WATCH: Denuclearisation explained - everything you need to know

2018-07-18 08:44

If you thought nuclear weapons were dangerous, you'd be surprised to find out what it takes to get rid of them.

North Korea reminds Trump its nuclear weapons won't come cheap

2018-07-09 08:00

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defends claims that the US-North Korean denuclearisation agreement was vague, Bloomberg reports.

Japan eases North Korea missile alert system - report

2018-07-01 14:55

Japan has lowered its military readiness level against North Korean missiles as Washington embarks on delicate nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang, a report has said.

The Cat's Russian agenda: No nukes, political assassinations or vote rigging

2018-06-21 19:30

When Deputy President David Mabuza recently travelled to Russia and met with the Russian government, the nuclear deal wasn't on the agenda. Neither was political assassinations, nor election rigging.

Another nuclear safety scare at Pelindaba as management fumbles

2018-06-07 07:00

Another safety incident has shaken the Pelindaba nuclear facility outside Johannesburg, resulting in the total shutdown of the NTP Radioisotopes plant which produces nuclear medicine and radiation-based products.

North Korea state media says Syria's Assad wants to meet Kim

2018-06-03 14:38

North Korea's state-run news agency says Syria's President Bashar Assad is interested in visiting North Korea and meeting leader Kim Jong Un.

US to impose 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran

2018-05-22 10:41

In his first major foreign policy address since moving to the State Department from the CIA, Mike Pompeo has warned that Tehran would be hit with the "strongest sanctions in history".

Russia unveils world's first floating nuclear plant

2018-05-20 13:02

Built in Saint Petersburg, the Akademik Lomonosov has arrived in Murmansk where it was moored in the port and presented to the media.

Nuclear not feasible in a corrupt environment – expert

2018-05-17 21:04

Nuclear energy cannot be developed in a corrupt environment. Nonetheless, persistent concerns about its feasibility are down to "propaganda", according to energy expert Des Muller.

Nuclear still in SA's energy mix, says Jeff Radebe

2018-05-16 12:17

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe has told reporters in Parliament that nuclear energy remains a part of SA’s energy mix, but says that the extent to which government invests will be determined through policy.


Trump says there 'might be an escalation' between US, Iran

2018-07-13 05:29

US President Donald Trump is forecasting an unspecified "escalation" between the US and Iran following his withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Trump reportedly plans on gifting Kim Jong Un a CD featuring Elton John's 'Rocket Man' song

2018-07-06 10:12

His inspiration for the gift stems from a conversation he had with the North Korean leader during their June summit in Singapore.

North Korea 'already starting' denuclearisation: Trump

2018-06-22 10:05

North Korea has already begun its denuclearisation, US President Donald Trump has said, after many observers greeted with scepticism the results of his historic meeting with the North's leader Kim Jong Un.

Mabuza says nuclear deal wasn't discussed during Russian trip

2018-06-21 17:55

The deputy president visited Russia in May 2018 after being appointed SA’s special envoy to that country by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

SA no longer has agreement with Russians on nuclear, says Radebe

2018-06-04 06:30

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe says South Africa no longer has an agreement with the Russians to procure for the development of nuclear energy for the country.

Mattis warns of bumpy road to US, North Korea nuclear summit

2018-06-03 11:26

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is warning it will be a "bumpy road" to the nuclear negotiations with North Korea.

Thoughts on the optimal electricity-generation mix for South Africa

2018-05-22 07:26

If the nuclear industry wants to be taken seriously, it must face the real elephants in the room openly and honestly, instead of trying to distract attention away from them, says energy expert Chris Yelland.

Nuclear build needs better management to beat its track record - report

2018-05-18 20:24

Large nuclear projects are historically hard to manage and expensive to complete, an expert of the World Nuclear Association has told African Utility Week.

Eskom continues with front-end nuclear preparation

2018-05-17 17:55

Eskom is continuing with front-end planning for a nuclear build programme, its senior manager of nuclear new build has said at African Utility Week.

Why nuclear power for African countries doesn't make sense

2018-05-16 07:55

Many countries, including Egypt and Kenya, enjoy ample sunshine, making them ideal for solar power generation. With the right incentives, these could drive an African energy generation boom, says Prof Hartmut Winkler.

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