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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:

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 at the age of 61. Happy Khambule, Political Advisor comments:

What we do

Hub | November 12, 2008 at 14:07

Proposed Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill Unconstitutional says Greenpeace Africa

Press release | January 30, 2018 at 13:10

Cape Town, 30 January 2018 - Greenpeace Africa is in the parliament today to make a presentation to the Portfolio Committee on Police on the proposed Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill. We believe the proposed Critical Infrastructure...

Join the Rooftop Revolution!

Action | April 7, 2015 at 16:33

In the midst of a crushing electricity crisis, Greenpeace considers it a right of every South African to produce their own power, feed extra electricity into the grid and get paid for it as long-term energy solution.

Stop Arctic Oil!

Hub | June 7, 2011 at 14:01

Help us stop the Arctic oil Rush, and get all the latest updates in our efforts to stop Carin Energy from its dangerous drilling operation.

Greenpeace Africa in total solidarity with the People of Sierra Leone

Press release | August 17, 2017 at 16:43

Dakar, 17 August 2017- Following the disaster that struck Freetown on 13 August 2017 and killed at least 312 people and thousands of homeless people, Greenpeace Africa expressed its compassion and solidarity to the people of Sierra Leone.

Greenpeace Merchandise Competition

Page | July 24, 2018 at 12:00

Greenpeace Merchandise Competition

Embracing Change - Shaping the Future

Publication | June 8, 2016 at 14:06

This annual report provides a summary of the activities carried out in different parts of Africa in an effort to curtail some of the pressing environmental challenges of our time, including: climate change, deforestation, water pollution, coal...

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.

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...

Greenpeace Africa reacts to verdict on DR Congo torture case in Yalisika

Press release | December 16, 2015 at 14:16

Kinshasa, 16 December 2015 - Five policemen and soldiers have finally been convicted for their role in a vicious attack against community members protesting against an industrial logging company in a Congolese village in 2011, but many involved...

Photos

Multimedia hub | October 16, 2008 at 15:01

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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:

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.

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 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...

Greenpeace Extends its Sincere Condolences

Feature story | January 28, 2011 at 15:22

Greenpeace is saddened by the death of Charles Bopelo who passed away last Wednesday 26th around 2 PM in Oshwe, Bandundu Province, following a wound infection. He was buried on January 27th Thursday at around 10 AM in Oshwe.

Barbie Dumps Deforestation!

Feature story | October 5, 2011 at 12:01

Toy giant Mattel, the company behind Barbie, announced today that it will stop buying paper and packaging linked to rainforest destruction -- this follows a global we have running over the course of the year.

Questions & Answers about the Guide to Greener Electronics

Page | November 9, 2011 at 13:36

Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics aims to reducing the environmental impact of the electronics sector, its energy use and emissions throughout its supply chain and avoiding the use of unsustainable materials. The Guide also pushes...

Thousands Call on Facebook to Drop Coal

Feature story | April 13, 2011 at 11:34

Tens of thousands of Facebook users around the world are calling for a green Facebook, hopefully setting a new World Record in the process.

Fracking Update

Feature story | April 18, 2011 at 20:52

The issue of Shell, and 2 other energy companies, wanting to drill for Shale gas in the Karoo is a hot topic — and rightly so. The good news is many groups and communities have been very vocal, but there's more we can do.

Guide To Greener Electronics

Feature story | November 9, 2011 at 12:26

Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics aims to reducing the environmental impact of the electronics sector, its energy use and emissions throughout its supply chain and avoiding the use of unsustainable materials. The Guide also pushes...

Huge Whale Meat Shipment Skips Port of Durban Because of South African Outrage

Feature story | April 14, 2014 at 10:27

A ship carrying 2,000 tons of endangered fin whale meat from Iceland, has decided not to enter the South African port of Durban.

Outbreaks of Violence in DRC Forest

Feature story | May 19, 2011 at 16:21

Greenpeace today reacted to two recent cases of social conflict between logging companies and local communities that have reportedly resulted in violent police interventions, arrests and reported abuses.

'Mama Trees' Passes Away

Feature story | September 26, 2011 at 11:00

Greenpeace Africa is deeply saddened by news of Professor Wangari Muta Maathai's passing away. It is a sadness we are sharing with people right across the African continent.

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...

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...

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 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...

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.

Other Campaigns

Hub | December 14, 2009 at 12:30

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An Open Letter to the Congolese Government: Stop Oil Exploration in Virunga National Park

Feature story | May 8, 2012 at 12:41

A British oil company, SOCO, and others including Total, are looking to explore for oil reserves in the Virunga National Park.

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.

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