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Transparency is key in energy sector procurements

Amid rumours of political lobbying in the acquisition of nuclear power plants, one organisation refuses to be a part of technology-choice discussions.

Iran, UN to sign nuclear deal ‘quite soon’

The UN's nuclear agency chief says Iran has agreed to restart the IAEA's probe into suspicions it has secretly worked on developing nuclear arms.

Atomic ambitions race the clock

The South African government's players have yet to reach consensus on key decisions around powering South Africa.

Iran talks failure sparks confrontation fears

The UN nuclear watchdog's latest mission to Iran failed to budge a defiant Tehran over its disputed nuclear programme.

MTN in bed with Iran’s military

Competing mobile operators MTN and Turkcell are keeping silent on the latter's claims that MTN bribed its way into Iran six years ago.

UN stamps seal of approval on Japan’s reactor tests

The UN's nuclear watchdog gave its seal of approval to Japan's reactor safety checks, but said utilities should beef up plans for managing disasters.

UN nuclear agency suggests visit to Iran

The UN nuclear watchdog said it may Iran for talks, a day after an Iranian official said Tehran was prepared to discuss international concerns.

China: Sanctions won’t solve Iranian nuclear issue

China says sanctions will not "fundamentally solve" the Iranian nuclear issue and urged further dialogue to resolve an ongoing impasse.

Syria refutes UN nuclear chief’s reactor claim

Syria's UN ambassador has refuted a claim by the IAEA that a building destroyed by Israeli warplanes in 2007 could be a nuclear reactor site.

Join the dots — Iran wants to make a nuclear bomb

Recently, the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Fereydoun Abbasi Davani, announced plans to triple Iran's capacity to produce 20% uranium.

Japan says Fukushima plant to be scrapped

Japan said on Thursday its stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant will have to be scrapped.

IAEA calls nuclear safety summit amid Japan crisis

The United Nations atomic energy chief called a Vienna summit to tackle mounting concerns about nuclear safety.

Global food scare widens from Japan nuclear plant

Australia, Canada and Singapore joined a list of countries shunning Japanese food imports as radioactive steam wafted anew from a nuclear plant.

IAEA chief heading to Japan to face nuclear crisis

The UN atomic energy chief said he plans to fly to Japan on Thursday to seek first-hand information of what he called a "very serious" situation.

US warns Zimbabwe over Iran nuke cooperation

The United States warned Zimbabwe on Monday that it could face penalties if it cooperates with Iran's nuclear program in violation of UN resolutions.

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SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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