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#Cecile Kyenge

# cecile-kyenge - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Bananas thrown at black Italian minister

Kyenge, who was born in Democratic Republic of Congo but has lived in Italy for 30 years, has faced several incidents of racism since taking her post.

# cecile-kyenge - Sunday 14 July, 2013

An Italian senator has likened the country's first black minister to an orangutan

Robert Calderoli later said he was making a joke, and meant no offence to the minister, Cecile Kyenge.