Usage of Uranium in Africa
- The military uses highly refined uranium in the manufacture of nuclear warheads.
- Uranium is also highly used in reactors of nuclear-powered submarines.
- Civilian uses of uranium exploit its decorative glow-in-the-dark- qualities, using it in pottery etc.
- The largest market for uranium,exists in the power generation industry.
- The fuel source is extremely rich in energy, which is extracted from uranium by stimulating a chain reaction whereby released radioactivity generates heat, driving massive turbines which generate electricity.