Government finally replies to nuclear court case

Press Release: Government finally replies to nuclear court case For Immediate Release 13 June 2016, Johannesburg, Government has finally responded to SAFCEI and ELA’s court papers. The court case was launched in October 2015, and government has drawn out the process of responding, initially delaying in parting with any information to back up to their decision, as required by court rules. Only after SAFCEI and ELA’s legal team issued warning letters, threatening to go to court to force them to respond, did Government finally reply. The reply was received last …

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Government lawyers miss third deadline in nuke court case

Government lawyers miss third deadline in nuke court case Press release 3rd June 2016 Government has failed to meet the legal deadline of 31st May. By close of business on Monday, government had once again failed to deliver its responding papers to the applicants, ELA-Jhb and SAFCEI. This is the third deadline in as many weeks that the Minister of Energy, Joemat-Pettersson, has failed to comply with. Government failed to respond by the 13th, and asked for an extension until the 20th May 2016. Earthlife and SAFCEI then instructed their …

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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: lerato@earthlife.org.za 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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