The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Government has gazetted the intergrated resources plan for 2019.
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 US will outspend any other nation in building up its nuclear arsenal, says President Donald Trump, in a fresh challenge to Russia and China.
South Africa's new energy plan is set to be announced.
A civil group that lobbied against SA's nuclear build programme in court has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s commitment to not build new nuclear power stations in the current economic climate.
The big lesson from nuclear procurement under Zuma is the importance of understanding the legislative framework and where the public can intervene to ensure accountability, write Ellen Davies and Saliem Fakir.
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.
New investments in the country's renewable power programme, once one of the fastest growing in the world, appear to have ground to a halt.
The Integrated Resource Plan outlined by Energy Minister David Mahlobo shows a reckless populism in energy decision-making by government as the Zuma period draws to an end, says Chris Yelland.
The head of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the recipient on this year's Nobel Peace Prize, says as long as atomic bombs exist, a disaster is inevitable.
Nyonoksa residents asked to leave within a day after last week's explosion that spiked radiation levels up to 16 times.
The energy portfolio committee has come out in strong support of including nuclear power in South Africa’s future electricity mix.
There was no deliberate move to exclude nuclear energy from the government’s new draft electricity roadmap, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe told MPs on Tuesday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin accepted that SA’s economic condition won’t allow Pretoria to sign a nuclear deal.
South Africa’s nuclear energy expansion programme formed part of wide-ranging talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Cyril Ramaphosa on the sidelines of the Brics Summit.
Dr Kemm is wrong from the get go.The idea that the initial shutdown at Necsa had to do with a "signature snag" is a red herring.
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.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told reporters in Davos that South Africa has excess power and no money to go for a major nuclear plant building.
When is a policy directing billions in state spending not up for discussion? When new Energy Minister David Mahlobo says so.
President Jacob Zuma could possibly lift the lid on a possible nuclear deal as he speaks about South Africa's energy future at a controversial energy indaba on Thursday.
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