Category Archives: Nuclear Energy for Africa

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!

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

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Seguridad energética para África

Princy Mthombeni, Especialista en Comunicaciones, fundadora de Africa4Nuclear, Sudáfrica: “Seguridad energética para África”

Source: Sébastien Périmony

Princy Mthombeni : Seguridad energética para África

17 April 2022

Princy Mthombeni, Especialista en Comunicaciones, fundadora de Africa4Nuclear, Sudáfrica: “Seguridad energética para África” Conferencia internacional del Instituto Schiller Sábado 9 de abril de 2022 Read the rest

Le Nucléaire Pour l’Afrique!

Mme Princy Mthombeni (Afrique du Sud), spécialiste en communication, fondatrice d’Africa4Nuclear : L’utilisation pacifique de l’énergie nucléaire pour le développement de l’Afrique

Source: Sébastien Périmony

Princy Mthombeni : Le nucléaire pour l’Afrique

17 Avril 2022

Pour voir l’ensemble de la conférence : https://www.youtube.com/c/InstitutSch…Read the rest

Mantashe was right to have fired Becker, says Kemm

re posted from                          IOL

Becker has repeatedly called for Koeberg to be closed down, and has shown no faith in the highly skilled technical staff at Koeberg, the very people who are involved with the current major life-extension upgrade taking place there.

Mantashe was right to have fired Becker, says

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Africa Can Create Real Wealth Through the Development of the Physical Economy: Presentation by Lawrence Freeman

This presentation by physical economist and Africa analyst, Lawrence Freeman, was part of an international conference entitled `Solutions for African Economic Development` hosted by Christophe Ndayiragije and PD Lawton. You can find more from Lawrence Freeman at his website: lawrencefreemanafricaandtheworld.com. You can watch the video at the end of the … Read the rest

Op-ed: Is clean, green nuclear energy the answer to EU’s energy security woes?

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Op-ed: Is clean, green nuclear energy the answer to EU’s energy security woes?

17 March 2022

by Dr Kelvin Kemm

Half a century ago South Africa decided to build its first nuclear power plant. The decision was correct – we now need to hurry up Read the rest