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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy has concluded the first-ever US Africa Nuclear Energy Summit (USANES) in Accra, Ghana. The summit was organised in partnership with Ghana’s Ministry of Energy and the Nuclear Power Institute of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission. DOE said it “provided a platform for crucial dialogues and international cooperation on nuclear energy” where “participants from across the continent discussed the future of nuclear power and laid a foundation for sustainable nuclear energy growth in the region”.

Date: Saturday, 11 November 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfirst-us-african-nuclear-summit-concludes-in-ghana-11287149

World Nuclear Association and the African Commission on Nuclear Energy (AFCONE) have signed a memorandum of understanding to support the economic growth and sustainable energy development of the African continent through the use of nuclear energy.

Date: Friday, 13 October 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Partnership-to-support-nuclear-deployment-in-Afric

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has completed an International Physical Protection Advisory (IPPAS) review mission in Nigeria to assess the nuclear security regime and provide recommendations to enhance its effectiveness at the request of the Nigerian government.

Date: Wednesday, 19 July 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsiaea-reviews-nuclear-security-in-nigeria-11014833

Ugandan Energy & Minerals Minister Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu said in a statement that Uganda expects to start generating at least 1000 MWe from nuclear power by 2031. This is part of Uganda’s moves to diversify its sources of electricity and accelerate its energy transition in response to climate change.

Date: Saturday, 18 March 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuganda-plans-to-begin-nuclear-power-generation-by-2031-10682589

The XII International Forum Atomexpo-2022 was held in Sochi (Russia) on November 21-22, attracting the heads of key companies in the global nuclear industry, government agencies, international and public organisations. This year, the forum was attended by about 2,500 people from 65 countries. Discussions were held on a wide range of issues including green financing, digital engineering, construction of new NPPs, raw material supply for the nuclear fuel cycle, prospects for the development of onshore small modular reactors (SMRs) and the role of social movements in popularising the nuclear industry. A number of documents were also signed on the sidelines of the forum.

Date: Friday, 25 November 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsatomexpo-attracts-65-countries-10381392

Opening the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA’s) Atoms4Climate pavilion at United Nations climate change conference, COP27, in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said nuclear science and technology are part of the solution to both mitigating greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate change impacts.  

Date: Tuesday, 15 November 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsgrossi-active-at-cop27-10350059

Discussions with ministers from several African countries have been held at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference about nuclear power's potential role in helping economic development and water supply while also mitigating climate change as it provides clean and reliable energy.

Date: Friday, 30 September 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Nuclear-power-s-potential-for-Africa,-highlighted

Specialists from twenty-one countries in Africa have for the first time formed an African Association of Radiopharmacy (AfrAR) to strengthen their capacities and better meet national needs for the safe preparation and administration of radiopharmaceuticals used in diagnosing, treating and managing cancer and other diseases, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on 12 April. 

Date: Friday, 15 April 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfirst-african-association-of-radiopharmacy-established-9630017