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…
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.
For Meryem Cherkaoui, becoming a top-flight chef in Morocco has been no easy journey. With the restaurant industry being so male-dominated, it means few women ever get the chance to head their own restaurant. But […]
10 years ago, the sound of shouting and banging fists on the front gate of the “Safe House” would keep Agnes Pareyio awake at night. The commotion: Parents demanding the return of their girls so they could go through the traditional female Maasai rite of passage, ukeketaji, to become a woman.
Last week, Kenya implemented a nationwide plastic ban – set to reduce the amount of plastic pollution and its impacts on the environment.
CGTN Africa’s Oliver Jarvis went live from Volcanoes National Park to document the conservation efforts of, and to come face-to-face with, the mountain gorillas.