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What happens to nuclear waste from power plants? via DW

African countries looking to invest in nuclear energy as a source of clean electricity should consider Europe’s struggles with disposing of radioactive waste. Seventy years after the nuclear age began, no country has built a place to safely store its waste, … Continue reading

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Nigeria reaffirms Africa’s commitment to nuclear weapons-free world via Vanguard

Nigeria has pledged Africa’s support to the non-proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction mass (WMD), saying a world free of nuclear weapons is the ideal society it envisaged. Prof. Tijjani Bande, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, delivered this position … Continue reading

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Uganda Could Become The First African Country To Develop Nuclear Power via Konbini

Like there’s not enough wrong in Africa right now, Uganda has signed a deal with Russia to develop uranium into nuclear power for peaceful purposes. Not to mention that it’s really suspicious that Russia seems intent on handing nuclear power to anyone and everyone who will … Continue reading

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Field Notes from a Nuclear Nerd via Toxic News

Professor Gabrielle Hecht is based at the Department of History at the University of Michigan, where she has also directed the Program in Science, Technology, and Society. She has authored several award winning books about ‘nuclear things’. My obsession with … Continue reading

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Africa: Abandoning Nuclear Weapons – Lessons From South Africa via all Africa

[…] The first stage involved the dismantling of South Africa’s six complete (and one partially assembled) nuclear devices,” reportedGreg Mills, who heads the Johannesburg-based Brenthurst Foundation, a research body that acts as an advisor to African governments. “A decision to … Continue reading

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