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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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Buyanga backs Zimbabwe parastatal reforms

Buyanga backs Zimbabwe parastatal reforms

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - SOUTH African-based businessman, Frank Buyanga, has welcomed moves by the Zimbabwe government to reform parastatals, saying this would curb corru ...

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Egypt to build world’s biggest clean-coal plant

Egypt to build world’s biggest clean-coal plant

from AHMED MOOLA in Cairo, Egypt  CAIRO – AS ports go, even sailors could struggle to find Hamrawein on the map. This town on the Red Sea, 600 kilometres south-east of Cairo is dw ...

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Anglo American completes sale of SA coal project

Anglo American completes sale of SA coal project

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – ANGLO American has completed the sale of its New Largo thermal coal project in South Africa for R850 million (approximately US$65 million). It has b ...

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Africa powers ahead of US on clean coal

Africa powers ahead of US on clean coal

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - THIS week, experts in Washington praised a little-known laboratory in Johannesburg (South Africa) that has pioneered ways of burning coal with le ...

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Rise of smart power in Africa transforms energy sector

Rise of smart power in Africa transforms energy sector

JOHANNESBURG - EXPERTS believe Africa has the potential to revolutionise the energy sector through smart power innovation. Within developing economies, including Africa, there are ...

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EXCLUSIVE: US defends “sovereignty” of African states in use of coal and gas

EXCLUSIVE: US defends “sovereignty” of African states in use of coal and gas

from SCOTT COURIER in Washington, United States WASHINGTON - THE lack of electricity in Africa has become a factor in Washington’s “war on terror” Good news millions who live off ...

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Diamond boost for African Utility Week 2018

Diamond boost for African Utility Week 2018

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – PREPARATIONS for next week's African Utility Week (AUW) have received a major boost after Lucy Electric confirmed its longstanding partnership for ...

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