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IAEA strengthens African sustainable development

16 March 2018

The International Atomic Energy Agency and the African Union Commission have signed their first practical arrangements for the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technologies for sustainable development in Africa.

UK government responds to report on Brexit impact

09 March 2018

The UK must be able to operate as an "independent and responsible nuclear state" as soon as it leaves the European Union in March 2019, the government has said in its response to a parliamentary report about the impact of Brexit on the country's nuclear industry.

Russia discusses African nuclear power prospects

08 March 2018

Lavrov-Augusto March 2018 - 48Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is this week discussing the prospect of closer economic and political ties, including nuclear energy projects, in a number of African countries. Lavrov has so far visited Angola, Namibia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, and will complete his trip to the region in Ethiopia tomorrow.

IAEA enhances collaboration with young professionals

14 March 2018

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) recently agreed to strengthen its collaboration with the International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC), a global network of young professionals working within the field of nuclear energy.

White House report highlights nuclear achievements

09 March 2018

Trump_Perry_290617_(Edelman-DOE)-48On the same day the US Senate passed a bill to accelerate the development of advanced nuclear reactors, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy highlighted nuclear energy developments as the greatest achievements of the Trump administration to date in the area of energy dominance.

China to start building up to eight reactors in 2018

07 March 2018

China will "steadily promote" the development of nuclear power this year, according to a plan released today by the country's National Energy Administration (NEA). The plan calls for five new nuclear power reactors to be brought online in 2018 and construction to be started on a further six to eight units.