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Greenpeace launches Congolese youth’s book of forest poetry

Press release | October 26, 2012 at 18:00

A special event and ceremony in Kinshasa has marked the culmination of Greenpreace Africa’s “The Future of the Forests in poems” competition. A compilation entitled “Voix des Forêts ” , (Voices of the Forest) featuring 77 poems written by young...

groundWork, Earthlife Africa JHB and Greenpeace remain in detention for confronting...

Press release | October 23, 2012 at 19:32

Johannesburg 8:30 pm, 23 October, 2012: 14 activists from three campaigning organisations have been placed under custody in johannesburg’s Sandton police station for confronting South Africa’s energy utility, Eskom. Among those arrested include...

groundWork, Earthlife Africa JHB and Greenpeace confront Eskom over bad choices:...

Press release | October 23, 2012 at 8:01

Johannesburg, 23 October, 2012: Today, three campaigning organisations joined forces to put South Africa’s energy utility, Eskom, under New Management. Activists confronted the utility to publicly highlight that Eskom has failed to deliver clean,...

Greenpeace reaction to the statement of the Senegalese Minister of Fisheries and...

Press release | October 23, 2012 at 6:54

Greenpeace welcomes the announcement by the Senegalese government that it will follow-up on the fishing authorizations that resulted in the plunder of pelagic resources of the country between 2010 and 2012.

Senegalese Fishermen launch platform to protect their rights

Press release | October 19, 2012 at 14:43

Warang, October 19, 2012 -- Greenpeace Africa today helped bring together Senegalese fishermen, fish packers and sellers in the wake of the biggest ever fishing scandals to hit Senegal.

Eskom’s new mega coal plants will dry up South Africa: Greenpeace

Press release | October 17, 2012 at 11:15

JOHANNESBURG, October 17 2012 – Nearly a million South African households still have no access to the minimum 25 litres of water per day. Eskom’s water-hungry coal expansion is a major threat to the country’s already stressed water resources, and...

Greenpeace releases groundbreaking report on Senegal Sardinella plunder

Press release | October 10, 2012 at 12:25

Dakar – Today marks the launch of a groundbreaking Greenpeace report detailing the plunger of Senegal ‘small pelagic resources by foreign trawler fleets.

Greenpeace: International Musicians give Congolese Youth a voice to protect the...

Press release | October 8, 2012 at 9:00

This morning Greenpeace Africa released a brand new song entitled ““Voix de la Forêt” (The Voices of the Forest), which is performed by 11 internationally acclaimed singers from the Congo Basin countries; in a bid to highlight the importance of...

Statement: Greenpeace Africa opposes potential oil exploration in Virunga National Park

Press release | September 27, 2012 at 14:04

Kinshasa, 26 September, 2012 – London-based oil company SOCO has been granted permission to conduct aerial surveys for oil exploration in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The British foreign office said today that...

Increasing Secrecy over Nuclear Energy in SA: Greenpeace and SAHA demand the Right to...

Press release | September 27, 2012 at 10:20

Johannesburg, 27 September 2012 – Greenpeace Africa together with the South African History Archives (SAHA) have today submitted four requests under the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) [1], in a bid to obtain information on the...

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