Horaci Garcia Martí | Videojournalist | Based in Paris, France | +33 670333516
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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Congolese dandies, or sapeurs as they are known, have gained a global reputation for their flamboyant fashion style. But Barbara Yves, a resident of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital Kinshasa, says you do not have to be a man to join the Society of Ambience-Makers and Elegant People. Being a dandy, she says, is in her blood.
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Uganda Doctor’s strike

by horacigm· January 10, 2016· in · 0 comments
A BBC TV package with Catherine Byurahanga. February 2018.
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Y’en a Marre is a 12-minute reportage about the citizen movement that lobbied Senegalese voters to push for change, and not re-elect then-president Abdoulaye Wade in 2012. Wade had been in power for 9 years and tried to modify the constitution to retain his position. This reportage was shot with Patrick Shulz-Heil for Arte.tv a year after the presidential election. It forms part of the “Les lions d’Afrique” series.
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