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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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One Planet Summit showcases Africa’s role against climate change

One Planet Summit showcases Africa’s role against climate change

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI - WHILE Africa is responsible for merely 4 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, 65 percent of the continent’s estimated popula ...

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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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Maize soap and mixed views at climate summit

Maize soap and mixed views at climate summit

from ANDRZEJ KOWALCYK in Katowice, Poland  KATOWICE - It was never going to be easy holding a United Nations climate-change meeting in a country that gets 80 per cent of its energ ...

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