Cameroon atrocity: Finding the soldiers who killed this woman

In July 2018 a horrifying video began to circulate on social media. It shows two women and two young children being led away at gunpoint by a group of Cameroonian soldiers. The captives are blindfolded, forced to the ground, and shot 22 times. The government of Cameroon initially dismissed the video as “fake news.” But […]

Will organic revolution boost farming in India?

In 2016, Sikkim, a small state in India’s northeast, was declared the country’s first fully organic state. Since then, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has been trying to promote chemical-free farming across the country. It’s been nearly half a century since the “Green Revolution” introduced modern farming techniques that included the use of pesticides, to […]

Long watch: What drives a mother to cross South America on foot?

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‘The next thing I knew I was in the water’

Survivors from a ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, have spoken of their ordeal. At least 136 people died when the MV Nyerere ferry overturned near Ukara island on its way from Bugorora. ‘The next thing I knew I was in the water’

Sudanese poet Raja Bushra on the power of artistic expression

Raja Bushra says poetry enables her and others to openly express the challenges of life in Sudan. However she says that sharing everything can be “very tricky” in a country which restricts many of the freedoms of its citizens, especially women. Video journalist: Mark Sedgwick Sudanese poet Raja Bushra on the power of artistic expression

Anxious wait for relatives in Tanzania ferry disaster

Many people have died after a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria in Tanzania. The MV Nyerere ferry overturned near Ukara island on its way from Bugorora, and was carrying 400 passengers, officials say. Anxious wait for relatives in Tanzania ferry disaster

The British jihadis who won’t leave Syria

Jihadists from the UK are still fighting in Idlib – some of the last British extremists in Syria – and some are allied to the al-Qaeda linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, once know as the Nusra front. It’s accused of torture and random killings, is a terrorist group in the eyes of most governments, and it […]

Westgate mall attack survivors reunited in Nairobi

Scores of people died in the mass shooting and subsequent siege at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, on September 21, 2013. Five years on from the attack, Katherine Walton and Valentine Kadzo reunited to reflect on that day, and those who saved them. Westgate mall attack survivors reunited in Nairobi

Meghan Markle praises women at Grenfell cookbook launch

Meghan Markle has launched a charity cookbook for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire in London. The Duchess of Sussex was joined by her mother Doria Ragland and husband Prince Harry as she celebrated with the women of the Hubb Community Kitchen, who helped create the recipes. Ms Markle praised the group, saying the […]

Puppies steal spotlight at Chile military parade

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