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State’s hopes for a nuclear future nuked

After the court scuppered the government’s plans, it will be years before any new build gets green-lit

South Africa has a new energy plan. But will it break the bank?

The recently updated Integrated Resource Plan calls for significant investment in South Africa's power supply. But can the country afford it?

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.

Letters to the editor: December 18 to 22 2015

Readers write in about the ANC, the nuclear deal, and Thami Mkhwanazi.

Putin’s lobolo may seal nuke deal

Five countries are vying for the lucrative nuclear contract but Russia looks like the successful suitor.

SA’s fixation on nuclear energy based on ‘patronage’

South Africa's unwillingness to move from nuclear and coal power will lead to catastrophic climate change for the profit of a few, writes Sipho Kings.

SA called for France-China nuclear bid

The state has allegedly urged French and Chinese nuclear companies to put in a bid for nuclear power stations, but the energy department denies this.

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Public protector’s ‘mistakes’ were made to nail the president, court hears

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Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation