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Nuclear procurement – government ignores court case

Press Release 9 September 2016 Nuclear procurement – government ignores court case In what appears to be a blatant disregard for the court process, the government is pushing ahead with its nuclear procurement. SAFCEI spokesperson, Liziwe McDaid, stated that Minister Joemat-Pettersson’s latest announcement in Parliament on Wednesday, that the government will continue to forge ahead […]

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Nuclear court case – more missing documents requested

18 August 2016 Media release Nuclear court case – more missing documents requested Legal counsel for the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) and Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA) have requested further documentation from government in order to complete their replying affidavit. “Getting information out of government has been like pulling teeth” said SAFCEI spokesperson, […]

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ELA Press Release: WorleyParsons – more evidence of Rosatom nuclear scandal

29 June 2016 Media release WORLEYPARSONS – MORE EVIDENCE OF ROSATOM NUCLEAR SCANDAL EARTHLIFE AFRICA JOHANNESBURG TO PROTEST   Earthlife Africa Johannesburg will picket outside the WorleyParsons South African head office tomorrow, on the 30th of June 2016. The offices are located at the corner of Dallas and Aramist Avenues in Menlyn, Pretoria. The picket […]

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Russian-linked consultancy among advisers on nuclear build

By Carol Paton This article appeared in BDLive THE procurement process to build nuclear power plants has begun to gather pace with the appointment of transaction advisers last month, including global consultancy WorleyParsons, a company with a close working relationship with Russian nuclear vendor Rosatom. The process is highly sensitive and every move by the […]

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Government finally replies to nuclear court case

Government has finally responded to Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA) and SAFCEI’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 […]

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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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