In Pictures – Yes to Life No to Mining raises the voice of African civil society against the extractives

In Pictures – Yes to Life No to Mining raises the voice of African civil society against the extractives

Over the last two days the Yes to Life No to Mining movement has pulled together to ensure that the voices of African civil society cannot be ignored by the conference ‘Extractive Industries in Africa’ hosted by Chatham House in central London. Yes to Life No to Mining founder and ally, Nnimmo...

Let them eat carbon! The corporate plan to cook Africa in its own fossil fuels

Let them eat carbon! The corporate plan to cook Africa in its own fossil fuels

Yes to Life No to Mining allies Nnimmo Bassey & Sheila Berry write for The Ecologist about why the Chatham House conference Extractive Industries in Africa is getting it so gravely wrong. Originally posted in The Ecologist 17th March 2015. Mining corporations, politicians and big NGOs are meeting in London today...

African civil society and global allies challenge Chatham House conference on ‘Extractive Industries in Africa’

African civil society and global allies challenge Chatham House conference on ‘Extractive Industries in Africa’

Monday 16th March As speakers and participants gather at Chatham House in central London for a two-day conference entitled ‘Extractive Industries in Africa’, individuals, organisations and coalitions from across Africa and beyond have signed an open letter challenging the conference organisers and attendees. The letter asks that delegates consider an alternative set...