Anna Cavell

Anna Cavell is a journalist based in South Sudan. In Africa she has covered elections and investigated human trafficking in Uganda.


Chia seeds now a booming business in Uganda

The chia seed is causing super profits for some small-scale farmers in Uganda. They have switched from traditional crops to the seed, first grown half way across the world by the Aztecs.


Uganda's women fight against sexual assault

A grassroots campaign has started in Uganda against the increasing numbers of sexual assaults on women. According to one rights group, 90 percent of Ugandan women have experienced sexual harassment of some sort.


Rapid population growth endangers Ugandan economy

Two million babies are born in Uganda every year, giving the African nation one of the fastest growing populations in the world. From 38 million now, the population is expected to reach 130 million by 2050.

Business & Economy

US dollars shortage cripples South Sudan industries

South Sudan's big businesses despair with foreign currency shortage as government floats exchange rate.

South Sudan

Q&A: South Sudan moves towards forming unity government

After two years of brutal civil war, monitoring chief says all sides are preparing to take the next step towards peace.


Q&A: Sanctuary for South Sudanese

The head of the UN mission in South Sudan, Hilde Johnson, on offering bases for people seeking protection in Juba


Scores pay in crackdown over S Sudan protest

Rights groups cry foul as police detain many, including some who were not in country during deadly December protest.


Media come under fire in South Sudan

Recent arrests of journalists and the killing of an outspoken blogger highlight worsening media climate.


'Persona non grata' in South Sudan

When it comes to human rights staff, government in Juba says it "knows where they go, who they talk to, who they meet".


Hope and despair greet South Sudan returnees

Al Jazeera speaks to some repatriated from Khartoum to begin a new life in the world's youngest country.