Category Archives: South Africa

The Beautiful and Transformative Kazungula Bridge has Opened!

Opening of the Kazungula Bridge connecting Botswana and Zambia will accelerate regional integration in the Southern African Development Community ( SADC).

Source : The New Africa Channel

Botswana, Zambia Opens $269 Million Kazungula Bridge

12 May 2021

Botswana, Zambia Opens $269 Million Kazungula Bridge – Botswana and Zambia earlier this Read the rest

Why Nuclear? A discussion with South African nuclear scientist Kelvin Kemm

Electricity consumption is going up. In the last 25 years approximately, world electricity consumption has doubled. Africa does not need less electricity it needs vastly increased amounts for poverty to be alleviated ! Electricity consumption corresponds with living standards. Electricity  is the power for development.

Dr Kemm explains that there … Read the rest

ESKOM Management Ushers in the Green New Deal for South Africa

ESKOM Management Ushers in the Green New Deal for South Africa

by PD Lawton    6 April 2021

André de Ruyter,Group Chief Executive (GCE) of Eskom Holdings, wants to power South Africa with wind and solar. De-carbonizing the economy of this coal rich country is a mutilation of its industrial capacity. … Read the rest

South Africa’s Unemployment Rate Hits Record Levels

re posted from               EIR DAILY ALERT SERVICE

South Africa’s Unemployment Rate Hits Record Levels

March 1 (EIRNS)—The official unemployment rate in South Africa reached 32.5% in the fourth quarter of 2020, an increase of 1.7% from the previous quarter, and now the highest since statistics were first published, beginning in … Read the rest

South African Nuclear Scientist Kelvin Kemm: Africa’s Future Depends On Nuclear power

No Technological Apartheid, Africa Must Go Nuclear !

Source: Schiller Institute

 

Dr. Kelvin Kemm insists that “technological apartheid” not be imposed upon continental Africa. Instead the deployment of advanced nuclear power plant designs, including the fourth generation pebble bed reactors designed in South Africa, as well as floating modular … Read the rest

Africa`s Historic Day : January 1, 2021

Africa`s Historic Day : January 1, 2021

by PD Lawton   6 January 2021

We have to take active steps to dismantle the colonial economic model that we inherited and that we sustained over the last 50 years . We have to stop being exporters of primary products to countries Read the rest

Africa Needs Nuclear Power to Propel Economic Development and Eliminate Poverty-Will Ghana Take the Lead?

re posted from                              AFRICA AND THE WORLD

Africa Needs Nuclear Power to Propel Economic Development and Eliminate Poverty-Will Ghana Take the Lead?

Africa’s only nuclear powerplant in Koeberg South Africa. (Courtesy cbn.co.za)

December 18, 2020

Ghana has correctly focused on obtaining energy from nuclear power to realize their ambition of Read the rest