Costs, stability and security concerns may stand in the way of nations with dreams of going fissile.
A severe nuclear accident can happen anywhere, and its impact extends over great distances. The socioeconomic consequences are significant.
Promising no load-shedding this winter, Eskom says it is ahead of schedule in building new units and won’t rule out dabbling in nuclear.
Government will only expand nuclear capacity 'after a thorough and transparent tender process' and at a 'scale and pace that is affordable'.
After a visit to Russia, M&G business editor Kevin Davie breaks down the implications of a nuclear deal between South Africa and Russia.
Survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki attacks are campaigning to halt Brazil's nuclear plans.
The awarding of contracts to build SA's nuclear plants is nearing. Who will pay for the big project?
The state-owned firm's nuclear ambassador, Professor Vladimir Artisyuk, is in South Africa to sing the praises of Russia's nuclear technology.
We look at the nuclear agreement Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson signed with Russia last year and the implications thereof for South Africa.
The secret nuclear deal our leaders have signed with Russia carries many risks for South Africa.
The third window is waiting to be signed off but the energy department is preoccupied elsewhere.
Experts argue that one of the main obstacles to South Africa’s nuclear ambitions is the cost, even with innovative financing models.
Gas and renewables are expected to be Africa's two major sources of energy growth, but it depends on fixing an energy sector that is poor in supply.
Following uproar over a Russia-SA nuclear deal, a PR management firm - headed by Jacob Zuma's former spokesperson - stepped in to do damage control.
There will still be processes to follow in the bilateral agreement between South Africa and Russia over the procurement of nuclear reactors.
M&G readers speak out on nuclear energy, the DA Youth and on President Zuma.
International report paints a bleak future for the nuclear industry
The state seems set on going the atomic route despite the huge financial implications.
In its latest attempt to contain contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear plant, the Japanese government is building an underground ice wall.