SA's Nuclear Plans Opposed by Indigenous People

Author:
Tania Page/AlJazeera English
Publisher:
AlJazeera English
Publication Date:
24 January 2013
Tags:
Energy, South Africa, Land and Rural Issues

South Africa's government is looking to nuclear power for its future energy demands. But the preferred site of its first new nuclear power station, is on land that is culturally sensitive to the Khoisan, an indigenous tribe, who are determined to fight the development. Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Eastern Cape.