NECSA welcomes environmental permission for new nuclear site

15 minutes ago

The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation has welcomed a decision by the Department of Environmental Affairs to grant environmental planning permission for a new nuclear plant.

Eskom gets nod to develop new nuclear power station

2017-10-13 11:54

The Department of Environmental Affairs has granted Eskom permission to develop a new nuclear power station next to the existing Koeberg power station.

China imposes limits on oil supply to North Korea

2017-09-23 08:30

China is limiting its oil exports to North Korea after the UN imposed new sanctions last week, which included fuel import restrictions.

North Korea shrugs off Trump threat as a 'dog's bark'

2017-09-21 08:43

North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong-ho has dismissed US President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy" his country, saying Trump had a 'dog dream'.

Trump mocks North Korea leader as 'Rocket Man'

2017-09-18 07:34

US President Donald Trump has mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as "Rocket Man" while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programmes and bellicose threats.

Mexico expels North Korean ambassador after nuclear test

2017-09-08 10:54

Mexico has expelled the ambassador of North Korea in protest over Pyongyang's latest nuclear test which it said posed "a grave risk for peace".

Putin urges North Korea talks, says sanctions not working

2017-09-07 10:50

The leaders of Russia and South Korea condemn North Korea's latest nuclear test but seem far apart on the issue of stepping up sanctions

South Korea simulates attack on North's nuke site after test

2017-09-04 08:48

South Korea's military fired missiles into the sea in a simulation of an attack on North Korea's nuclear testing site a day after Pyongyang set off its largest ever nuclear test explosion.

NKorea leader urges more missile launches targeting Pacific

2017-08-30 06:15

Kim Jong Un has called for more weapons launches targeting the Pacific to advance North Korea's ability to contain Guam, a day after Pyongyang for the first time flew a ballistic missile designed to carry a nuclear payload over Japan.

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

2017-08-29 06:39

Nuclear-armed North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean in a major escalation by Pyongyang amid tensions over its weapons ambitions.


Mini budget 2017: Three elephants in the room

2017-10-15 06:00

Players in the nuclear sector are looking for funding for the proposed new build programme and policy certainty from the mini budget.

Winning Women: The nucleus of medicine

2017-10-01 06:00

The person rattling off facts about the 40 million annual nuclear medical procedures internationally is South Africa’s Tina Eboka.

Nuclear agenda in Africa under spotlight, as Rosatom launches wind energy firm

2017-09-22 05:30

Russia’s nuclear agenda in Africa has been under the spotlight this week, after Rosatom announced the launch of a major wind energy subsidiary.

Anthonie Cilliers: Cost of nuclear vs other energy sources

2017-09-21 07:40

When a value of electricity generation comparison is done, we tend to end up at similar costs all the time. Dr Anthonie Cilliers does his sums to explain why...

US urges China, Russia to act after North Korea missile launch

2017-09-15 18:15

The US has called on China and Russia to take "direct actions" to rein in North Korea after it fired a ballistic missile over Japan into the Pacific.

Trump says war with N Korea 'not inevitable'

2017-09-07 21:16

US President Donald Trump says military action against a defiant North Korea after its recent powerful nuclear test was "not inevitable."

North Korea nuclear test 'caused landslides'

2017-09-06 09:16

North Korea's weekend nuclear test triggered landslides in the detonation area and beyond, satellite pictures showed Wednesday, but left no crater visible from a collapse.

Vladimir Putin says pressure on North Korea 'futile'

2017-09-01 12:03

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has warned North Asia faces "large-scale conflict" and urged dialogue without preconditions.

Emergency UN Security Council meeting set on North Korea - diplomats

2017-08-29 13:24

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting over North Korea's latest missile launch at the request of Japan and the US, diplomats have announced.

Leaked AG report points to irregular nuclear tenders

2017-08-22 16:45

The Auditor-General has allegedly found gross irregularities in a nuclear tender awarded to the son of President Jacob Zuma’s benefactor, Vivian Reddy.

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