Fukushima

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

Fukushima reactor ‘ice wall’ nearly finished

Fukushima's operator on Tuesday started freezing the last section of a $320 million ice wall designed to combat widespread water contamination.

Five years after Fukushima, SA hasn’t learned its lesson

A severe nuclear accident can happen anywhere, and its impact extends over great distances. The socioeconomic consequences are significant.

Letters to the editor: March 13 to 19 2015

Readers speak out on nuclear safety, transformation and a visit to Parliament.

Japan to build ice wall at Fukushima

In its latest attempt to contain contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear plant, the Japanese government is building an underground ice wall.

Fishermen approve plan to release groundwater from Fukushima plant

Local fisheries unions have agreed to allow the Fukushima plant to release uncontaminated groundwater from around the nuclear facility into the sea.

Japan mulls future of Fukushima

Ruling party official says it is inevitable that some people will never be allowed back into areas near the Fukushima nuclear plant.

Horseman of the apocalypse

Tokue Hosokawa, a breeder in Fukushima prefecture has braved the high radiation levels to care for his animals.

Meltdown over nuclear mop-up

Workers at the front of Japan's clean-up effort battle contamination, stress and alcohol abuse.

Japan to switch off nuclear power

Thirty months on from the Fukushima disaster, Japan is struggling to come up with a long-term energy policy.

Abe pledges to earn world’s trust after Tokyo wins Olympic bid

Tokyo has won the right to organise the world's biggest sporting extravaganza despite concerns over the leaking Fukushima nuclear plant.

Japan fights Fukushima’s toxic battle

The government will spend billions of yen in an attempt to contain and treat contaminated water.

Latest

High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories