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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.

Posted 08:41 Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015 In: Music & Sound Tags: Africa Afrikaba dance Dear White People Electric Palace cinema Hastings Film Gwyneth Glyn Hastings Museum and Art Gallery Seckou Keita Sonpikkante the Stade Zoya Mathison

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.

Posted 17:23 Friday, Oct 17, 2014 In: Photography Tags: Africa John Cole Malawi Photography PhotoHastings pregnancy Sierra Leone

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.

Posted 20:31 Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: Africa Barbara Echlin Benin Burkina Faso Cargill Christina Lucey colonialisation Cote d'Ivoire Denis Lucey Ethiopia Friends of the Earth Ghana La Via Campesina Malawi Monsanto Mozambique New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition Nigeria Oxfam Senegal Tanzania UN International Year of Family Farms Unilever War on Want
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.

Posted 17:14 Monday, Mar 10, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: 000 elephants killed 36 Africa African elephants elephant saving the elephants Thom Kofoed Zelly Restorick
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