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Eskom is in trouble -- again.

Blog entry by Ruth Mhlangga | November 22, 2013

As Eskom lifts its emergency notice, one can't help having flash backs to 2008 when rolling blackouts almost crippled the economy. This time, the lifting of the notice has happened sooner than expected -- but not before it's...

Thank you, Arctic 30

Blog entry by Masse LÔ | November 20, 2013

This message comes from Africa, the continent of considerable economic progress and some of the top emerging economies. The continent that is also highly vulnerable to climate change, despite being home to some of the most beautiful...

Drumming for Justice Cape Town

Feature story | November 18, 2013 at 9:31

30 people face serious jail time after a peaceful protest against oil drilling in the Arctic. We can’t be silent in the face of such injustice.

To Zuma, with love: the Arctic 30

Feature story | November 18, 2013 at 9:00

Today, Greenpeace International Executive Director and former anti-Apartheid activist, Kumi Naidoo, called on South Africa's leader, President Jacob Zuma to speak up for the release of 30 men and women arrested for a peaceful protest in Russia.

Drumming for Justice for the Arctic 30

Image gallery | November 18, 2013

Message from a Senegalese fisherman to the Arctic 30

Blog entry by Moustapha Sarr, Senegalese Fisherman | November 16, 2013

Dear Greenpeace, My name is Moustapha Sarr and I'm a Senegalese artisanal fisherman. Ibra, my son, and I are writing to you just as we finish landing our catch of the day to show you our support in these hard times. My name...

Greenpeace Drums for Justice

Blog entry by Dianne Mc Alpine | November 15, 2013

The Arctic 30 have now spent almost 60 days in detention in icy Russia, for staging a peaceful protest against oil drilling in the Arctic. Our colleagues and friends were arrested under charges of piracy and recently, the Russian...

Drumming For Justice

Feature story | November 13, 2013 at 15:51

30 people face serious jail time after a peaceful protest against oil drilling in the arctic. We can’t be silent in the face of such injustice. So we’re raising our voices. We’re lifting our vuvuzelas. We’re beating our drums for justice!

Eskom apologises for spying on NGOs

Feature story | November 12, 2013 at 9:22

In February this year, three environmental NGOs - groundWork, Earthlife Africa Jhb, and Greenpeace Africa quit Eskom's NGO forum following reports that Eskom contracted an intelligence company to spy on the them.

Incredible new footage of the moment special forces boarded the Arctic Sunrise

Blog entry by Mike Baillie | November 8, 2013

We've just received incredible new footage that shows the moment Russian special forces abseiled onto the heli deck of the Arctic Sunrise and detained the crew at gun point. Email the Russian Embassy to demand the release of the...

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