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Africans in Italy

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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Pape Diaw: Italian politicians must stop promoting hatred

Pape Diaw, leader of the Senegalese Community in Florence has condemned the racist attack against Senegalese in the city.

He said the attack was the vile act of a single individual which is the outcome of hatred against immigrants promoted by some politicians.

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Senegalese hold peaceful demo in Florence

The Senegalese in Florence have held an impromptu peaceful demo after a man shot dead two Senegalese and injured three others.

The man identified as Gianluca Casseri, later on reportedly committed suicide.

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