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In an interview for the World Nuclear News podcast Lassina Zerbo, the former head of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization and current chairman of the Rwanda Atomic Energy Board, set out his views on the prospects for nuclear energy in Africa in the years ahead.

Date: Wednesday, 12 July 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/In-Quotes-Lassina-Zerbo-on-nuclear-energy-and-Afri

The US Department of Energy has approved a cost-share award of more than USD1 billion for the construction of the first NuScale small modular reactor power plant in the USA. Meanwhile, the US International Development Finance Corporation has signed a Letter of Intent to support NuScale in the development of nuclear generating capacity in South Africa.

Date: Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/US-government-backs-NuScale-projects-at-home-and-a