July 25, picketing at Anglo American Headquarters

Leading up to the march on Anglo American on August 6, Earthlife Africa Jhb picketed at the corner of Main and Ferreira Roads in central Johannesburg. Below you can find some pictures and short clips of the protests: Picket on July 25: Click here to watch a short clip from Earthlife Africa’s Youtube channel covering the picket.

Alliance questions World Bank’s lending practices

Source: BusinessNews, Nigeria A global alliance of development, environment, faith-based, human rights, science, community, women’s and indigenous rights groups sent a letter to Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank addressing the Bank’s lending practices. The alliance stresses the importance of a change in the Bank’s lending practices and core energy portfolio in order to meaningfully address the climate crisis and its impact on vulnerable communities. Among other international financial institutions, the World Bank subsidizes the fossil fuel industry. And these subsidies overwhelmingly fail to provide energy access to …

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Press Release: Civil Society marches for Just Energy Solutions

Johannesburg, 8 November 2012 – Thousands of people from civil society groups across Gauteng are expected to march against nuclear energy on Saturday, 10 November 2012. The march will begin at 9:00am from the Pieter Roos Park. The main purpose of the march is to raise concerns about the cost of the new build project, the safety of nuclear power and the lack of transparency and accountability in the nuclear process. Smaller protests and placard demonstrations will be held in Durban, Cape Town and Bantamsklip. According to Earthlife Africa Jhb’s …

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