa’s tripartite alliance following the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa of plans to privatise sta ...

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Mixed news for Africa in Trump’s pick at World Bank

Mixed news for Africa in Trump’s pick at World Bank

from TRACEY IRVING in Washington, USA WASHINGTON – A KEY player from Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign is set to head the World Bank. Mr Trump has selected US treasury officia ...

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US, India, Australia combine to push clean fossil fuel

US, India, Australia combine to push clean fossil fuel

from ANDRZEJ KOWALCYK in Katowice, Poland  KATOWICE - FOR 10 minutes, yesterday, protestors chanted and danced a conga around the room where a White House team was hosting its key ...

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