Tag Archives | SAFCEI

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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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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Apply now to join the second round of FLEAT

Dear friends, The Southern African Faith Community Environment Institute (SAFCEI) believes that people of faith have a moral imperative to speak against the socio-ecological injustices that face Africa’s peoples and our surrounding environment. In witnessing for the earth, SAFCEI believes that faith leadership at local level can share our local experiences, network with each other, […]

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Active Citizens Network Launch

What comes next? Post the Secret Nuclear Deal court case, many people have asked what will happen now that the court case has been successful. It is a landmark achievement with the court judgement sending a clear message to government about energy procurement, however much more needs to be done to secure a just energy future […]

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Nuclear Deal Blocked! Judgement made on the South African Government’s Secret Trillion-Rand Nuclear Court Case

  26th April 2017 “Victory for justice and the rule of law and the people of South Africa”, is how Makoma Lekalakala of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA-JHB) summed up the court judgement. After over a year and a half of court preparation for justice, ELA-JHB and the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) were […]

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Secret Trillion-Rand Nuclear Deal Case Judgement to be Delivered on 26th April 2017

On the eve of Freedom Day at 9:45 am tomorrow, the Western Cape High Court will deliver its judgement in the nuclear deal court case brought by Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA) and the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI)  against the South African government. ELA and SAFCEI launched their nuclear court case in October 2015 […]

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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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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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