Archive | Climate Change

Climate Justice Campaign clocks 1,973 in 22 days

By M’thetho Lungu 19th September 2015. Saturday. Chegutu. ZIMBABWE: The We Have Faith – Act Now for Climate Justice​ campaign has now clocked 1,973km travelling from Maputo in Mozambique and currently at a town, Chegutu, in Zimbabwe. The awareness cycling expedition started cycling on 1st September after planting trees at two primary schools in Maputo. The previous day it was […]

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We Have Faith cycling caravan in Zimbabwe

By M’thetho Lungu* 15th September 2015: Zimbabwe cyclists joined faith leaders and community and city officials in collecting signatures for the African People’s Petition during an open ceremony at the Pick n’ Pay mall.His Worship the Mayor of the City of Bulawayo Martin Moyo, was guest of honour and said the city was pursuing policies […]

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Teacher cycles to save Mother Earth

By M’thetho Lungu*  10th September 2015. Tlakweng, Botswana: Tony Kinosi is more than cool, environmentally suave, and a teacher living a green mission. As the Botswana Climate Justice Ambassador, Bishop Champion Malongwa donates trees to Naledi Secondary School’s environment club through member Shallah Moleta, Kinosi peddles towards the small ceremony. His yellow bike moving forward […]

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Botswana President supports We Have Faith campaign

By M’thetho Lungu* 10th September 2015. Botswana: President Ian Khama has boosted the Botswana climate justice cycling campaign by buying one of the cyclists a bicycle. The red road bike, has been offered to Jonmol Cycling Club’s Elvis Setshogo, who hails from Ramotswa, some 20km out of Gaborone. “I am excited that he bought the bicycle […]

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Botswana adds 500 trees to world’s 3.04 trillion

By M’thetho Lungu* 8th Sept. ’15. Gaborone. BOTSWANA: In just two days of its We Have Faith Act Now Climate Justice cycling caravan campaign, Botswana has already started planting its 500 trees committed through the 516km stretch. Bishop Champion Malongwa, chairperson of the Botswana Council of Churches (BCC) and National Ambassador for the campaign told […]

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SAFCEI’s Submission into INDC for COP21

3 September 2015 Attention: Ms. Irene Koenze Department of Environment Affairs and Tourism South African Government. Tel: +27 12 399 8837 E-mail: ccadmin@environment.gov.za   Submission into the proposed  Intended Nationally Determined Contribution for South Africa (INDC). Introduction The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) aims to promote the care and nurturing of all of God’s creation. […]

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Stakeholder Consultation on SA’s position towards COP21

Government is presenting on what South Africa’s commitments will be going into COP21, in Paris. 11am The government is presenting that South Africa supports the 1.5 degree target of the Africa group. In adaptation, programmes like working on water, working on fire were put forward but other adaptation commitments were only about putting information systems […]

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