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Seckou Keita picture Andy Morgan

Dance, film and music at AfriKàBa festival

Hastings is host to a series of events celebrating African and Caribbean heritage, arts and culture through dance, film and music. The AfriKàBa festival commences on 3 October in conjunction with Black History Month. Zoya Mathison reports.

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Mwana, Miracle of Dawn

Mwana, Miracle of Dawn, is an exhibition by Hastings photographer Georgie Scott which documents the immense tragedy of mothers dying in childbirth or labour and the high rates of child mortality in developing countries. Part of the PhotoHastings festival, the exhibition is on display at the Hastings Trust building, 34 Robertson Street, Hastings, from 18 October until 1 November. Georgie Scott spoke to John Cole about her work.

Local WDM campaigners urge: “Help us stop big corporations slicing up Africa.”

Local call to oppose new colonialisation of Africa

On Sunday 3 August campaigners from the Bexhill and Hastings World Development Movement (WDM) group will once again be active participants in St Leonards Gardens Festival, this time highlighting the government’s support for what they see as a new colonialisation of Africa. The group’s Christina Lucey reports.

Elephant for Elephant

Replacing the elephants, one by one

Replacing the elephants, one by one Here’s a creative call-out to the people of Hastings, St Leonards and beyond! Thom Kofoed and I have recently launched our latest project, Elephant for Elephant and we need your help to make our vision a reality, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

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