Xavier Aldekoa (Barcelona, 1981) has a degree in Journalism and is an eternal student of Political Sciences. A lover of improvised bags and opening one’s eyes very wide when they travel, he feels a special fondness for Africa and its people. He was twenty when he travelled the continent for the first time and has lived in Johannesburg (South Africa) since 2009. In recent years he has covered many conflicts and social issues in Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Mali, the CAR, Sudan and dozens more African countries. He is a correspondent for La Vanguardia in Africa, a member of the independent social producer Muzungu and often reports for many other media outlets.