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: The mosque that changed a village
CGTN explored the Atlas Mountains in Morocco to find out how a village’s mosque has harnessed renewable energy to transform the community’s lifestyle – and to see if this was a model that other communities […]
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.
Reporter’s Diary: Kenya’s political landscape
Thursday, Kenya’s political uncertainty was apparent as election day saw low voter turnouts in certain polling stations, and protests across parts of the country. Many opposition supporters held true to their word of not voting. CGTN’s Oliver Jarvis recounts the key events he experienced throughout the day:
Kenya’s Plastic Ban: Dandora Dumpsite
CGTN Africa’s Oliver Jarvis went live from Dandora Dumpsite, Nairobi to show the extent of the damage that plastic has on our environment.
Punishment Island: Where pregnant Ugandan girls were left to die
Up until the early 20th century, for an unmarried girl who fell pregnant in a sleep-town near Lake Bunyonyi, the thought of Punishment Island would have held her mind to sleepless nights. A tiny overgrown island with […]
Divers Discover Ancient Roman Shipwreck in Israel
For over 200 years the most extensive political and social structure in Western civilisation, the Roman Empire, dominated the land and seas of the Western world. But like all great empires, it grew too vast. Over the many years of its decline, territory was stolen and land broken up like puzzle pieces, and its once great architecture, objects and emperors fell, even sank, to ruin – waiting to be discovered.
Through The Lens: Vietnam [Dec’15]
Through the lens of my time spent in both North and South Vietnam, and a few snaps from city streets Bangkok.