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Corruption and impunity are rife in Cameroon’s forestry sector

Press release | August 20, 2014 at 9:00

Yaoundé, August, 20 2014. Large quantities of wood extracted from forest “conversion” projects are reaching international markets illegally, in full knowledge of Cameroon’s Ministry of Forestry (MINFOF) and the European Union (EU), according to...

Antarctica ultra-race for a solar powered South Africa: Countdown begins

Press release | July 24, 2014 at 10:37

Johannesburg, 24 July 2014: Today marks 100 days countdown to 46 year old, sports enthusiast David Barnard’s next big running challenge; the “Last Desert Race”. David Barnard’s participation in the 250km race through the snow of Antarctica in...

Vandana Shiva supports AFSA in making the case for Agro-ecology

Press release | June 12, 2014 at 8:43

Dar es Salaam – 12th June 2014. The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) is launching a new initiative: Making the Case for Agro-ecology (available at www.afsafrica.org/case-studies) today. The event at Karimjee Hall in Dar es Salaam...

Herakles Farms’ Illegal Timber: A Plot against Cameroon’s Forests and the Voluntary...

Press release | May 27, 2014 at 11:45

Yaoundé, May 27th, 2014 - In a report published today, Greenpeace Africa reveals how the American company Herakles Farms, using a front company, may have colluded with Cameroon’s Minister of Forests to illegally obtain a logging permit inside the...

Greenpeace calls on the government of Senegal to reconsider the terms of the new...

Press release | May 5, 2014 at 9:15

Dakar, 30 April 2014 – Greenpeace is concerned about the new agreement between the European Union and Senegal, and its protocol, which allow 38 EU vessels to access fisheries resources for a total compensation of € 13 930 000 (9 137 481 010 FCFA)...

Greenpeace Africa shocked at attack on Virunga Park's chief warden

Press release | April 16, 2014 at 14:33

Johannesburg, 16th April 2014. Greenpeace Africa is appalled by the ongoing violence towards environmentalists in Virunga National Park, reinforced by the recent shooting of the chief warden, Emmanuel de Merode. A Belgian national, de Merode has...

Election 2014, is it worth talking about electricity?

Press release | April 15, 2014 at 13:31

15 April 2014, Greenpeace Africa host a press conference to focus on electricity supply and delivery ahead of the 2014 South African elections.

Huge Whale Meat Shipment Skips Port of Durban Because of South African Outrage

Press release | April 14, 2014 at 7:45

Durban, 13 April 2014 – The cargo ship Alma, carrying 2,000 tons of endangered fin whale meat from Iceland, has decided today not to enter the South African port of Durban. The ship is en route to Japan to deliver its condemnable cargo in Tokyo...

Statement of Senegalese small-scale fishermen on negotiations between the Senegalese...

Press release | March 13, 2014 at 14:45

We, Senegalese small-scale fishermen, from various backgrounds and professional organizations, met on February 26, 2014 in Mbour, under the auspices of the platform of traditional fishing stakeholders of Senegal...

Greenpeace supports Senegal’s artisanal fishermen decision to say "No" to the renewal...

Press release | March 13, 2014 at 14:42

Dakar, 11 March 2014 – Greenpeace today added its voice to support artisanal fishermen in Senegal following their call to the government not to renew the fishing agreement with the European Union, given the current fragile state of fisheries in...

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