Davide Lemmi


Contentious, bipolar and peevish. I’m pretty similar to Beirut, or maybe I just want to be. I was born in Tuscany in 1989. High school, university, underpaid collaborations with local papers and a one-way ticket to Lebanon. I work like a freelance and live like a freelance. I decide what to write and what to photograph, without upsetting my wallet too much.

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Benin is the new jihadist front in Africa

Benin is the new jihadist front in Africa

Islamic fundamentalism continues to destabilise the Sahel and now seems to be targeting the northern borders of West African countries. Northern Benin is at the centre of an escalation of attacks and risks being overwhelmed, as the climate crisis foments resentment.

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