SAFCEI in the Press

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“FAIL TO PLAN. PLAN TO FAIL” – TWO CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS LAUNCH LEGAL CASE TO FORCE GOVERNMENT TO DEVELOP AN INCLUSIVE ENERGY PLAN TO DEAL WITH CRISIs

Three weeks into the New Year and South Africa’s energy crisis – the recent announcement of yet another above-inflation electricity price increase ami...

Nersa/Eskom tariff hike: How much more can South Africans take?

On Thursday 12 January 2023, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) delivered another devastating blow when it granted Eskom’s request...

OPEN WING ALLIANCE AFRICA MEMBERS LAUNCH CAGE-FREE CAMPAIGN AGAINST PICK N PAY

As the leading South African retailer refuses to remove cruel cages from egg supply chains despite months of public engagement Leading retailer in th...

SAFCEI submission to NERSA: 10 years on and South Africans still suffer tariff increases that only benefit a failing Eskom

MEDIA RELEASE 9 SEPTEMBER 2022 SAFCEI SUBMISSION TO NERSA: 10 YEARS ON AND SOUTH AFRICANS STILL SUFFER TARIFF INCREASES THAT ONLY BENEFIT A FAILING E...

Our Africa, Our Agriculture: African farmers and faith leaders demand an end to the failed Green Revolution

MEDIA RELEASE SEPTEMBER 1, 2022 Our Africa, Our Agriculture: African farmers and faith leaders demand an end to the failed Green Revolution Ahead of t...

Press Advisory

Our Africa, Our Agriculture African farmers and faith leaders demand an end to the failed Green Revolution 4PM Kigali / 5PM Nairobi / 10AM Washingt...

Faith communities' vigil calls for an #energyplan4all, as crises continue

MEDIA RELEASE JULY 2022 FAITH COMMUNITIES’ VIGIL CALLS FOR AN #ENERGYPLAN4ALL, AS CRISES CONTINUE On the morning of 20 July, in time to rise with the...

Government's new amendments for fracking regulations do not make sense

MEDIA RELEASE 26 JULY 2022 GOVERNMENT’S NEW AMENDMENTS FOR FRACKING REGULATIONS DO NOT MAKE SENSE According to the Southern African Faith Communities...

Civil society calls for Minister Mantashe to issue determinations to address energy crisis

In an effort to alleviate the worsening energy crisis, a growing list of South African civil society organisations have called on the Department of Mi...

Op-Ed: Green Revolution is failing African farmers

OP-ED BY FRANCESCA DE GASPARIS AND FLETCHER HARPER In March, the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) sent letters to th...

5 YEARS AFTER THE CORRUPT NUCLEAR DEAL WAS STOPPED, SA STILL WAITS FOR IMPROVED ENERGY DECISION-MAKING

MEDIA RELEASE 28 APRIL 2022 5 YEARS AFTER THE CORRUPT NUCLEAR DEAL WAS STOPPED, SA STILL WAITS FOR IMPROVED ENERGY DECISION-MAKING It has been five ye...

African faith communities appeal to U.S. congress: "Stop funding industrial agriculture, AGRA is hurting Africa"

MEDIA RELEASE 30 MARCH 2022 AFRICAN FAITH COMMUNITIES APPEAL TO U.S. CONGRESS: “STOP FUNDING INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE, AGRA IS HURTING AFRICA” Today,...