Friday , 22 January 2021

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  • Eskom retrenches thousands, no bonus for bosses

    Eskom retrenches thousands, no bonus for bosses

    by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – ESKOM, South Africa's power utility has cut its workforce by 2 000 this year in an effort to control costs and service its multibillion rand debt. I ...

  • US$500 million to ramp up Nigeria mining sector

    US$500 million to ramp up Nigeria mining sector

    from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA - THE Solid Mineral Development Fund (SMDF) is ready to invest US$500 million in Nigeria’s mining sector. This is anticipated to unlock $ ...

  • 5IR fuels Africa’s biggest energy event

    5IR fuels Africa’s biggest energy event

    from TINTSWALO BALOYI in Johannesburg, South Africa JOHANNESBURG – THE largest ever energy event for Africa will kick off on October 20 to fuel six weeks of inspiring energy engage ...

  • Ramaphosa outlines SA power generation plans

    Ramaphosa outlines SA power generation plans

    by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa anticipates the addition of 11 800 megawatts (MW) of power to its unstable grid. President Cyril Ramaphosa disclosed this on Monday, ...

Eskom retrenches thousands, no bonus for bosses

Eskom retrenches thousands, no bonus for bosses

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – ESKOM, South Africa's power utility has cut its workforce by 2 000 this year in an effort to control costs and service its multibillion rand debt. ...

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US$500 million to ramp up Nigeria mining sector

US$500 million to ramp up Nigeria mining sector

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA - THE Solid Mineral Development Fund (SMDF) is ready to invest US$500 million in Nigeria’s mining sector. This is anticipated to unlock ...

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5IR fuels Africa’s biggest energy event

5IR fuels Africa’s biggest energy event

from TINTSWALO BALOYI in Johannesburg, South Africa JOHANNESBURG – THE largest ever energy event for Africa will kick off on October 20 to fuel six weeks of inspiring energy engag ...

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Ramaphosa outlines SA power generation plans

Ramaphosa outlines SA power generation plans

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa anticipates the addition of 11 800 megawatts (MW) of power to its unstable grid. President Cyril Ramaphosa disclosed this on Monday ...

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Donors condemned for “colonial” approach to Africa

Donors condemned for “colonial” approach to Africa

from MARVIN KELLY in London, Britain LONDON - A UNITED Kingdom (UK) think tank has labelled the lack of electricity across most of Africa, "a human-rights disaster", saying it not ...

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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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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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South Africa firms adopt Cloud amid power cuts

South Africa firms adopt Cloud amid power cuts

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa’s recent load shedding spell, the worst in years, has added interest in Cloud services as local firms insulate themselves from the cou ...

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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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Wave of optimism in teeming DRC mining industry

Wave of optimism in teeming DRC mining industry

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA – GOVERNMENT, industry leaders, investors and other stakeholders are optimistic about the future of the mining industry despite the nu ...

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