“They ( the Atlantic/NATO bloc) are building exclusive circles to suppress and contain the development of China and other developing countries. Essentially they do not want to allow the developing countries to achieve development or economic prosperity. This is in sharp contrast to what the BRICS is doing to be … Read the rest
The BRICS is trying to create a “more inclusive” international order that “addresses the existing fault lines on the global geopolitical, geo-economic and financial architecture,” said South Africa’s Ambassador to BRICS, Anil Sooklal, in an interview with Japan Times.
This comment reflects the widely held view of Minister Pandor :”Can’t get enough of her talk. This lady knows what she’s talking about and how to deliver it. She should be the next AU chairwoman in my view.”
“High efficiency and low-emission coal-fired power stations and nuclear power stations are the best and most efficient sources of generating electricity for base load because they are more reliable, efficient and have a far lower cost.
“Coal and nuclear are the best sources of energy that can be produced most … Read the rest
“You will know that we are working on a request for proposals for 2 500 MW of nuclear and sites have been identified . . . therefore we are hoping that at a point we will have more nuclearpower around us.”
Labour union the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has expressed its support for Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe’s pro-coal stance, alleging “coercion” is being employed to move the country away from the carbon-intensive fuel, driven … Read the rest
Robert Sobukwe has been all but air-brushed from South African history.Thami ka Plaatjie has written a ground-breaking book on him and in this interview discusses why the establishment went to such pains to get rid of Robert Sobukwe
Sobukwe: The Making Of A Pan Africanist Leader – Thami