Renewing our commitment to Creation for Easter

Easter is an affirmation of Life.  That is why it is a time of rejoicing. It had seemed that the forces of darkness, corruption, greed, self-serving power seeking, violence and evil had triumphed at the crucifixion.  Through the resurrection of Jesus God showed that love, compassion, caring, other-centeredness, non-violence and co-operation are God’s way.  Jesus […]

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On the anniversary of Bazooka’s death: Pondoland Justice hangs in balance

One year ago, on 22 March 2016, human rights activist and chairperson of the Amadiba Crisis Committee, Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe, was assassinated outside his home in Lurholweni township in Pondoland.  Mr Rhadebe was shot in the head by two men pretending to be police officers. Who killed him? Who was behind the assination?  Was he assassinated […]

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Welcoming New Staff & Board

With the whirlwind 2017 has started in, we are a little behind on introducing our new Chairperson, Rev Glynis Goyns, and new Co-Executive Director of SAFCEI, Francesca de Gasparis, who is sharing the role with Ani Tsondru. We are however immensely happy to have them on board and would like to welcome them warmly to […]

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Marking Earth Hour in Pretoria

By Lydia Mogano On the 25th of March 2017, everyone was encouraged to participate in the environmental awareness campaign, Earth Hour, to encourage the reduction of humanity’s carbon footprint on the planet by switching off all electrical appliances between 8:30 till 9:30pm. I was invited as one of the guest speakers in Pretoria to promote […]

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Be part of the resistance against corrupt energy decisions

The Cabinet reshuffle announced by President Zuma last week saw both the Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan – who has been adamant that the country would not finance nuclear if it was unaffordable – and his deputy being replaced with Malusi Gigaba and Sifiso Buthelezi, respectively. The Minister of Energy has also been replaced, as well […]

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D-Day for public comment on Govt’s proposed Electricity Plan amidst Cabinet reshuffle chaos

NEWS RELEASE 31 MARCH 2017 D-DAY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE GOVERNMENT’S PROPOSED ELECTRICITY PLAN AMIDST CABINET RESHUFFLE CHAOS  The Cabinet reshuffle announced by President Zuma last night saw both the Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan – who has been adamant that the country would not finance nuclear if it was unaffordable – and his deputy […]

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SAFCEI’s Submission on the IRP/IEP

SAFCEI is committed to working for energy justice in South Africa and has submitted its comments on the Department of Energy’s IRP/IEP. We urge everyone to do the same – you can find a template to do so here. SAFCEI submission to IRP-IEP March 30th 2017 Appendix A – Review of the Integrated Resource Plan Update Professor […]

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