Archive | Nuclear

SAFCEI in the media

SAFCEI has enjoyed another two months of good media coverage due to the hard work of staff. ONLINE Bloomberg 04 May 2016 Uranium Joins Fracking in South Africa Sheep-Farmer Concerns BDLive 04 May 2016 Civil-society groups speak out against Karoo mining Mineweb 04 May 2016 Groups seek uranium halt as SA mulls nuclear plants  IOL […]

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Government finally replies to nuclear court case

Government has finally responded to Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA) and SAFCEI’s court papers.   The court case was launched in October 2015, and government has drawn out the process of responding, initially delaying in parting with any information to  back up to their decision, as required by court rules. Only after SAFCEI and ELA’s legal team […]

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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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