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Angola receives UNCTAD support on business climate reforms

A national workshop, organised in the context of the presentation of UNCTAD’s Investment Policy Review (IPR) of Angola, addressed low FDI levels.

The search is on for the new CEO at Eskom

Interim executive chairman at Eskom, Jabu Mabuza has confirmed that the process of appointing a new chief executive officer is well underway.

Ntombifuthi Ntuli takes charge of steering $13.5bn industry

SAWEA's new CEO, Ntombifuthi Ntuli, takes the lead of the wind energy association during a pivotal time in South Africa's energy and power dialogue.
greener industries

DTI and CSIR collaborate on growing greener industries

Industrial efficiency conference addresses smart energy solutions, smart factories and digital platforms for eco-innovation and growing greener industries.

Eskom tables summer plan to keep the lights on

While electricity demand in summer is generally lower than in winter, the summer period comes with its own challenges, noted Eskom.

Toshiba follows on pact to develop geothermal energy in Malawi

Japanese multinational conglomerate, Toshiba has pledged to support the government of Malawi in the development geothermal energy.
smart cities

Siemens unveils how critical data is in developing smart cities

Siemens has unveiled a data visualisation of Cape Town that illustrates how data is critical to transforming Africa’s urban centres into smart cities.
Mandla Maleka

Mandla Maleka takes Eskom interim group treasurer post

Eskom has announced the appointment of Mandla Maleka as the power utility's interim group treasurer, taking over from Andre Pillay.
Amazon rainforest

South African tree, a backup for the Amazon rainforest

A South African tree called the Spekboom, which translates to “Bacon Tree” has the potential to reduce CO2 amid the tragedy facing the Amazon rainforest.
rotational loadshedding

Scopa concludes oversight visits to Medupi and Kusile

Scopa has concluded its oversight visits to the Medupi and Kusile coal-fired power stations, the Committee announced on Thursday.

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