WHAT DANGER DOES THE NUCLEAR ENERGY POSE FOR THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH DURBAN & SOUTH AFRICA

Due to the current energy crisis South Africa is faced with, the Department of Energy has confirmed its ambition to build 6 – 8 Nuclear power plants along the South African coastlines. One proposed location is the Durban Old International Airport due to the industrial energy demand and large volumes of water needed for cooling the plant. This deadly proposed development will impact on the future generations the most. It’s not sustainable, extremely expensive, very toxic and will cause catastrophic accidents. The proposed location is within explosives, chemicals, people, etc.  …

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SUPPORT OUR LEGAL ACTION AGAINST NUCLEAR

Support Our Legal Action against Nuclear

SAFCEI and  Earthlife Africa Johannesburg, have briefed our legal team and are asking for everyone’s help. We need to raise 1.5 million to prepare and run a court case to help stop the procurement of nuclear energy for South Africa. We are looking for donors, both international and local, and because government is rushing to sign procurement deals, we need to raise the money now! We ask for your contributions – the smallest donations are welcome. Every rand counts!   We cannot compromise our sovereignty or energy security with contracts that commit all South …

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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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