Disruptive Friday #9: Crossing Borders: Sub-Saharan Communities of Care & Resistance
Disruption Network Lab
Sharlotte Kigezo, Peter Nkanga, Jedi Ramalapa, moderated by Magnus Ag & Lieke Ploeger
Global. That is the definition and the reality of a pandemic. Yet, most attention and resources are confined by human made borders. Hosted in collaboration with Bridge Figures, Disruptive Fridays #9 connects with creative and activist communities in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa to learn and share about responses relevant to local and global communities.
• Sharlotte Kigezo (Psychologist, KY/UG)
• Peter Nkanga (Journalist & campaigner, NG)
• Jedi Ramalapa (Broadcast journalist, ZA)
• Moderated by Magnus Ag (Bridge Figures, DK) and Lieke Ploeger (Disruption Network Lab, NL/DE).
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, an overwhelming amount of news and data has been flooding us. The media coverage seems to focus on the national and hyperlocal situation – while we are dealing with a global pandemic. This conversation focuses on the response of Sub-Saharan Africa to the coronavirus outbreak, and hear from some of the people that work on creating a conversation around COVID-19 – one that can contribute to a more global understanding of what we are all facing.
Photo Courtesy of the organisation