Stories by the Author
Conviction of top Lubumbashi official’s son for murder restores some trust in a judiciary prone to corruption and political interference.
21 Mar 11
Villagers say they have pushed out the insurgents, enabling them to get medical care and send their children to school.
16 Nov 10
8 Oct 10
A personal story of how feuding over land rights can tear families apart.
1 Oct 10
Ban on excessive marriage costs proves popular among young men in impoverished district.
8 Sep 10
Sales of mass-produced stenciled coverings outstrip traditional, hand-inscribed ones.
19 Aug 10
Iraqi city’s nomination as Islamic cultural capital provokes pride – and questions over preparations.
29 Jul 10
There are fears that smugglers are selling weapons to former Taleban and al-Qaeda fighters.
2 Mar 05
Desperate to get to Iran, Afghans entrust their money and lives to smugglers.
21 Feb 05