Radiation

Calm urged as radiation spreads across Asia

Small amounts of radiation from Japan's leaking nuclear power plant have spread across Asia, authorities said on Tuesday.

Radiation leak worsens at Japan nuclear plant

Highly contaminated water has escaped from a reactor building at Japan's stricken nuclear plant and may leak into the ocean, the operator says.

Mushroom-picking and fishing: Life in Chernobyl zone

Hundreds of mainly elderly Ukrainians live within a restricted region around the Chernobyl plant, dispelling the area's reputation as a dead zone.

Pounding rain fuels radiation fears in Japan

Driving rain on Monday disrupted rescue efforts in Japan and compounded the misery of disaster survivors now fearing radioactive fallout.

Japan works to avert nuclear-plant meltdown

Japanese military helicopters dumped water on an overheating nuclear plant on Thursday while the United States expressed growing alarm.

Concern grows over Japan nuclear crisis

Concern over Japan's ability to contain its nuclear crisis grew on Thursday, as military helicopters dumped water on to an overheating power plant.

Crisis deepens at quake-hit Japan nuclear plant

Japan's nuclear crisis deepened on Wednesday with another fire at a quake-hit atomic power plant and a radiation spike.

Japan braces for potential radiation catastrophe

Japan faced a potential catastrophe on Tuesday after a nuclear power plant exploded and sent low levels of radiation floating towards Tokyo.

Humanitarian crisis deepens in Japan

A widening cloud of radiation on Tuesday added to the misery of millions of people in Japan's devastated north-east.

Japan grapples with nuclear crisis

Japan scrambled to avert a meltdown at a nuclear plant on Monday after a hydrogen explosion at one reactor and exposure of fuel rods at another.

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20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world