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Rosatom: Why Nigeria needs nuclear power plant

A Vice President of Russia’s nuclear power giant, Rosatom, has made a case for the benefits of nuclear-powered electricity for Nigerians saying it would provide a cheaper and stable source of electricity pricing – in the long run – borne out of lower operating costs.

SUNA: Sudan, Russia to sign accord to develop nuclear power

Sudan will sign a ‘roadmap’ with Russia to build nuclear power stations during a visit to Moscow by Khartoum’s electricity minister, state news agency SUNA said on Monday.

Cairo, Moscow sign contract for Egypt’s first nuclear plant

Egypt and Russia signed a final contract on Monday for the building of Egypt’s first nuclear power plant, during a visit to Cairo by President Vladimir Putin.

US Justice Department mulls special prosecutor to probe Clinton Foundation

The US Justice Department has asked prosecutors to examine alleged misconduct at the Clinton Foundation and the controversial Obama-era sale of a uranium firm to Russia, according to a letter obtained by broadcaster NBC.

Rosatom advocates sustainable energy mix for Nigeria

A Russian State Nuclear Energy Corporation, Rosatom, has shared its best practices with participants of the annual Powering Africa Nigeria summit held in Abuja, Nigeria.

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma reshuffles cabinet, sacks minister critical of him

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa has appointed a close confidant to be energy minister on Tuesday as his government tries to push through one of the biggest nuclear deals in decades.

Nigeria spends N5tn yearly on off-grid diesel power generation – report

Aside from the massive recurrent national grid investments in Nigeria running into several billions of the United States dollar, the country is said to be spending N5tn ($14bn) on off-grid diesel generation yearly.

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