New Energy Minister Mahlobo's first words on his nuclear vision for SA

2017-10-19 10:40

Incoming Energy Minister David Mahlobo has highlighted his vision for SA's nuclear energy future, following the approval for Eskom to develop 4GW of new power stations near Koeberg.

Zuma seems to position Mahlobo to 'push through' nuclear deal - Steve Friedman

2017-10-17 19:54

President Jacob Zuma's appointment of David Mahlobo to the energy portfolio can be seen to be linked to the contentious nuclear deal with Russia, explains political analyst Steve Friedman.

Trump embraces turmoil as strategy

2017-10-14 14:21

Unable or unwilling to completely erase his predecessor's signature initiatives, President Donald Trump this week turned to another approach: wreaking havoc.

Zuma: My family didn't benefit from nuclear

2017-06-22 16:53

President Jacob Zuma has vehemently denied in Parliament that he or his family received any payment related to the nuclear project.

Group that ended Eskom’s nuclear bid plans next move

2017-05-28 18:00

Safcei has moved on from its court victory over government in April, which set aside the nuclear procurement programme.

Gigaba confirms he didn't sign nuclear deal with Russia

2017-05-26 12:50

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has told Parliament that he has not signed a nuclear deal with Russia.

Necsa’s next step towards realising nuclear dream

2017-05-17 07:26

In an interview with Chris Yelland, Necsa chair Kelvin Kemm says he "can’t imagine that the process will have to start again from scratch, as so much has already been done".

New nuclear agreements to be signed in June

2017-05-14 13:38

South Africa will sign standardised agreements with the US, China, South Korea, France and Russia, says Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi.

IN FOCUS | Meet the women who stopped the nuclear deal

2017-05-08 11:12

For more than two years they worked tirelessly to educate the country about nuclear, and took on government in court. These are the women who stopped the nuclear deal.

Eskom terminates nuclear request for information

2017-05-03 08:46

Eskom says it has terminated its request for information as part of the 9.6 GW nuclear energy new build procurement programme following a court ruling last week.


Nuclear: 'Mahlobo may be the bulldozer Zuma needs'

2017-10-18 07:44

The most crucial Cabinet move is David Mahlobo’s appointment to the energy ministry, according to Anne Fruhauf, vice-president at New York-based risk adviser Teneo Intelligence.

Iran scorns Trump's criticism

2017-10-14 15:42

Iran has responded with anger and mockery to the bellicose criticism of their government by US President Donald Trump who threatened to tear up the landmark nuclear deal.

Trump kicks fate of Iran nuclear deal to Congress

2017-10-14 13:36

President Donald Trump has kicked the fate of the landmark Iran nuclear deal to the US Congress, ignoring the advice of worried allies as he vowed to confront the "fanatical regime" in Tehran.

Rosatom shrugs off minister's doubts

2017-06-20 16:57

Despite Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi's concerns that the canning of the nuclear deal may have damaged relations with Russia, state nuclear firm Rosatom says this has not influenced its operations in SA.

Vendor concern about the future of the nuclear build

2017-05-28 06:00

Energy minister concedes her department could have done better when it came to nuclear agreements.

Nuclear chiefs regroup in SA as minister pledges fresh start

2017-05-19 21:00

Nuclear energy leaders have regrouped to discuss the way forward after a court case cancelled the start of the 9.6 GW new build procurement programme last month.

Show me the shale

2017-05-15 14:41

It is believed that South Africa has vast reserves of shale gas, but it is not yet clear when – or even if – this natural resource will be exploited.

Inside Treasury boss’s mind: ratings, nuclear, radical transformation

2017-05-10 19:10

Outgoing National Treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile offers insights into rating agencies, land transformation, nuclear energy and radical economic transformation.

Rosatom remains upbeat about nuclear after Eskom cans RFI

2017-05-04 09:22

Rosatom has acknowledged Eskom’s decision to terminate its request for information, and says last week's court ruling had no direct relation to it.

Ruling on Zuma’s nuclear deal a marker of SA’s political health

2017-05-02 10:29

The Cape High Court ruling which declared the nuclear deal as illegal may have put paid to President Jacob Zuma's hopes of clinching the deal while still in office.

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