Category Archives: Southern Africa

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A wave of Power Shift events in Africa-Arab region

After six months of intense preparations, consultations, drafting, coaching and submission and sometimes rewriting texts, Power Shift projects are getting started one after the other in Africa-Arab world. Two weeks back, team Gabon kicked off with a workshop on climate

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The African Youth Climate Justice Caravan- Winnie’s Diary

Climate organizer and Sauti Project participant, Winnie Asiti, along with 160 other youth embarked on the 15-day African Youth Climate Justice Caravan,  which took them from Nairobi, Kenya across several borders, through rain and shine and all the way

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350 joins coalition fighting against US funding for dirty coal in South Africa

Environmental groups like 350, Friends of the Earth U.S., GroundWork/Friends of the Earth South Africa and the Sierra Club are banding together to protest against a proposal for the U.S. government to finance the construction of a massive coal plant…

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Khayelitsha lights up South Africa!

It was chaotic, crazy and cloudy, so our solar cooker “picnic” never happened, but we did manage to create an amazing image together with 40 solar parabolic cookers and huge lengths of fabric!

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Princessveli wetland, Cape Town, South Africa

Khoi-San people join Climate Action Partnership and Wildlife and Environmental Society to plant indigenous trees at Princessveli which is their site for ancestral worship and is being considered for development of a shopping mall.

Photographer: Len Swimmer…

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