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SAFCEI seeks an Executive Director

The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) is looking for an Executive Director to succeed Bishop Geoff Davies, SAFCEI’s founder and patron. She or he needs to have a deep faith and be committed to seeking justice for people and the planet. We are praying for a person of vision who will work with […]

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SAFCEI’s Submission into INDC for COP21

3 September 2015 Attention: Ms. Irene Koenze Department of Environment Affairs and Tourism South African Government. Tel: +27 12 399 8837 E-mail: ccadmin@environment.gov.za   Submission into the proposed  Intended Nationally Determined Contribution for South Africa (INDC). Introduction The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) aims to promote the care and nurturing of all of God’s creation. […]

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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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SAFCEI legal response to SA secret nuclear deals

South Africa’s government is poised to commence procurement of up to eight nuclear reactors at a cost of at least R500 billion (more likely R1 trillion, dwarfing the cost of the notorious Arms Deal), excluding the costs of overruns, finance, nuclear waste treatment and decommissioning, and without having established a transparent, Constitutionally compliant procurement process […]

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SAFCEI rejects non-transparent nuclear deals

MEDIA RELEASE SAFCEI questions why South Africa is rushing into nuclear energy.  According to latest media reports, nuclear power plants are supposed to pay for themselves yet the financial details remain secret. SAFCEI rejects the government’s non transparent slavish devotion to nuclear energy. The decision to build 9600 MW of costly nuclear energy will have […]

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SAFCEI rejects Eskom’s 25,3% price increase application

At a time when Eskom is unable to supply sufficient electricity and is suffering from insufficient funds to complete its maintenance and buy expensive fuel to keep the lights on, Eskom continued to pay a profit to government. Now Eskom has gone back to the National Energy Regulator (NERSA) to ask for more increases in […]

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SAFCEI AGM 2015 – Save the date

The Southern African Faith Communities Environmental Institute (SAFCEI) invites you to join us in Durban for our AGM on 3rd June.  Find out about SAFCEI’s plans and programmes for the coming months.  Join us in listening to Sinegugu Zukulu as he tells of the courageous resilience and resistance of members of the Amadiba community in Pondoland as […]

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