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Nuclear News

Our nuclear campaign has bounded ahead in these last weeks and SAFCEI marked several momentous occasions. The most exciting one was the launch of our court action, which was officially announced on 15th October. Together with Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA-Jhb), SAFCEI held a press briefing in Johannesburg about our joint challenge of the various aspects […]

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Latest update on our nuclear court action

Read our latest press releases: 9 September 2016: Nuclear procurement – government ignores court case 18 August 2016: Nuclear court case – more missing documents requested 29 June 2016: Earthlife Africa press release: WorleyParsons – more evidence of Rosatom nuclear scandal 12 June 2016: Government finally replies to nuclear court case 3 June 2016: Government […]

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Press Release: Court Action

Earthlife Africa Jhb and SAFCEI draw the line on Joemat- Pettersson’s secret nuclear deal Earthlife Africa Jhb and Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute 15th October 2015 Embargoed until 12 noon 15th October 2015 Environmental justice organisations, Earthlife Africa Jhb (ELA-Jhb) and the Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institution (SAFCEI) are going to court in […]

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Invitation to Press Briefing

INVITATION TO PRESS BRIEFING   From:          Earthlife Africa Jhb (ELA) Southern Africa Faith Communities Environment Institution (SAFCEI) Venue:         Civicus House, located at 24 Gwi Gwi Mrwebi St, Newtown Date:           15th October 2015 Time:           11:00 am to 12:30 pm   RE:   NUCLEAR POWER PLANT PROCUREMENT – LEGAL CHALLENGE Secrecy continues to shroud government’s procurement of 9600 […]

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Why SA does not need nuclear energy

By: Matthew le Cordeur South Africa’s renewable energy programme will deliver enough electricity on time and on budget without the risk of nuclear accidents, a protesting environmentalist said on Wednesday. David le Page of Fossil Free South Africa was protesting outside Parliament along with peers who were demanding transparency from the government regarding the funding model […]

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Morality shut out of energy debate

How ironic! As I walked into the parliamentary energy portfolio committee meeting in my episcopal shirt and collar, I heard an African National Congress MP saying, “I don’t know why theologians express views on nuclear. They don’t know anything about nuclear energy and should stay in their churches”, or something to that effect. What an […]

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Parliament: Nuclear going ahead at the cost of democracy

By Liz McDaid Parliament has been a disturbing place to be today… One MP said that they would not allow anti nuclear activists, and also,claimed,that only nuclear physicists are qualified to speak on nuclear matters..and that anti nuke activists that have theology degrees should stay in their churches. The minister also claimed that the international […]

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