Al Jazeera Blogs


The long journey from Nairobi to Goma via the Rwandan capital of Kigali to cover the upcoming elections in Democratic Republic of Congo is both arduous and adventurous.

Last Modified: 23 Nov 2011 01:25

Al Jazeera English returns to the streets of Somalia's capital five years after launching its news channel from the war-torn, famine-ridden country to find that the situation has not improved.

Last Modified: 15 Nov 2011 12:53

The fast dwindling numbers of lions in Africa has been attributed to conflict between man and beast, but a new conservation effort is making a difference.

Last Modified: 21 Oct 2011 07:19

Getting up close and personal to a mountain gorilla is a pretty humbling experience. You get so near you're actually in range of their body odour, a pungent, sickly sweet smell of old sweat.

Last Modified: 7 Oct 2011 11:53

The upcoming conclusion of presidential elections in October 2011 without a resort to violence will be a huge milestone towards achieving a lasting peace.

Last Modified: 6 Oct 2011 20:12

The impact of the drawn out conflict on ordinary people in Sirte was brought into sharp focus for us last night when a mother had to give birth on the frontline.

Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 12:48