SAFCEI in the Press

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Press Release: African Faith Communities Tell Gates Foundation, "Big Farming is No Solution for Africa"

Following the United Nations (UN) Food Systems Pre-Summit in Rome last week - a prequel to the Head of State-level Summit in New York, this September...

Faith-based organisations key in strengthening climate voices

THE role of faith-based institutions in environmental management has come a long way and cannot be underestimated. The Catholics, Anglicans, Adventist...

Press Release: “LET US REMEMBER TO PRAY FOR PEACE” - SAFCEI

12 July 2021 The Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) joins faith organisations from around Southern Africa calling for...

“LATEST ENERGY PRICE HIKES, ANOTHER HUGE BLOW FOR SA’S POOREST” – SAFCEI

MEDIA RELEASE 25 JUNE 2021 “LATEST ENERGY PRICE HIKES, ANOTHER HUGE BLOW FOR SA’S POOREST” – SAFCEI Next week, in the heart of winter, South Africans...

Perfect storm for South Africa brews as broken Eskom faces more issues at Koeberg

The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) says a combination of factors currently impacting the Koeberg Nuclear Power Sta...

Important lessons remain from landmark South African nuclear court case four years on

MEDIA RELEASE On Monday 26 April, it will be four years since the Western Cape High Court found the government’s R1-trillion nuclear deal and associat...

POOR SOUTH AFRICANS LIKELY TO BE HIT HARDEST BY LOOMING ESKOM TARIFF INCREASE

MEDIA RELEASE 30 MARCH 2021 POOR SOUTH AFRICANS LIKELY TO BE HIT HARDEST BY LOOMING ESKOM TARIFF INCREASE This week, those consumers receiving their...

10-YEARS AFTER FUKUSHIMA DISASTER, SOUTH AFRICANS SPEAK OUT AGAINST NUCLEAR

MEDIA RELEASE MARCH 2021 10-YEARS AFTER FUKUSHIMA DISASTER, SOUTH AFRICANS SPEAK OUT AGAINST NUCLEAR “The ongoing issues from the Fukushima nuclear di...

OPEN LETTER: AFRICAN FAITH COMMUNITIES CALL ON GATES FOUNDATION, “STOP PUSHING INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE!”

MEDIA RELEASE MARCH 2021 OPEN LETTER: AFRICAN FAITH COMMUNITIES CALL ON GATES FOUNDATION, “STOP PUSHING INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE!” SOUTH AFRICA: The Sou...

#SONA2021 SHOULD HAVE SET THE TONE FOR MORE TRANSPARENT, INCLUSIVE ENERGY PLANNING

MEDIA RELEASE 12 FEBRUARY 2021 #SONA2021 SHOULD HAVE SET THE TONE FOR MORE TRANSPARENT, INCLUSIVE ENERGY PLANNING Government’s ‘too little, too late’...

Have Your Say by 5 February: Deadline for Public Comment on Proposed New Nuclear Energy

Today, Friday 5 February, is the deadline for South Africans to submit comments to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) on whether or...

Minister Mantashe avoids oversight, fails to appoint civil society representative to NNR board - as required by law

MEDIA RELEASE 5 NOVEMBER 2020 MINISTER MANTASHE AVOIDS OVERSIGHT, FAILS TO APPOINT CIVIL SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVE TO NNR BOARD - AS REQUIRED BY LAW The...