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Reactive on the latest developments regarding Virunga and Salonga National Parks in...

Press release | July 20, 2018 at 17:47

“It is with indignation that Greenpeace Africa learned last April that the DRC Minister of hydrocarbons, Aimé Ngoy Mukena, is working on a project that will open up a large block of two UNESCO World Heritage sites - Virunga and Salonga National...

Greenpeace activists protested at ANAM's offices to demand the complete...

Press release | July 18, 2018 at 14:50

Dakar, July 18, 2018 - Today, Greenpeace activists peacefully protested in front of the office of the National Agency for Maritime Affairs (ANAM) to demand the publication of the state of the re-calculation of the industrial fishing vessels in...

Greenpeace Africa calls For a Thorough Investigation into the Death of 8 Rhinos

Press release | July 17, 2018 at 10:56

Nairobi, 17th July 2018 - Eight out of 14 critically endangered black rhinos have died after being moved from the Nairobi and Lake Nakuru national parks to a new sanctuary created in Tsavo East national park.

Ensure Safe and Healthy Food for Citizens, Greenpeace Africa Urges Kenya’s Government

Press release | July 3, 2018 at 14:44

Nairobi, 03 July 2018: In response to news that some of Kenya’s imported sugar contains dangerous elements such as copper and lead; and that fertilisers sold to farmers in Kenya are reported to be laced with harmful mercury, Greenpeace Africa has...

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...

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