Building A Fossil Free Africa

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"We are not going to be left behind. We will continue touring across villages and cities enlightening communities about the impacts of coal."

— Khadija Shekuwe Save Lamu coordinator.

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#AfrikaVuka Videos 

#AfrikaVuka Action – Accra, Ghana

#AfrikaVuka action – Nairobi, Kenya

News Coverage, Ghan

#RiseForClimate in Africa

#ThumaMinaDBSA: Cape Town action. December 2018.

#RiseForClimate concert in Nairobi, Kenya


we’re mobilising across Africa to #BreakFree from fossil fuels and push for a renewable

We don’t need another coal power plant in South Africa, we know that burning more coal will only lead to catastrophic climate impacts.

Break Free: #ThumaMina DBSA

Africa Climate Summit: We need to massively scale up renewable energy

On 4-6 September, Nairobi, Kenya played host to the first-ever Africa Climate Summit, which concluded with the release of the African Leaders Nairobi Declaration on Climate Change and Call to Action. We had a team of delegates from all over Africa attend the event throughout the week to represent the voice of civil society.


The People of Owukpa community in Ogbadigbo Local Government of Benue State have been affected by activities of mining that commenced some years ago. Though the mining activities have stopped, the community inhabitants have been affected by the residues of coal that have been deposited around the community.

The Journey to Achieving 10% Renewables in Ghana’s energy mix in 2030: RE4CC in the Frontline

Ghana is embracing a renewable energy revolution that is poised to transform the nation’s energy landscape. With a resolute commitment to achieving 10% renewable energy in its power generation mix, Ghana is charting a course toward a sustainable and prosperous future. At the forefront of this ambitious endeavor is the Renewable Energy for Communities Coalition (RE4CC).


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