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“Our ‘People’s Statement’ Aims to Give a Voice to the People of SA” – SAFCEI

After sitting through a painfully disappointing meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Energy on Tuesday, the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) and Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA-JHB) gathered a passionate and committed group of South Africans at St Mary’s Cathedral in Cape Town, to draft a statement that outlines their grievances regarding the Department […]

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People’s Statement on Nuclear

On the 29th and 30th November, SAFCEI, together with Earthlife Africa Jhb and the Heinrich Boell Foundation held a People’s Hearing where affected communities and civil society could make their voice heard. Together a People’s Statement was written which civil society handed over to Parliament, outlining the many concerns with the nuclear deal. People’s Statement […]

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FLEAT forges ahead in Zimbabwe

Shared by Rev Canon Blessing Shambare The Anglican Church worldwide has adopted the five marks of mission in their holistic mission drive. The fifth mark spells out that safeguarding, renewal, transforming and sustaining the integrity of creation is a crucial component of the mission of God. To fulfill this the Province of Central Africa has […]

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FLEAT in Malawi

FLEAT met in Malawi from 10 – 15 October for their last official workshop before they embark on the next phase of their journey: inspiring others to care for Creation and spreading the word on environmental justice. Malawi was identified as one of the countries that would benefit from the FLEAT experience after the flooding in […]

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FLEAT moves into the next phase

SAFCEI’s Faith Leader Environmental Advocacy Training (FLEAT), which began in 2014, is reaching the conclusion of its first cycle and moving into the next phase. In a last series of workshops taking place in Tanzania, Kenya and Malawi, FLEAT members showcased what they’ve learnt by presenting or organising environmental trainings with local groups or communities, […]

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