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Greenpeace Africa Welcomes Move to Ban Plastic Bags in Kenya

Press release | August 28, 2017 at 10:05

Nairobi, 28 August 2017 – Greenpeace Africa has lauded Kenya’s move to ban plastic bags starting end of this month. Reacting to the news that the ban will take effect on 28th August and that the government has ruled out extension of the order...

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Greenpeace Africa urges NEMA to Seal Loopholes for Effective Plastic ban Implementation

Press release | February 22, 2018 at 15:36

Nairobi, 22nd February 2018 - Single use plastic carrier bags were banned in Kenya in August 28th last year, but six months later plastic bags in grocery stores and small scale traders have become the norm. Reports show that smugglers operating...

Ensure Safe and Healthy Food for Citizens, Greenpeace Africa Urges Kenya’s Government

Press release | July 3, 2018 at 14:44

Nairobi, 03 July 2018: In response to news that some of Kenya’s imported sugar contains dangerous elements such as copper and lead; and that fertilisers sold to farmers in Kenya are reported to be laced with harmful mercury, Greenpeace Africa has...

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...

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...

New satellite data reveals the world’s largest air pollution hotspot is Mpumalanga -...

Press release | October 29, 2018 at 8:53

Johannesburg, South Africa, 29 October 2018 - A groundbreaking analysis of satellite data from 1 June to 31 August this year [1] reveals the world’s largest NO2 air pollution hotspots across six continents in the most detail to date. Greenpeace...

Food Safety Should be Prioritised in Kenyatta’s Big Four Agenda: Greenpeace Africa

Press release | August 23, 2018 at 12:33

Nairobi, 23rd August 2018: The past few months have seen increased cases of sub standard food imports into Kenya. From sugar that contains mercury to expired rice, to oil that does not meet the required standards. Experts have also warned that...

Climate outcast Trump surrenders US global leadership - Greenpeace

Press release | June 2, 2017 at 8:40

Johannesburg, 1 June 2017 – Denouncing Trump’s decision to abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, Greenpeace International said the decision would cost the US its global leadership position and its share of the economic benefits of the clean energy...

Statoil exploration threatens biodiversity of Algoa Bay

Press release | September 19, 2017 at 9:43

Johannesburg, 19 September - Norwegian multinational oil and gas company, Statoil’s a newly acquired East Algoa exploration licence is located just a few kilometres east of Algoa Bay in the Eastern Cape, an area labelled as a marine biodiversity...

Greener Electronics Guide Updated

Feature story | October 26, 2010 at 10:00

As people across the country embrace mobile culture, and 'getting connected' is the focus of attention accross Africa, the latest Greener Electronics guide gives some interesting insights into how environmentally-minded 'tech' companies really are.

Trafigura's Toxic History in Africa

Feature story | November 17, 2010 at 10:56

Trafigura, a commodities multinational with a history of toxic waste in Ivory Coast, is set to begin operations in Southern Africa. Below is the story of their involvement in dumping of toxic waste in Ivory Coast, leading up to a fine of €1m by a...

The Dirty Secret Behind Jeans

Feature story | December 2, 2010 at 13:22

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Greenpeace has some shocking insights into jeans production in two industry towns in the Guangdong province of China.

Adidas Needs to Earn its Stripes

Feature story | August 23, 2011 at 12:12

It turns out that top brands aren't just releasing toxic chemicals into China's rivers, but dangerous chemicals are also being left in the clothes you buy and wear.

Detox Campaign Hat Trick!

Feature story | August 31, 2011 at 14:02

Adidas is going toxic-free, the company has just announced!

Greenpeace: Trafigura fine a set-back for Africa’s environmental justice

Feature story | November 21, 2012 at 13:43

Greenpeace Africa condemns the weak fine given to Trafigura Beheer BV as part of a plea bargain. This comes after the Dutch company and its chairman Dauphin were charged with illegally exporting waste to the Ivory Coast in 2006.

South Africans join the global call to Detox Levi's

Feature story | December 11, 2012 at 9:01

Over the weekend South Africans activists joined the global call for Levi's to Detox their fashion. Over 700 activists in 81 cities around the world made their voices heard and demanded that Levi’s eliminate all hazardous chemical from its...

We did it - Levi's commits to Detox!

Feature story | December 13, 2012 at 16:00

Levi Strauss & Co. today committed to go toxic-free. Why? Because you and hundreds of thousands of other people demanded that Levi’s “Go Forth and Detox”.

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Hub | December 16, 2009 at 22:41

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