Africa Oil Week 2022: Climate protesters cover themselves in fake blood and oil


A small group of protesters covered themselves in fake blood and oil outside the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on Tuesday morning at the start of the annual Africa Oil Week. The protesters, from Extinction Rebellion Cape Town, were demanding an end to the exploration and exploitation of new gas fields in Africa, and calling for investment in alternative technologies.

Throughout the demonstration, the protesters were silent.

Read the full article on Ground Up here. Photos and article by Ashraf Hendricks.