In October 2014, I interviewed a talented, soft-spoken inmate at Naivasha Maximum Prison in Kenya. In December, he escaped.
This is his story as best as I could put it together.
"If you have money, you get freed. You don’t have money, you get convicted. That’s how it happened," he said.
June 2015 - In Kenya, you are five times more likely to be shot dead by the police than a criminal. This investigation into the shooting death of a young robbery suspect in a Nairobi slum underscores the out-of-control problem of extrajudicial killings by police.
“The police officers said 'We warned you that anywhere we come across you, we are going to kill you and today it’s your day,'” she recalled.
October 2014 - An exclusive report from the water-logged IDP camp in Bentiu, South Sudan, where 47,000 people are living, working, sleeping in water sometimes up to their waists.
“We are struggling,” she says. “The place is filled with water and the children cry from standing up all day with no place to sit down.”
July 2014 - A web version for a companion radio piece about a Palestinian rehab hospital targeted by Israeli air force strikes in the early days of the conflict.
"I told them I cannot leave," he said. "I have people who are paralyzed, unconscious, they produce no threat to the Israelis at all, they're just sitting in their beds."
October 2013 - About Somali businessmen and politicians who have returned to Mogadishu after years abroad to try to rebuild a war-torn country, while facing resentment from those who stuck it out.
“But sometimes the people with the better tools are the people who come from the diaspora, so at the end of the day who is better for the country is the guy with the better tools to fix the situation.”