Job: NETWORK ASSISTANT at Earthlife Africa-Johannesburg

Earthlife Africa-Johannesburg is looking for a dynamic individual to undertake a 9-month assistant position with its Sustainable Energy & Climate Change Project (SECCP) in Johannesburg starting in August 2015. The assistant will primarily be assisting the international coal network coordinator with a range of tasks including organizing an international and various regional meetings, updating the website, social media work, some research and writing, and populating various databases. The intern will also assist other staff of SECCP with some research and advocacy work. Salary is R11,000 (CTC) inclusive of travel. The …

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Press Release: Bizarre nuclear dreams at holiday resort press briefing

Earthlife Africa Jhb Johannesburg – The Department of Energy today called a press briefing to discuss the Intergovernmental Framework Agreements that have now finally been submitted to parliament, after a long standing battle to obtain them by opposition parties, civil society and NGOs. Despite the enormous importance of the decision to embark on South Africa’s most expensive procurement to date, the press briefing was held at the exclusive Zimbali Resort off the North coast of KwaZulu- Natal. The isolated and exclusive venue made it difficult for journalists to attend, providing …

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Assistant finance officer post open

Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (JHB) : Finance Officer Job Title: Assistant Finance Officer/Bookkeeper at Earthlife Africa Jhb Job Description: Responsible for assisting the Senior Finance Officer with all matters relating to finance, administration and H.R. matters. This is a full-time position and the successful candidate will be located in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Salary: Salary is dependent upon experience. Candidate Requirements: Bookkeeping to Trial Balance (preferably Quickbooks). Good computer skills: Word, Excel, Powerpoint. Good command of the English language, both written and verbal and the ability to write clearly and concisely. Good, all-round …

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Press Release: The Nuclear Showdown: Experts debate on the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear power for South Africa

Earthlife Africa Jhb Johannesburg- South Africa is in the grip of an electricity crisis, with loadshedding becoming an almost daily occurrence. The shortage of electricity and poor state of Eskom’s coal-fired power stations has led to leading energy industry experts scrambling for answers. Supporters of nuclear power argue that nuclear power will provide safe and clean electricity; however others argue that nuclear power is too costly, complicated to build on time and will leave a legacy of dangerous radioactive waste. Earthlife Africa Johannesburg aims to bring these arguments to the …

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