Nine-year-old Stephen from western Kenya has come up with an ingenious way for friends and family to wash their hands while reducing any potential spread of the coronavirus. The video has had over 6M views […]
Cameroon’s conservationists battle to end illegal ape trafficking
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 […]
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.
Fighting child trafficking in Kenya
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 […]
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.
Reporter’s Diary: Breaking Gender Boundaries in the Kitchen
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 […]
Through the Lens: Life in Cairo, Egypt 2018
Oliver W. Jarvis steps into the ancient world of Giza. Documenting the lives of some of the people, and animals, that work and reside by the Great Pyramids:
Through the Lens: Morocco
A look into life in the field in Morocco. From high up in the Atlas Mountains to the busy streets of Marrakech, explore a culture unlike any other:
Reporter’s Diary: One Maasai’s fight against female genital mutilation
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.
Interview with Kenyan Environment Minister on the Plastic Ban
Last week, Kenya implemented a nationwide plastic ban – set to reduce the amount of plastic pollution and its impacts on the environment.