Japan to build ice wall at Fukushima

In its latest attempt to contain contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear plant, the Japanese government is building an underground ice wall.

Fukushima’s radioactive water an ‘urgent issue’

Japan's prime minister has spoken out about the need for action to deal with the build up of radioactive water at the Fukushima nuclear plant.

Tepco board feels heat at AGM

Tokyo Electric Power Company faced pressure on Tuesday from angry shareholders to shut all its reactors.

Tepco suspends clean-up at Fukushima plant

An operation to clean up radioactive water was suspended on Saturday, hours after it got under way, when radiation levels began rising dramatically.

Fukushima nuclear plant may have suffered ‘melt-through’

Fuel rods have probably breached containment vessels -- a more serious scenario than core meltdown -- according to a report.

Jaded by nuclear power, Japan chases the rising sun

Japan will undergo a renewable energy revolution, with 10-million homes powered by solar energy in the years ahead, the country's prime minister says.

Tepco confirms meltdowns at two more Fukushima reactors

Tokyo Electric Power Company confirmed on Tuesday that there had been meltdowns of fuel rods at three of the plant's reactors early in the crisis.

Radiation from Fukushima ‘won’t increase much’

Radiation from Japan's tsunami-hit nuclear plant will not increase much before it is finally brought under control, the UN nuclear watchdog says.

Tepco aims for shutdown in six to nine months

Tepco said on Sunday the first step would be cooling the reactors and spent fuel to a stable level within three months.

Spent fuel rods add to trouble at Japan nuke plant

Operator of Japan's tsunami-flooded nuclear power complex said on Wednesday surging radiation and elevated temperatures were worrisome signs.

Japan’s nuclear evacuees demand compensation

Workers forced to leave their homes and jobs because of radiation fears are demanding compensation from Japan's tsunami-flooded nuclear plant.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories