South Africa gripped by copper cable theft
The tunnels running UNDERGROUND Johannesburg contain precious treasures: miles of copper-electric cables. The theft of these cables have taken on an unprecedented scale in the economic capital of South Africa.
Once torn off, they are illegally exported to Asia to make fortunes. Recently Cost of repairs amounted to 3.2 million dollars. Armelle Nga and Claire Muthinji report on the officials’ crucial objective to take control of situation in Johannesburg.
Morocco expands olive production
Morocco, already the fifth largest producer and exporter of olive oil worldwide, is expanding its plantations, increasing production and quality, the sector is looking for larger share of market as it modernizes the traditional Mediterranean industry.