Dr Kemm is a nuclear physicist and is the CEO of Nuclear Africa (Pty) Ltd.
He sits on the Board of Advisers of the Committee for A Constructive Tomorrow, based in Washington DC.
He is also a Board Member of GoNuclear Inc, and EFN: USA both based in Colorado, USA.
Sep 12, 2014
Recently, a number of people around me have been the victims of robberies. These incidents are irritating, not only because of the value of the items stolen, but also because of the amount of subsequent work required to replace them and to mend the damage caused by...
Sep 05, 2014
I read about a proposal to tax sugar-sweetened beverages in an attempt to reduce obesity and I also watched a TV debate on the issue. This is one of the most misguided and totally unprofessional proposals that I have ever seen. I am being harsh but, believe me, I am...
Aug 29, 2014
The US's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) has rightfully achieved a major place in the history books. Nasa took humans to the moon, created the International Space Station and built the Space Shuttle fleet, besides many other achievements.
Aug 22, 2014
There has been quite a fuss in the press of late about maths and science teaching in schools. A study carried out by researchers showed the maths pass rates to be poor. What's more, it revealed that the pass rates at more senior levels were worse than at more junior...
Aug 15, 2014
In July, a Nuclear Designers Forum was launched. This proposal was initially formulated by the company Resonant Nuclear, of Centurion. The company discussed the idea with Nuclear Africa and, together, we have started the Nuclear Designers Forum. It is a Web-based...
Aug 08, 2014
In her Budget Vote speech, Energy Minister Tina Joematt-Pettersson confirmed that nuclear power is a central feature in our future energy mix. She also pointed out that South Africa had a track record in running a nuclear programme.
Aug 01, 2014
It is amazing just how much incorrect information about energy is spread in public, and the public just seems to believe it. Even worse are the journalists who write this stuff – do they really believe it or are they writing and giggling with glee at how many readers...
Jul 25, 2014
A while ago, I was at a function, talking to a group of people, when I made the comment that what we need is African solutions for African conditions. The one fellow groaned and said: "Oh, no, not that again." I then realised that he had totally misinterpreted what I...
Jul 18, 2014
I read in a newspaper that a particular day in July was International Plastic Bag Free Day. Nooo, it does not mean that, on that day, you received free plastic bags. It means that, on that day, you are supposed to not use plastic shopping bags at all. In fact, the...
Jul 11, 2014
The State-owned Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) has invited bids from eligible bidders for the supply, installation and commissioning of an automated meter reading system, including the meters. The project will be financed by the World Bank’s...