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Life After Coal and Greenpeace Africa Slam Inclusion of New Coal in Electricity Plan

Press release | August 28, 2018 at 7:31

The inclusion of new coal in the updated draft Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity (IRP) will cost South Africa close to R20 billion more than we need to spend, and will make electricity more expensive for all South Africans. If the...

Greenpeace Africa Calls on China to Maintain the Ban on Rhino Horns

Press release | November 2, 2018 at 10:25

Nairobi, 2nd November 2018 - Conservationists in Kenya are worried by China’s decision to reverse the ban on trade in tiger bones and rhino horns. Experts[1] have also condemned the move as one that could have dire repercussions for the...

Greenpeace Africa responds to accusations by NUM

Press release | November 5, 2018 at 13:20

Johannesburg, 5 November 2018: Responding to accusations of recklessness made by NUM, as reported by TimesLive, Greenpeace Africa Senior Climate and Energy Campaign Manager, Melita Steele has said: “People’s lives are on the line, and air...

Senegal cancels fishing licenses for 29 foreign trawlers: our congratulations to the...

Feature story | May 4, 2012 at 12:50

An open letter of congratulations to the Senegalese Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, from Greenpeace Africa.

Kumi Naidoo and Greenpeace Activists Removed From COP17 and Banned From Building

Feature story | December 9, 2011 at 18:42

Kumi Naidoo of Greenpeace has been removed from the Durban conference centre and has been banned from the building.

Eskom Protest Activists Charged for Trespass Only

Feature story | October 24, 2012 at 13:05

Fourteen activists from three campaigning organisations -- groundWork, Earthlife Africa, and Greenpeace -- have been fined for “admission of guilt” on the offence of “trespass” at the Randburg Magistrate’s Court following their peaceful protest...

Stop the Rhino Poaching

Feature story | January 24, 2012 at 13:44

Greenpeace Africa is deeply saddened by the number of rhinos poached in South Africa last year. We call on the South African government to act decisively to protect rhino populations.

Njeri Kabeberi appointed as Greenpeace Africa Executive Director

Press release | September 25, 2016 at 19:01

Johannesburg, September 25, 2016: Kenyan born Njeri Kabeberi, has been named as Executive Director for Greenpeace Africa after an extensive search for a combination of skills required to drive the organisation towards a people –powered movement.

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...

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 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...

Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally found to contain microplastics

Press release | October 22, 2018 at 9:45

Dakar, Senegal, 18 October 2018 - Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain microplastics, with the highest number coming from salt sourced in Asia, according to a new study co-designed by Kim, Seung-Kyu, Professor at Incheon...

Loss of lives at sea: Greenpeace calls on the Senegalese Government to improve safety...

Press release | October 23, 2018 at 11:21

Dakar Senegal, 23/10/2018 - Greenpeace Africa has today, released a new documentary on the numerous cases of small-scale fishermen who have lost their lives in Senegalese waters. Over the past 2 years, at least 226 fishermen have lost their lives...

Republic of Congo Greenwashing Efforts Exposed at Africa Oil Week

Press release | November 7, 2018 at 11:51

Johannesburg, 07 November 2018 - Greenpeace Africa blew the whistle today on the Republic of Congo's most recent greenwashing campaign by exposing its plans to tender three oil blocks in the heart of newly-discovered peatlands that Environment...

Greenpeace Africa Celebrates A Decade Of Environmental Activism.

Press release | November 14, 2018 at 15:23

Johannesburg, 13 November 2018 - This November, Greenpeace Africa celebrates 10 years of environmental activism on the African continent. Partnering with artists, volunteers and other civil society organisations, the environmental watchdog is...

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

Feature story | June 17, 2011 at 13:17

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.

Kumi Naidoo Arrested!

Feature story | June 17, 2011 at 17:16

The International Executive Director of Greenpeace, Kumi Naidoo, has been arrested and is being flown to Greenland after breaching an exclusion zone and scaling a controversial Arctic oil rig 120km out to sea.

Kumi Deported from Greenland

Feature story | June 21, 2011 at 13:22

Kumi Naidoo will spend night in Danish jail before release tomorrow.

Letter to Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson

Publication | August 18, 2014 at 10:00

Greenpeace gives Energy Minister a week to release key nuclear information

Ecological farmers teach methods to face drought to conventional farmers

Press release | April 13, 2017 at 10:30

Starting from Tuesday, the 11th and till today the 13th of April, the Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) with Greenpeace Africa are supporting the Farmer 2 Farmer Drought Resilience work in Machakos county.

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