For the past five years in Cameroon, illegal ape trafficking has been taking a deadly toll on the country’s wildlife. The bush meat and ape limb trade is rising, and conservationists are struggling to crack […]
For Judith Akelo Otana, she can no longer hold a cup of water still – or bathe herself fully. Ever since her hands began shaking and skin itching, the simple things in life have become near impossible.
Judith is a gold buyer, and has been for most of her adult life. But for her, the way she makes a living – may also be slowly killing her.
For tens of thousands of people in Western Kenya, gold mining is a way of making a living. On informal mines across the region, women use mercury to bring out the gold. But a recent […]
A collection of Oliver’s images from the desert-country of Mauritania.
Just how many people lose their lives in Kenya’s gold mines is not known. In informal shafts in the west of the country, poor infrastructure and a lack of safety equipment make an already dangerous […]
As the explosion sounds, a young girl collapses and her mother wails. They had been waiting all night for him to come home – now they know he is dead. A husband and father, he […]
One of the biggest challenges for Europe when it comes to migration is the action of human traffickers. But it’s a problem across the globe. In Africa, child trafficking is a scourge across the continent. […]