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Congratulatory Message

Congratulatory Message

Oilwatch Africa heartily congratulates one of her members AFIEGO https://www.afiego.org/ as she is named one of the winners of the prestigious Right Livelihood Awards 2022. This award comes as no surprise to us seeing that we are witnesses to your dedication,...

Oilwatch Africa Declaration 2021

Oilwatch Africa Declaration 2021

On the 9th of August 2021, Oilwatch Africa convened a webinar and  virtual Annual General  Meeting (AGM), coinciding with the release of the report of the current state of the climate, including how it is changing and the role of human influence by the...

Africa’s Fossil-Fuel Trap

Africa’s Fossil-Fuel Trap

A Response to “The Divestment Delusion” The greatest share of the burden of addressing climate change lies with the major polluters—the wealthy countries of Europe, North America, and East Asia—that are disproportionately responsible for causing the crisis. Some...

Court orders Shell to halt Wild Coast seismic blasting

Court orders Shell to halt Wild Coast seismic blasting

Shell will have to call a halt to its seismic survey along the ecologically sensitive Wild Coast after the high court in Makhanda today interdicted it from proceeding. Judge Gerald Bloem on Tuesday morning interdicted Shell from continuing with the survey which kicked...

Africa Caught in the Fossil Trap

Africa Caught in the Fossil Trap

Before the rise of fossil resources extraction in Africa, most countries operated agrarian economies as their primary source of exchange. Other economies depended on mining while some others had a mix of mining and agriculture. The economic impact of oil discovery...

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