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In defense of the Westminster three
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Africans rising In defense of the Westminster three

You can arrest activists, but you cannot arrest the truth: In June 2021, three activists – Rob Callender, Daisy Pearson and Ben Wheeler, also known as the Westminster Three – were charged with criminal trespass under Section 128 of the Serious Organised Crime and Policing Act (2005) before a London court. Seven months earlier, on a cold November morning, they had peacefully climbed up the scaffolding on the corner of the UK Houses of Parliament to hang a ten-metre tall letter written by Africans to the people of the United Kingdom. It was a courageous effort to amplify voices from the Global South.

Mr. Climate — Nigeria’s indefatigable campaigner rallying for youth-led climate action
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Africans rising Mr. Climate — Nigeria’s indefatigable campaigner rallying for youth-led climate action

This Is Africa spoke to Nigerian climate and environmental campaigner Olumide Idowu, popularly known as Mr. Climate about his journey as a climate action warrior, the challenges he’s faced in his activism and why he thinks every African youth should be involved in finding lasting solutions to persistent climate problems.

DishAfrik, the App to connect to the taste of Africa
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Africans rising DishAfrik, the App to connect to the taste of Africa

Africa is home to 54 countries and over 1.4 billion people, hence it is of little surprise that the continent boasts of a uniquely diverse cuisine. Unfortunately there is currently no platform that makes it possible to explore this rich and diverse cuisine on the continent. This is set to change with DishAfrik; a platform that makes it possible to connect and experience the taste of Africa. With the ongoing campaign there is now an opportunity to support the project and be first amongst the people who get to use the App.