I joined an expedition in the Congolese rainforest where two British scientists have discovered the largest tropical peatlands in the world, storing more than 30 billion tons of carbon.
She has been called the “Angel of Burundi”, compared to Mandela and Mother Teresa, and received a prestigious prize from the hands of George Clooney earlier this year, yet Marguerite Barankitse insists she is not a hero. “I am only a mother, caring for her children”.
Journalist and “Virunga” filmmaker Mélanie Gouby unpacks the links between poverty, illegal poaching and devastating environmental destruction
When we travelled to CAR in September, we visited three cities across the country, in antibalaka and Seleka-held territory, and found the same patterns repeated. Neither Muslims nor Christians talked about religion.
When Burundi's police raided Nyakabiga, a neighborhood in the capital Bujumbura, on Friday 11 December 2015, Egide Niyongere was at home. His body was found the next day at the morgue.
After years in Dadaab, Ibrahim Hussein is one of many refugees facing a return to Somalia after the Kenyan government’s order to close the camp
A new rebellion in Congo's east, known as the M23, is consolidating its power over the territory it conquered over five months and could pose a serious threat to the Congolese government.