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Africans in Italy

Girl born in Italy saved from deportation to Morocco

A girl born in Italy of Moroccan parents who was about to be deported to Morocco has been released from the Identification and Expulsion Centre.

Nadia, 19, was yesterday released from Ponte Galeria detention centre in Rome, where she spent two months because she was caught without the Permit of Stay.

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Congolese to protest election results in Rome

Congolese and friends of the Democratic Republic of Congo in Rome will hold two events to protest against President Joseph Kabila’s re-election.

On Thursday 12th January 2012, at 10:00, there will be a sit-in in Piazza Farnese, in front of the French Embassy.

On Saturday 21st January 2012 at 14:00, there will be a demonstration in Piazza dell'Esquilino.

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Ghana-Italy Excellence Awards held in Brescia

 

A special event was recently held in Brescia to recognize Ghanaians and Italians whose selfless devotion and achievements have helped Ghanaians in Italy and in Ghana.
 
The Ghana-Italy Excellence Awards was organized by Divino Organisation Agency under the leadership of Freda Cooper (Adwoa K.O. Bonsu), a student. She said that they managed to organize the event “with special assistance from God.”

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Igbos hold Cultural Day in Rome

 

Chief Emejuru: “It is important for our children to know our cultures”
 
The Igbo Cultural Association of Rome-Lazio recently held a colourful Cultural Day in Rome.
The event which also served as an end year party, featured traditional dances and songs and a special Igbo masquerade performance.

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Italy mourns Senegalese victims of racist gunman

Leaders condemn racism and call for peaceful coexistence

 
Thousands recently marched in Florence to protest the killing of two Senegalese immigrants by a racist gunman.
 
The march which took place on 17th December 2011 was called after Gianluca Casseri, a radical right-wing man killed two Senegalese and wounded three others before he reportedly committed suicide.
 

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