Oilwatch in Africa

Oilwatch affiliate activities and news from the African region

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Africa’s Fossil-Fuel Trap

Africa’s Fossil-Fuel Trap

A Response to “The Divestment Delusion” The greatest share of the burden of addressing climate change lies with the major polluters—the wealthy countries of Europe, North America, and East Asia—that are disproportionately responsible for causing the crisis. Some...

Africa Caught in the Fossil Trap

Africa Caught in the Fossil Trap

Before the rise of fossil resources extraction in Africa, most countries operated agrarian economies as their primary source of exchange. Other economies depended on mining while some others had a mix of mining and agriculture. The economic impact of oil discovery...

Demanding Real Zero Not Net Zero

Demanding Real Zero Not Net Zero

Declaration from Oilwatch International Global Gathering Oilwatch International network members, community representatives from oil regions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), the academia and the media met in Port Harcourt,...

Oilwatch Africa Coordinator – Job Opening

Oilwatch Africa Coordinator – Job Opening

Oilwatch Africa (OWA) seeks the services of a Coordinator, in order to efficiently meet its objective of building solidarity, supporting resistance and promoting a common identity in the peoples of the global south who seek to stop the expansion of fossil fuel...

Africa must not Drown in Crude Oil

Africa must not Drown in Crude Oil

Following the incidence of the 1,000-tonne oil spill that occurred in the coastal environment of Mauritius, Oilwatch Africa has warned that African leaders must not allow the continent to drown in crude oil. This warning came after Mauritius’ Prime Minister, Pravind...

Refinery Explodes in Cape Town

Refinery Explodes in Cape Town

The Astron Energy Refinery in Cape Town which was formerly owned by Chevron or (Caltex) refinery exploded at 04.00am this morning, 02 July 2020. The latest news is that two people were killed and seven [7] seriously injured has had a number of explosions and...

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