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Significant dates of the year

Each New Year brings the opportunity to start with fresh intentions or to renew our commitments to living with compassion, love and faith. We at SAFCEI would like to take this opportunity to pledge ourselves again to Earth, our common home, and recommit ourselves to working for social and environmental justice, and we warmly invite […]

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A Faith-full response to World Environment Day

The Western Cape Religious Leaders Forum (WCRLF) is calling on religious leaders of all faiths to make a stand this World environment Day Sunday 5th June 2016 to speak boldly on behalf of the marginalised human and earth community and encourage congregations to become examples of good environmental practice and centres of sustainability. Here under […]

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Is this sanity or incompetence?

Press release 6th April 2016 Earthlife Africa Jhburg and Southern Africa Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI), responded to the latest news on the nuclear deal, applauding the delay in nuclear procurement, as we understand, was announced by Minister Joemat-Pettersson today. We understand that, due to missing a technical deadline for issuing a request for proposals […]

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The destructive force of mining

It was with great shock and sadness that we heard of the assassination of anti-mining activist and Wild Coast community leader Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe in March, as well as the attack on the City Press journalists at his funeral. It shows that the destruction mining companies can bring in their wake is not only environmental, […]

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