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Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville

War & Conflict

Blind former LRA child soldier, breaks stereotypes

Simon Peter is a former LRA child soldier who is fighting to change attitudes towards disabled people in Uganda.

Africa

Disney movie sparks a chess boom in Uganda

Katwe is one of the largest slums in Uganda and the scene of an unlikely chess revolution.

Environment

Sierra Leone's ex-civil war fighters battle poachers

Former Kamajor militia fighters work to protect and breathe life back into the endangered Gola Forest.