Koeberg Nuclear Power Station

Gordhan: Radioactive leaks at Koeberg were ‘negligible’

The amounts of radioactivity released in 2014 and 2015 were 'negligible' and it was not necessary to notify the public, Gordhan said.

Eskom burning through diesel again

The power utility's use of open cycle gas turbines has spiked in recent months, with fuel spend on these peaking power stations soaring almost 30 fold

Why decommissioning Koeberg nuclear plant won’t be easy

For South Africa decommissioning its nuclear plant Koeberg is a reality that cannot be ignored much longer

What does SA plan to do with its toxic nuclear waste?

Take a look at Germany, which is dismantling its reactors, to see the true cost of an atomic future.

The aviation authority says a drone licence isn’t onerous. What about hidden charges?

A flight training course costs up to R28 500 while setting up a commercial operation can amount to R80 000.

Nuclear power ‘will cost SA just $1bn’

South Africa will make a $49 billion profit on a $50 billion nuclear power station fleet, if a utopian report is to be believed.

Fallout from nuclear tender meltdown

Eskom’s "irrational and unlawful" nuclear tender process means it will have to reconsider the issue yet again

Cooler heads won’t prevail #ACmustfall

Of air conditioning and the power of protest.

Koeberg documents show odd decisions

Eskom’s own court papers could bolster aggrieved bidder Westinghouse’s case

We were robbed, says nuke bidder

In just 48 hours, Eskom apparently made an about-turn to award a tender to the ‘losing’ bidder

Eskom awards ‘never-ending tender’ to Areva

After taking four years to make a decision, Eskom has awarded a multibillion-rand Koeberg refurbishment contract to French firm Areva.

Never ending tender haunts Eskom

The board still appears hesitant to bring the farcical nuclear repair saga to a conclusion

Latest

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs