Op-Ed: UN climate change report and rethinking our food system

The food industry is an enormous driver of climate change, and our current global food system is pushing our natural world to the breaking point.
off the grid

Ed’s Note: Three easy steps to initiate going off the grid

It's a great idea to take your business off the grid but this venture is not without its unique set of challenges, including how to finance the project.
free trade agreement

Op-Ed: Africa’s Free Trade Agreement, a game-changer?

At a time when the US and UK are turning their backs to free trade Africa's new free trade agreement (AfCFTA) is gathering momentum writes Terje Osmundsen.
Technology institute

S.African technology institute gearing up for 4IR progress

Technology institute calls for greater IT industry involvement and innovation in driving inclusive Fourth Industrial Revolution progress in Africa.
carbon-free

Ed’s Note: The notion of ‘carbon-free’ is outlandish, or is it?

While applauding Greta for her efforts to highlight the need for a carbon-free way of life, we have to question the practical realities of her trip.
Senegal

Op-Ed: Avoiding the gas curse in Senegal’s energised renaissance

After decades of struggle against a deficient power generation system, Senegal is now on the verge of a shift involving the renewables and gas markets.
nuclear energy

Op-Ed: How nuclear energy supports industrialisation

Over 12GW is planned for decommissioning over the next decade without a convincing replacement plan in sight, writes nuclear energy expert, Des Muller.
Eskom

Op-Ed: Eskom Board must put safeguards in place

The appointment of Eskom Chair, Jabu Mabuza, as interim CEO has provoked many questions, particularly from a governance point of view.
chatbots

Op-Ed: Chatbots revolutionising telcos’ contact centres

The use of chatbots and Artificial Intelligence (AI) will help address many of the biggest challenges that telcos currently face.
smart

A smart theme is gradually unfolding for Africa’s utility sector to...

The digital divide is evident in Africa’s utilities, where embracing the smart meter revolution is yet to be fully realised for various reasons.

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