Morocco police racist, xenophobic, say sub-Saharan Africa immigrants

Morocco police racist, xenophobic, say sub-Saharan Africa immigrants

African immigrants of black descent have accused Moroccan police of using excessive force, intimidation tactics and other brutal methods to force them out of the country. These allegations were made recently in Dakar, Senegal, by immigrants who were ejected from the North African kingdom for living in the country illegally. “Moroccans are racist and xenophobic, […]

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Koffi Olomide attacks Zambian photographer, media activists outraged

Koffi Olomide attacks Zambian photographer, media activists outraged

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is outraged by the DRC musician Koffi Olomide’s ‘unnecessary’ attack on a Zambian freelance photojournalist at a concert in Lusaka last week Friday, and urges the country’s authorities to meticulously investigate the case. Zambian’s privately-owned newspaper The Post reported on Monday that renegade artist Olomide kicked Jean ‘Mandela’ Ndayisenga […]

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Johanneburg 2012 Carnival sets city on fire

Johanneburg 2012 Carnival sets city on fire

 Johannesburg residents asked for a flamboyant and electrifying spectacle at the city’s 2012 Carnival, and guess what, they got more than they bargained for. On 31 December,  the city centre’s streets came alive with colourful and unique large costumes and floats, gigantic puppets and stilt walkers, music, dance, drama and poetry. And all this, coupled […]

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