Costs, stability and security concerns may stand in the way of nations with dreams of going fissile.
SA could pay up to R1-trillion to implement a nuclear programme, but a Russian state company says it may create thousands of jobs in the process.
From nuclear to belt-tightening: If you didn’t last through Jacob Zuma’s speech, we’ve got you covered with these five quick highlights.
South Africa has plans to build new power stations despite many calling for no nuclear energy in the country.
Rosatom can do it, but President Jacob Zuma and Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson's rush to go nuclear has been reckless.
Survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki attacks are campaigning to halt Brazil's nuclear plans.
A Russian nuclear activist has labelled South Africa's pursuit of new nuclear capacity – with Russian support – as "naive" and advised against it.
The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation claims "some myths have been deliberately perpetuated about the company".
A whistle-blower has claimed that the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation created a job for the chief executive's wife, Ngeniswa Tyobeka.
Necsa CEO allegedly gave the green light for a generous donation towards ANC birthday celebrations
An ugly battle over the suspension of Necsa's chief executive has split state nuke company down the middle.
Iranian embassy staff members in Pretoria were scrutinised despite intelligence service stating repeatedly that Iran poses no threat to the country.
Russian energy company Rosatom has made it clear they should be the sole supplier of everything nuclear in South Africa.
Westinghouse, the loser in a R4.1-billion tender to revamp Koeberg, claims some Eskom executives drove a revamp contract towards rival firm Areva.
The department of energy has been extremely vague on South Africa's prospective nuclear deal despite promising transparency regarding a new build.
Russian frontrunners lobbied intensively, but they may have overplayed their hand
If it goes ahead it will be SA’s largest contract ever, yet Pravin Gordhan failed to mention it
The country has the capacity to enrich uranium but doesn't have not enough trained personnel to do it.
Valindaba could be one of SA's biggest cash cows yet. But it's difficult to discuss nuclear energy in a country that knows little about it.