Author Archive | SAFCEI

5 days to deadline: lodge your appeal against the Duynefontein environmental approval for nuclear

At what is hopefully to be its last anti-nuclear vigil held outside Parliament on a Wednesday morning, it was clear that the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) and its partners in the #StopSecretNukeDeal campaign are optimistic about President Ramaphosa’s new Cabinet of Ministers. However, while many of the new Cabinet choices inspire more […]

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New ministers – Energy, Finance and Public Enterprises – get the nod from anti-nuke campaigners

Yesterday – in a late-night cabinet reshuffle that was anticipated by many, and has been far more welcome than any of the previous three reshuffles – President Ramaphosa made a number of significant changes to his cabinet. Some of the moves of particular interest to the Southern African Faith Communities’ Institute (SAFCEI) and their anti-nuclear […]

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Act now: Appeal against the Nuclear-1 environmental authorisation

On 11 October 2017, the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) issued an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) authorisation for a new nuclear power plant and a radioactive waste disposal facility at Koeberg, about 26 km North of Cape Town. The public (this includes all South African citizens) may appeal this decision by 4 March 2018. We […]

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Faith leaders pray for a just future for South Africa

This morning the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI), with faith leaders and citizens, held their weekly Wednesday vigil outside Parliament in Cape Town. Faith leaders prayed together and called on those in leadership positions within the South African government to practice good governance and commit to a just future for all South Africans. […]

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SAFCEI seeks two young research volunteers

The opportunity: Two young graduates are required: people of faith who are interested and active in issues of social justice and keen to become involved in environmental advocacy, particularly in the Parliamentary space. These one year part-time volunteer research positions are Cape Town-based, and come with a stipend of up to R3,000 per month. Background: […]

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Christmas captured?

Christmas is a deeply meaningful season of the Christian year. Commercial interests have increasingly turned it into a secular frenzy of unconscious consumerism. Christmas has become a spiritual battleground: Christmas vs Xmas; the spirit of Christ, God’s love for the world vs the anti-Christ of uncaring consumption and the rule of things. The good news […]

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Come for an evening of poetry on the slopes of Kalk Bay

What: Sacred Elephant and Whale Nation When: 17-18 and 24-25 February 2018 Where: Waterfall Cottage (7 Upper Quarterdeck Road, Kalk Bay) Bookings: http://qkt.io/Elephant and http://qkt.io/Whale Contact: Faeron Wheeler 0733954457 FCreationsCT@gmail.com F Creations, in association with The Merry Scholar, is proud to announce that it will be partnering up with SAFCEI (South African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute) for […]

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