Posts Tagged ‘East Africa’

Kenya’s Tana Delta Massacre

Kenya's Tana Delta Massacre

Kilelengwani village in Kenya’s Tana Delta, the site of a massacre on the 10th of Sept 2012, which left 38 people dead. The village was completely destroyed. Only the mosque was left standing.

Will Kenya’s Next Elections Be Violent?

Will Kenya's Next Elections Be Violent?

Graffiti on a downtown wall in Nairobi, summing up how some Kenyans feel about their politicians. Kenya’s elections are still more than six months away, but judging by the daily media coverage, you would think they were happening next month. This is a crucial election for the country as it will be the first time […]

Refugees from the Paradise Island of Zanzibar

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 […]

Rwanda and Burundi: 50 years of Independence

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.

How British Aid Is Spent In Dadaab

Earlier this month I had the privilege of going on assignment for the BBC to Dadaab in Kenya to film a story about how British aid is being spent in the world’s largest refugee camp. We followed a consignment of water and sanitation equipment paid for by the British public from start to finish, beginning […]

On My Way To Dadaab

On My Way To Dadaab

I’m travelling to the world’s largest refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya this week to film a story for the BBC with world affairs correspondent, Mike Wooldridge. We’ll be looking at how the millions of pounds donated by the British public is being spent on the ground to help those affected by the region’s worst drought […]