CAPE ARGUS | NEWSBy Mwangi Githathu | published Nov 9, 2020 The lack of a civil society representative on the National Nuclear Regulator’s board is ‘contributing to ongoing weak governance at the nuclear reactor’. Picture: Henk Kruger/African News Agency (ANA) Cape Town – Concerns by the Koeberg Alert Alliance and the Southern African Faith Communities’ […]
Watch the interview with eNCA’s Thulasizwe Simelane here.
Millions of South Africans are exposed to radioactive radon gas in their homes and workplaces every day, as the naturally occurring gas escapes through cracks in the earth. The second leading cause of lung cancer in several countries, radon breaks down and when inhaled, decaying atoms emit alpha radiation that can damage the DNA. There […]
Ill workers and families want the nuclear body to own up~ published in Canvas Life by Sheree Bega
A ground-breaking study is underway to investigate the extent to which uranium-rich waste, left over from 130 years of gold mining, is a health hazard for residents exposed to dust and contaminated water.
The video “Nukes Conference”, a brief documentation of the “Nucleaerization of Africa”-Conference, Johannesburg, November 2015, has been released, giving an impression of the discussions and outcomes of the conference in Africa. Read original posting: [iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/sHHw3-uyGVo” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen ]
AS UMESH Bhana was snipping customers’ hair this week, he had a novel proposal for them: would they be willing to donate 4cm locks to be analysed for traces of uranium?
Die antwoord op uraanbesmetting in die Wonderfonteinspruit en Soweto lê moontlik opgesluit in mense se hare.
The Federation for a Sustainable Environment co-hosted the recent Nuclearisation of Africa Conference. The event brought together experts and interested parties on matters relating to nuclear energy, waste and mining of radio-active material.
South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) research associate Angela Kariuki, speaking at the Nuclearisation of Africa symposium, in Kempton Park, last month, said that, in 2014, the commission compiled a report on the issues and challenges related to unregulated artisanal mining in South Africa based on these hearings. She said that the hearings revealed that, […]