IMC-Africa Perspectives

Date: Apr-20-2016
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Fabian from UK with comrades of IMC-EAST LEGON

“We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our own community. Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own’’ Cesar Chavez

The Indymedia Africa 2015 convergence came off successfully as brothers and sisters from Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Mali, Cameroon and DRC converged in...

Apr-20-2016 akonnor
Date: Feb-18-2016
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UTC Seeks Court Order against Protesting Students

UCT seeks court order against protesting students
17 FEB 2016 13:18 JENNI EVANS

Vice chancellor Max Price said the university is obtaining a court order that would prevent students from engaging in violent protests.
Police clash with students during a protest at UCT on Tuesday night. (Gallo)
The University of Cape Town is applying for an interdict to prevent violent protests after paintings and a bus were torched, and vice chancellor Max Price’s office was petrol bombed.

At a media briefing on...

Feb-18-2016 DeeDee Halleck
Students Hold Press Conference at UTC

Prices said the problem was that students applied to several universities to widen their chance of getting in, and this, he believed was the reason why accommodation at UCT was so scarce this year.

After the press conference, journalists were let out of a back door at the Bremmer Building to avoid protesters.

Wits on high alert
In the light of the protests at UCT, the University of Witwatersrand increased security on Wednesday, Wits vice chancellor Adam Habib said.

Slamming the burning of art, a bus and a bakkie, Habib said there could never be an excuse for such...

Feb-18-2016 DeeDee Halleck
Date: Aug-03-2015
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Update On Lagos Caravan Trip

Hi All,

Based on the deliberations at the meeting on August 2nd 2015, it is imperative to give an update on the
takeoff of the caravan from Lagos.

If the caravan was to take off on the 7th of August and stay the night in Lome and arrive in Accra on the 8th this will attract an additional cost of about $420.

But if we leave on the 7th we will arrive in Accra same day and enroute we can pick up the folks from Lome but at no additional cost.

Please let me know your views on this so we can take a decision as soon as possible.

Tentatively Lagos caravan...

Aug-03-2015 Gomez
Date: Jul-06-2015
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Accra Ticket Estimates Jul-06-2015 ald
Accra Concept Note

last updated: July 14, 2015

Jul-06-2015 ald
Date: Dec-09-2011
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Food Sovereignty and Food rebellions: two must read by Fahamu Books

Fahamu Books and Pambazuka Press recommend the following readings on food sovereignty, a radical alternative to adapt to climate change:

Food Sovereignty
Reconnecting Food, Nature and Community
Edited by Annette Aurélie Desmarais, Nettie Wiebe, Hannah Wittman

To learn more about "a new and radical agricultural practice – food sovereignty – which puts control in the hands of those who are both hungry and produce the world's food – peasants and family farmers – rather than corporate executives."

Dec-09-2011 mofagio
The "Road to Rio".

Click on the following blog posts for photos, video and other coverage of the Global Justice Ecology Project press conference today condemning the Green Economy and calling for a blockade of the "Road to Rio".

COP 17: Global Leaders Powerfully Denounce Green Economy; Expose its impacts on peoples and ecosystems

UN Security Ejects Youth Delegate Dressed as Uncle Sam Clown; Tells Journalists to Delete Photos

Corporate Clown Cast Out of Climate Circus


Dec-09-2011 motho
Date: Dec-08-2011
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Highlights of Video clips from Durban: Global Project (Italian)

Dec-08-2011 motho
Date: Dec-06-2011
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COP17 and Rural youth

Malungisa Youth Development (MYD) as part of rural community’s has taped – in, to sense – in peoples views about COP17. Actually it a global community concern but it is being addressed in a dictatorship approach through limitations. General people didn’t got a space to contribute in decision making process since its framed in political manner. That raise some questions : who represent who and how? As MYD we are not representing concerns but we are part of the concerns, our contribution since we produce media with the aim of getting another side of the story based on what is taking place....

Dec-06-2011 usiko