SABC News - Earthlife Africa


Earthlife Africa saw last month's ruling a victory and argued that the procurement process that the South African government had embarked on was unlawful.
Energy Department won’t appeal ruling on Earthlife Africa

Saturday 13 May 2017 15:59

The Energy Department will not appeal the Western Cape High Court ruling that granted Earthlife Africa an order to interdict the department from continuing the procurement process.


Ruling on nuclear deal is a marker of SA’s political health

Saturday 29 April 2017 09:33

Government’s plan to bulldoze through a nuclear energy deal has been dealt what might be a fatal blow by the Cape Town High court which has declared the plan invalid.


Nuclear activist Liz McDade says the deal between South African government and Russia had signs of corruption.
Activists pleased with Court decision on nuclear programme

Wednesday 26 April 2017 15:40

Nuclear activists say they have saved the South African taxpayers R1 trillion.


Court declares nuclear programme unlawful

Wednesday 26 April 2017 11:33

The High Court in the Western Cape has set aside government's nuclear programme saying that it's unconstitutional and unlawful.


Earthlife Africa and the Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute are challenging the nuclear procurement process in the Cape High Court in December.
Earthlife Africa warns against nuclear deal

Friday 4 November 2016 05:29

Earthlife Africa's Makoma Lekalakala has warned that the trillion-rand nuclear deal that is on the cards for South Africa will cause a debacle.


Recently, Eskom said they are consulting with the Department of Energy on whether to sign new IPP.
Renewable IPP have benefits for SA: Environmental activists

Monday 22 August 2016 14:17

Environmental Justice Organisation, Earthlife Africa says renewable Independent Power Producers (IPP) have benefits for the country.


Protesters march in Johannesburg against the use of coal

Friday 11 December 2015 14:08

While leaders of different countries are meeting in Paris, France at the COP21 summit on climate change - activists marched in Johannesburg against the use of coal for electricity generation.


Environmentalists march for climate justice in Joburg

Saturday 28 November 2015 20:48

Environmentalists took to the street of Johannesburg to call for climate justice as the much-anticipated United Nations climate change conference begins in Paris on Sunday.


'Eskom infringing on rights of South Africans'

Monday 19 January 2015 09:45

Earthlife Africa says Eskom is infringing on the rights of South Africans to access electricity by threatening load-shedding and possible blackouts in the near future.


Tshediso Matona briefed the media on Thursday.
No apology from Eskom: Earthlife Africa

Friday 16 January 2015 07:35

Eskom failed to apologise to South Africans for the on-going electricity problems when it held a press briefing on Thursday.


 The WHO recommends that air quality levels should be around 10 for a certain amount of pollutants in the air.
Air pollution puts Joburg residents at risk

Friday 23 May 2014 12:40

Johannesburg's levels of air pollution are five times higher than the safe limits.


Earthlife Africa says the President’s intention to speed up strategic environmental and mining projects would be disastrous if successfully implemented.
Zuma's SONA terrible news for environment: Earthlife  

Friday 14 February 2014 13:36

President Jacob Zuma's state-of-the-nation address was terrible news for both the environment and the goal of eradicating poverty, Earthlife Africa said on Friday.


Environmental activists have been campaigning for clean, affordable and sustainable energy solutions for years-
SA to join global march against climate change

Friday 15 November 2013 07:43

Civil society organisations, environmental activists and concerned citizens will march against climate change in Johannesburg on Saturday.


The environment groups were satisfied that Eskom had met their demands
Eskom apologises for spying on environmental bodies

Monday 11 November 2013 16:23

Eskom apologised on Monday for using a private security company at the Medupi power station in Limpopo to spy on environmental bodies.


'No more dirty energy': Protesters

Tuesday 6 August 2013 15:43

Earthlife Africa says Anglo American should abandon its plan to mine coal for power generation in Limpopo and instead help source renewable energy.


Government dismisses Earthlife Africa's allegations

Friday 31 May 2013 20:23

The Energy Department has dismissed allegations by lobby group, Earthlife Africa that South Africa's nuclear programme may cost up to a trillion-rand.


 Eskom has come under criticism from Environmental groups recently.
Eskom's espionage violates SA’s freedom

Saturday 23 March 2013 13:58

Eskom's acts of espionage reflect a paranoid and bleak world view that dominates the upper tiers of its management, writes Tristen Taylor, Bobby Peek and Michael O’Brien Onyeka.


Environmental activists are opposed to the proposed fracking at the Karoo.
Fracking is not a climate change solution

Saturday 27 October 2012 15:18

Our country is blessed with bountiful renewable energy sources, including wind and solar power, writes Muna Lakhani.


The women are against government's nuclear expansion following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear energy accident
Environmental group to march against nuclear expansion

Thursday 30 August 2012 11:25

The Women's Energy and Climate Change Forum, a forum of women from grassroots organisations around Gauteng, is planning a demonstration outside the offices of the Energy Department


 Koeberg Nuclear Power Station
NDP plan gives different take on nuclear power

Tuesday 28 August 2012 09:48

The National Planning Commission has charted an alternative energy pathway that does not include new nuclear reactors, writes Tristen Taylor.


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