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Greenpeace: Zuma breaks hearts with less than unrealistic energy plans

Press release | February 17, 2014 at 9:55

Reacting to President Zuma’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) last evening, Michael O’Brien-Onyeka, the Executive Director of Greenpeace Africa said:

Greenpeace: Zuma, add bold electricity plans to your SONA speech

Press release | February 12, 2014 at 10:43

Johannesburg, February 12, 2014 -- As South Africans count down to President Zuma’s fifth State of the Nation address this Thursday, Greenpeace urges the country’s leader to outline immediate steps to solve the urgent energy crisis that is...

“Say no to fraudulent fishing companies”, says Greenpeace

Press release | February 6, 2014 at 14:16

Dakar 06 February 2014 – Greenpeace has today called on African governments to intensify their oversight over Dongwon Industries after it was charged with defrauding the U.S. government. The largest fishing company in South Korea was accused of...

Greenpeace reiterates its support for the arrest of the Russian vessel Oleg Naydenov...

Press release | January 23, 2014 at 13:26

The Senegalese government must now clarify the circumstances in which Oleg Naydenov was released, the exact nature of the amounts paid by the Russian ship owner and the follow up that will be given to this issue.

Forced eviction by Kenya threatens indigenous communities' human rights and ancestral...

Press release | January 8, 2014 at 13:44

7 January 2014 - The Kenyan government has sent police troops to Embobut forest area (in Elgeyo Marakwet County, Western Kenya) to forcefully evict thousands of the indigenous inhabitants of the Sengwer and Cherangany communities from their...

Greenpeace response to the arrest of the Russian vessel "Oleg Naydenov" in Senegalese...

Press release | January 7, 2014 at 12:21

Greenpeace has been made aware of media reports on the arrest of the Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov by Senegalese authorities in response to suspected illegal fishing in the Senegalese EEZ detected by a French military plane on December 23. We...

Greenpeace members take on the Cape-to-Rio Yacht Race

Press release | January 6, 2014 at 11:41

Cape Town, January 1, 2014 -- Three generations of the Horton Family including Colin Horton 78, his daughter Belinda Horton (the Skipper) and her son Francois (25) plus Ken Botwood (70) will today crew their yacht ‘Ava’, which at 31’, is the...

Russian parliament votes for amnesty for Arctic 30

Press release | December 18, 2013 at 10:14

Johannesburg, 18 December 2013 - The Greenpeace activists who spent two months in jail after a peaceful protest in the Arctic have expressed relief after the Russian parliament voted to grant them amnesty. But they also declared: "There is no...

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.

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