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Ghanaian arrested over murder of Ethiopian refugee in Italy

– – An Ethiopian refugee has been reportedly raped and murdered in Italy. Agitu Gudeta was killed on her farm in the northern region of Trentino. The deceased has been hailed as a symbol of integration in Italy after fleeing Ethiopia. In 2010, Agitu fled Adis Ababa after her participation in protests against “land-grabbing” angered local authorities. She has since made Italy her home, making goat’s cheese and beauty products on an abandoned land in Trentino. – – The Italian news agency reported that a Ghanaian employee has been arrested in…

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Nigerian migrant fined for sweeping Italian street

A 29-year Nigerian migrant was hoping to put his energy into good use by voluntarily sweeping a street in the Italian town of Mestre, near Venice. But his attempt to sweep as a means of finding a job to do landed him in trouble with a €350 fine. The local council accused the migrant of “flagrantly cleaning the area without council authorisation.” When news broke about the migrant’s predicament, there was public outcry sparking an online financial appeal to help him. A local lawyer initiated the online appeal to help…

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