Horaci Garcia Martí | Videojournalist | Based in Nairobi, Kenya | +254 795744338
After enduring months of intimidation from rebel fighters, radio presenters are back on air in Gao, spreading a message of reconciliation following the ousting of Islamist militants. A short reportage for Agence France-Presse just a few days after Gao was freed from Islamist insurgents.
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Beating surgery in West Africa

by horacigm· February 22, 2015· in · 0 comments
In Senegal, Malian children undergo open-heart surgery. The operations were made possible through a humanitarian programme put in place to train local doctors whilst treating patients from West Africa instead of sending the to Europe. A short reportage for Agence France Presse.
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Created in 2006, SenCirk, one of the rarest circus companies in Africa has changed the lives of dozens of youngsters. Modou, originally from Gambia, was living on the streets before the circus sunk its teeth into him. Today he is a troupe leader and helps to train the next generation of circus acts. A 2’30-minute reportage for Agence France-Presse. Shot, edited and scripted by me.  
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Guinean paramilitary police officer has been slapped with the first rape charges in the 2009 Conakry Stadium massacre during which at least 157 protesters were killed. The suspect was detained and charged on April 2013 and appeared before the judges in the West African country’s capital. Short reportage shot, edited and scripted by me for Agence France-Presse.
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Senegal’s presidential election, which saw the incumbent concede defeat peacefully, has been hailed as a “great victory for democracy” in Africa. At least nine people died in riots across a country which had up to then been known as one of the most stable in the region. President Wade was seeking a third term in office despite serving a constitutional limit of two terms. Covering for Agence France-Presse.
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Conflict in North Mali

by horacigm· February 21, 2015· in · 0 comments
Covering the North Mali conflict with Agence France-Presse. Desployed to Gao sending rushes, soundbites and complete packages from the largest city in North Mali in February 2013. One minute rushes from Gao.
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En plein désert mauritanien, Mbera est le plus grand camp de réfugiés Maliens de la région. Environ 60 000 personnes y ont fui le conflit qui a secoué le nord Mali en 2012. Depuis deux ans, leur survie est assurée par le travail des organisations humanitaires, certains soutenus par des financements de la Commission européenne. La continuité de l’aide, face à la multiplication des crises en Afrique, doit être assurée. Reportage en Mauritanie pour ECHO, the European Commission’s Humanitarian aid and Civil Protection department.
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Gambia’s President Yayha Jammeh will be sworn in for a fourth term of office. He is certainly no friend to the press, saying recently that he will not allow “one percent of the population to destroy” the country. Some Gambian journalist and a radio broadcasting from Senegal still working even the pression and the tortures. Short reportage for Agence France-Presse.
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