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“Frightening Moment”: On Earth Day, Kumi Naidoo on Africa’s Twin Pandemics of Coronavirus & Hunger

Democracy Now! Apr 22, 2020 Some 265 million people are expected to face acute hunger as the coronavirus crisis could trigger a second pandemic of hunger. The crisis is projected to disproportionately affect Africa, where there is already widespread hunger. … Continue reading

Amnesty Head: Kumi Naidoo -Climate Crisis Is a “Death Penalty” for Humanity. Leaders Need Politic al Will to Act

Democracy Now!     Published on Sep 19, 2019 More than a million students are expected to walk out of class on Friday in a Global Climate Strike, with more than 800 climate strikes scheduled in the United States alone. Strikes are … Continue reading

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Receives Amnesty International Award from Kumi Naidoo

16 September 2019 – Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience award at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Acceptance speech: Bloomberg TicToc Published on Sep 16, 2019 Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg receives the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience award … Continue reading

Kumi Naidoo (South Africa-at-Large & Magdalen 1987)

Rhodes Trust Published on Mar 21, 2013

Living For A Cause #1 – Kumi Naidoo

Greenpeace International Published on Aug 7, 2012 Living For A Cause is a series of web shorts presented by Greenpeace International Executive Director, Kumi Naidoo. Reflecting on 3 years at the helm of what has become a dynamic international organisation, … Continue reading

“Only Our Youth Can Save the Planet” – Kumi Naidoo | Inter Press Service

By Pascal Laureyn SUVA, Fiji, Dec 20 2017 (IPS) – “Today’s youth should think of new solutions for old problems like climate change and social injustice.” That’s the strong message of the South African activist Kumi Naidoo. The former executive … Continue reading

Kumi Naidoo: United Nations Shouldn’t “Pander to Madness That Comes Out of the T rump Administration”

Democracy Now! Published on Nov 14, 2017 – South African activist Kumi Naidoo joins us at COP23 to discuss the U.S. presence at this year’s U.N. climate summit. “The U.N. cannot continue to pander to the madness that comes … Continue reading

“Climate Apartheid”: South African Climate Activist Kumi Naidoo Slams Inequality at U.N. Summit

Democracy Now! Published on Nov 14, 2017 – As the U.N. climate summit gets underway in Bonn, Germany, African negotiators, activists and youth are particularly vocal about the need for urgent action to mitigate the most devastating effects of … Continue reading

Spy Cables: Greenpeace’s Kumi Naidoo Targeted by Intelligence Agencies as “Security” Threat

Democracy Now! Published on Feb 25, 2015 – Al Jazeera has obtained leaked diplomatic cables showing a number of foreign requests to South African intelligence to spy on activists, NGOs and politicians. One document shows South Korea sought out … Continue reading

Kumi Naidoo: As Africa Burns, Why Is U.S. Refusing to Help Stop Catastrophic Climate Change?

Democracy Now! Published on May 1, 2017 – The People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C., on Saturday came as extreme, climate-fueled weather is already causing havoc across the world. In the U.S. over the weekend, 13 people died as … Continue reading