Bangui, Central African Republic
Elisabeth Blanche Olofio worked as a journalist at the Be Oko radio station in the city of Bambari in the Central African Republic. When Seleka rebels advance the city in January 2013, she flees the violence together with her children.
She finds shelter with an uncle in a neighbouring village. But she gets sick. Devoid of information and medical care she decides to go back. She finds a city in chaos. Government buildings are looted; little is left from radio Be Oko and her own house. Her neighbours warn her the Seleka rebels are looking for her because of her work as a journalist. Or as others said, because she had a sharp tongue.Read More