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Greenpeace Africa commends Uganda for the ban on plastic bags

Press release | June 11, 2018 at 10:43

Nairobi, 7th June 2018 - In a statement read on his behalf on World environment day 2018, President Museveni noted that the continued manufacture, use and poor disposal practices associated with plastics have added to the accumulation of the...

Greenpeace Africa launches online campaign platform to strengthen environmental...

Press release | June 5, 2018 at 14:54

Johannesburg, 5 June 2018 - Today, World Environment Day, Greenpeace Africa has launched VUMA. EARTH - an online campaign platform for ordinary citizens to run environmental petitions. The platform seeks to grow an environmental movement and give...

Africans want the continent to #BreakFree from fossil fuels

Press release | May 25, 2018 at 9:26

Johannesburg, South Africa - Today, Africa Day, citizens and communities in almost 20 countries across the African continent are gathering, taking to the streets and actively blocking the fossil fuel economy as part of a continent-wide day of action.

An irrational IRP can expect legal challenge from human rights organisations

Press release | May 17, 2018 at 13:47

17 May 2018 - The Life After Coal (LAC) Campaign and Greenpeace Africa say that the Department of Energy (DoE) will face a legal challenge from them if the Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity (IRP) ignores constitutional obligations.

Greenpeace Africa Executive Director calls for Peatland protection after visit to DR...

Press release | May 14, 2018 at 16:06

Kinshasa, 10 May 2018 - Good morning to you all and thank you all very much for taking the time to meet with me today. It is a pleasure to be in the DRC and I feel blessed to have spent time in the giant forest of the Congo Basin. I am in awe of...

Greenpeace Africa in Solidarity with Nakuru Residents

Press release | May 11, 2018 at 13:20

Nairobi, 11th May 2018 - Following the disaster that struck residents of Solai village in Nakuru on 09 May 2018 and killed over 40 people and left hundreds homeless, Greenpeace Africa would like to expressed its compassion and solidarity to the...

Massive irregular expenditure at the Department of Water and Sanitation - outrageous:...

Press release | May 10, 2018 at 12:34

Johannesburg, 10 May 2018 -- Greenpeace Africa has launched a petition calling on President Ramaphosa to put water at the centre of all government decision-making. This comes in the wake of news that South Africa’s auditor-general has reported to...

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.

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