Authentic, friendly, and flavourful are some of the words that come to mind after a visit to ‘One Love African Bar and Restaurant’. Run by an Ethiopian couple – Muna Tefera and Samson Tariku and their Maltese partner, Walter Mallo, this vibrant reggae-themed restaurant at the centre of Msida offers a truly unique intercultural experience.
A short report from our magazine on the situation of refugees in Gozo, including perspectives of refugees and members of the Gozitan community.
Somali men in Malta given the opportunity to play their favourite sport, without fear of persecution.
Meet Muusu, whose story is a reminder of the perilous dangers many refugees face in their home countries.
Faysal* is an interior design graduate who studied in his hometown in Syria. He is a highly motivated man in his thirties who now aspires to start a business in Malta and further his education with a Master’s degree in interior design.
Photographs can offer unique perspectives and raise awareness more effectively than any collection of facts and statistics. History has shown that even a single image can contribute to altering perceptions and bring about change.
Outside Samsam’s home, wind runs softly through colourful and widely travelled clothes, silently telling the story of a long journey from Somalia to Malta. This journey began 2006 in Mogadishu, in the hard-fought capital of Somalia.
Sanaa left South Sudan together with her parents and sisters when she was only six years old. They arrived in Malta in 1995. “I know where I come from but I do feel Maltese.”
“He had promised me the only thing I wanted, a sense of security of a life of happiness,” Nikki said. “But on the way I found out that he sold me.”