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freedom that we won. didn't become a gateway to islamist terror and you know this story going to be more severe as the result of an exclusive report from a destroyed city. philippines. starts. to w. . this is deja news africa coming up in the next fifteen minutes the tropical storm that has batted southeastern africa psycho in die has destroyed ninety percent of the mozambique and port city of beirut the government say is as many as one thousand people could be date the relief operation has begun will be talking to those involved. and then the museum on a mission to deep colonize african oughts but some of the pieces on display have you been shipping to be returned to their european ernest school here from the curator is at the museum of black civilization.
i'm christine window well come to africa i'm glad you're to day and we begin in south east africa where the death toll is rising off to a tropical storm tore into the region packing flash floods and ferocious winds officially more than two hundred people are confirmed dead between malawi mozambique and some bublé but mozambique's government is now warning that the death toll could be more than one thousand in mozambique alone psycho need die made landfall in mozambique on thursday it then moved westward into zimbabwe where it brought torrential rain across the eastern and southern parts of the country money money districts in money and was the hardest hit. di also pounded on neighboring
malawi forcing people day to flee flooded areas now in mozambique a picture of the extent of the destruction is starting to emerge and it's devastating the red cross says ninety percent of the port city of farah has been destroyed. they were a city almost completely flattened by the psych line some pipe hundred thousand people call the port city home and with communications down and roads count the numbers of dead or injured here a still unclear as the cycling swept across most and beacon into zimbabwe terrain to rain flash floods and winds of up to one hundred seventy kilometers per hour left a trail of destruction areas have been cut off leaving people without roofs over their heads clean water and electricity. in neighboring malawi the rain spoiled the waters in a region already hit my flooding. now people are even more reliant on aid.
but in my house and many other homes have been destroyed and my land in my kitchen utensils in my food everything's gone in the flood us. we've nowhere to go we can relocate as we are covered by and surrounded by water. here food is arriving elsewhere in the cycling he region high winds and dense clowns are still hampering rescue and aid efforts leaving communities to fend for themselves and prepared to bury their dead. africa's privileged needy is on the ground for us in many a province and was an b.k. sent us this report that effects of cycling are most likely going to be felt for a long time i am here in the money cup province in mausam baek or if bridge has been washed away most of the villagers now say they're going to field this for a long time because surprise i've been cut off they all want to be having any
supplies from our cross the river and they are appealing for things like for jane even showed up because some of the orms have been washed away by these rains. all right the world food program is among the agencies helping with the relief if it's affected by sayto need to buy a car in many from the depth of p. joins me now from the mozambican capital hi car and welcome to these n.p.r. news africa what is the situation in beirut as you're hearing it from your people on the ground. thank you it is actually at a very critical situation as we heard just now with a lot of damage and a lot of need so the world food program is there already the word there from the beginning and we already have support we've been supporting the government the government is doing all they can and it's and providing the leadership needed here
and responding and through the overall coordination in coordination with them that we're doing this so first of all we help real travelers the communication through para through the center of operations and their city and so that's now finally today we have information coming out of bayer we also have. airlifted briskets into mozambique they're already available and vera and they're being provided as we speak today there's been a three rounds out through people who are outside bera in places like in yemen tonga where they were provided with high energy physics and helicopters that were sent out to rescue and help people right current and as we understood it it took a while before people could access this if you've been ready to give us a sense of how long it takes you to be able to get in they we're not hearing the government talking about as many as
a thousand people possibly dead and then help come too late for for those people. well of. food and bear and luckily most of that was not too long we had there are what is called corn so we have learned that we are going to be using that as well the number of the communication center that they can just make up with hot water. as i did already being done so there's a lot of work already being done now the volume the magnitude is quite significant but there's a lot of work already being. provided supplies that are available. to keep that going car in mn in say debbie if country director for mozambique coming to us from a bushel of a thank you. to the place in senegal that has been described as a paste or all that space to celebrate back culture black culture it's a full story structure of home to one of africa's largest ought collections the
