Category Archives: South Africa

Glencore pleads guilty to foreign bribery and market manipulation in 7 African states

Source: SABC News

The United States Justice Department this week announced a settlement deal of over 1 billion dollars with Swiss-Anglo Mining Company Glencore, after the company agreed to plead guilty in two separate criminal cases. According to the U.S. Attorney General the cases represent the largest criminal enforcement Read the rest

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.
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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