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  • For the future of fisheries in West-Africa

    Blogpost by Prudence Wanko - May 7, 2015 at 13:59

    By Prudence Wanko

    In order to see fisheries reborn, West African States must take up their responsibility to eradicate all forms of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, including a practice which is slowly killing a collapsing sector:... Read more >

  • Whose Responsibility Is It?

    Blogpost by Ahmed DIAME - May 6, 2015 at 13:25

    When will we see a renewal of West African fisheries laws?

    A few weeks ago, television channels worldwide showed, in a loop, what is now called the "tragedy of the Mediterranean". The lifeless bodies, of at least 800 young Africans, including women... Read more >

  • Celebrating Ecologically Farmed Food in Nairobi

    Blogpost by Taahir Chagan - April 20, 2015 at 10:59

    On the 25th of April we will celebrate ecologically farmed food in all its splendour by hosting a fun food fair in the heart of Nairobi at Central Park.

    We will have an authentic Kenyan Cook-off contest, where the budding chefs will be challenged to ... Read more >

  • Tales from Rainbow Warrior the third - part 5

    Blogpost by Samkelo Ndongeni - April 10, 2015 at 14:21

    01 March 2015

    Since I was doing the gangway watch I slept during the morning. I woke up at 10h: 00am to go to Mongrove nature reserve at Umngeni municipality. I was amazed to find out that the nature reserve was once a military base and a shooting ra... Read more >

  • Tales from Rainbow Warrior the third - part 4

    Blogpost by ltsotets - April 10, 2015 at 14:11

    27 February 2015

    Today I cleaned the alley ways and stairways. We set up the sails at the helideck and at the bow. We then had a press conference by the conference room. We set up tables and chairs at the helideck for the major donor dinner. There wa... Read more >

  • Tales from Rainbow Warrior the third - part 3

    Blogpost by Samkelo Ndongeni - April 10, 2015 at 13:59

    24 February 2015

    I started the day by cleaning the mess room. After cleaning I went to the deck to clean the grease from the sail winches. I sealed some open tubes at the bow with denzo tape. We then had lunch then after we launched the both of the... Read more >

  • Tales from Rainbow Warrior the third - part 2

    Blogpost by Samkelo Ndongeni - April 10, 2015 at 13:34

    20 February 2015

    We arrived in P.E at 09h: 00am and we received a warm welcome from local boats and divers. The port pilot boarded our ship at 10h: 00am and we were ready to dock. I assisted Juano and Catarina at the bow with the mooring ropes for ... Read more >

  • Tales from Rainbow Warrior the third

    Blogpost by Samkelo Ndongeni - April 10, 2015 at 12:17

    Cape Town to Durban

    16 February 2015

    I boarded the vessel at Waterfront Quay no.7 at 10h: 30am. Captain Mike introduced me to the crew and the guests. Chief Fernando familiarized me around the ship to get a general idea of the ship before we leave. ... Read more >

  • The Rainbow Warrior awoke the Warrior in me

    Blogpost by Anele Msweli - March 24, 2015 at 9:27

    Being part of the Rainbow Warrior ship tour was the most beautiful experience I have had in my entire life. This somewhat paved a little piece of a pathway of the journey I would like to take in the future. I have never felt such joy, purpose and un... Read more >

  • My galley experience aboard the Rainbow Warrior

    Blogpost by Nafeesa Amod - March 24, 2015 at 8:29

    So you all know about my ranting and raving as to how I could not wait to set my foot on the gangway of the Rainbow Warrior and be part of the crew.

    Well I was not disappointed, I tell you!  I thoroughly enjoyed my duty working in the ships galley ak... Read more >

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