No Plans For Nuclear Deal Between Russia, South Africa - Minister
Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe clarified the status of the nuclear deal during an interview with Karima Brown on eNCA's "The Fix". Before the end of his tenure as leader of the ruling African National Congress, former president Jacob Zuma voiced his committal to securing a nuclear project with Russia, despite former finance minister Pravin Gordhan's assertion that it was not something the country could afford.
allAfrica, 4 June 2018
Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe has said that South Africa no longer has an arrangement to procure nuclear energy with Russia, eNCA reports. Read more »
President Jacob Zuma's commitment to an energy deal with Russia comes after Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said the country cannot afford a large-scale nuclear project. Read more »
According to the political analyst Prince Mashele and Marianne Thamm of the Daily Maverick, President Jacob Zuma's 12th Cabinet reshuffle is an attempt to secure a costly nuclear ... Read more »