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Costly nuclear gets the green light while Eskom continues to squeeze impoverished South Africans with more price hikes

The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment institute (SAFCEI) submitted their opposition to Eskom’s proposed tariff increases, calling on the National Energy Regulator (NERSA) to protect South Africans, particularly the poor and vulnerable, from an increased energy security burden.  Electricity prices have risen 114% over the last 5 years and now Eskom wants a further 19.9%. […]

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News Release: NGO urges SA government to scrap Russian nuclear agreement

Yesterday, Monday 9 October, the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) – a faith-based NGO concerned with the protection of the environment and poverty alleviation – confirmed that they have delivered a letter to the office of the Presidency and the Minister of Energy, expressing concerns about the potential risk of a considerable increase […]

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SAFCEI congratulates fellow anti-nuke campaigners – the International Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) – for securing the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) congratulates the Nobel Peace Prize Committee for awarding the 2017 prize to the International campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). SAFCEI calls on the leaders of the World to heed the call of ICAN and implement the abolition of nuclear weapons. There should be no nuclear weapons […]

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Anti Nuclear Energy Book Launch – 11 October, Cape Town

If you’ve been wondering why anti-nuke activists continue to fight against government’s plans for a massive and costly new nuclear energy programme or maybe you just want a better understanding of nuclear energy, please join SAFCEI for the launch of veteran anti-nuclear activist, Professor Mike Kantey’s book: Nukes? No Thanks! Five Arguments Against Nuclear Power […]

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The people have spoken: “NO TO NUKES”

With all the hard work in fighting against the nuclear build programme in our country, justice has finally been served by the judgment on the nuclear deal. However, despite the “unconstitutional” and “unlawful” ruling, people still question and wonder “what’s next?” You are invited to a NUCLEAR Court Case Update by Liziwe McDaid and others, […]

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Active Citizens Network Launch

What comes next? Post the Secret Nuclear Deal court case, many people have asked what will happen now that the court case has been successful. It is a landmark achievement with the court judgement sending a clear message to government about energy procurement, however much more needs to be done to secure a just energy future […]

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Nuclear Deal Blocked! Judgement made on the South African Government’s Secret Trillion-Rand Nuclear Court Case

  26th April 2017 “Victory for justice and the rule of law and the people of South Africa”, is how Makoma Lekalakala of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA-JHB) summed up the court judgement. After over a year and a half of court preparation for justice, ELA-JHB and the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) were […]

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