Cycling D-Day nigh – Africa moves to climax

By M’thetho Lungu Frederick Akula, team leader for Kenya’s Harambee21, enjoys his one but last breakfast on Africa’s biggest climate justice cycling campaign. He tells me he and his charges are even more energetic to conclude the We Have Faith – Act Now for Climate Justice campaign which flagged off on 31st August in Maputo, Mozambique. […]

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WHF arrives in Kenya as Tanzania calls for committed action

By M’thetho Lungu 09th November, 2015. Namanga Border Post, Kenya and Tanzania. Kenya takes over campaign, as Tanzania calls for committed actions to stop climate change. Kenya is in its second day into the famous We Have Faith – Act Now for Climate Justice campaign, after taking over from Tanzania at the Namanga border control on […]

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Kumi Naidoo speaks at Cornerstone Institute

By Liz McDaid Kumi Naidoo held a talk called “Preparing for the 22nd Century, Environmentally” at the Cornerstone Institute on 6th November. Kumi said that faith communities must come to terms with inconvenient and uncomfortable truth that without the involvement of faith communities, we won’t be able turn around catastrophic climate change. There is a lot […]

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Nuclear News

Our nuclear campaign has bounded ahead in these last weeks and SAFCEI marked several momentous occasions. The most exciting one was the launch of our court action, which was officially announced on 15th October. Together with Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA-Jhb), SAFCEI held a press briefing in Johannesburg about our joint challenge of the various aspects […]

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Local is lekker: 7 Gardening Tips

By Valerie Payn (This is an extract from the e-book An Ecological Gardeners Handbook) Earth has a wonderfully diverse array of landscapes, climates, natural environments and culture. These all contribute in various ways to our rich cultural and ecological heritage. If our gardens are to play a conservation role, we can’t adopt ‘one size fits […]

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Greening our Mondays

No one likes a blue Monday – instead Green Monday South Africa suggests making it GREEN. Green Monday is a new campaign that has just been launched and is already garnering a lot of support from organisations, restaurants and even celebrities. SAFCEI is also behind this initiative, which is promoting sustainable living and animal welfare […]

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