Chernobyl Nuclear Accident

The end of the world is nigh – but we can stop it

The tone of scientific reports on the climate crisis is religious yet the cause is a capitalist view of natural resources

Chernobyl – from nuclear ground zero to solar park

Chinese developers are planning to build 1 000-megawatts of solar capacity to the south of Chernobyl, thanks to the exclusion zone around the reactor.

Fukushima: Cancer a risk for those in worst hit zone

People in the area worst affected by the Fukushima Daiichi accident have a higher risk of developing cancer, says the World Health Organisation.

Japan holds peaceful march against nuclear power

Thousands of Japanese joined a march against nuclear power as worries grow about the restarting of reactors idle since the March 11 meltdown disaster.

Thousands protest against nuclear power in Japan

Tens of thousands of demonstrators rallied in Tokyo, calling for an end to nuclear energy in Japan after the March 11 disaster.

Russia, Ukraine leaders mark Chernobyl disaster

Russian and Ukrainian leaders marked 25 years since the world's worst nuclear disaster on Tuesday as they paid an historic visit to Chernobyl.

Chernobyl’s legacy: No likely return to normality

Chernobyl has brought greater cancer risks, economic hardship and homes uprooted -- and no one can predict when it will end.

Japan raises nuclear crisis to same level as Chernobyl

Japan raised the severity of its nuclear crisis to the highest level on Tuesday, putting it on a par with the world's worst nuclear disaster.

Mushroom-picking and fishing: Life in Chernobyl zone

Hundreds of mainly elderly Ukrainians live within a restricted region around the Chernobyl plant, dispelling the area's reputation as a dead zone.

Chernobyl 25 years on: A poisoned landscape

Yuri Tatarchuk has a disconcerting way of demonstrating Chernobyl's grim radioactive legacy.


Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams out, Jackson Mthembu takes over

Communications minister suspended for two months after violating lockdown regulations

Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa’s own online medical mythbuster

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19

Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world