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Cape Town - The nuclear new build programme will be spearheaded by a joint procurement team consisting of Eskom and South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa).

Eskom will be the owner operator and procurer for nuclear power plants, while Necsa will be owner operator and procurer for nuclear fuel cycle and multi-purpose reactors.

This decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting held last week, ending weeks of speculation on the matter.

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