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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
CGTN’s Oliver Jarvis investigated the underreported practice of child trafficking in Kenya – speaking to those who had been most affected, and those who were fighting the practice on a new front. To many, this […]
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…