SA expects decisive leadership from the president, including the fight against Covid-19 and holding his Cabinet to account, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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The 2015 deal with world powers to limit Iran's military nuclear development started unravelling when the United States quit in May 2018, with Iran progressively rolling back its commitments.
In the midst of all the gloom and doom, what can South Africans expect over the coming five to 10 years? The short answer is: Not much. At least not until the country steps out of the nuclear shadow of the Zuma years.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says he was in the Cabinet meeting where the decision was taken to issue a request for proposals for the nuclear build programme in 2015.
Iran vowed Sunday to thwart US efforts to block its oil exports and warned rival OPEC producer Saudi Arabia it would never take Tehran's "place" on the international oil market.
Trump welcomes North Korea's "gracious" announcement that it will dismantle its nuclear test site before historic summit.
Behind the scenes: Trump administration's preparations for dropping out of Iran nuclear deal stretch back to January
Two South African activists who were instrumental in fighting the proposed Zuma-ear nuclear build programme have won a top environmental prize.
A handful of protesters from the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute held anti-nuclear placards outside Parliament ahead of the Budget Speech.
As the ANC elective conference draws close, society is on high alert that the president and energy minister will sign a nuclear deal with the Russians, says Matthew le Cordeur.
Energy Minister David Mahlobo has punted smaller generation units built in a modular manner, despite the bid by himself and President Jacob Zuma to launch a massive nuclear new build programme.
Iran on Sunday called Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker a breach of an ailing 2015 nuclear deal, after remaining parties to the accord met in Vienna in a bid to keep it alive.
Following a landmark judgement in the Cape Town High Court on April 26, 2017 that stopped the procurement of 9.6 GW of new nuclear power reactors by Eskom and Necsa in its tracks, nuclear sector governance in South Africa is heading for the courts again.
The sudden fall from grace of finance minister Nhlanhla Nene reveals something about the inherent weaknesses in mediatised politics, writes Ongama Mtimka.
The deputy president visited Russia in May 2018 after being appointed SA’s special envoy to that country by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Mohammad Javad Zarif's tour began two days after unprecedented Israeli strikes in Syria which a monitor said killed at least 11 Iranian fighters, triggering fears of a broader conflict between the two arch-enemies.
As Trump and Macron meet, Iran's Rouhani warns Washington of 'grave' consequences if it scraps its nuclear deal.
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.
It is important that we ensure that political and personal benefits, in the form of the nuclear deal, aren’t accrued at the cost of fiscal responsibility and affordability.
Energy Minister David Mahlobo and Eskom have made pledges to the Western Cape High Court that they will adhere to the court ruling regarding the nuclear procurement programme.
Will Trump fall into the same trap that ensnared the Bush administration, or will they consider a more diplomatic solution and save the world from a devastating nuclear war, asks Robert J. Traydon.
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