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Climate Graffiti Workshop in Cairo

Street Art, Graffiti, is definitely not vandalism. This is artform rooted in an underground subculture so provocative that it must and can only exist beyond the walls of art galleries. “Uncommissioned” art plays a crucial role in a city’s landscape and contributes positively to social activism. This is why 350 Africa / Arab World has (More...)

Artivism Northern Africa

350G-ROC – Ups the Ante on the fight against Coal Power Project

  In the Western region of Ghana, ongoing community mobilisation against the first two proposed coal fired power plants is producing positive results. During the months of June and July, 350G-ROC has continued with intense community engagement activities aimed at elevating levels of awareness on the contentious energy plants planned for Ekumfi District.   The (More...)

Western Africa

Artivism in Nigeria to Fight Fossil Fuels

Ten climate activists from Niger Delta and the federal capital of Abuja attended that workshop organized by 350 Africa in the lead up to the Break Free Campaign which consisted in incredible, diverse and courageous actions on the six continents to challenge the oil industry to keep fossil fuels in the ground. The participants are (More...)

More rain, less freshwater: Why the government of Ghana needs to stop coal expansion

Heavy rainfalls in Accra, Ghana during the past week, induced 10 fatalities, injuries and destroyed properties. The survival of vulnerable communities remains high priority as the  country’s government urges citizens to move toward higher ground away from flooded areas so as to avert further fatalities. The months of May and June are known to be (More...)

Growing resistance to halt the first coal-fired power plant in Kenya

The Kenyan governmental plan to build a $ 2 billion coal-fired power plant in the area known as Kwasasi in Lamu county is facing continuous growing resistance from community members and activists, actively mobilising and working to stop a project which is likely to cause health damages to communities, contaminate water resources and decimate mangrove (More...)