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Donors dish out millions while the DRC government ups the moratorium breaches

Press release | February 1, 2017 at 15:05

Kinshasa, 1st February 2017: Greenpeace Africa has today revealed further breaches to the 2002 moratorium on industrial logging titles by top Congolese government officials. Barely a month after these breaches the Central African Forest...

#BridgesNotWalls: It’s Time for Solidarity, Love and Hope

Blog entry by Greenpeace Africa | January 18, 2017

This Friday, January 20th, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, after a year when the politics of hate, fear and division blossomed around the world. We at Greenpeace are rejecting the message...

In the Congo basin the myth of "Selective logging" bites the dust

Feature story | January 17, 2017 at 11:14

There is an urgent need to find a solution to protect the remaining intact forests in the Congo Basin, while also respecting the rights of forest dependent and indigenous communities. Unless new conservation approaches are developed, these...

It’s 6 goals to green o’clock!

Blog entry by Lerato Tsotetsi | January 12, 2017

This very smart 4 year old inspired me to think differently of fulfilling the sometimes scary “new year’s resolutions”. With a new year, most of us feel inspired and empowered to change, stop and/or start new habits, what if we did...

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...

180,000 people call on the President of Cameroon to end SGSOC palm oil plantation

Press release | December 21, 2016 at 16:07

Yaounde, 21 December 2016 - Today, a petition was submitted to the President of Cameroon, asking him not to renew the palm oil plantation grant to Sithe Global Sustainable Oils Cameroon (SGSOC) in the South-West Region. This petition is...

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...

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