Burundian Refugees at Nyarugusu Camp in Tanzania

  Nyarugusu Refugee Camp Tanzania is located about 150km from the Lake Tanganyiaka in the Western Province of Kigoma, Tanzania and near the Burundian border. As one of the largest refugee camp in the world, it is hosting an estimated 130,000 people from Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Several international agencies such as […]

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ROTA: Empowering rural Nepal

    Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world. Half of the population (27.5 million people) live on less than $2 per day. Less than 30% of the rural population have access to electricity, not to mention the significant blackouts which are common in the rainy season. Since 1991, the NGO Read […]

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Le Monde: Masdar, City of the Future

    Assignment for the French newspaper Le Monde during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Simon Roger wrote a story about Masdar, the City of the Future. The city project built next to the Abu Dhabi International Airport is designed by the British firm Foster and Partners. It is based on renewable energy sources including […]

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Police force on a crime scene in Mutakura. The rise of violence since the the protests began in April 2015, maintains the threat of a return to civil war in Burundi.

Al Jazeera: Burundi Post Elections Crisis

  More than six months after the announcement of Nkurunziza seeking a controversial third term, Burundi and the capital Bujumbura are still experiencing a state of unrest. In recent weeks, there has been an increase of violence within the subcentral neighborhoods, and the unstable situation is deteriorating quickly. Gunfires and grenades can be heard almost every night, […]

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