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Get Involved

Hub | November 6, 2008 at 13:27

Our Victories

Hub | November 4, 2010 at 15:46

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About Us

Hub | November 12, 2008 at 16:08

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...

UMOJA

Publication | September 22, 2017 at 8:08

This edition is packed with victories, from the Congo forest to supermarkets in Australia phasing out single use plastics.

Job Board

Job | July 13, 2018 at 13:12

Greenpeace employs people from all corners of the globe, all dedicated to meeting the professional standards expected of the world's leading campaigning organisation for the environment. We look for dynamic team players who want to make a...

Annual Reports

Page | May 23, 2017 at 14:54

Annual Reports

Greenpeace Africa’s Executive Director Wins a Prestigious Human Rights Award

Press release | January 30, 2018 at 9:02

Nairobi, January 30, 2018: Greenpeace Africa’s Executive Director, Njeri Kabeberi, has won the 2017 Munir Mazrui ‘Lifetime Achievement Human Rights Defenders Award’ in a ceremony organised by the National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders...

Deepening green roots in Africa

Publication | August 2, 2017 at 16:08

For Greenpeace Africa, 2016 was critical in defining a new pathway, a new trajectory and a new beginning for Greenpeace on the continent. We initiated the process of a new Three Year Strategic Plan 2017-2019, where every team and individual was...

Greenpeace Africa in Solidarity with Nakuru Residents

Press release | May 11, 2018 at 13:20

Nairobi, 11th May 2018 - Following the disaster that struck residents of Solai village in Nakuru on 09 May 2018 and killed over 40 people and left hundreds homeless, Greenpeace Africa would like to expressed its compassion and solidarity to the...

Ship Tour 2015

Hub | January 30, 2015 at 16:15

The Rainbow Warrior will be touring South Africa in February 2015.

Meet our volunteers

Page | February 15, 2016 at 16:48

Volunteers are at the heart of Greenpeace. And we have had the privilege to work with passionate people individuals with all kinds of backgrounds and skill sets.

Be a cyberactivist

Page | November 12, 2015 at 18:24

So you want to join the online revolution! Are you computer savvy and comfortable with social networking tools? Maybe you’re located far from any of our regional offices, yet you want to make a difference and volunteer your time? Well guess...

Become a Volunteer!

Page | November 1, 2010 at 13:51

Thinking of volunteering with us? Well, all the information you need is right here.

Our ships

Hub | August 21, 2010 at 16:32

The Greenpeace fleet of ships is a unique asset in the battle to save planet Earth and protect the global commons. Our ships are used at the forefront of Greenpeace campaigning, often sailing to remote areas to bear witness and take action...

UMOJA

Publication | January 22, 2018 at 15:54

In this January edition, learn about our journey through the Congo Basin forest, the Climate March at the UN Climate Conference in Bonn, what we got upto on International Coastal Clean-Up Day and more!

World Water Day 2018: Greenpeace Africa Urges Government to Preserve Kenya’s Water...

Press release | March 22, 2018 at 10:53

Nairobi 22 March 2018 - Greenpeace Africa has today urged the government of Kenya to put more effort into preserving the countries water catchment areas. This was during a clean up and tree planting exercise that was carried out at Gatharaine...

Multimedia

Multimedia hub | December 9, 2009 at 18:59

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Press Centre

Hub | December 16, 2009 at 22:41

This section is intended for journalists and media professionals. It lists the latest photographs, videos, press releases, and reports which we are distributing to the media.

News

Hub | December 27, 2009 at 16:00

News and blogs.

Greenpeace Africa volunteers urging corporations to stop single use plastic

Press release | April 19, 2018 at 8:50

Yaounde, 18 April 2018 - Greenpeace Africa volunteers under the banner of the Environmental Ambassadors in Cameroon join over 1 million people around the world to demand corporations to reduce single-use plastics ahead of Earth Day this April 22.

Durban citizens join the world in saying no to single use plastics!

Press release | April 18, 2018 at 13:17

18 April 2018, Johannesburg – In the wake of Day Zero, plastic was a major concern for those donating water to the water stricken city of Cape Town. Plastics are a growing problem on the continent, putting the environment and oceans in crisis...

Kenya’s Youths Demand Big Corporations to Stop Single-Use Plastics

Press release | April 18, 2018 at 12:50

Nairobi, 18 April 2018 - Ahead of this year’s Earth Day (April 22), youths from Kenya are urging Coca-Cola Central East & West Africa Limited, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) and Java to stop the use of single-use plastics.

Activists remain in detention after peaceful Eskom protest

Feature story | October 23, 2012 at 20:37

Today, Greenpeace Africa, groundWork and Earthlife Africa took action against Eskom's reckless coal expansion at the utility's headquarters in Johannesburg. 14 activists were placed in police custody after the peaceful protest and taken to...

Climbers Occupy a Deepwater Oil Rig

Feature story | November 23, 2010 at 11:04

Four activists have taken action, climbing 39 metres onto the deepwater oil rig “Centenario”, off the coast of Mexico. They scaled the rig early yesterday morning [Mexico time] to call for an end to deepwater drilling.

Activists stop Mega Trawler Emptying African Seas

Feature story | March 8, 2012 at 17:10

Activists onboard a Greenpeace ship have stopped the fishing activities of a massive German trawler by chaining an inflatable boat between the fishing net and the trawler.

No Nuclear in Africa!

Feature story | May 28, 2012 at 13:03

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.

Join Greenpeace Africa to march for a nuclear-free South Africa

Feature story | October 31, 2012 at 11:47

Together with civil society, we want to gather as many people as possible to show our support for a just energy solution. Please join us as we march to a nuclear-free future!

Join the Greenpeace flashmob for toxic-free fashion!

Feature story | November 22, 2012 at 9:50

Toxic-free fashion is the new trend, and we want YOU to lead the way!

Photos

Multimedia hub | October 16, 2008 at 15:01

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.

Election 2017 -Kenyan Farmers commit to protect the country’s food system

Press release | June 5, 2017 at 19:07

Nairobi, June 6, 2017: Ahead of the August elections, farmers from Machakos will today start a movement, to reclaim their food systems from the clutches of big agribusiness, middlemen and from the lure of agrochemicals. The movement, rooted in...

Project Sunshine: Playing a role to bring light to the underprivileged

Press release | June 30, 2017 at 12:15

Johannesburg, 30 June 2017: In collaboration with the Philile Foundation [1], Greenpeace Africa’s recently launched campaign Project Sunshine seeks to raise R100 000 from mid-June to mid-July to install solar streetlights around a crèche [2] in...

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 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 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:

Message from Greenpeace Africa Executive Director on the passing of former UN...

Press release | August 20, 2018 at 10:00

Following the news of the passing of former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, Greenpeace Africa Executive Director Njeri Kabeberi has said:

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...

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.

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

Press release | October 8, 2018 at 14:54

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 change to...

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...

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:

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...

Department of Environmental Affairs has ‘secretly’ weakened sulphur dioxide (SO2)...

Press release | November 14, 2018 at 16:19

Johannesburg, South Africa - 14 November 2018 -- Greenpeace Africa strongly opposes the unlawful decision by the Department of Environmental Affairs to weaken sulphur dioxide (SO2) emission standards for coal-fired power stations. This far...

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.

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.

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...

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...

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