A Week In Color 12

Haiti Violent protest ensued through out Haiti this past week. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Haiti Visuelle (@haitivisuelle) on Feb 13, 2019 at 1:36pm PST The protests began on February 7th, with civilians & government officials alike demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse. Some Haitians believe he is responsible for what they consider worsening & deplorable socioeconomic conditions. “Everything is more expensive now, the country is on lockdown, you can’t go uptown or downtown to buy anything,” Frederique Gamaniel, a market vendor, told Al Jazeera. “There’s nothing more for Jovenel to do in the country … Continue reading A Week In Color 12

A Week In Color 11

Nigeria Africa’s most populous country ~200M people, is to hold presidential elections on the 16th of this month (February). There are over 70 candidates participating in the race. However, the main contenders are; candidate 76 –Nigeria’s current President-Muhammadu Buhari of All Progressive Congress (APC), & Candidate 72; Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar of People’s Democratic Party (PDP). President Muhammadu Buhari & Atiku Abubakar have run a total of 9 times between them. If you listen to the Nigerian youth- so one would think, the country’s future-, it’s clear that even they’re fed up of the current administration’s piss poor management of the … Continue reading A Week In Color 11

A Week In Color 10

Mozambique Mozambique’s 4th largest city is engulfed in floods. Tropical Cyclone Desmond formed in the Mozambique Channel this past Sunday. Drifting slowing northeast & towards the coast, the storm hit the coast about 40km to the south of Chinde & 200km to the north of Beira; Mozambique’s largest city. Beira was hit the worst with rain. About 277 millimetres worth! recorded on Tuesday. Prayers out to the people of Mozambique. Specifically residents of Biera & anyone caught up in the unfortunate natural disaster.  Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa returned to Harare on Monday; January 21st. As reported by last week’s In Color; … Continue reading A Week In Color 10