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27 April 2017
                       
 
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Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and Another v Minister of Energy and Others (19529/2015) [2017] ZAWCHC 50
HIGH COURT
In late 2013, the Minister (with NERSA’s concurrence), acting in terms of sec 34 of ERA determined that South Africa required 9.6GW (‘gigawatts’) of nuclear power and that this should be procured...
 
 
SAFCEI: Judgement made on the SA government's secret trillion-rand nuclear court case
STATEMENT
“Victory for justice and the rule of law and the people of South Africa”, is how Makoma Lekalakala of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA-JHB) summed up the court judgement. After over a year and a...
 
 
SAFTU: SAFTU welcomes nuclear deal court ruling
STATEMENT
The South African Federation of Trade Unions warmly welcomes the decision of the Cape Town High Court that the government’s agreement with Russia to build nuclear plants is unlawful and...
 
 
DA says court ruling a victory for the country as it halts nuclear procurement
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday described the Western Cape High Court ruling halting government’s nuclear procurement plans as a victory for the whole country. “The Court’s findings have...
 
 
18 Apr 2017
 
DoF: Malusi Gigaba: Address by Minister of Finance, during an engagement with investors, Cape Town (18/04/2017)
Topics
I will make some brief introductory remarks, but really the focus of this morning is the Q&A, so that we can have a robust discussion on our national finances. As we are new in this portfolio, we...
 
 
13 Apr 2017
 
DoF: Malusi Gigaba: Address by Minister of Finance, at an engagement with investors, Cape Town (13/04/2017)
Topics
I will make some brief introductory remarks, but really the focus of this morning is the Q&A, so that we can have a robust discussion on our national finances.
 
 
05 Apr 2017
 
 
 
The reshuffle, “junk status” and South Africa in crisis
RAYMOND SUTTNER
The word may be over-used but there is little doubt that South Africa is in the middle of a significant crisis, which has engulfed the country’s democratic system, its economy and the ruling party....
 
 
31 Mar 2017
 
SA: Bishop Gabuza says continued uncertainities around Treasury are a cause for concern
STATEMENT
Bishop Gabuza has said that replacement of the finance minister is a cause for concern. “Despite the government’s rhetoric around radical economic transformation, it is evident that uncertainties...
 
 
23 Mar 2017
 
Break Free: Funeral procession outside the Department of Energy to highlight the impacts of Fossil Fuels
STATEMENT
Today, activists of the BREAKFREE coalition have taken part in a funeral procession outside the Department of Energy (DoE) in Pretoria to highlight the impacts that coal-fired power stations are...
 
 
24 Feb 2017
 
Why Gordhan's silence on South Africa's nuclear option is a good sign
THE CONVERSATION
South Africa’s Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan said very little about the energy sector in his recent budget speech. The word “energy” came up only once compared with 2016, when it was used...
 
 
07 Feb 2017
 
Stop the Secret Nuclear Deal
What's On
On Thursday, 9 February 2017, R2K Western Cape in conjunction with SAFCEI, the Green Anglicans, Earthlife Africa, One Million Climate Jobs Campaign and Catholic Justice and Peace will be occupying...
 
 
25 Jan 2017
 
Outlook of the nuclear industry 2017 – ‘Moving into the next phase of the new build programme’
OPINION
2017 promises to be an exciting and eventful year for the nuclear industry. As an industry, we began the journey to the new build programme from as early as 2008. Therefore, the current events such...
 
 
20 Jan 2017
 
Power battle lines
ELECTRICITY
The delicate balancing of the factional interests within the African National Congress (ANC) was a significant feature of the National Executive Committee’s 105th anniversary statement. It was even...
 
 
11 Jan 2017
 
Surprise move to make Eskom nuke procurer ‘unlawful’, court told
NUCLEAR
The environmentalist groups taking the Department of Energy (DoE) to court over the nuclear procurement programme claim its decision in late 2016 to make Eskom the nuclear energy procurer was...
 
 
14 Dec 2016
 
ELA-JHB and SAFCEI: Update: nuclear postponed to February 2017 - government ordered to pay punitive costs
STATEMENT
On 13 December 2016, the Western Cape High Court postponed the challenge by Environmental Justice Groups Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA-JHB) and the Southern African Faith Communities...
 
 
 
                       
 
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