China Volunteers in Africa Part 2 – Interview with Chai Xi

Bolaji Odofin – China-Africa reporting project CHAI Xi is from Beijing, China’s capital, where she studied accounting and economics. After working for eight years in finance with various international organisations, she joined the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) mission in South Sudan in July, 2013. MSF continues to render medical assistance to hundreds of thousands of people […]

China Volunteers in Africa (1st of 2 parts)

Bolaji Odofin – China-Africa reporting project In Nigeria there’s trouble to the north. An Islamist terrorist group devastates vulnerable communities, massacring residents and bombing public places. The group is incoherent, ideologically absurd, and deadly. In six years it has claimed over ten thousand lives. That didn’t deter Liu Jie, who quit her job in China to […]

Police search home of Jackie Chan’s son

Jaychee Chan, son of martial arts film superstar Jackie, was arrested last Thursday and has been detained in Beijing on drug charges in amidst the Chinese government’s largest crackdown in years. Police say Chan, 32, had more than 100 grams (3.5 ounces) of marijuana in his home in Beijing and they also arrested Taiwanese actor […]

Uncontacted Indians deep in the Amazon

Film shows uncontacted Indians on the Brazil-Peru border in never-seen-before detail. It is the first-ever aerial footage of an uncontacted community. In the depths of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil live tribes who have no contact with the outside world are at risk of extinction from disease and land loss. Illegal loggers and cattle ranchers are […]