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UK funding cuts to east Africa ‘insulting and shortsighted’, say aid organisations
NGOs dismayed at reduction in Britain’s contribution as crisis-hit region faces challenges from drought, rising prices and conflict

Lizzy Davies

24, May, 2023 @2:37 PM

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Race against time to stop ‘humanitarian disaster’ among Sudan refugees in Chad
Coming rainy season threatens 80,000 living in ‘heartbreaking’ conditions in vulnerable border region after fleeing war at home

Lizzy Davies and agencies

24, May, 2023 @6:30 AM

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Aid agencies in Sudan plead with factions to allow supplies to reach needy
Six trucks of humanitarian supplies looted while airstrikes in Khartoum undermine ceasefire

Zeinab Mohammed Salih in Khartoum and Jason Burke

03, May, 2023 @6:23 PM

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Britain leaving ECHR would be ‘catastrophic’, says development minister
Andrew Mitchell says departure, pushed by others in cabinet to allow for Rwana plan, is ‘incredibly unlikely’

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

27, Apr, 2023 @2:05 PM

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Minister seeks to restore UK’s reputation on global development
NGOs say Andrew Mitchell is right to focus on long-term partnerships but cuts to aid budget must be reversed

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic Editor

26, Apr, 2023 @11:01 PM

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UK government funded anti-LGBTQ+ organisation in Uganda, says report
The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda, which is openly homophobic, has been a direct recipient of UK aid money

Lizzy Davies and Sarah Johnson

26, Apr, 2023 @4:30 AM

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Saida Sherif obituary
Other lives: World service broadcaster who in the 1990s volunteered as a relief worker in the Balkans

Jamil Sherif

21, Apr, 2023 @3:10 PM

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Humanitarian aid ‘impossible’ as fighting in Sudan traps millions
Hopes of 24-hour ceasefire to evacuate civilians and wounded after US secretary of state intervenes

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

19, Apr, 2023 @6:20 AM

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UN ready for ‘heartbreaking’ decision to pull out of Afghanistan
Officials say it will leave in May if Taliban cannot be persuaded to let local women work for organisation

Peter Beaumont and agency

18, Apr, 2023 @11:58 AM

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IMF calls for ‘another Gleneagles moment’ on debt relief and aid
Package similar to 2005 deal needed as struggling African countries suffer severe funding squeeze, says official

Larry Elliott Economics editor

14, Apr, 2023 @12:45 PM

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UK using more of its aid budget to house refugees than most donors in OECD
Britain has been criticised for loading cost of accommodating refugees on to overseas aid budget

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

12, Apr, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Britain spends three times more aid on housing refugees than it sends to Africa
Foreign Office figures show aid to Africa fell to £1.1bn in 2022, compared with £3.7bn of budget spent on refugees in UK

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

05, Apr, 2023 @6:12 PM

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