China renews call for North Korea, US 'freeze-for-freeze'

2017-11-17 07:46

China is reiterating its call for an agreement between North Korea and the U.S. under which the North would gain concessions if it freezes its nuclear weapons program

Rand breaches R14.50/$ amid move on Treasury for Zuma's free fees plan

2017-11-13 10:43

The rand has breached R14.50/$ as news filtered through of President Jacob Zuma's seemingly imminent plan to push through free higher education.

Gigaba had meeting with World Bank on Eskom

2017-11-08 05:30

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba met with representatives of the World Bank last week to discuss issues relating to Eskom, according to two people familiar with the meeting.

Trump 'open' to meeting with North Korean leader

2017-11-06 11:30

US President Donald Trump would "certainly be open" to meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, he has announced.

Mahlobo instructs officials to fast-track SA's energy plan

2017-10-31 19:54

New Energy Minister David Mahlobo has instructed his Department to finalise SA's overarching energy plan with immediate effect, fueling fears that the move is a means to fast-track a nuclear deal.

Gigaba says no to nuclear

2017-10-29 05:49

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says drastic steps are needed to help South Africa’s ailing economy – including freezing senior civil servants’ salaries and selling chunks of state-owned enterprises.

Threat of court action if govt steps out of line with nuclear plans

2017-10-22 17:47

Should the details of any progress on pushing through a costly nuclear programme not be open to the public, the DA will not hesitate to go to court.

Claim of Zuma reshuffle after Russian meeting

2017-10-22 11:13

President Jacob Zuma allegedly reshuffled his Cabinet earlier this week, just hours after a meeting with Russian officials, according to the Sunday Times.

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.

Cabinet reshuffle: Nuclear will place economy in dire danger - economist

2017-10-18 06:00

SA's fiscal situation is already dire and the apparent attempt to put nuclear plans back on track by means of the Cabinet reshuffle only makes matters worse, warns an economist.


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

2017-11-16 12:54

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 wants to save itself from financial ruin, a new study has found.

Trump urges China, Russia to act fast on North Korea

2017-11-09 08:02

US President Donald Trump has urged China and Russia to act fast to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis, warning that "time is quickly running out".

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's Moon

2017-11-07 08:16

US President Donald Trump has headed to Seoul vowing to "figure it all out" with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-In, despite the two allies' differences on how to deal with the nuclear-armed North.

#ICYMI: Minister rushes SA nuclear build | Hawks tackle spy boss

2017-11-05 19:32

Energy Minister David Mahlobo has signalled an acceleration of the nuclear procurement plan despite SA being unable to afford it. Check out the best from City Press

The bell tolls for uranium mining - activists

2017-10-29 15:39

A bleak market outlook most likely forced Karoo Uranium mining hopefuls Peninsula Energy to withdraw from South Africa, activists believe.

Gigaba: SA can’t afford nuclear - yet

2017-10-25 16:40

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has poured cold water on the notion that the nuclear programme could see a revival before the end of the year.

North Korea: US-South Korea naval exercises a rehearsal for war

2017-10-22 13:41

A US aircraft carrier has completed a week of massive joint naval exercises with warships from South Korea.

Power vacuum

2017-10-22 06:00

With the new minister comes uncertainty over the renewable energy programme.

North Korea plans to launch many more satellites

2017-10-18 07:21

North Korea's deputy UN ambassador has said the country plans to launch many more satellites and accused the US of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully develop outer space.

Zuma's umpteenth reshuffle undermines confidence, growth - BUSA

2017-10-17 16:04

Business Unity South Africa says President Jacob Zuma’s latest Cabinet reshuffle does little to inspire business confidence and is undermining growth prospects.

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