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How does ‘organic food’ affect your body?

Blog entry by Kenji Ishihara | January 4, 2017

Is the food you and your family eat everyday really free from synthetic chemical pesticides?  Join us. Challenge yourself to switch to organic food  and help promote pesticide-free food for families everywhere. Together, we can fix the...

More than 180 000 people send a petition to the President of Cameroon to put an end...

Press release | December 21, 2016 at 16:07

Yaounde, 21 December 2016 - Today, a petition that collected 180 281 signatures has been sent to the President of Cameroon to ask him not to renew the grant to Sithe Global Sustainable Oils Cameroon (SGSOC) oil palm plantation in the south-west...

2016, a year of Pioneering and Trailblazing

Blog entry by Sphume Msomi | December 13, 2016

At our staff end of the year party, our Finance Director, Gert, summarized our 2016 as “ the year of many changes .” Yes, I remember, I had to pack my desk within 3 week’s notice, and get ready to leave our cozy home in Melville...

Waste no time - start volunteering!

Blog entry by Thato Mokale | December 5, 2016

Thato is a Greenpeace volunteer based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She’d like you to do the same, to ACT for a cause close to your heart and here’s why! “I decided to volunteer for Greenpeace Africa because of the environmental...

Greenpeace condemns appointment of Matshela Koko as Acting Eskom CEO

Press release | December 1, 2016 at 16:15

01 December 2016, Johannesburg: Reacting to the news that Matshela Koko has been appointed by Minister Lynne Brown as Eskom’s Acting CEO with effect from today, Melita Steele, Senior Climate and Energy Campaign Manager for Greenpeace Africa has said:

Black Anniversary to SGSOC!

Blog entry by Chief Ejeba Ewane Joseph & Chief Ekue John Epimba | November 25, 2016

Sithe Global Sustainable Oils Cameroon (SGSOC), your provisional grant began on the 25th of November 2013 and today November 25 marks the end of your provisional grant. Thus, we the chiefs of Ikoti and Babensi II would like to present...

Civil society rejects IRP base case scenario unreservedly

Press release | November 24, 2016 at 16:26

New trade protections for sharks - but are they enough?

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | November 18, 2016

All rights reserved . Credit: BBC, Carlos Aguilera Hoo-RAY! A Mobular ray leaps from the ocean after hearing about the new CITES protection for sharks. Like it or not, around the world many species of...

Greenpeace Africa welcomes Kenya’s stance on Lamu Coal Power Plant

Press release | November 18, 2016 at 10:00

Johannesburg,16 November 2016: Reacting to the Kenyan Energy Regulatory Authority’s stern stance on withholding the License of Lamu Coal Power plant, Greenpeace Africa’s Executive Director, Njeri Kabeberi has said:

The gaps and omissions in the CCT audit report by Cameroon’s Ministry of Forestry...

Press release | November 18, 2016 at 9:37

The Cameroon Ministry of Forestry recently published the results of an audit it commissioned of the Cameroonian company Compagnie de Commerce et de Transport (CCT). This audit concluded that the allegations made by Greenpeace Africa concerning...

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