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CALL TO ACTION! Community Opposition to Clairwood Logistics Park Development

The former Clairwood Park, a green lung, a buffer against pollution and industrial development, a place for people to seek safety in the event of a major industrial accident is no more. The land will be developed into a logistics and industrial park serviced by heavy duty trucks up to 2500/hr.! This development is unsafe [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Infratructure & Development|Comments Off on CALL TO ACTION! Community Opposition to Clairwood Logistics Park Development

SHELL ON TRIAL FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIFE FOR THE MURDER OF KEN SARO WIWA 10th November 1995

On this day the residents of  Durban will remember Ken Saro Wiwa and nine other Ogoni’s by descending  on Shell & BP Refinery and Shell outlets throughout the area to call on the International Criminal Court in the HAGUE to proceed and hold those responsible for the murder of  the late Nigerian Environmentalist and human [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Energy & Climate Change, Infratructure & Development, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on SHELL ON TRIAL FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIFE FOR THE MURDER OF KEN SARO WIWA 10th November 1995

Communities are called to rally against trucking!

We the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) together with the communities of South Durban, Clairwood, Wentworth and Bluff will be hosting two trucking protests scheduled to take place on the 24th October and Saturday, 28th October 2017. Quality Street and the Solomon Mahlangu thoroughfare are continuously infringed by hazardous heavy duty trucks. Residents have [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Infratructure & Development|Comments Off on Communities are called to rally against trucking!

Air pollution surveys, links & Pollution numbers

Air pollution surveys, links & Pollution numbers Greetings, I trust that all is well on your side. Could you please publish this information to the public to alert them on SDCEA School & community survey links below and the contact details for pollution complaints. SDCEA urges you to continuously participate on the air pollution surveys, [...]

By | October 9th, 2017|Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Air pollution surveys, links & Pollution numbers

CLAIRWOOD COURT CASE REPORT BACK PUBLIC MEETING

Hosted by: South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) represented by the Legal Resource Centre (LRC) and the Clairwood Racecourse Action Committee (CRAC) Date: Sunday 1st October 2017 Time: 3:00 pm Venue: Merebank Community Hall For more information please contact Desmond D’Sa 083 982 6939 / 031 461 1991 Email: desmond@sdceango.co.za      

By | September 27th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Infratructure & Development|Comments Off on CLAIRWOOD COURT CASE REPORT BACK PUBLIC MEETING

International Anti-nuclear activists speak out!

Invitation: Anti-nuclear activism in Russia, the U.S. and around the world When: 16h00-18h30, Sat 16 Sep Where: St Paul’s Church, 161 Monty Naicker Road, Durban Central (opposite the Workshop) Recently Earthlife Africa Johannesburg  and SAFCEI challenged the government’s nuclear deals with Russia, the U.S. and South Korea. In April 2017 judgement was delivered in the [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Energy & Climate Change, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on International Anti-nuclear activists speak out!

We are and will continue to organize ourselves as communities of Buen Vivir!

                                                    Final Declaration - Lekil Kuxlejal-Ich’el Ta Muk’                                  We are and will continue to [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Livelihoods & Food Sovereignty|Comments Off on We are and will continue to organize ourselves as communities of Buen Vivir!