While we celebrate the news that China will not build new coal-fired power projects abroad, Earthlife Africa continues its work to protect our environment and the communities who depend on it. We remain vigilant. The desire to destroy Musina and Makhado in Limpopo Province – through the proposed Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone (MMSEZ) mega-project – is not likely to evaporate overnight. The fight for justice continues…

For more on this story, see the statements in the links below, issued on the Life After Coal Campaign and the African Coal Network.

China’s decision to stop investment in MMSEZ is a triumph for South African community and civil society activists

China to stop coal build out in Africa: A victory for community resistance in Africa

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