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

The latest updates

 

World Food Day 2018: Kenyans Demand Healthy Food

Press release | October 16, 2018 at 15:41

Nairobi, 16th October 2018 - Consumers and small scale farmers have today handed over a petition to Parliament and the Ministry of Agriculture calling for an overhaul of Kenya’s food system. The petition, signed by over 1000 farmers and consumers...

Executive Director 's Message on International Day for Disaster Reduction

Press release | October 13, 2018 at 11:47

As the world commemorate the International Day for Disaster Reduction, Greenpeace Africa Executive Director Njeri Kabeberi has said:

These 10 companies are flooding the planet with throwaway plastic

Blog entry by Ryan Schleeter | October 10, 2018

Volunteers collected and catalogued more than 187,000 pieces of trash from beach cleanups around the world to find out who’s flooding our planet with plastic. The equivalent of one truckload of plastic enters the ocean every...

Reactive on IPCC Report

Press release | October 10, 2018 at 11:30

Kinshasa, 9th October 2018: In October, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre industrial levels and examined related greenhouse gas emission...

IPCC Special Report on 1.5​°​C and its implications for South Africa

Press release | October 8, 2018 at 14:54

Context The approval and launch of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on 1.5°C warming will happen on October 8, 2018 in Incheon, Korea. The report highlights the moment of truth in the fight against climate...

The moment of truth has arrived: Leading climate scientists present new findings on...

Press release | October 8, 2018 at 8:42

South Africa, Johannesburg, 8 October 2018 - Experts from around the world gathered in Korea from 1 - 8 October 2018, to deliberate on the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on the impacts of Global Warming of 1.5°C.

Eskom should look to the sun and wind – they offer unlimited energy

Feature story | September 25, 2018 at 11:47

Eskom’s recent warnings of gloom, doom and tragedy is enough to give South Africans nightmares. But in the gloom there is potential for hope. It comes as no surprise that Eskom faces a recurring woe – on coal shortage of at least four and...

Greenpeace Africa offers its condolences to minister Edna Molewa’s family

Press release | September 25, 2018 at 8:23

Environment Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has passed away today at the age of 61. Happy Khambule, Political Advisor comments:

Jeff, fracking is not the answer to fuel prices, it is just plain wrong!

Press release | September 20, 2018 at 12:58

Johannesburg, South Africa, 20 September 2018 -- In response to Energy Minister Jeff Radebe's recent call for all impediments to shale gas exploration to be removed as part of government’s response to exceptionally high fuel prices, Greenpeace...

Tighten Border Control to Prevent Re-entry of Banned Plastic Bags into Kenya:...

Press release | September 19, 2018 at 13:21

Nairobi, 19th September 2018 - Reacting to the news that 80% of single use plastic carrier bags are still in circulation in most parts of the country despite being outlawed a year ago, Greenpeace Africa’s Campaigner Amos Wemanya has said:

1 - 10 of 1240 results.