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One morning in the historic heart of Palermo, the capital city of Sicily, a group of Nigerian women are frantically preparing to open a food bank for African migrant families. "I am everyone's mother," says Ms Egbon, who is 40 years old and has lived in Sicily for 19 years.

In this BBC series of letters from African journalists, Ismail Einashe looks at how African migrants are helping each other on the Italian island of Sicily.

Ismail Einashe
Ismail Einashe
Kate Stanworth
Kate Stanworth

Language: English

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