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350Africa demands release of arrested environmental activists in Uganda

Landry Ninteretse

350Africa.org has condemned the arrest of six climate activists from the Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO) and called for their immediate and unconditional release, Landry Ninteretse, 350Africa.org Regional Director The group stated that the arrest was made under “unclear circumstances”, and that  a nursing mother and an ailing lady were among those arrested. “350 Africa.org condemns the move to arrest ...

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Climate justice activists strengthen call for a transformed Eskom

Alex Lenferna

Climate Justice activists are calling for people to come together to mobilise for an Eskom that serves people and not profits. In a new video series titled: “Transforming Eskom Together”, members of the Climate Justice Coalition are strengthening their call for a Green New Eskom. Alex Lenferna, 350.org South Africa Climate Justice Campaigner In a programme run by 350Africa.org campaigner Alex Lenferna, the ...

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Activists oppose oil exploration, demand Fossil Free Virunga in new film

Virunga National Park

Climate activists in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have expressed strong opposition to plans for oil exploration in the Virunga National Park. In a short film dubbed “Fossil Free Virunga”, that was released by 350Africa.org worldwide on Thursday, July 1, 2021, the activists raised concerns with the environmental impacts, as well as the impact to local communities’ livelihoods. Virunga National ...

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Mount Nyiragongo eruption has worsened displacement crisis in DRC – 350Africa

Mount Nyiragongo eruption

On Saturday May 22, 2021, Nyiragongo volcano which is located near the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), erupted. As a result, at least 32 lives were lost and nearly 4500 homes were destroyed, leaving an estimated 20,000 people homeless. The Mount Nyiragongo eruption is said to have worsened displacement crisis in DRC Officials have since ordered ...

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Nile Day: Region asked to focus on reversing climate change impacts


February 22nd is the annual day to celebrate the Nile River, an essential force of life for millions. In this celebration, 350.org called for the preservation and protection of the Nile in order to protect the lives of over 200 million people living in the basin that are increasingly threatened by desertification and other natural disasters aggravated by climate change. ...

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