Category Archives: Current African News

Nixon Katembo: UN condemns attacks by M23 rebels on its forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo

excellent analysis from Nixon Katembo producer of Channel Africa

Source: SABC

UN condemns attacks by M23 rebels on its forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Nixon Katembo

The United Nations force in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has condemned attacks against it by M23 rebels and urged them to Read the rest

DR Congo accuses Rwanda of backing militia violence

re posted from                    MODERN  GHANA

DR Congo accuses Rwanda of backing militia violence

By AFP

CongoPeople flee their homes following clashes between M23 rebel and soldiers. By Esdras TSONGO AFP

People flee their homes following clashes between M23 rebel and soldiers.
By Esdras TSONGO (AFP)

The Democratic Republic of Congo has accused Rwanda of backing the M23 rebel group, as clashes between the army

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France faces trouble in Burkina Faso

re posted from                          PRESSTV

“West African countries are shifting alliances from France and the West in general to Russia in their war on terror. And they are getting results”

France faces trouble in Burkina Faso

The people of Burkina Faso have held rallies calling for the

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Putting Coal Into the African Perspective

Putting Coal Into the African Perspective

by PD Lawton  22 May 2022

Since the presidency of Thabo Mbeki, plans have been periodically put forward to increase South Africa`s nuclear output. At present Africa`s only nuclear power plant, Koeberg, supplies electricity to Cape Town  (and the surrounding region), a city of … Read the rest

Common myths about nuclear – Knox Msebenzi

an extremely enjoyable presentation by Knox Msebenzi, MD of the Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa ( NIASA) . The presentation is from 2017 but the facts remain forever relevant for those wishing to re-educate themselves about electricity from nuclear power.

Source: ChannelFMF

Common myths about nuclear – Knox Msebenzi

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Princy Mthombeni: Nuclear Technology for Africa`s Agenda for Sustainable Development

A kettle boiled twice a day by a family in Britain uses 5x as much electricity as a person in Mali uses per year
An Ethiopian takes 87x longer to consume 150kW hours of electricity than someone in the United Kingdom
A Tanzanian takes 8 years to consume as much Read the rest

Mantashe: Nuclear and hydro will help plug energy gap

Europe MUST STOP forcing EUROCENTRIC ENERGY POLICY on Africa!

re posted from                   NEWS24

Mantashe: Nuclear and hydro will help plug energy gap

Gwede Mantashe, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy.

Gwede Mantashe, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy.
Jeffrey Abrahams/Getty Images

Provision for nuclear, hydro and other power-generation technologies within South Africa’s existing policy framework will come online

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