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Latest update on our nuclear court action

Read our latest press releases: 18 August 2016: Nuclear court case – more missing documents requested 29 June 2016: Earthlife Africa press release: WorleyParsons – more evidence of Rosatom nuclear scandal 12 June 2016: Government finally replies to nuclear court case 3 June 2016: Government lawyers miss third deadline in nuclear court case 17 May […]

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Feast of the Clowns 2016 celebration #EarthKeepersMustRise

This last Saturday 20th August 2016, SAFCEI participated in the annual Feast of the Clowns festival organised by the Tshwane Leadership Foundation (TLF) at Burgers Park, Central Pretoria. The theme for 2016 is #WeMustRise, inspired by the #MustFall campaigns which emphasized the power of ordinary people, both young and old, on the ground to make […]

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Nuclear court case – more missing documents requested

18 August 2016 Media release Nuclear court case – more missing documents requested Legal counsel for the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) and Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA) have requested further documentation from government in order to complete their replying affidavit. “Getting information out of government has been like pulling teeth” said SAFCEI spokesperson, […]

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Tail wagging the dog

Eskom’s position regarding the advent of renewable energy is worrisome. Alarm bells rang when we heard of the call by the utility for a halt to further renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs). Does this signal a preference for the more costly nuclear build programme? South Africa has taken a policy decision to invest in renewables. This […]

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Commemoration of nuclear legacy

3 August 2016 Press release: Commemoration of nuclear legacy “Mr Molefe’s latest pronouncements that Eskom supports nuclear can only be viewed with deep concern. We do not need nuclear, and the cost, and legacy, of nuclear energy is something South Africa cannot afford” said SAFCEI’s spokesperson, Liziwe McDaid. As we approach the anniversary of Hiroshima, […]

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Normal Is Over Screening

SOUTH AFRICAN PREMIERE SCREENING OF “NORMAL IS OVER THE MOVIE”  Unique award-winning documentary offering various solutions to reverse the path of global decline SOUTH AFRICAN PREMIERE AT THE LABIA THEATRE AUG 5, 6 & 7  PLUS Q & A FILMMAKER, Renée Scheltema Dedicated to Renée’s beloved youngest daughter Elisa Emely Berkel (1989-2015) who dedicated the […]

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Uranium is the dirty underbelly of nuclear – scientist

By Matthew le Cordeur This article was published in Fin24 Cape Town – Anti-nuclear sentiment tends to focus on nuclear waste or operational risks, but more focus should be on the “dirty underbelly” of uranium mining, according to a science adviser. “Whenever people get excited about nuclear power stations, they kind of forget where the […]

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Nuclear industry prefers to keep the public in the dark

By Neil Overy This article was published in BDLive IN 1994, the Western Cape ANC’s science and technology desk, in partnership with the Environmental Monitoring Group, hosted a two-day conference in Cape Town on what it described as the “nuclear debate”. Among other issues, the question of ANC policy on Koeberg and any future procurement […]

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Dr Cramer’s presentation of uranium mining in the Karoo

Dr Stefan Cramer, our Science Advisor, gave a very informative talk at the SAFCEI AGM on Tuesday 12 July. Here is the presentation he made on uranium mining in the Karoo, with the latest development of the large-scale withdrawal of Tasman Pacific Minerals Limited and Lukisa JVCo on their uranium mining application. Karoo Uranium Mining – SAFCEI AGM Cape […]

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