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Nile River

6853 km long, 3.9 km wide, 9.5 meter deep – on average – with a discharge rate of 99,940 cubic meters per second and the longest water course on earth, the Nile River is arguably the 9th wonder of the world. (More...)

Open letter to Nedbank – April 8th, 2016

Dear Nedbank, 350Africa is writing in response to your numerous claims to the public that Nedbank is engaging with us. As yet, we have not received any response to our request for a list of projects and the amount of money that Nedbank is financing in coal and other fossil fuel projects in South Africa (More...)

350Africa condemns the assassination of comrade Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe

On March 22 Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe, a grassroots critic of a proposed Australian dune-mining project on the Eastern Cape’s Wild Coast, was shot at his home by assailants posing as police officers. The attack has shaken communities and environmentalists. As 350Africa we strongly condemn the assassination of comrade ‘Bazooka’ and as part of the civil (More...)

Water for people first!

Water resources are important to both society and ecosystems. And the access to safe drinking water plus adequate sanitation services is vital to every human being. We all depend on a reliable, clean supply of drinking water to sustain our health. We need water for agriculture, energy production, navigation, manufacturing, etc. However, today 650 million (More...)

Eastern Africa Events

Photo Story : Uncool Fossil Fool

Coal, oil and gas are fossil fuels. Burning them gives off greenhouse gas emissions that stay in the atmosphere. This the earth unnaturally hot, with consequences like rising sea levels, floods, droughts, wildfires and extreme weather conditions (More...)