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About Us

Hub | November 12, 2008 at 15:08

Greenpeace, the international environmental watchdog and lobby group, has been showcasing Africa’s plight to an often unseeing world since the 1990s. Some of its campaigns have included the fight to stop the uncontrolled logging that is...

What we do

Hub | November 12, 2008 at 13:07

Hosting SAIREC gives Africa an opportunity to fully back renewable energy says...

Press release | October 4, 2015 at 8:25

Cape Town, 4 October 2015: The opening of the four-day South African International Renewable Energy Conference (SAIREC)[1], offers African states an opportunity to increase their renewable energy targets and make commitments towards building...

Greenpeace Rolls Out the Green Carpet

Feature story | October 16, 2014 at 7:36

Greenpeace activists, together with community members from the coalfields around Witbank, have rolled out a green carpet outside the Department of Environmental Affairs, urging the National Air Quality Officer to reject Eskom’s application for...

Zuma Must Not Get Caught in a Nuclear Trap

Feature story | March 4, 2011 at 7:54

With the announcement of cooperation agreements having been signed between South African and French energy companies, Greenpeace reiterates its call to President Zuma not to fall into the dangerous trap of nuclear energy.

Eskom Set to Accelerate Water Crisis

Feature story | October 16, 2012 at 20:19

Coal-fired electricity is a major threat to South Africa’s already stressed water resources – and Eskom’s new mega coal plants are set to make matters even worse, further compromising water access for the poor. Currently almost a million South...

No Nuclear in Africa!

Feature story | May 28, 2012 at 12:03

Greenpeace activists protested this morning outside a pro-nuclear conference in Sandton where South Africa’s Deputy President and the Minister of Energy were due to talk.

Global Head Of Greenpeace Kumi Naidoo Faces Jail for Scaling Arctic Oil Rig

Feature story | June 17, 2011 at 12:17

South African Kumi Naidoo, who is also our International Executive Director, has entered an exclusion zone and scaled a controversial Arctic oil rig 120km off the coast of Greenland.

Eskom Under New Management

Hub | October 18, 2012 at 8:47


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

Feature story | April 14, 2014 at 9:27

A ship carrying 2,000 tons of endangered fin whale meat from Iceland, has decided not to enter the South African port of Durban.

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