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SAFCEI legal response to SA secret nuclear deals

South Africa’s government is poised to commence procurement of up to eight nuclear reactors at a cost of at least R500 billion (more likely R1 trillion, dwarfing the cost of the notorious Arms Deal), excluding the costs of overruns, finance, nuclear waste treatment and decommissioning, and without having established a transparent, Constitutionally compliant procurement process […]

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Emerging Leaders Multi-Faith Climate Convergence

By Desdery Moses Greetings dear brothers and sisters, Last month, I and my fellow CYNESA (Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa) members—Allen and Anne from Kenya, and Tafara from Zimbabwe—had the opportunity to represent CYNESA at the Emerging Leaders Multi-Faith Climate Convergence, organized by Green Faith and Our Voices, in Rome. After all […]

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SAFCEI rejects non-transparent nuclear deals

MEDIA RELEASE SAFCEI questions why South Africa is rushing into nuclear energy.  According to latest media reports, nuclear power plants are supposed to pay for themselves yet the financial details remain secret. SAFCEI rejects the government’s non transparent slavish devotion to nuclear energy. The decision to build 9600 MW of costly nuclear energy will have […]

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Klerksdorp Workshop

Over 70 youths are currently gathered at the Rabbuni Centre of the Catholic Diocese of Klerksdorp in the North West.  The purpose of the gathering is to be workshop on the Environment. SAFCEI has been invited to co-facilitate this workshop with a special focus on Eco-congregations and the meaning of the recent Encyclical of Pope […]

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SAFCEI goes to Tanzania

SAFCEI and Hope for Tanzania held a workshop in the Same district of Tanzania from the 1st to the 3rd July 2015.  The workshop included faith leadership from different faiths in the area, including Catholics, Lutherans, African traditional faith leaders and Muslims. The workshop focused on the responsibility of faith leadership to care for the […]

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Thumbs up for NERSA in turning Eskom down

The Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute (SAFCEI) congratulates NERSA for applying its mind and rejecting Eskom’s application for a tariff increase. According to media reports, Eskom failed to provide key information and failed to comply with the rules. SAFCEI was one of the multitude of stakeholder organisations who presented at the two days of […]

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