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Friends of the Earth Africa brings together groups throughout Africa to participate in international programs and develop initiatives to strengthen campaigning in the region.
FoEI member groups in Africa are particularly active in community-based forest management; extractive industries and African peoples’ need for access to clean renewable energy; food sovereignty and the struggle against GMOs; and the dangers of agrofuels expansion in the region.
News from the region
AMSTERDAM, 30 November 2020 - The groundbreaking Dutch climate case against Shell reaches the courtroom this December, with public hearings on 1, 3, 15 and 17 in The Hague, Netherl...30 November, 2020
Friends of the Earth International condemns the killing of Mama Fikile Ntshangase, shot in her home in Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa. Alongside Friends of the Ear...06 November, 2020
On Wednesday 28 October, 10:30 am, the appeal hearing against oil giant Total will start in Versailles Court of Appeal, in France. The case against Total’s mega-project in Uganda...27 October, 2020
This new report by Friends of the Earth France, Mozambique and International denounces French interests in the gas mega-projects being developed off the coast of Mozambique. In a r...15 June, 2020
Cabo Delgado needs our support and solidarity. The gas industry is ravaging the northernmost region of Mozambique, as transnational corporations and elites pillage its resources an...04 June, 2020
In a quiet region in southern Mozambique, one community’s fight to reclaim their stolen land has led to a more communal way of life, and an approach to farming that embodies agro...07 May, 2020
Total abuses in Uganda: French High Court of Justice declares itself incompetent in favour of the Commercial Court
January 30, 2020 - The Nanterre High Court has handed down its decision on the summary proceedings brought by Friends of the Earth France, Survie and four Ugandan associations (AFI...30 January, 2020
Total in court for human rights violations in Uganda: Historic hearing in France under the duty of vigilance law.
The organizations are suing the oil giant on account of its activities in Uganda. Over two years of investigations have revealed serious violations of and threats to human rights a...16 December, 2019
Oil company Total faces historic legal action in France for human rights and environmental violations in Uganda.
Paris, 23 October 2019 Today Friends of the Earth France, Survie, AFIEGO, CRED, NAPE/Friends of the Earth Uganda and NAVODA are taking Total to court for its failure to elaborat...23 October, 2019