Cabinet having second look at IRP - Majola

2018-03-13 21:00

Deputy Minister Thembisile Majola's remarks have raised hopes among opposition MPs that President Cyril Ramaphosa would, once and for all, abandon Jacob Zuma’s nuclear build programme.

Michael Bloomberg tells SA: Inaction on inequality could lead to uprising

2018-03-08 10:56

Bloomberg told a Cape Town audience that if income inequality isn't earnestly addressed, the rich could face a revolt. 'If you don’t do something about it, they will set up the guillotines'.

Police tear gas anti-nuclear protesters in France

2018-03-04 12:00

Police used tear gas during clashes with anti-nuclear protesters at a waste site in northeastern France as demonstrators threw missiles at officers.

North Korea slams latest US sanctions as 'act of war'

2018-02-25 21:50

North Korea has slammed the latest US measures against its regime as an "act of war", after US President Donald Trump announced the "heaviest sanctions ever" on the nuclear-armed regime.

Gigaba: SA could look at nuclear again 5 years from now

2018-02-22 11:59

SA simply cannot afford to invest in nuclear energy at present, but nuclear policy is unchanged and only Cabinet can decide to scrap the nuclear option, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Tax hikes not the option for SA economy - Maimane

2018-02-20 20:05

Privatising SEOs, dropping NHI, exiting the BRICS development bank, selling Telkom shares and rejecting nuclear build are just some of the policy directions the DA believes government should take for Budget 2018.

Is a nuclear success story about to be snuffed out?

2018-02-05 06:34

Staff at SA's world-leading nuclear medicine supplier, NTP Radioisotopes, have been left fuming after the removal of their MD and three other senior employees by parent company Necsa. AmaBhungane reports.

China criticises US for nuclear adversary claims

2018-02-04 11:49

China has criticised a US government report that portrays Beijing as a potential nuclear adversary, and has called on Washington to honour its commitments to reduce its own arsenal.

Why nuclear energy won't happen in SA - Wayne Duvenage

2018-01-17 10:36

A fired-up civil society will challenge any energy plan with a whiff of nuclear and Eskom's financial and leadership woes are the final nail in the nuclear energy coffin, says OUTA's Wayne Duvenage.

Trump waives Iran sanctions, gives nuke deal 'last chance'

2018-01-13 13:08

President Donald Trump has delivered an ultimatum to European allies to fix the "terrible flaws" in the Iran nuclear deal


Nuclear can make 'staggering' contribution to GDP, claims expert

2018-03-12 17:07

Nuclear energy is not as expensive as people think and a new build programme can be a significant enabler of economic growth and job creation, says nuclear expert Dr Anthonie Cilliers.

Nuclear still part of SA energy mix, says department of energy

2018-03-07 05:52

'It is not about whether nuclear is part of the energy mix, but rather how to implement it,' a top official from the department of energy has told Parliament.

North Korea sent banned chemical items to Syria - UN experts

2018-02-28 13:09

UN experts say North Korea sent items used in ballistic missile and chemical weapons programmes to Syria along with missile technicians in violation of UN sanctions - and banned ballistic missiles systems to Myanmar.

Iran sticking to nuclear deal - UN watchdog

2018-02-23 05:25

Iran is still sticking to the 2015 nuclear accord, a UN atomic watchdog report four months ahead of US President Donald Trump's deadline to fix its "disastrous flaws".

Safcei: We want to tell MPs in fancy cars that SA doesn't need nuclear

2018-02-21 12:08

A handful of protesters from the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute held anti-nuclear placards outside Parliament ahead of the Budget Speech.

Will nuclear winter follow Winter Olympics?

2018-02-08 09:14

The US has a whole lot more to lose than North Korea in the event of a nuclear exchange, opines Robert J. Traydon.

Iran says US nuclear policy brings world 'closer to annihilation'

2018-02-04 13:19

The United States' new nuclear policy brings humanity "closer to annihilation", Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said.

Tokyo holds evacuation drill to prepare for North Korean threat

2018-01-22 08:04

More than 300 people have participated in an evacuation drill in Tokyo under the scenario of an incoming North Korean missile.

Electricity costs could be sliced by 90% - energy expert

2018-01-14 15:14

Energy expert Ted Blom believes distributed generation will slice electricity costs by up to 90% for the average household.

US Treasury issues sanctions against 2 North Korean officials

2017-12-27 13:24

The US Treasury Department has issued sanctions against two officials it describes as "key leaders of North Korea's unlawful weapons programmes".

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