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SAFCEI & ELA Jhb’s Nuclear Campaign and Court Case

In 2014 SAFCEI became concerned by the indications given that South Africa’s energy future was being decided behind closed doors by foreign business interests. SAFCEI submitted several PAIA requests regarding this to the Department of Energy – which were refused on unsatisfactory grounds – and the Department of Finance, which said it had no knowledge […]

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Analysis: South Africa’s 20-year nuclear family with Russia, courtesy of Tina Joemat-Petterssen

By Marianne Thamm This article was published in Daily Maverick While the nation has been caught up in the meaning and implications of the Constitutional Court ruling that the President and National Assembly had violated the Constitution, alarming details have emerged in a Cape High Court challenge of Government’s secret nuclear deal with Russia which […]

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Court papers detail alleged illegal action by Joemat-Pettersson in Russian nuke deal

By Jan-Jan Joubert This article was published in Times Live A leading environmentalist group and a faith based activist grouping are filing court papers alleging that Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson ignored state law advisors and acted unconstitutionally and illegally in not submitting the government’s nuclear deal with Russia to parliament as the Constitution requires. If […]

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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 […]

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