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SAFCEI’s response to SONA 2016

President Zuma’s statement that the government would “only procure nuclear on a scale and pace that our country can afford” is in no way reassuring. Zuma seems to ignore the fact time and again that South Africa is in no financial position to procure nuclear. This became clear when he abruptly dismissed former Finance Minister […]

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Uranium mining

The debate around nuclear until now has largely centred on how the procurement of nuclear energy is being done in secrecy and without proper consultation, that the price of proposed nuclear reactors will plunge South Africa into deep debt and that there is no proper solution for the nuclear waste which will burden generations to […]

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SAFCEI opposes Eskom’s tariff increases

Liz McDaid is representing SAFCEI at the NERSA hearings today. Read our press release below.                 In its submission to the National Energy Regulator (NERSA) hearings, SAFCEI has spoken out against Eskom’s proposed tariff increases. The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) submits that the current methodology […]

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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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