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A journalist in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo died earlier in the week from gunshot wounds he sustained in a shootout between Congolese troops and Ugandan rebels more

19 Feb 2014 00:00 News

Rwanda's first female pilot, Esther Mbabazi, 24, said 'being a pilot really was my childhood dream'.

Photograph: Sean Jones for the Guardian

Esther Mbabazi trained to fly Rwandair regional jets despite her father being killed in a plane crash when she was eight Esther Mbabazi was eight years old when her father was killed in a crash as the plane he was flying in overshot the runway landi more

18 Mar 2013 00:00 Rwanda