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Liziwe McDaid and Makoma Lekalakala Africa’s 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize winners

The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) congratulates our own Liz McDaid, and Makoma Lekalakala of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA JHB), on their Goldman Environmental Prize this Earth Day week. Liz and Makoma have been recognised for their leadership in the struggle against an unlawful nuclear energy deal in South Africa. We give thanks […]

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Learning from our campaign: How can we stop the nuclear deal forever?

Today – a panel discussion including faith leaders, community representatives, members of the public, and activists, who have been working to keep nuclear power out of the country, discussed the gains of the #StopSecretNukeDeal campaign, and plotted the way forward for the transition to a just energy future for all citizens of South Africa. The […]

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5 days to deadline: lodge your appeal against the Duynefontein environmental approval for nuclear

At what is hopefully to be its last anti-nuclear vigil held outside Parliament on a Wednesday morning, it was clear that the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) and its partners in the #StopSecretNukeDeal campaign are optimistic about President Ramaphosa’s new Cabinet of Ministers. However, while many of the new Cabinet choices inspire more […]

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New ministers – Energy, Finance and Public Enterprises – get the nod from anti-nuke campaigners

Yesterday – in a late-night cabinet reshuffle that was anticipated by many, and has been far more welcome than any of the previous three reshuffles – President Ramaphosa made a number of significant changes to his cabinet. Some of the moves of particular interest to the Southern African Faith Communities’ Institute (SAFCEI) and their anti-nuclear […]

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Faith leaders pray for a just future for South Africa

This morning the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI), with faith leaders and citizens, held their weekly Wednesday vigil outside Parliament in Cape Town. Faith leaders prayed together and called on those in leadership positions within the South African government to practice good governance and commit to a just future for all South Africans. […]

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Civil society sceptical about Minister’s IRP

The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI), along with other civil society organisations, will once again seek legal counsel about government’s proposed nuclear deal. This time, the organisations are seeking advice about the legality of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) which is said to have been passed by Cabinet, but is yet to be […]

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