Follow my wonderings with director Gianpaolo Bucci in search of the African communities allover the world.

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How many women, foreigners and diverse people are in newsrooms?

Dear All, I haven't disappeared nor I forgot about Balobeshayi and all of you who read it. I've been working on few projects, one of which you can find below. It's a very interesting panel I moderated last Sunday during the International Journalism…

British Red Cross launches 'Get the Story Straight' campaign on refugees

Get the Story Straight is aimed at encouraging the public and the press to challenge the popular myths, stereotypes and prejudices that surround the issue of asylum and what it means to be a refugee.  The Brtish Red Cross (BRC) has launched…
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Is This What African Migrants in Turkey Feel Like?

To be reminded blood is thicker than water. To be reminded that you really don't have to spend time or money to be loved. To be reminded all we have and work for makes no sense if you do not have people to share with. To be reminded not to forget…
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Migrants’ Rights Network: So we are better off because of migration, but why aren’t the politicians getting that message across?

The blizzard of commentary that accompanies the annual budget statement also included a memo from the OBR saying “Mr Chancellor, immigration is good for us.” So will he, and other politicians, act on this message? read more
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A 19-Year-Old Said What Many Adults Are Not Able To

What you are about to read is precious. Take some time, one minute is enough. Read it out loud and breath at every sentence.  This poem was shared by a 19-year-old Australian poet, Erin Hanson, and  for us it sums up everything people should…

This Might Be The Most Comprehensive Article You'll Read About Us

For those of you who are only now discovering the On The Road With (IN)VISIBLE CITIES section of Balobeshay.com, here we are. This is where Gianpaolo and me will share the updates on our wanderings in search of the African communities around…
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Commenting On Immigration-related Media in London

If you have watched our film (IN)VISIBLE CITIES, you know that a big chunk of what makes migrants what they are (in the eyes of people) comes from the media, they play a huge part in this act. Hence, we love to challenge, comment and share articles…
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Arrivederci Marche!

L'ultima serata nelle Marche è già passata da un paio di giorni ma continuiamo a ricordare il calore delle persone che abbiamo incontrato e le associazioni che ci hanno aiutati: Tandem Associazione Interculturale, GUS di Ancona, Ambasciata…