Zuma assures nuclear programme will continue at affordable pace and scale

12 February 2016 - 11:12 By Sibongakonke Shoba

President Jacob Zuma moved to allay fears regarding the controversial nuclear build programme by promising to build the project at an affordable pace and scale.His announcement was immediately welcomed as a victory for sanity by DA energy spokesman Gordon Mackay.Delivering his state of the nation address on Thursday night‚ Zuma said government would go ahead with the construction of nuclear power plants despite growing opposition to the project even within his own government.

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