An exclusive from the UN base in Bentiu where 47,000 displaced people are living in water up to their knees. Link to companion tv and web piece.

Voices of the survivors of the  terrorist attack on Nairobi's Westgate Mall, one year on.


My swan song from Nairobi, dusting off old records in the city's old music stores and a former recording studio.

Reporting from the Gaza Strip during Israel's military operations in July 2014. Here's a link to a companion tv piece.

A surprising story about the Kenyans hired by students abroad to write their academic papers.

On the enterprising Somali diaspora rebuilding businesses and government in war-torn Mogadishu. Here's a link to a longer web version.

Kenya considers a Uganda-style anti-gay law. MP behind the move admits to me that he's angry about ex-girlfriend who preferred a woman to him.


A model prisoner I met during a visit to a Kenyan corrections center escapes, highlighting problems with the country's justice system.