South Africa’s Nuclear Weapons
“Pelindaba is nestled in the African bush, not far from the capital of South Africa. It is where the former Apartheid regime secretly built nuclear weapons. In the 1990s, South Africa chose to disarm. The bombs were dismantled, but the highly enriched uranium, known as HEU – the fuel for the bombs – is still there. South Africa assures the world that Pelindaba is a fortress. But, last year, on the night of Nov. 7, it was the scene of the boldest raid ever attempted on a site holding bomb grade uranium.” http://www.cbsnews.com/news/nuke-facility-raid-an-inside-job-20-11-2008/
In April 2009, The Independent reported that in 1989, while Nelson Mandela remained imprisoned under the apartheid régime, David Cameron had accepted a trip to South Africa paid for by an anti-sanctions lobby firm. (ie Derek Laud. Laud was a Cameron crony and attended his wedding.)
A spokesperson for Cameron responded by saying that the Conservative Party was at that time opposed to sanctions against South Africa and that his trip was a fact-finding mission.
However, the newspaper reported that Cameron’s then superior at Conservative Research Department called the trip “jolly”