Press releases and court papers

SAFCEI and Earthlife Africa Johannesburg’s court papers and press releases on the nuclear court case that ran from October 2015 to February 2017 and in which the government was challenged on the nuclear procurement process. Court papers Court Judgement 26 April 2017 Earthlife Africa Jhb & SAFCEI v Minister of Energy Earthlife & SAFCEI Oral Note for […]

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Church leaders express regret over US climate change decision

Church leaders have expressed their regret over the decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change. The agreement, reached after years of negotiations culminating in the COP21 talks in Paris in December 2015, committed world leaders to work towards reducing global temperature increases. A significant number of Anglican […]

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World Environment Day: ‘Connecting people to nature’

“Connecting people to nature” – this year’s global theme for World Environment Day.  It both reflects what is perhaps our most fundamental problem and points to how we can solve it. The problem is that we as humankind have allowed ourselves, in our heads and in our hearts, to become disconnected from the Earth and […]

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SAFCEI seeks an Independent Evaluator

SAFCEI seeks an Independent Evaluator for its “Faith Communities & Leaders in Southern Africa Advocating for Ecological & Economic Justice” project. Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute (SAFCEI) is a multi-faith organisation that works to increase awareness, understanding, and appropriate action on eco-justice and climate change by faith leaders and communities throughout Southern Africa. SAFCEI is […]

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Earth Keepers Must Rise

“We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity must choose its future”.     – Earth Charter The Earth Keepers’ baton was given to the world at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, 2002 and currently SAFCEI is passing it on to the youth in South Africa. On […]

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SACC speaks out against corruption in the SA government

The South African Council of Churches (SACC) has spoken out strongly against corruption in South Africa’s government. This follows from a report that has come out of the SACC’s ‘Unburdening Panel’ – a platform created in April 2016 following ANC’s failed probe into allegations of state capture, and created as a space where individuals could come forward […]

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The people have spoken: “NO TO NUKES”

With all the hard work in fighting against the nuclear build programme in our country, justice has finally been served by the judgment on the nuclear deal. However, despite the “unconstitutional” and “unlawful” ruling, people still question and wonder “what’s next?” You are invited to a NUCLEAR Court Case Update by Liziwe McDaid and others, […]

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