Horaci Garcia Martí | Videojournalist | Based in Nairobi, Kenya | +254 795744338

BBC: Mass graves in Kasai

by horacigm· May 25, 2017· in · 0 comments
BBC sees evidence of mass graves in Kasai in DRC.
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The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, is due to end his term in power on Monday but he is not stepping down. There is growing concern that street protests will erupt in the country.
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The most loved African cop

by horacigm· December 22, 2016· in · 0 comments
Tamoke the robot has been brought in to ease Kinshasa’s traffic jams and reduce accidents. If it is successful in the Democratic Republic of Congo, it could be rolled out elsewhere. Video journalist: Horaci Garcia
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For three years South Sudan has tumbled deeper into self-inflicted chaos, and it now finds itself on the brink of something even more terrifying. United Nations officials rarely use the words “genocide” and “ethnic cleansing,” but they now say potentially both could envelop the world’s youngest country. Since violence flared in Juba in July and spread to the previously peaceful southern Equatoria states of South Sudan, 340,000 people have fled the violence into neighbouring Uganda. A BBC story with Alastair Leithead.
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DR Congo miner risks all for copper

by horacigm· September 06, 2016· in · 0 comments
Emile is an artisanal minor from Katanga, DR Congo, working in copper mines. A portrait of one of the hardest jobs on the planet. A self-authored piece for BBC.
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After losing most of its territory in Nigeria, Islamist militant group Boko Haram has started to attack neighbouring Cameroon, killing hundreds of people. Maud Jullien went on patrol with the Cameroonian army.
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Syrians have fled across the globe to escape the fighting in their home country. The UN refugee agency has registered some 300 Syrians in Mauritania – one of the poorest countries in the world. Mauritania says hundreds more refugees have arrived who have not registered with the UN and are seeking smugglers to take them through the Sahara and on to Europe. A BBC’s video with Thomas Fessy in Nouakchot, Mauritania’s capital. 
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Liberian aunty of Ebola’s orphans

by horacigm· September 03, 2015· in · 0 comments
About 5,000 children have been orphaned by Ebola in Liberia. It is another devastating blow to a country that had nearly 1,000 orphans before last year’s outbreak. Many of the children have been left destitute because of stigma.The situation is more difficult for orphans who got infected but survived. But some in the community, like Mercy Washington, have taken it upon themselves to step in. A BBC’s self-authored piece working with Anne Soy and Charlotte Attwood.
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The sport of surfing may not be the first that comes to mind when you think of Senegal, but one man is hoping that is going to change. A BBC’s self authored piece shot and edit in July 2015.
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