Press release: SA – Don’t Nuke AFRICA!

Earthlife Africa-Johannesburg Press release: SA – Don’t Nuke AFRICA! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 23 May 2016: To commemorate Africa Day on 25 May 2016, Earthlife Africa-Johannesburg (ELA) and its partner organisations are holding a demonstration at the Department of Energy in Pretoria appealing to the Minister not to ‘nuke’ the continent. The environmental justice group, ELA wants to remind the Minister of Energy, Tina Joemat- Pettersson on this special day celebrating Africa that government is supposed to respond to civil society’s application to the high court on the proposed nuclear deal, …

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Civil Society update on Nuclear Court Case.

Date: 26th April 2016 Venue: Civicus House 24 Gwi Gwi Mrwebi St, Newtown, Johannesburg Time: 10:00 am to 14:00 pm RSVP: Tell: (011) 399 3662 ELA-Jhb and SAFCEI invite interested actors to a civil society briefing on the court action, and to join in a discussion on the way forward. Earthlife Africa Jhb (ELA) and SAFCEI are in the process of filing and serving a supplementary founding affidavit in their court challenge against the Government’s proposed nuclear deal. ELA/SAFCEI maintain, as per our founding papers, that the Russian agreement …

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Sustainable Energy Eco Justice and Advocacy organisation seeks to appoint: The Energy Policy Officer.

Sustainable Energy Eco Justice and Advocacy organisation seeks to appoint: The Energy Policy Officer.

The Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Project (SECCP), an entity of Earthlife Africa, seeks to appoint The Energy Policy Officer who will be responsible for engaging in government policy on fossil fuels (with a strong focus on coal), nuclear power, renewable energy, electricity tariffs, energy procurement, and climate change policy (mitigation and adaptation). This will entail research, advocacy, media work, working on environmental impact assessments, and some education. Please download a full pdf job advert here.

Must have experience and knowledge of energy and climate change policy, sustainable development, and have a passion for advocacy, and must be able to engage the media in written and verbal formats.

The post is based in Johannesburg.

Closing Date: Please send covering letter, CV and 3 references to by noon of 12 April 2016. Please visit the Earthlife Africa website at for more a detailed job description.

If you do not receive a response please understand that you have not been successfully shortlisted.

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Press release 6th April 2016: Is this sanity or incompetence?

Press release 6th April 2016 Earthlife Africa Jhburg and Southern Africa Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI), responded to the latest news on the nuclear deal, applauding the delay in nuclear procurement, as we understand, was announced by Minister Pettersson today. We understand that, due to missing a technical deadline for issuing a request for proposals to build the nuclear power generators, the procurement is now on hold. “Either the department has once again bungled in some technical way and failed to meet its own deadline, or someone somewhere has called …

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