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Motsepe Foundation Collaborates  With Necsa During National  Science Week From 30 July 2018 – 4 August 2018

The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) in collaboration with the Motsepe Foundation hosted approximately 300 students on Saturday 4 August 2018. This is part of the annual National Science Week (NSW), a programme of the Department of Science and Technology, which started on 30 July 2018. Necsa hosted approximately 2000 pupils from various schools during the week.


Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe with the learners. Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe

NTP and Necsa at the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit

NTP and Necsa - represented by NTP’s GMD, Mrs Tina Eboka and Necsa’s CEO, Mr Phumzile Tshelane – have been privileged to be part of the South African delegation to the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) hosted by President Obama in Washington, DC. This is the fourth and final series of Summits that have brought together leaders from 50+ countries and four international organisations to highlight accomplishments and make new commitments towards reducing threats of nuclear terrorism. Another part of the NSS process is minimising the civilian use of highly-enriched uranium, which can be used to make nuclear weapons.

South Africa remains at the forefront of effecting these changes by:

  • Signing the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and becoming the first country and only nation to voluntarily declare and dismantle its nuclear weapons; and
  • NTP becoming the first company to produce the first large scale commercial FDA approved batch of Low-Enriched Uranium (LEU) Mo-99 for patient use. 

NTP’s CG&SR Department is also hosting our exhibition to showcase NTP and Necsa’s capabilities and technological innovation to the rest of the world.

Nuclear Africa 2016 Conference

Necsa CEO, Mr Phumzile Tshelane addressed the Nuclear Africa Conference held at the Ntshonalanga Valley Resort in Centurion this morning, 16 March 2016.

Under the theme: "The Components Come Together" the Nuclear Africa Conference is aimed at providing the platform required to encourage the partnerships needed to rapidly advance the nuclear power programme in South Africa.

For more details on the conference.