News: Eastern & Southern Africa Programme
African governments embrace fisheries reforms
African governments have adopted the first ever continental Policy Framework and Reform Strategy ...
Tutu, Branson and Buffett take on Soco in fight for Virunga
Oil exploration by Soco International PLC “could be devastating to Africa’s most iconic national ...
WWF condemns Soco seismic testing in Virunga
In defiance of local protests and international opposition, Soco says seismic tests will start ...
Switching on renewable energy in Tanzania for Earth Hour 2014
Access to energy in Africa continues to be a big challenge. According to the World Bank, some ...
WWF calls on Soco to explain Virunga allegations in new film
Conservation organization WWF is issuing a call to UK oil company Soco International PLC to respond ...
WWF statement on Virunga warden
WWF wishes Emmanuel de Merode a swift recovery from gunshot wounds suffered in a DRC attack.
Countries renew plan to protect mountain gorillas
Rwanda, Uganda and DRC to boost gorilla tourism in Virunga mountains.
Kenya joins the globe in earth hour celebrations
Kenya today joins over 162 countries and territories including over 7,000 cities throughout the ...
Congolese protesters demand cancelation of Soco oil permits
Activists argue that oil exploitation could pose a threat to essential fishing and agricultural ...
Fishermen and farmers express extreme discontent over Soco plans in Virunga
"We don't want Soco," Virunga fishermen say