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350Africa condemns the assassination of comrade Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe

On March 22 Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe, a grassroots critic of a proposed Australian dune-mining project on the Eastern Cape’s Wild Coast, was shot at his home by assailants posing as police officers. The attack has shaken communities and environmentalists. As 350Africa we strongly condemn the assassination of comrade ‘Bazooka’ and as part of the civil (More...)

Water for people first!

Water resources are important to both society and ecosystems. And the access to safe drinking water plus adequate sanitation services is vital to every human being. We all depend on a reliable, clean supply of drinking water to sustain our health. We need water for agriculture, energy production, navigation, manufacturing, etc. However, today 650 million (More...)

Eastern Africa Events

Photo Story : Uncool Fossil Fool

Coal, oil and gas are fossil fuels. Burning them gives off greenhouse gas emissions that stay in the atmosphere. This the earth unnaturally hot, with consequences like rising sea levels, floods, droughts, wildfires and extreme weather conditions (More...)

Nile Day: Voices and Stories from Egypt

The ‘Nile Day: Voices And Stories’ performance, organised by 350 Egypt on February 22nd in downtown Cairo, was part of 350 Arab World and 350 Africa’s celebration of the annual Nile Day. The performance aimed at creating discussion about the importance of confronting climate change and its impacts on the Nile. The event included 3 different (More...)

Northern Africa

The Nile’s journey

My earliest memories of the Nile River go back to the late 80s, when on weekends my family and I enjoyed picnicking on the shores of the river Ruvyironza and walking along that river which is one of the main tributaries of the Nile, southern Burundi, a few kilometers of Rutovu where the southernmost source (More...)