African countries using nuclear power for energy

7 October 2015

African countries are increasingly turning towards nuclear power to meet their growing energy needs and pull them out of the “dark”.

That’s according to the head of Kenya’s Nuclear Electricity Board, one of many African countries where nuclear power is being considered.

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says worldwide, more than 30 countries are looking into establishing nuclear energy programmes.  Many of those nations are developing countries, with about one-third of them in Africa.

Steve Thachet has more.

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