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Burundi: The disappearance of Jean Bigirimana

Three months after the journalist’s mysterious disappearance, many of his colleagues now assume the worst. Jessica Hatcher spotlights the dangers of working as a journalist …

The real price of African coffee

Worth over $100 billion annually, coffee is, after oil, the second most valuable commodity on earth. Export revenues account for over one-fifth of this. And yet, never before have coffee farmers in East Africa been more impoverished. Santorri Chamley investigates.

Out of Africa

Migration from Zimbabwe has taken place mostly in three major phases. The first was soon after Zimbabwean independence in 1980, when white Rhodesians left the …