News updates from our campaigns up across Africa and the planet.

The latest updates

 

Kumi Naidoo demands urgent meeting with Minister of State Security over leaked spy tapes

Press release | February 27, 2015 at 8:44

In response to the Al Jazeera story regarding the South Korean government asking for information from the South African government about Kumi Naidoo ahead of the G20 summit in 2010, the executive director of Greenpeace International said:

Agribusiness companies destroying vital rainforest habitat of Chimpanzees and other...

Press release | February 23, 2015 at 10:44

Johannesburg, 23 February 2015- Endangered great ape species are having their rainforest habitat destroyed and threatened by the expansion of agribusiness projects in central Africa according to new evidence from Greenpeace Africa.

Greenpeace activists protest at Nuclear Industry Congress: Demand urgent...

Press release | February 12, 2015 at 10:40

Cape Town, February 12, 2015: Greenpeace activists today protested at the opening of the two-day long ‘2nd Nuclear Industry Congress Africa 2015’, demanding a halt to shortsighted nuclear plans and the prioritisation of renewable energy...

Greenpeace welcomes the commitment of the Mauritanian President for transparency in...

Press release | January 26, 2015 at 15:13

Dakar, January 26, 2015: Greenpeace today salutes the commitment of the Mauritanian president for transparency in the field of marine fisheries, aimed at stopping the plundering of marine resources in Africa. This follows the Nouakchott...

Congo’s forest communities suffer at the hands of irresponsible forestry sector

Press release | November 13, 2014 at 9:30

Kinshasa, 13 November 2014 - Logging companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo are plundering forests, using physical intimidation against local communities and failing to meet their obligations to improve local infrastructure, according to...

Greenpeace names 20 culprits in global overfishing

Press release | November 4, 2014 at 12:47

Dakar, 4 November 2014 - Today, Greenpeace released a list of 20 ‘monster boats’, examples of the most destructive and oversized fishing vessels operating under European flags, ownership or management. The list features some of the most...

Greenpeace Africa applauds mega green initiative set for SA’s Karoo

Press release | October 24, 2014 at 8:44

Johannesburg, 23 October, 2014 - Greenpeace Africa applauds the launch of the ‘Giant Flag’ in the Karoo. A multi-dimensional project, harnessing several streams of environmental, social and economic activity in a bid to break the cycle of...

Reviewing of the fisheries Code and its Enforcement Decree

Press release | October 14, 2014 at 12:11

Dakar, 12 October -- Today, thousands of Senegalese have joined Greenpeace and other organizations’ call to President Macky Sall to act and give the country a fisheries code that can ensure environmentally sustainable and socially equitable...

Corruption and impunity are rife in Cameroon’s forestry sector

Press release | August 20, 2014 at 9:00

Yaoundé, August, 20 2014. Large quantities of wood extracted from forest “conversion” projects are reaching international markets illegally, in full knowledge of Cameroon’s Ministry of Forestry (MINFOF) and the European Union (EU), according to...

Antarctica ultra-race for a solar powered South Africa: Countdown begins

Press release | July 24, 2014 at 10:37

Johannesburg, 24 July 2014: Today marks 100 days countdown to 46 year old, sports enthusiast David Barnard’s next big running challenge; the “Last Desert Race”. David Barnard’s participation in the 250km race through the snow of Antarctica in...

1 - 10 of 175 results.