The Mountain gorilla is one of the species protected in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. But what about the Batwa people native to that land? Mark Dowie explores how land conservation affects the lives of the people on and near the preserves.
The government of Rwanda is credited with restoring social stability and rebuilding the economy after the 1994 genocide, but critics say Paul Kagame riles with too heavy a hand, especially when it comes to the press.
The FDLR is a militia group made up of former Rwandan Hutus who fled to the neighboring DR Congo after the 1994 genocide. The BBC's Peter Greste reports on the connection between some of the ongoing violence in Congo and an FDLR leader based in Germany.
Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the United Nations, has written extensively on how the US should respond to humanitarian atrocities. She's had some success putting that into practice in the Central African Republic — but not so much in Syria.