NUCLEAR DEAL BLOCKED! JUDGEMENT MADE ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT’S SECRET TRILLION-RAND NUCLEAR COURT CASE

Press Release 26th April 2017 “Victory for justice and the rule of law and the people of South Africa”, is how Makoma Lekalakala of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA-JHB) summed up the court judgement. After over a year and a half of court preparation for justice, ELA-JHB and the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) were finally able to block the unlawful and unconstitutional actions of the South African government in its nuclear deal. The Western Cape High Court delivered its judgement this morning in the nuclear deal court case …

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UPDATE: NUCLEAR CASE POSTPONED TO FEBRUARY 2017 – GOVERNMENT ORDERED TO PAY PUNITIVE COSTS

NEWS RELEASE 13 DECEMBER 2016 UPDATE: NUCLEAR CASE POSTPONED TO FEBRUARY 2017 – GOVERNMENT ORDERED TO PAY PUNITIVE COSTS On 13 December 2016, the Western Cape High Court postponed the challenge by Environmental Justice Groups Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA-JHB) and the Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute (SAFCEI), to the legality of the government’s nuclear procurement deal. In doing so, the Court ordered the Minister of Energy to pay the applicants’ costs on a punitive scale, including the costs of four counsel. The importance of the challenge is clear: it …

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NUCLEAR COURT CASE – (13 DECEMBER 2016), CT HIGH COURT

MEDIA ALERT 13 DECEMBER 2016 NUCLEAR COURT CASE – (13 DECEMBER 2016), CT HIGH COURT Today, 13 December, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA-JHB) and the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) head to the Cape Town High Court to legally challenge the SA government’s nuclear procurement process – a process which has been shrouded in secrecy and misinformation – in one of the most significant challenges to government that the country has seen since the Arms Deal. Dominique Doyle, Project Coordinator from ELA-JHB encourages all South Africans to take note …

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