Municipalities beware: The power of consent; the lynchpin of PoPIA?

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) has left many South African municipalities uncertain about the boundaries of consent. Here's what they need to know.

Smart meters for Kenyan businesses to improve customer service

Kenya Power is rolling out a smart meter project targeting 55,000 small and medium enterprises across the country.
Eskom outlook for 2021 Ted Blom

Ted Blom on Eskom outlook: 2021 will be worst year ever

“Based on the above Eskom scenarios,” says Ted Blom, “the likelihood of level 6 loadshedding appears >50%, and in worst case scenarios, even level 8 loadshedding appears very likely to be achieved intermittently."
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New dealers appointed by Cummins in North and West Africa

Cummins has appointed 11 new dealers as in-country representatives in North and West Africa. The firm conducted training virtually due to COVID-19 lockdowns.

Ed’s note: Mark this year down in the history as the...

It’s been a long time in the making but what an incredibly positive way to usher in 2021, with Africa officially trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
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Improving the health and safety of mining communities through cool surfaces

December 2020 has seen the South African government place a stronger emphasis on health and safety.
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Is the SA municipal model still relevant?

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the relevance of municipal services in supporting economic growth in South Africa.

Conlog: Utilities going digital means better customer engagement

Utilities turn to digitisation not just to keep up with a world stepping onto the fourth industrial revolution, but because it makes business sense.
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The latest Ntiyiso municipal revenue maturity benchmark report

To achieve their constitutional objectives, municipalities must generate revenue from municipal services to fund the majority of their budget. This report analysis the data.
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Oracle Utilities: 3 pillars of AMI success

Find out how utilities can optimise Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) by investing in three key areas.

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