SABC News - Nuclear deal


Environmentalistbrought the nuclear case before the high court challenging governments procurement process which they say was signed in secret with Russia.
Environmentalists challenge SA nuclear deal

Wednesday 22 February 2017 17:34

Lawyers representing environmentalist group, Earthlife Africa, are challenging in court South Africa's controversial nuclear energy deal.


Earthlife Africa and the Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute are challenging the nuclear procurement process in the Cape High Court in December.
Earthlife Africa warns against nuclear deal

Friday 4 November 2016 05:29

Earthlife Africa's Makoma Lekalakala has warned that the trillion-rand nuclear deal that is on the cards for South Africa will cause a debacle.


David van Rooyen was replaced as Finance Minister, just after four days in office
Gordhan 'not aware' of any decisions made by Van Rooyen

Tuesday 15 December 2015 08:43

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says he is not aware of any decisions his predecessor David van Rooyen made during his four days in office.


The FW De Klerk Foundation believes Nhlanhla Nene's opposition to President Jacob Zuma's R1 trillion nuclear reactor deal with Russia led to his dismissal
"Nene decision could be catastrophic to SA economy"

Friday 11 December 2015 06:23

The FW de Klerk Foundation says the dismissal of Nhlanhla Nene as Finance Minister may signal a catastrophic turning point for South Africa's already ailing economy.


US House speaker: Will do 'everything possible' to stop Iran deal

Wednesday 22 July 2015 18:18

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday said he and others in Congress would do "everything possible" to stop a new nuclear deal with Iran from moving forward.


Nuclear deal could herald major change within and beyond Iran

Monday 20 July 2015 08:05

Saudi Arabia, Israel and hardliners all made it clear that they consider the landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers a very bad idea.


US Secretary of State John Kerry (3rd R), US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz (2nd R) and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (R) meet at the Palais Coburg.
Iran clinches nuclear deal with world powers

Tuesday 14 July 2015 15:20

Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday, capping more than a decade of negotiations with an agreement that could transform the Middle East.


 U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tameem bin Hamad Al Thani while hosting the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) at Camp David in Maryland.
Obama vows to 'stand by' Gulf allies over Iran threat

Friday 15 May 2015 06:21

President Barack Obama vowed on Thursday to back Gulf allies against any "external attack."


Commitment to nuclear deal must be “mapped out”

Monday 11 May 2015 08:28

Nhlanhla Nene responds to the DA's questions on whether or not they were notified on financing options for nuclear deals.


An interim deal between Iran and world powers over Iran's disputed nuclear program was reached last month.
US aims to make Iran nuclear deal immune to Russian, Chinese veto

Wednesday 6 May 2015 06:16

Washington wants to be certain that any nuclear deal between Iran and major powers includes the possibility of restoring UN sanctions.


Nuclear deal means more Iran oil - just not this year

Friday 3 April 2015 14:53

A framework accord to curb Iran's nuclear program forged on Thursday could eventually allow Tehran to reclaim lost ground in the global oil market, write Timothy Gardner and Jonathan Leff.


US Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif in Switzerland.
Iran, world powers reach deal on nuclear program

Friday 3 April 2015 07:50

Iran has agreed to a framework with world powers that would set parameters for a deal limiting the nuclear programme.


Kerry unclear whether interim Iran deal within reach

Saturday 14 March 2015 14:51

On the eve of fresh talks with Iran, US Secretary of State John Kerry said it was unclear whether an interim agreement over its nuclear power program was within reach.


 John Kerry (2nd L) meets Iranian counterpart Mohammad Jawad Zarif (2nR) for nuclear negotiations.
Demanding Iran's 'capitulation' is no way to secure nuclear deal: Kerr

Thursday 5 March 2015 07:03

Simply demanding Iran's capitulation is no way to get a nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic, United States (US) Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday.


IAEA inspectors frequently travel to Iran to make sure there is no diversion of nuclear material for military purposes.
UN watchdog eyes increased Iran presence to verify nuclear deal

Sunday 12 January 2014 17:08

The IAEA is considering increasing its presence in Iran to better handle a bigger workload in verifying Tehran is implementing a landmark deal with world powers to curb its nuclear programme.


Iran, six world powers clinch breakthrough nuclear deal

Sunday 24 November 2013 06:52

Iran and six world powers reached a breakthrough deal on Sunday to curb Tehran's nuclear programme in exchange for limited sanctions relief


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