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ZEBU WAR  •  Madagascar

48 images

by Rijasolo

In the southern regions of Madagascar, the population are facing the threat of zebu thefts on a daily basis, acts perpetrated by young people called « dahalo » or « malaso ».


SAPEURS  •  Kinshasa

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by Vincent BOISOT

February 2015 - Sapeurs - members of the Society for Ambience-makers and Elegant People (La Sape, in French) - pay a tribute to Stervos Niarcos on the 20th anniversary of his death in Kinshasa. Niarcos was known as the leader of the "Sape" movement and the founder of the "Kitendi religion".


ZAD of Sivens evacuated  •  Lisle-sur-Tarn

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by Vincent NGUYEN

Gendarmes evacuate the site of the dam project of Sivens occupied by environmental activists who organized a "Zone to defend" or ZAD to prevent the construction of the dam.


Honest heroes make up an indigenous police force  •  Mexico  •  2012

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by Pierre-Yves MARZIN

In Mexico, in the State of Guerrero, in the south of the country, the Policia de la Montaña has succeeded in bringing down the rate of crime, thefts, rapes and kidnapping. It has also significantly discouraged drug trafficking. The unofficial police force employs close to 800 policemen, spread over 77 communities, making up for the absence of federal police, very corrupt. The community police relies on a two-year “obligatory service” for all locals, unpaid. More than a simple police force, it’s an unusual justice system grouped into one body: the Regional Coordinator of Community Authorities, or CRAC for its Spanish acronym. The justice system is based on re-education rather than punishment.



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by Vincent CAPMAN

From Marseille to Paris and French market towns to urban suburbs. An overview of silent French Muslims tired of having to justify their beliefs.


Rumble in the City  •  Kinshasa  •  June 2014

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by Vincent BOISOT

40 years after the "fight of the century", the Kinshasa ghetto still remembers the battle between Mohammad Ali and George Foreman on 30 October 1974. But although the "Rumble in the Jungle" is engraved in people’s memories, the boxers who continue to train in the legendary but dilapidated Tata Raphaël Stadium now have to combat general indifference to their sport. It will take more than that to discourage the opponents who come to train every evening after school or work in the hope of a better future.



35 images

by Rijasolo

Madagascar Is one of the biggest producer of vanilla on the international market. Report in the North-East region of Madagascar, in Sambava, the capital of Malagasy vanilla,


1st Bamako Fashion Week  •  Mali  •  February 2015

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by Vincent BOISOT

In late February 2015, Bamako hosted its first ever fashion week, an impressive achievement in a war-scarred country. The joyful, family atmosphere championed creators from all over Mali, and many well-known West African labels came to take part and support the latest African fashion week.