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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.

Why nuclear power for African countries doesn’t make sense

Are there cheaper alternatives to nuclear power to alleviate energy shortages in Africa?

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

The Koeberg contract and the letter that has caused Eskom’s latest troubles

A note by the nuclear station’s manager appears to contradict what the power company claims in its legal fight over awarding a Koeberg contract.

Fallout from nuclear tender meltdown

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

Part of Koeberg power station to shut down

Koeberg power station will be shutting down for three months on Tuesday for maintenance, adding more impact to the shortage of power.

Losing the battle to win the war

Eskom has finally given Westinghouse most of the documents relating to the nuclear tender

Was R4bn nuke tender hijacked?

Westinghouse, the loser in a R4.1-billion tender to revamp Koeberg, claims some Eskom executives drove a revamp contract towards rival firm Areva.

Westinghouse goes to court over Koeberg tender documents

Westinghouse Electric SA is aiming to get access to documents that made Eskom decide to award French company Areva to replace its steam generators.

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Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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