Nuclear Power

Trump moves to strangle Iran economy as nuclear deal withers

​US President Donald Trump on Wednesday tightened the screws further on Iran with sanctions on its mining industry

Why nuclear power for African countries doesn’t make sense

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

Why Kenya’s push for nuclear power rests on false or fanciful premises

Kenya has engaged the International Atomic Energy Agency and signed multilateral letters of intent in pursuit of nuclear power.

Safer, smaller, salty nuke reactors on the cards

“The nexus of nuclear, climate and global security is a critical intersection.”

​Why SA must push for renewables

Nuclear build dreams continue to stand in the way of the country being able to nourish itself with a mix of sun, wind and other energy sources.

​No wiggle room so nuclear build goes ahead, drawing fire

Speaking to press on the matter, Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas said the treasury was guided by the IRP.

Letters to the editor: June 17 to 23 2016

Readers write in about othering, sugar tax, local content, and nuclear energy.

Regulator advises partial clean-up of radioactive dump in the Karoo

But this does not include nuclear material left over from mining aborted about 40 years ago.

African powerhouses seek a nuclear energy future

African nuclear expertise is limited, so countries are looking abroad to achieve their nuclear ambitions.

Nuclear can pay its own way

Naysayers refuse to see how the nuclear power industry has evolved and become economically viable.

SA’s nuclear deal with Russia is far from done

Money is the big problem with the initial agreement Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson signed last year, given the financial positions of both countries.

The vital power of nuclear objectivity

South Africa's regulator will refrain from taking part in nuclear energy talks to ensure impartiality.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it