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Greenpeace: President Ramaphosa yet to take decisive action on energy

Press release | February 17, 2018 at 7:59

Johannesburg, 16 February 2018: Responding to the State of the Nation address delivered by President Cyril Ramaphosa tonight, Greenpeace Africa’s political advisor, Happy Khambule, has said:

Greenpeace Africa calls on President Cyril Ramaphosa to act on energy

Press release | February 16, 2018 at 10:56

Responding to the news that Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected and sworn in as South Africa’s new president, Greenpeace Africa’s political advisor, Happy Khambule, has said:

Destroying Kenya’s ecosystem destroys livelihood says Greenpeace

Press release | February 9, 2018 at 13:34

Greenpeace implores The President of South Africa to declare Cape Town a national...

Press release | February 6, 2018 at 14:03

Johannesburg, 6 February 2018 - Greenpeace Africa began a petition calling on the President of South Africa to declare the Eastern and Western Cape Provinces national disaster areas. Within in 10 days, 2769 citizens of South Africa and the...

Proposed Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill Unconstitutional says Greenpeace Africa

Press release | January 30, 2018 at 13:10

Cape Town, 30 January 2018 - Greenpeace Africa is in the parliament today to make a presentation to the Portfolio Committee on Police on the proposed Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill. We believe the proposed Critical Infrastructure...

Greenpeace Africa’s Executive Director Wins a Prestigious Human Rights Award

Press release | January 30, 2018 at 9:02

Nairobi, January 30, 2018: Greenpeace Africa’s Executive Director, Njeri Kabeberi, has won the 2017 Munir Mazrui ‘Lifetime Achievement Human Rights Defenders Award’ in a ceremony organised by the National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders...

Light at the end of the tunnel

Press release | January 26, 2018 at 13:23

26 January 2018 - Greenpeace Africa welcomes Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s statement on South Africa’ energy future at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. With Eskom’s future hanging in the balance, it is clear how...

Recent engagements between Minister of Energy and civil society organisations

Press release | December 7, 2017 at 11:59

Below we set out key events in recent engagements between Minister of Energy David Mahlobo and civil society organisations around the Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity and the Energy Indaba scheduled for 7-8 December 2017.

Activists close down the Department of Environmental Affairs, Pretoria

Press release | November 30, 2017 at 7:00

30 November, 2017: Greenpeace Africa and Earthlife Africa Jhb activists have today confronted the Department of Environmental Affairs by blocking the main entrance to the Department with nuclear barrels. The activists made a public demand that...

Urgent action needed to solve West African food security threat

Press release | November 21, 2017 at 8:41

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