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New report explores reality of Africa’s renewable energy option

Solar panels at Ngambe Council

Friends of the Earth Africa will launch a new report titled “A Just Recovery Renewable Energy Plan for Africa” on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Solar panels The report looks at the reality of renewable energy options in Africa and is based on the research and modelling of renowned academic, Dr. Sven Teske. The report shows that it is feasible to achieve a ...

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African Peoples Tribunal carpets transnationals operating in Africa

Nnimmo Bassey

The African Peoples Tribunal organised in Lagos by Friends of the Earth Africa (FoEA) ended on Friday November 27, 2020, with a call on governments of 10 African countries to urgently ensure that the human rights of freedom of speech, expression, and association of citizens and persons who brought cases of abuses before the tribunal are respected and protected. Nnimmo ...

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Groups demand urgent remediation of marine ecosystem devastated by Mauritius oil spill

Mauritius spill

Activist groups in Africa and beyond have called on the Japanese firm implicated in the oil spill off the coast of Mauritius to urgently contain, clean-up and remediate the devastated ecosystem. The Mauritius oil spill The groups, comprising Friends of the Earth Africa, the African Climate Justice Group, and Friends of the Earth Japan, in a statement made available to ...

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Indigenous Peoples Day: Govts, companies urged to take actions

Sengwer indigenous people

Indigenous peoples’ around the world face a myriad of threats in their daily life from the worsening food crisis, to climate change, to landgrab by big transnational agribusiness corporations, to monoculture plantations and deforestation, to mining and extractive industries. The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened threats to health, livelihoods, and wellbeing of indigenous frontline communities. Indigenous people from the Sengwer community ...

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