Politics and Society

Africa Crossroads’ climate conference a rousing call to Climate Action
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Politics and Society Africa Crossroads’ climate conference a rousing call to Climate Action

African Crossroads held climate-themed fourth edition, “Ecoexistence: A Manifesto”, held on October 14 and 15, At the end of the two-day conference, African Crossroads unveiled its climate justice manifesto in eight principles. The principles emerged through contributions from the network members’ over the year’s edition.

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.