Western Africa

Ghana’s environment minister keeps the Paris promise: Calls for a Freeze on proposed coal project.

350Africa’s G-ROC team has been at the forefront of an anti-coal campaign,  confronting the Ghanaian government, Energy Protection Agency, Volta River Authority and Shenzhen Energy Group, polluters, who have proposed for the construction of a destructive 2x350MW coal-fired power plant in Ekumfi District Central region of Ghana. Recently, Ghana’s Minister of Environment, Mahama Ayariga, has (More...)

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350G-ROC – Ups the Ante on the fight against Coal Power Project

  In the Western region of Ghana, ongoing community mobilisation against the first two proposed coal fired power plants is producing positive results. During the months of June and July, 350G-ROC has continued with intense community engagement activities aimed at elevating levels of awareness on the contentious energy plants planned for Ekumfi District.   The (More...)

Western Africa

From Cape Town to Amman, #WeFightClimateChange

There’s something I’ve been struggling with lately: the image of suited world leaders meeting in giant conference rooms at COP21 in Paris in December that just doesn’t fit with the real image of climate change that so many people are facing across our continent. The Paris negotiations could potentially send a signal that world governments (More...)

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The Power Shift wave has started

We recently shared updates on how we were preparing to experience a rich, intense and colorful month of March, with various power shift events/workshops/gatherings being launched in various places of the Africa-Arab region. On the 6th to 9th of March, a three-day workshop was held in Egypt where the fight against coal is becoming taken (More...)

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A wave of Power Shift events in Africa-Arab region

After six months of intense preparations, consultations, drafting, coaching and submission and sometimes rewriting texts, Power Shift projects are getting started one after the other in Africa-Arab world. Two weeks back, team Gabon kicked off with a workshop on climate leadership that gathered 40 young people who will be playing the role of local climate (More...)

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