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Greenpeace Response to Resignation of Eskom CEO

Press release | December 5, 2013 at 14:56

Responding to the resignation of Brian Dames, Eskom CEO, Greenpeace Africa said:

Scientists say Senegal’s president Macky Sall needs to push for better fisheries in...

Press release | December 5, 2013 at 9:30

Dakar, December 5, 2013 - Today, 16 west African and international scientists called on Senegalese President Macky Sall to proactively push for better governance of fisheries in West Africa.

Germany seizes Congolese wood in strongest EU action yet against illegal timber trade

Press release | November 27, 2013 at 13:02

Johannesburg, 27 November 2013 – German authorities have seized two batches of illegal timber from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The seizure is the strongest case of enforcement of an EU law banning the trade in illegally sourced timber...

Greenpeace and the Oakland Institute: Cameroon, Herakles land lease signature is an...

Press release | November 26, 2013 at 12:05

Greenpeace Africa and the Oakland Institute are alarmed by the decision of the Cameroonian government to award US agribusiness company Herakles Farms a three year provisional land lease to develop a palm oil plantation in the South West region of...

Eskom up to win Worst Corporation of 2013

Press release | November 26, 2013 at 10:30

Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 November 2013 – Eskom, which supplies 90% of South Africa’s electricity needs through its 18 coal-fired power stations, is in the running to win the international award for this year’s worst corporation in the...

Human rights organisations join Greenpeace and artisanal fishermen to demand the...

Press release | November 16, 2013 at 17:30

Dakar, November 16, 2013 – Human rights organisations - Amnesty Senegal, the African Assembly for the Defence of Human Rights (RADDHO), the Senegalese Human Rights League, as well as artisanal fishermen and Greenpeace this Saturday, mobilized in...

Eskom makes full disclosure and apologises to Greenpeace, groundWork and Earthlife...

Press release | November 11, 2013 at 15:25

Monday, 11 November 2013: Non-governmental groups groundWork, Earthlife Africa Jhb and Greenpeace Africa today agreed to re-join Eskom’s Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) forum after Eskom disclosed the extent, process and outcome of the...

Greenpeace responds to Hooliganism Charge

Press release | October 24, 2013 at 9:22

Amsterdam, October 23rd 2013: Commenting on reports that piracy charges against the Arctic 30 are to be dropped and replaced with a charge of hooliganism, Vladimir Chuprov of Greenpeace Russia said:

30 days of injustice: a wall of solidarity in South Africa to free the Arctic as part...

Press release | October 18, 2013 at 10:30

Johannesburg, 18th of October 2013 — Over 300 people in Johannesburg, today stood in solidarity with the Arctic 30 as they face their 30th day of detention by Russian authorities. This event is part of a global day of solidarity with nearly 10...

Eleven Nobel Peace Prize winners write to Russian President Vladimir Putin over...

Press release | October 17, 2013 at 9:07

Johannesburg, 17th October 2013 - Eleven Nobel Peace Prize laureates including Archbishop Desmond Tutu from South Africa, have written a joint letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin offering their support to twenty eight Greenpeace...

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