museum of black civilizations has been open to the public for a few weeks now its opening comes amid global calls for european countries to return african. during the colonial era. it's as if a giant spaceship has landed in the city center. the new museum of blank civilizations was built by the chinese. but not in the same tof the entrance hall the african symbol tree the first exhibition is in that attempt to showcase said all mankind is rooted in africa. and we talk about african civilization as an african arduous that they can't be constrained by what was taken during the colonial times therefore we are starting with tomorrow or old its ancestor seven million years ago and we go up to contemporary art it is a very very long period we call it africa in the time of the world the title of the
inaugural exhibition is african civilizations continuous creation of humanity will continue to give money to see that single of the poet and first senegalese president after independence for the museum's originated he developed the concept of the congress of black writers and artists and nine hundred fifty six issues such as colonialism and slavery were discussed even though the museum was located in the exploration goes far beyond the museum wants to be a showcase of all play such as the first temporary exhibition spend a range of topics from prehistoric cuts us to cuba and modern african out the widely and controversial debated question of the looted is not in the main focus of the correct us. consequently the biggest spaces in the museum i did he created two modern black boxes in cooperation with the head land that by any el contemporary cuban artist also sold their works. makes all the laureates of the contemporary art
fair art i've represented by using. something only to beat the living only one small room tucked away in a corner on the ground floor is reserved for traditional african art and there's no intention to chat. that. is a pond is that things have been stolen africans are not going to ask to strip european museums their works there that are perhaps a very valuable gift for these works have to be returned to the communities to which they belong as. one of them this famous sable which was property awful matai the religious leader founded an empire in what is today sinitta the gambia and mali he was defeated by french troops in eighty fifty seven at. the moment he's alone objects that we will return to their official iron as at the end of the exhibition that since the time of the said. we would like for these objects to be returned to their rightful owners. when we take them back
assuming that we reach an agreement with all parties both the authorities and the communities we can do whatever we want we could store them in the museums we could showcase them or return them to the sacred forest or look for people might even decide we don't want them i don't think anybody should tell us what to do with these objects. fair to the museum not only shows historic artifacts but also features modern exhibits like these additionally inspired textiles was sitting . in this room there are some very beautiful things from been in ivory coast gabon and also egypt these are beautiful things that of course are thousands tens of thousands of works are currently in europe or the united states or elsewhere and these should no doubt have a place in a great museum like this one. it took to do all this history takes us back to our ancestors the black people that really portrays another picture this is
our story the visit really taught me a lot it was enriching as well e.q. to follow on the single. over twenty thousand people have. visit to the museum since it opened at the beginning of the year its unique concept seems to fit in there if. you. will and now we have the tale author piglets who was rescued from a south african avatar she went on to create a life on a canvas off to the new order oda taught her how to paint i'm not responsible for this one but meet picasso. she came close to ending up on a plane but now she's serving up dramatic brushstrokes at the farm sanctuary in south africa. a picasso is definitely an abstract expressionist you can't exactly define what she's painting but i can tell you that her style slightly
changes depending on her mood like any great autos. her pictures sell for over three pairs neuros with the proceeds go into animal welfare they're also a pig deal for swiss watchmaker swatch. when she's not bringing home the bacon picasso takes her artistic talents in her stride wallowing around between her bursts of creativity. and that's it from danger of being is africa you can catch all stories on our website and our facebook page we have you now with some more pictures of auschwitz on display at the newly opened view cm's of african civilizations in the car see an extract.
exclusive d.w. report alongside venezuelan journalist since our. close look now at the country's catastrophic conditions on the way to colombia a showdown. starts march eighteenth on details. hello and welcome to news from arts and culture i'm karen home state well he's one of the greats on the modern classical scene conductor kent nagano is wrapping up with the montreal orchestra that he's led for thirteen years more on that in a moment because this is also in the pipeline. in our continuing series one hundred german must reads we'll hear about qatar was because they divided the scope of the first novel ever written about german divisions. and in times of intense
debate over the authenticity of images news and facts a new exhibition in berlin questions the truthfulness of photography. well he is what you could call a down to earth celebrity californian born conductor kent the guy knows how to bring music to the masses he knows how to wow a crowd and he knows how to take an orchestra in trouble and help it find its own language even its own relevance in the twenty first century and after thirteen years at the helm of the guests. he's hard at work sealing the deal on his own legacy. the musical sparks fly when ken meets igor stravinsky's. the rite of spring when it premiered more than one hundred years ago the cost of scandal.