FLEAT continues to inspire

Our FLEAT programme is forging ahead with the third advocacy training having just taken place in Zimbabwe from the 28th September – 2nd October. The theme of the meeting was “Living in Harmony with Nature”. FLEAT members shared the activities in which they had been involved since the last training in Zambia which ranged from […]

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SAIREC kicks off

By Liz McDaid South Africa is the sixth country, and the first in Africa, to host the International Renewable Energy Conference (IREC). Convened by the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), IREC is a high-level political conference series hosted by a national government. The Conference is bringing together civil society, government and the private sector and is […]

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Wheels of change

By M’thetho Lungu 4th October 2015. Lusaka, ZAMBIA. One good turn deserves another. Zambia’s core cyclist, Allen ‘Super1 Chipolopolo’ Namukamba, says he from the exeprience he is having in the pan-African We Have Faith Act Now for Climate Justice Campaign, he will start a cycling club that will ride for climate change awareness during competitions […]

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Zambia’s ‘Super 1 Chipolopolo’ kicks off solo

By M’thetho Lungu 29th September 2015, Lusaka. ZAMBIA Allen Namukamba, 35, set off 29th September 2015 in a solo cycling deal to the country’s capital, Lusaka, connecting the We Have Faith Act Now for Climate Justice cycling campaign route from Zimbabwe’s ‘Super 6’ (Flying Eagles Cycling Club). The 6,500 km cycling campaign is now in […]

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Faith Leaders speak out against fracking

Faith Leaders Speak Out Against Fracking Amid Pope Francis’ Visit to U.S. By Wenonah Hauter Earlier this year, Pope Francis called for decisive climate action in his encyclical. Now, while the Pope is visiting the U.S. for the first time, faith leaders across the country are speaking out against fracking—a form of extreme fossil fuel extraction […]

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Why SA does not need nuclear energy

By: Matthew le Cordeur South Africa’s renewable energy programme will deliver enough electricity on time and on budget without the risk of nuclear accidents, a protesting environmentalist said on Wednesday. David le Page of Fossil Free South Africa was protesting outside Parliament along with peers who were demanding transparency from the government regarding the funding model […]

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We Have Faith cycling caravan in Zimbabwe

By M’thetho Lungu  22nd September 2015. Bothwell House, Harare. ZIMBABWE French Ambassador to Zimbabwe and Malawi, H.E. Laurent Delahousse was guest of honour at the We Have Faith Act Now pan-African climate justice cycling campaign in Harare, Zimbabwe. He expressed support for the campaign and awarded certificates to the six Zimbabwe cyclists and the campaign […]

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