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Greenpeace activists protested at ANAM's offices to demand the complete...

Press release | July 18, 2018 at 14:50

Dakar, July 18, 2018 - Today, Greenpeace activists peacefully protested in front of the office of the National Agency for Maritime Affairs (ANAM) to demand the publication of the state of the re-calculation of the industrial fishing vessels in...

5 Madiba Quotes to Reflect on this Mandela Day

Blog entry by Angelo Louw | July 18, 2018

Former South African president Nelson Mandela has become an international beacon of public service; he sacrificed 27 years of his life, serving a prison term for the liberation of his people. This is why the United Nations took...

Greenpeace Africa calls For a Thorough Investigation into the Death of 8 Rhinos

Press release | July 17, 2018 at 10:56

Nairobi, 17th July 2018 - Eight out of 14 critically endangered black rhinos have died after being moved from the Nairobi and Lake Nakuru national parks to a new sanctuary created in Tsavo East national park.

Strength in numbers: Sensitising retailers and consumers plastic pollution in Nairobi...

Blog entry by ltsotets | July 11, 2018

The Kenyan government’s single-use plastic carrier bag ban came into effect on 28 August, 2017. However, there are still a number of unregulated suppliers in Nairobi’s informal settlements supplying smuggled plastic bags on demand to...

Ensure Safe and Healthy Food for Citizens, Greenpeace Africa Urges Kenya’s Government

Press release | July 3, 2018 at 14:44

Nairobi, 03 July 2018: In response to news that some of Kenya’s imported sugar contains dangerous elements such as copper and lead; and that fertilisers sold to farmers in Kenya are reported to be laced with harmful mercury, Greenpeace Africa has...

Greenpeace Africa commends Uganda for the ban on plastic bags

Press release | June 11, 2018 at 10:43

Nairobi, 7th June 2018 - In a statement read on his behalf on World environment day 2018, President Museveni noted that the continued manufacture, use and poor disposal practices associated with plastics have added to the accumulation of the...

If you can’t reuse it, refuse it!

Blog entry by Samwel Omesa | June 5, 2018

We live in a contemporary society where technology, innovation, globalisation and human interconnectedness define us - overconsumption is the norm. Now, imagine yourself on vacation along the sandy beaches of mombasa - captured on...

Greenpeace Africa launches online campaign platform to strengthen environmental...

Press release | June 5, 2018 at 14:54

Johannesburg, 5 June 2018 - Today, World Environment Day, Greenpeace Africa has launched VUMA. EARTH - an online campaign platform for ordinary citizens to run environmental petitions. The platform seeks to grow an environmental movement and give...

Africans care about the environment too

Feature story | June 5, 2018 at 13:20

‘I owe my being to the hills and the valleys, the mountains and the glades, the rivers, the deserts, the trees, the flowers, the seas and the ever-changing seasons that define the face of our native land.” – Former president Thabo Mbeki, 1996.

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