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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!

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

Desalination Plant and Sand-winning

The South Durban Community Environmental Alliance attended two public meetings on the 17thand 18th of May.On the 17tha public meeting was held at the Austerville Civic Centre. It was hosted by the consulting firm GIBB and the developer Hitachi. This meeting was to address the public on a proposed desalination plant being built in the [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Community Empowerment, Infratructure & Development, Pollution & Health|Comments Off on Desalination Plant and Sand-winning

“A breath of Fresh Air”

Open Letter: “A breath of fresh air” To CEO of Transnet Richard VallihuSmart Port Upgrade for DurbanYour letter in the Independent on Saturday (27 May 2017) was a breath of fresh air, showing that there is concern about the poor and marginalised who had lived in communities surrounding the port since timey memorial. We need [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Infratructure & Development|Comments Off on “A breath of Fresh Air”