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The Russian government at the Atom Expo 2016 said there is an increase in the demand for nuclear power in developing African countries driven by the growing population in the continent.
The Russian government at the Atom Expo 2016 said there is an increase in the demand for nuclear power in developing African countries driven by the growing population in the continent. ( )

More African countries interested in nuclear energy: Russia

Russia says many African countries are developing interest in nuclear medicine, which can be used in radiation for complicated disease, used for agriculture amongst other things.

South Africa

Cosatu calls for ‘responsible broadcasting’

Tuesday 31 May 2016 21:34

Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) president, Sdumo Dlamini, has called for a balance in the SABC's television coverage of protest action.

Africa

 United Nations Security Council members casting their votes in favor of the adoption of the agenda during a meeting.
UN Security Council votes to extend sanctions on South Sudan

Tuesday 31 May 2016 21:38

The resolution also extends the mandate of the Panel of Experts that monitors compliance of the sanctions regime until July 1st 2017.

World

The Observatory said the air strikes targeted a number of positions in the city, one of them next to a hospital. Seven children were among the dead.
Death toll from Russian air strikes climbs in Idlib

Tuesday 31 May 2016 19:38

At least 23 people were killed in Russian air strikes overnight in the Syrian rebel-held city of Idlib, the heaviest bombardment there since a cessation of hostilities.

Politics

President Jacob Zuma is expected to attend the Gauteng manifesto launch
Gauteng ANC in drive to fill FNB Stadium for manifesto launch

Tuesday 31 May 2016 20:57

The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng is in a last minute push to fill the 100 000-seater FNB stadium in Soweto on Saturday for its manifesto launch.

Business

SA regulator sets conditions for $100 bln AB InBev, SABMiller deal

Tuesday 31 May 2016 21:51

The world's largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev gained conditional approval on Tuesday for its $100 billion-plus acquisition of SABMiller from South African anti-trust regulators

Science

People are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with a Google logo.
Russian watchdog again puts off decision on Google fine

Tuesday 31 May 2016 18:24

The watchdog FAS set a new date for the discussion to fine Google in the very near future.

Lifestyle

British singer Elton John sounded disappointed about not getting to meet Putin, but said he would return to try to see him.
Elton John tells Russians still wants to meet Putin to talk gay rights

Tuesday 31 May 2016 18:57

British singer Elton John told a concert in Moscow he still wanted to meet President Vladimir Putin to discuss his concerns about gay rights and AIDS in Russia.

Sport

Chiefs confirm release of players

Tuesday 31 May 2016 21:32

Kaizer Chiefs has confirmed the names of the players that will be released by the Club.

Opinion

Some, but not all, of Kenya’s churches are opposed to the formal recognition of atheists
Atheist group in Kenya tests boundaries of religious tolerance

Tuesday 31 May 2016 10:46

The furore over atheism in Kenya comes at a time of slow but steady growth in the number of people unaffiliated to any religion, thanks to religious discontent and access to scientific knowledge.

National Days 2016

South Africa celebrates many National Days under democracy.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) held its 'January 8' celebrations and 104th anniversary in Rustenburg, North West on 9 January 2016

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states met from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. They emanate from the Millennium Development Goals.

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