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Greenpeace Africa calls for consistency in Ruto’s clean energy leadership

The announcement by the Kenyan and Tanzanian presidents to continue investing limited public resources in building a gas pipeline makes no sense

In a suprise turn of events, president Ruto has committed to building a natural gas pipeline ( from Tanzania's main city Dar es Salaam, to Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa and later to the capital Nairobi. Responding to these developments, Greenpeace Africa’s Campaigner Claire Nasike has said: “The announcement by the…

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Not Under Our Watch: Greenpeace Africa Responds to East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline Deal

East Africa needs energy security based on widespread rollout of renewables and the millions of clean jobs that come with it, and it needs to protect its natural heritage

In response to the news that Uganda, Tanzania and oil firms Total and CNOOC have signed agreements ( to kickstart the construction of a Sh371.7 billion ($3.5 billion) 1,440 Kilometers long crude oil pipeline, Greenpeace Africa ( Senior Political Advisor, Fredrick Njehu has said: “Oil companies are desperately clinging onto…

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Greenpeace Africa applauds courageous climate strikes

Africa is humbled and inspired by the thousands upon thousands of school children coming out today to demand action on the climate crisis

Today, school students engaged in an inspirational wave of activism across the world, striking for action on climate change in more than 2050 places in 123 countries across the world including South Africa, Namibia, Madagascar, Kenya, Tanzania, Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria, and even Antarctica. In response, Greenpeace Africa ( has said: “As…