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Tag: nuclear

Zuma claims nuclear deal could have averted S.Africa’s power crisis

South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma says a controversial nuclear deal that was defeated by a legal challenge from environmentalists could have prevented the ongoing power crisis. Eskom supplies more than 90...

Why nuclear power for African countries doesn’t make sense

At the moment, the only nuclear plant in operation in Africa is South Africa’s Koeberg, producing 1.86GW of power. This, according to some African leaders, is about to change. Ugandan President Yoweri...

Trump’s decision on Iran could have massive implications for South Africa

The Iranian Ambassador to South Africa said on Tuesday that he hoped US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal would not affect the relationship between South...

Why decommissioning South Africa’s Koeberg Nuclear Plant won’t be easy

Africa's only operational nuclear power plant is in an area called Koeberg, outside Cape Town in South Africa. The life span of the plant was originally meant to end in 2024. But after an...

To save Eskom from ruin, SA should ditch nuclear plan and cut coal power

Eskom should cut down on its coal power network – including curtailing work at Kusile – and should not embark on any new nuclear, gas or coal building programmes if it...

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Government sets up demerit system for drivers

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) plans to challenge the constitutionality of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act and expressed concern...

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