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South African Nuclear Procurement Will Help Meet Energy Target

AFRICANGLOBE - To meet its targeted nuclear generation capacity, South Africa plans to build six new nuclear power plants by 2030 at a cost estimated between $34-$84 billion. "We expect to present the outcome of this procurement process to cabinet by year-end," Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson told parliament, adding that the exercise would be carried out in a "fair and transparent" manner.

Africa Faces an Energy Supply Crisis But Economic Boom Is Near

The World Bank's Africa Energy Unit (AFTEG) estimates that 25 of Africa's 54 nations face an energy crisis. However, Paul Fitzsimons, power and energy...

Ethiopia Pushes Ahead With Massive Dam Project

Ethiopia is pursuing a massive dam building project that it hopes will generate alternative sources of power, but its critics mainly backed by Egypt...

Nuclear Plants to Play Major Role in South Africa’s Energy Future

South Africa's plan to build nuclear plants is not a quick fix solution to the country's energy crisis but rather a step closer to...