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Greenpeace Africa volunteers urging corporations to stop single use plastic

Press release | April 19, 2018 at 8:50

Yaounde, 18 April 2018 - Greenpeace Africa volunteers under the banner of the Environmental Ambassadors in Cameroon join over 1 million people around the world to demand corporations to reduce single-use plastics ahead of Earth Day this April 22.

Durban citizens join the world in saying no to single use plastics!

Press release | April 18, 2018 at 13:17

18 April 2018, Johannesburg – In the wake of Day Zero, plastic was a major concern for those donating water to the water stricken city of Cape Town. Plastics are a growing problem on the continent, putting the environment and oceans in crisis...

Kenya’s Youths Demand Big Corporations to Stop Single-Use Plastics

Press release | April 18, 2018 at 12:50

Nairobi, 18 April 2018 - Ahead of this year’s Earth Day (April 22), youths from Kenya are urging Coca-Cola Central East & West Africa Limited, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) and Java to stop the use of single-use plastics.

DRC Forest Minister seeking to allocate an area the size of Belgium for industrial...

Press release | April 16, 2018 at 10:23

Kinshasa, 16 April 2018 - Greenpeace Africa and Congolese non-governmental organisations have learned that a month after reinstating 650,000 ha of logging concessions deemed illegal and cancelled in 2016, DRC’s Environment Minister sought...

Greenpeace Africa calls for a total ban on illegal logging

Press release | April 10, 2018 at 12:35

Greenpeace Africa responds to PIDMA-Cameroon importing 1000 tons of corn seeds...

Press release | April 9, 2018 at 9:14

In response to news that Agriculture Investment and Market Development Project (known by its French acronym- PIDMA) officials are augmenting food supply in Cameroon by importing 1000 tons of hybrid corn seeds from South Africa, Greenpeace’s...

Greenpeace Africa: renewable energy deals a step towards a just energy transition

Press release | April 5, 2018 at 15:09

5 April 2018, Johannesburg – Newly appointed Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe signed the renewable energy agreements with 27 independent power producers on behalf of state-owned power utility Eskom, his department said.

Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of Congo must translate words into action...

Press release | March 26, 2018 at 15:31

Brazzaville, 26 March 2018: Greenpeace Africa recognises the steps made by the Republic of Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo who organised the Global Peatland Initiative’s third meeting in Brazzaville from 21-23 March. While both...

Greenpeace Africa opens pilot green space in Yaoundé

Press release | March 22, 2018 at 13:57

Yaoundé, 21 March 2018: Greenpeace Africa and local partners have today launched a pilot green space at the Baptist High School- Awai, to commemorate the World Forest Day. The need for urban green spaces is highlighted in the theme for this...

World Water Day: Greenpeace demands more commitment to defend South African people’s...

Press release | March 22, 2018 at 13:46

22 March 2018, Johannesburg – This year, South Africa will observe World Water Week under the ominous cloud of the Cape Town water crisis, and the stark reality of long-term water scarcity in South Africa and beyond our borders. The spotlight on...

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