Osman Mohamed Osman

Osman Mohamed Osman

South Sudan

The plight of South Sudanese sexual assault survivors

Hundreds of South Sudanese girls and women were sexually abused during conflict, but government dismisses their claims.

The plight of South Sudanese sexual assault survivors

Kenya

Kenya: Garissa attackers sentenced to long prison terms

Three found guilty of involvement in university siege given decades in jail after 2015 killing of 148 people by gunmen.

Kenya: Garissa attackers sentenced to long prison terms

Refugees

The Somali refugees whose lives were halted by Trump's travel ban

Thousands in Dadaab camp were ready to travel to the US and start new lives, but they were denied entry two years ago.

The Somali refugees whose lives were halted by Trump's travel ban

Kenya

Kenyan Somali refugees claim they are denied citizenship rights

Poor Kenyan Somalis registered as Dadaab refugees to access benefits, but say they are now being refused nationality.

Kenyan Somali refugees claim they are denied citizenship rights

Zambia

In Zambia, poverty and social exclusion spur teenage pregnancies

With poor education facilities on Mbabala island, which is home to 2,000 people, children engage in sex at an early age.

In Zambia, poverty and social exclusion spur teenage pregnancies

Africa

The Kenyans who earn $100 a month picking Valentine's Day flowers

Kenya is Africa's largest flower exporter, but thousands of farm workers struggle to sustain their families.

The Kenyans who earn $100 a month picking Valentine's Day flowers

Kenya

Life in a Kenyan rubbish dump: Illness, poverty afflict community

Dandora is Nairobi's main dumping ground. Every day, it receives more than 2,000 metric tonnes of waste.

Life in a Kenyan rubbish dump: Illness, poverty afflict community

Al-Shabab

Kenya hotel attack: 'Painful and traumatising'

Survivors describe the al-Shabab attack on a hotel and office complex that killed 21 people.

Kenya hotel attack: 'Painful and traumatising'

Africa

Kenyan community establishing its own 'instant justice'

Crime suspects in central town face punishment by civilians, but government condemns response as 'mob injustice'.

Kenyan community establishing its own 'instant justice'

Kenya

'We are not wildlife': Kibera residents slam poverty tourism

Tourism in Nairobi slum is rising but many residents are angry at becoming an attraction for wealthy foreign visitors.

'We are not wildlife': Kibera residents slam poverty tourism

Kenya

Poverty drives some Kenyans to rent out their wives

Poverty and unpredictable tourism industry forcing men on the east coast to send spouses into prostitution.

Poverty drives some Kenyans to rent out their wives

Kenya

Kenyan tribe readies for the death of its native tongue

Fewer than 10 elders speak Yakunte, a language native to Kenya's Yaaku people that the UN has classified as 'extinct'.

Kenyan tribe readies for the death of its native tongue