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Njeri Kabeberi appointed as Greenpeace Africa Executive Director

Press release | September 25, 2016 at 19:01

Johannesburg, September 25, 2016: Kenyan born Njeri Kabeberi, has been named as Executive Director for Greenpeace Africa after an extensive search for a combination of skills required to drive the organisation towards a people –powered movement.

3 of SA’s top Five Retailers commit to Lobby for an Enabling Framework for Renewable...

Press release | July 28, 2016 at 15:21

Johannesburg, 27 July 2016 - Massmart, Pick n Pay and Woolworths have indicated their commitment to lobby for an enabling framework that will allow for renewable energy expansion in South Africa at a round table discussion organised by Greenpeace...

Eskom's anti renewable energy campaign puts profits before the people of South Africa

Press release | July 22, 2016 at 11:16

22 July 2016, Johannesburg - Reacting to the media reports regarding the letter written by Eskom’s board chair Ben Ngubane stating that Eskom will not sign any power purchase agreements with private producers after the current round is finalized...

How the DRC government has secretly breached its own logging moratorium

Press release | July 12, 2016 at 11:43

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 12th July 2016 – A Greenpeace Africa investigation has revealed that the DRC government violated its own 2002 moratorium on new logging titles, granting three concessions of a total of 650.000 hectares in...

UK sanctions Cameroon timber traders for EU violations

Press release | June 30, 2016 at 8:58

Will you marry the sun? Greenpeace activists deliver gigantic ‘solar’ ring to Pick n...

Press release | June 28, 2016 at 8:00

Cape Town, 28 June 2016: Today Greenpeace activists made a formal marriage proposal to Pick n Pay, calling on the retailer to commit to a 100% renewable energy future, and ditch its dirty love affair with fossil fuels. In a peaceful protest...

Greenpeace France’s reaction to Michelin Zero Deforestation Commitment

Press release | June 13, 2016 at 16:53

Paris, June 13th 2016

How Cameroon’s Stolen Wood Reaches International Markets

Press release | May 26, 2016 at 10:20

Yaoundé, 26 May 2016 - A Greenpeace Africa investigation into illegal logging operations in Cameroon has uncovered a trail of stolen timber leading to Cameroon’s main log exporter Compagnie de Commerce et de Transport (CCT), and has reportedly...

Greenpeace slams Eskom CEO's anti-renewable energy propaganda

Press release | May 17, 2016 at 12:49

Johannesburg, 13 May 2016: Reacting to claims made by Eskom CEO Brain Molefe during his State of the System briefing in Cape Town yesterday, that Renewable Energy is a ‘disappointment’, Greenpeace has said:

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