Horaci Garcia Martí | Videojournalist | Based in Barcelona, Spain | +34 644271223
White sticks used by the visually impaired to help them get about have had a hi-tech makeover, with a “smart cane” that doesn’t just detect obstacles but can also give users information about the shops and restaurants they are passing. Reporting by Horaci Garcia Writing by Mark Potter Editing by Keith Weir A Reuters feature around World Mobile Congress in Barcelona.
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Legal clothes made by illegal people. Aziz Faye founded a cooperative that fights for the rights of undocumented migrants in Europe. He wants to prove that “even if the [Spanish] government refuses to give us our documents, we still have the capacity to develop society.”
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More than 20 years after the fall of the charismatic Congolese dictator Mobutu Sese Seko, who ruled the vast African country with an iron fist from 1965 to 1997, many Congolese look back fondly on the era of “Papa Marshal”, as he was nicknamed. Our reporters went to DR Congo to explore the legacy of the longtime strongman. A 15 minutes story in English, French and Spanish with Thomas Nicolon in the hearth of DR Congo.
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Jamilla fled Gao alongside thousands of others in 2012, when extremist groups occupied the northern Mali city. She is among those who has come back after years to rebuild, and uses her skills as a nurse to help the city to heal, despite ongoing insecurity in the region. A story for UNHCR in Mali.
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Escalating violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is of grave concern – according to the UN . Fighting has flared up across three provinces — the latest in Ituri — where more than 20 thousand people have fled into neighbouring Uganda. Anne Soy and Horaci Garcia sent this report – it contains some distressing images. BBC News at Ten on February 2018.
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BBC News Celestin Mahinda and his team of scientists constantly monitor the Nyiragongo volcano in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Based in the nearby town of Goma, they have saved lives by warning local communities of impending eruptions. Video journalist: Horaci Garcia Producer: Charlotte Attwood
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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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Two children die every minute globally from pneumonia – the world’s biggest killer of under-fives. A story for BBC 6 O’clock news with Anne Soy.
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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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