All the world’s attention is currently on London for the 2012 Olympics. When Africa and the Olympics are mentioned together, one immediately thinks of long distance runners from Kenya or the football exploits of Ghana and Cameroon. But more and more Africans are branching into other sports that haven’t been traditionally African. Take the case [...]
Over the weekend, I undertook one of the most bizarre journeys imaginable, flying from Nairobi to Mogadishu and then onto the paradise island of Zanzibar. We went on a trip with the UNHCR to cover a story about a group of refugees who fled paradise only to end up living in one of the most [...]
This photo was taken in Pemba, one of the islands that make up the Zanzibar Archipelago. Usually people come here to relax and scuba dive. But I’m here with the UNHCR to cover a bizarre story about a group of refugees who fled 11 years ago, what many people perceive as paradise only to end [...]
Rwanda and Burundi are celebrating 50 years of independence. Ahead of the anniversary, I traveled to both countries with my colleague Kevin Mwachiro to report on how these two tiny African nations have developed since independence and look at their prospects. Below are the television packages we filed on each country.