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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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 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.

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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.

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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

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 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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