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State of the Nation ignores electricity crisis

Feature story | February 14, 2013 at 21:15

Today South Africans are faces sharply increasing electricity prices and an impending water crisis -- something the president seems to have missed in his State of the Nation Address.

NGOs Quit Stakeholder Forum Over Eskom Spying

Feature story | February 13, 2013 at 12:30

Environmental NGOs Earthlife, groundwork, and Greenpeace have suspended their participation in Eskom’s NGO forum following reports that Eskom contracted an intelligence company to spy on the organisations.

Eskom Spying: We Demand Answers

Feature story | February 1, 2013 at 8:36

Earlier this week it emerged that Eskom seems to have been spying on unions, employees, and environmental groups, including Greenpeace Africa, Earthlife Africa, and GroundWork.

Point of No Return in pictures

Feature story | January 23, 2013 at 14:07

The world is quickly reaching a point of no return for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. Continuing on the current course will make it difficult, if not impossible, to prevent the widespread and catastrophic impacts of climate...

We did it - Levi's commits to Detox!

Feature story | December 13, 2012 at 15:00

Levi Strauss & Co. today committed to go toxic-free. Why? Because you and hundreds of thousands of other people demanded that Levi’s “Go Forth and Detox”.

South Africans join the global call to Detox Levi's

Feature story | December 11, 2012 at 8:01

Over the weekend South Africans activists joined the global call for Levi's to Detox their fashion. Over 700 activists in 81 cities around the world made their voices heard and demanded that Levi’s eliminate all hazardous chemical from its...

Greenpeace Ship Responding to Philippines Humanitarian Crisis

Feature story | December 10, 2012 at 11:04

The Greenpeace ship M/Y Esperanza is leaving the port of Manila today to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Mindanao following the massive typhoon Pablo.

Sustainable Fishing Week launched in Senegal

Feature story | December 5, 2012 at 12:32

On Monday, Greenpeace Africa and several Senegalese fishermen’s associations launched Sustainable Fishing week. This joint initiative will be taking place throughout the country, until the 8th of December, to raise awareness about the urgent need...

Join the Greenpeace flashmob for toxic-free fashion!

Feature story | November 22, 2012 at 8:50

Toxic-free fashion is the new trend, and we want YOU to lead the way!

Greenpeace: Trafigura fine a set-back for Africa’s environmental justice

Feature story | November 21, 2012 at 12:43

Greenpeace Africa condemns the weak fine given to Trafigura Beheer BV as part of a plea bargain. This comes after the Dutch company and its chairman Dauphin were charged with illegally exporting waste to the Ivory Coast in 2006.

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