Oliver Jarvis went Live for CGTN Africa in Nairobi, Kenya during the ongoing terrorist attack that saw 21 people killed.[…]
The true price of gold
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.
Mercury poisoning slowly killing gold miners in Western Kenya
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 […]
The dangers of informal mining in East Africa
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 […]
DR Congo: Seeking refuge in Uganda
This year, over 44,000 Congolese have fled to Uganda in one of the worst humanitarian crises that no one is talking about. CGTN introduces you to Kyangwali, a refugee camp looking to help rebuild the […]
The refugee children finding hope in darkness
This year, 44,000 Congolese have fled to Uganda in one of the worst humanitarian crises that no one is talking about. Oliver Jarvis reported from Kyangwali Refugee Camp, Uganda.
Reporter’s Diary: The refugee children finding hope in darkness
Uganda is currently experiencing an influx of Congolese refugees due to escalating violence in the DR Congo’s Ituri province. Oliver Jarvis visited Kyangwali Refugee Camp in Southwest Uganda to experience first-hand the situation…
Reporter’s Diary: Lake Albert’s Refugee Crisis
When we arrived at the shores of Lake Albert, 97 Congolese refugees were lined up at the registration counter. Some had reached Uganda at midnight, others in the early morning – all on wooden motor-boats that now lay resting on the beach.