SAFCEI in the Press

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Faith communities welcome Eskom’s release of crucial information about safety at Koeberg

The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) has expressed its satisfaction following the news that “Eskom has finally bowed...

Climate Justice Resistance Against Oil and Gas Corporations

From the 13th to the 14th of September government officials and corporate representatives will gather at the Southern Africa Oil And Gas Conference in...

More than just a cost issue, secret decisions about Koeberg could result in more harm than good

For years, the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) has been raising awareness about cost and safety concerns associated...

“No decision about us without us!” – Africa’s Leading Farmer Groups Call Out AGRA Over Corporate Interference

AGRA, until recently known as The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa — will hold its annual Summit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 5-8 Septemb...

Civil society calls for proper energy planning, "Don't indebt our youth or destroy our oceans with harmful energy systems!"

On Wednesday 7 June, the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) and The Green Connection – joined by people of faith and N...

Faith Communities, Safcei react to Parliament comments about new nuclear

Reacting to the news from parliament this week that government plans, once again, to procure new nuclear, the Southern African Faith Communities’ Envi...

Vindicated, civil society finally makes headway to compel government to develop SA’s energy plan

A week ago, on 28 April 2023, the President finally published, in the Government Gazette, his decision to bring Section 6 of the National Energy Act (...

6th anniversary of the corrupt nuclear deal court victory (and the Chernobyl plant disaster) - lessons and what is the future for Nuclear

Today, in the midst of Eskom’s ongoing troubles at Koeberg Nuclear Power Station, which has left many South Africans uneasy about the safety of the pl...

The Green Connection and SAFCEI respond to President, Minister's absurd record of decision in energy planning court case

**NEXT STEPS…**Following the court application (launched in January 2023) by The Green Connection and the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environm...

Faith communities oppose proposal to extend the lifespan of the Koeberg Nuclear Power Plant

Yesterday (16 March) was the deadline for public comment on Eskom’s proposal to extend the life of the Koeberg Nuclear Power Plant by another 20 years...

Fatally flawed, plans to extend the lifespan of Koeberg Nuclear Power Plant by another 20 years

With little more than a week remaining until the deadline for public comment (16 March) on Eskom’s proposal to extend the functioning of the Koeberg N...

President and Minister of Energy oppose legally binding energy planning for South Africa (in response to The Green Connection and SAFCEI’s court challenge)

Following recent court application (brought in January 2023 ahead of the President’s SONA speech) by The Green Connection and the Southern African Fai...