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NEWS ANALYSIS: Zuma’s waning power exposed by stalled nuclear plan
NEWS ANALYSIS: Zuma’s waning power exposed by stalled nuclear plan
Government's decision to stall plans championed by President Jacob Zuma to build nuclear plants has exposed his waning authority.
Government delays nuclear plant plans as economy stagnates
Government delays nuclear plant plans as economy stagnates
South Africa delayed plans to build new nuclear power plants over concern about their cost and the waning demand for additional electricity as...
Fears mount over true motivations for SA's planned nuclear deal
Fears mount over true motivations for SA's planned nuclear deal
Nuclear energy in South Africa is a very contentious issue. The decision on whether to proceed with the construction of a fleet of nuclear power...
Why Parliament's public finance watchdog failed its mandate on nuclear
Why Parliament's public finance watchdog failed its mandate on nuclear
South Africa’s Parliamentary Budget Office (for which I worked from 2014 to 2016) is a largely unknown but important institution. It was established...
Department of energy awards R20m nuclear-related contract
Department of energy awards R20m nuclear-related contract
The department of energy has awarded a short-term R20-million contract to a company to act as transaction advisor to assess the state of readiness...
MPs given a negative on nuclear
MPs given a negative on nuclear
"Any decision to proceed further with the nuclear build programme will only take place after the request for proposal process has been completed,” Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) in Parliament during a question session on Wednesday...
Government hasn't made a nuclear deal with any country – Ramaphosa
Government hasn't made a nuclear deal with any country – Ramaphosa
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told delegates of the National Council of Provinces that the government has not entered into a nuclear deal...
What are the capital costs and the cost of electricity from new-nuclear in SA?
What are the capital costs and the cost of electricity from new-nuclear in SA?
A new study by EE Publishers looks at the...
Editorial: The poisoned nuclear debate
Editorial: The poisoned nuclear debate
Correction: Nuke body did not advise clean-upThe Mail & Guardian reported (June 3) that the...
Will nuclear solve Africa’s power woes?
Will nuclear solve Africa’s power woes?
On a continent that has too often been cavalier about the future wellbeing of its people, it’s encouraging – at least from a development...
Russian firm: Nuclear programme could mean 'big gains' for South Africa
Russian firm: Nuclear programme could mean 'big gains' for South Africa
Despite concerns over the potential cost of South Africa’s nuclear procurement programme, Russian state nuclear firm Rosatom believes it could...

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