March 25, 2017

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SA affirms stance on nuclear security

radioactive

South Africa has reiterated its commitment to maintain the security of all nuclear and other radioactive material within the country, in keeping with its national and international obligations. [Read more…]

Agreement on Iran nuclear power

iran nuclear

The South African government has welcomed the Geneva agreement between world powers and Iran agreeing to a temporary freeze of its nuclear programme.

According to the six-month agreement — reached between the US, China, Russia, the UK, France and Germany — Iran will curb some of its nuclear activities and receive US $7 billion in sanctions relief. Iran agreed to halt nuclear activities by 20% and gave UN inspectors access to its facilities. [Read more…]

Pupils to have textbooks

Pupils Textbooks

All learners will have textbooks by the start of 2014, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Friday.

“We are confident that at the start of the school year, all learners will have a textbook in their hands,” said the minister, who was briefing reporters on developments at the department. [Read more…]

FBYC take Lipton title

sailing

A dramatic conclusion to the Ola Lipton Challenge Cup took place offshore of Durban today (Friday) with False Bay Yacht Club claiming the prestigious title of the 2013 event. [Read more…]

Energy Turns Out To Be Expensive

Wind Turbine

Wind Turbine

“Free” Energy Turns Out To Be Expensive

A new study by the UK’s Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) shows that wind farms are much less viable than expected. The assumptions used for planning new installations and subsidy programmes are hopelessly optimistic. [Read more…]