Legacy Warnings!

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The threat Around Johannesburg the impact of uranium mining is widely detectable. Huge parts of its population struggling with its Legacy. South Africa is the only African country running two nuclear power stations. One as a source of energy, the second infamous for its accidents. The president Jacob Zuma pushes a program to extend its nuclear capacities by 9600MW in what would be the biggest infrastructural project for the country ever. Other African countries showing interest in nuclear as well. The Legacy and tradition of grassroots protest makes the opposing …

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Press Release: Earthlife Africa march on the French Consulate to demand an end to coal

Earthlife Africa Jhb Tomorrow, on the 15th of May 2015, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and over a thousand protesters will march on the French consulate in Johannesburg. They demand that the French government and the French company, Engie (formally GDF Suez) stop supporting dirty coal in South Africa and support sustainable renewable energy instead. France will host COP 21 this year, and its plan to build the Thabametsi power station in South Africa will be a stain on it’s climate leader image. Earthlife Africa Johannesburg will march from the Johannesburg Alliance …

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#Divest From #coal @ENGIEgroup (former GDF Suez)


Join Earthlife Africa, with support from Les Amis de la Terre, Friends of the Earth International, groundWork, and 350africa.org this Friday, 15th May in a twitterstorm in calling on the French company Engie (former GDF Suez) and the French government to divest from coal, starting with a proposed 1200MW coal plant in South Africa. The twitterstorm will coincide with a 1000-strong march in Johannesburg, South Africa, organised by Earthlife Africa, to the French Consulate and a picket at the Engie headquarters kicking off at 8am GMT. Young Friends of the …

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