News | Greenpeace Africa

News updates from our campaigns up across Africa and the planet.

The latest updates

 

Greenpeace Africa Applauds Kitui County Government for Setting Aside Funds Towards...

Press release | August 10, 2018 at 16:55

Nairobi, 9th August 2018 - In response to the news that Kitui County has enacted a law that sets aside one per cent of its annual budget towards climate change adaptation, Greenpeace Africa’s Food for Life Campaigner Claire Nasike has said:

Greenpeace Africa expresses shock over Wijma activities in Cameroon

Press release | August 6, 2018 at 8:38

In response to news that controversial Dutch wood processing and trading company Wijma and her subsidiary CAFECO are ceasing timber operations in South West Region of Cameroon, Greenpeace Africa’s Forest Campaigner, Eric Ini said:

Why We Must Never Take Clean Drinking Water for Granted

Blog entry by ltsotets | August 2, 2018

Few people would argue access to clean drinking water is a fundamental human right. Yet, a significant portion of the world’s population remains without.  In the following article, Sidrah Ahmad, will explore why this is the case;...

Greenpeace Reaction to Microplastic Pollution on South Africa’s Tap Water: The...

Press release | July 26, 2018 at 16:04

Plastics continue to haunt us long after we have used them[1] because during the degradation process, they break down into microparticles, which then contaminate our water systems. We know that this has an impact on our oceans and the animals...

Greenpeace Africa Urges Machakos County Government to Allocate Budget Towards...

Press release | July 25, 2018 at 11:02

Nairobi, 25th July 2018 - Greenpeace Africa has today handed over a petition to the Agricultural Committee of the Machakos County Assembly. The petition comes after a policy dialogue that was aimed at strengthening interactions between the...

Greenpeace Africa Urges Halcyon Agri to Stop Destroying Livelihood & Biodiversity in...

Press release | July 24, 2018 at 11:52

Yaoundé, 24 July 2018- Greenpeace Africa has today published a report explaining how Singaporean based Halycon Agri and her Cameroonian subsidiary- Sudcam operate a sordid rubber plantation business in Cameroon. The report ‘Halcyon Agri’s Ruinous...

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

Press release | July 23, 2018 at 9:01

“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...

5 Madiba Quotes to Reflect on this Mandela Day

Blog entry by Angelo Louw | July 18, 2018

Former South African president Nelson Mandela has become an international beacon of public service; he sacrificed 27 years of his life, serving a prison term for the liberation of his people. This is why the United Nations took...

1 - 10 of 1221 results.