October 17, 2014

Protesters demanding an end to world bank ‘s coal financing

Protesters outside the gates of World Bank in Tshwane, raising concerns redarding the coal pollution from Eskom’s coal fired power stations Funded by the World Bank. […]
October 7, 2014

Civil Society demands an end to WORLD BANK biases.

October 10, 2013

Press Release: Civil society demands shift in power generation

Johannesburg October 10, 2013 – On Friday, a large group of environmental activists will take to the streets of Johannesburg to protest Anglo American Thermal Coal […]
April 4, 2013

Alliance questions World Bank’s lending practices

Source: BusinessNews, Nigeria A global alliance of development, environment, faith-based, human rights, science, community, women’s and indigenous rights groups sent a letter to Jim Yong Kim, […]
June 4, 2012

World Bank agrees: MEDUPI poses social and environmental risk

Friday, 01 June 2012 groundWork, Friends of the Earth, South Africa Earthlife Africa Johannesburg World Bank agrees: MEDUPI poses social and environmental risk Pietermaritzburg and Johannesburg, […]
August 4, 2010

Press Release: $3.75 Billion World Bank Loan to Eskom to Face Full Enquiry

Press Release: $3.75 Billion World Bank Loan to Eskom to Face Full Enquiry groundWork, Earthlife Africa Jhb 4th of August 2010 The World Bank Inspection Panel […]
April 9, 2010

Press Release: World Bank’s Climate and Governance Disaster

Press Release: World Bank’s Climate and Governance Disaster groundWork, Friends of the Earth, South Africa & Earthlife Africa Johannesburg 8th of April 2010 Both Earthlife Africa […]
February 18, 2010

South Africans say no to Eskom’s R29 billion World Bank loan

Communities, environmental groups, academics and NGOs today call on the World Bank to cease and desist from a proposed loan of R29 billion ($3.75 bn) to […]
July 14, 2009

NO TO WORLD BANK LOAN FOR COAL POWER!

The World Bank Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Professor Justin Yifu Lin, will be delivering a lecture at UNISA on 15 July 2009 at 3pm. […]