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Nuclear and Uranium Mining Update

As reported by Dr Stefan Cramer and Liz McDaid Our work on nuclear and uranium mining continues in full-steam with discoveries being made that only confirm our determination in raising these issues as being of great concern for all people of faith. Through his work on uranium mining in the Karoo, SAFCEI Science advisor Dr […]

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Way Beyond Nuclear

Our fundraiser The Power of Now: Way Beyond Nuclear was a great success, with a wonderful line-up of speakers and Nik Rabinowitz holding it all together with his quick wit and mischievous humour. Our Green Bishop opened the event by introducing SAFCEI and saying a word of blessing. Kumi Naidoo spoke eloquently as to why […]

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Government dragging its heels in nuclear court case

 Press release 17th May 2016 According to the court rules, Friday 13th was the day government was supposed to respond to civil society’s application to the high court, but failed to deliver their answering affidavits by this date. “We have instructed our lawyers to apply to the court to force the government to respond,” stated […]

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No nuclear bail outs

Press release 11th May 2016 Minister Joemat-Pettersson’s energy budget debate was characterised by some anomalies.  The Minister and various MPs spoke at length about electrification, quoting the numbers of households electrified since 1994.  This figure is commendable, but few MPs alluded to the fact that rising electricity prices mean that access to a pole, a […]

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Is this sanity or incompetence?

Press release 6th April 2016 Earthlife Africa Jhburg and Southern Africa Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI), responded to the latest news on the nuclear deal, applauding the delay in nuclear procurement, as we understand, was announced by Minister Joemat-Pettersson today. We understand that, due to missing a technical deadline for issuing a request for proposals […]

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