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South African President Jacob Zuma (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin

South Africa and Russia sign agreements on nuclear power cooperation at BRICS meeting

South Africa and Russia signed two memoranda of understanding on nuclear power cooperation on Wednesday, part of efforts by Africa’s most advanced economy to lessen its reliance on coal and overcome power shortages that threaten economic growth.

Nigeria selects two sites for nuclear power plants

Nigeria selects two sites for nuclear power plants

Nigeria has selected two sites for the construction of its planned nuclear power plants, as Africa’s biggest economy tries to end decades of electricity blackouts that have slowed down its growth.

Barth Nnaji, Nigeria's former Minister of Power & Geometric Power's CEO

Nigeria's former Power Minister Barth Nnaji's Geometric Power partners with GE to build 1,080 MW plant in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Geometric Power will build a 1,080 megawatt power plant jointly with General Electric , with the first phase of the project generating 500 MW expected to be completed in 2019 at a cost of $800 million.

Nigeria is in talks with Russia's Rosatom for nuclear power plants

Nigeria is in talks with Russia's Rosatom for nuclear power plants

Nigeria is in talks with Russia’s Rosatom Corp. to build as many as four nuclear power plants costing about $20 billion as Africa’s biggest economy seeks to boost generation and end daily blackouts.

Vladimir Putin (Left) and Jacob Zuma, presidents of Russia and South Africa, respectively

Geopolitics Key to South Africa's $100 Billion Nuclear Plan

Politics may tip the balance as Russia’s Rosatom Corp. and France’s Areva SA (AREVA) prepare to battle it out for South Africa’s planned nuclear-energy project that could cost $100 billion.

Nuclear plant

South Africa and China sign nuclear energy pact

China and South Africa sealed three nuclear pacts, as a contest intensifies for contracts to build new atomic plants in the continent’s second-largest economy.

Koeberg nuclear power station, about 30 km outside Cape Town, on January 18, 2007

South Africa signs nuclear power agreement with China, following recent agreements with Russia and France

South Africa has signed a nuclear energy cooperation agreement with China as the government looks to expand the critical power supply system, officials said Friday.

Tina Joematt Pettersson, South Africa's Minister of Energy

France and South Africa sign nuclear energy agreement

Paris and Pretoria signed Tuesday an agreement which could open the way for French nuclear giant Areva to bid to build eight nuclear reactors in South Africa worth up to $50 billion (39.5 billion euros).

Nuclear Power Plant

South Africa and France in talks to sign nuclear pact

South Africa, which plans a multi-billion dollar nuclear energy build, will sign a nuclear cooperation agreement with France, the government said Friday.

Tina Joemat-Pettersson, South Africa's Energy Minister

South Africa makes nuclear deal with Russia

South Africa has signed a deal with Russia to get up to eight nuclear reactors built with Russian technology.