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Save the Budget (and the Country), Minister Gordhan. Say ‘No!’ to Nuclear!

NEWS RELEASE  22 FEBRUARY 2017 This morning, 22 February 2017, as the rest of the country waits with baited breath for Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan to present his budget speech, Earthlife-Africa Johannesburg (ELA-JHB) and the Southern African Faith Communities Environmental Institute (SAFCEI), along with hundreds of ‘anti-nuclear deal’ supporters (young and old alike) will march from […]

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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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Nuclear court case – more missing documents requested

18 August 2016 Media release Nuclear court case – more missing documents requested Legal counsel for the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) and Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA) have requested further documentation from government in order to complete their replying affidavit. “Getting information out of government has been like pulling teeth” said SAFCEI spokesperson, […]

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Uranium is the dirty underbelly of nuclear – scientist

By Matthew le Cordeur This article was published in Fin24 Cape Town – Anti-nuclear sentiment tends to focus on nuclear waste or operational risks, but more focus should be on the “dirty underbelly” of uranium mining, according to a science adviser. “Whenever people get excited about nuclear power stations, they kind of forget where the […]

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ELA Press Release: WorleyParsons – more evidence of Rosatom nuclear scandal

29 June 2016 Media release   WORLEYPARSONS – MORE EVIDENCE OF ROSATOM NUCLEAR SCANDAL EARTHLIFE AFRICA JOHANNESBURG TO PROTEST   Earthlife Africa Johannesburg will picket outside the WorleyParsons South African head office tomorrow, on the 30th of June 2016. The offices are located at the corner of Dallas and Aramist Avenues in Menlyn, Pretoria. The […]

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No End to Threats to the Karoo

By Dr Stefan Cramer Older inhabitants of the Central Karoo remember that in the 1950s the area around Beaufort-West in the Karoo was once the scene of busy uranium mining. Then mining rights changed hands several times and eventually lapsed; thus few people paid attention to recent plans of reviving these mines. However in 2009, […]

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Dear Minister Nene,

LETTER FROM BISHOP GEOFF DAVIES TO SOUTH AFRICA’S FINANCE MINISTER   The Honourable Nhlanhla Nene, Minister of Finance, Parliament, Cape Town 28th January 2015   Open letter to the Minister of Finance   Dear Minister Nene, Having had the privilege of meeting you last year when I told you about the impending visit of Charles […]

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