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We need resources to fight health impacts of climate crisis, Africans tell Cop28
Continent must have more resilient health systems and local vaccine manufacturing to prevent next pandemic, says public health body

Isabel Choat in Lusaka

02, Dec, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Countries that criminalise gay sex are impeding fight against Aids, UN warns
Anti-LGBTQ+ laws lead to stigmatism and deny access to lifesaving drugs and services

Sarah Johnson

01, Dec, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Rishi Sunak ‘won’t allow foreign court to block’ Rwanda plan
Centrist Tories urge PM not to abandon UK’s human rights commitments, but Sunak said his patience ‘worn thin’ by delays

Aletha Aduin Dubai and Kiran Staceyin London

01, Dec, 2023 @10:07 AM

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‘Our tapestries open ears’: the South African women stitching monumental tales of love and loss
A collective based in Eastern Cape has tackled funerals, colonialism and HIV in massive fabric artworks. Their latest piece is a heartfelt cry against climate breakdown

Julie Bourdin in Hamburg, Eastern Cape

01, Dec, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Sold: 2,000 captive southern white rhino destined for freedom across Africa
The South African herd represents up to 15% of Africa’s remaining population. Happily, the new owners are willing to spend huge sums for translocations across the continent

Graeme Green

01, Dec, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘The four centuries of slave trade shaped the spectre of racism and are woven into the fabric of global development’ | Kenneth Mohammed
A lasting legacy of racism, oppression and colonialism is laid bare at a powerful exhibition in Cambridge. Confronting it can help us build a more equitable world

Kenneth Mohammed

01, Dec, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Spanish police investigate deaths of four migrants forced off speedboat
Vessel was near Andalucían shore when passengers, believed to be from north Africa, were apparently pushed overboard

Ashifa Kassam European community affairs correspondent

01, Dec, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Climate crisis a ‘substantial risk’ to fight against malaria, says WHO
New report says disease-carrying mosquitoes thrive in rising temperatures, leading to transmission in hitherto unaffected areas

Sarah Johnson and Viktor Sunnemark

30, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Back from the brink: sand-swimming golden mole, feared extinct, rediscovered after 86 years
Border collie Jessie sniffs out elusive species last seen in 1937 among dunes of South Africa

Phoebe Weston

30, Nov, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Who is the UAE sheikh behind deals to manage vast areas of African forest?
Through the firm Blue Carbon, Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook al-Maktoum’s carbon offsetting deals, which could one day be worth billions, have led to questions about previous business ventures

Patrick Greenfield and Lorenzo Tondo

30, Nov, 2023 @9:00 AM

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The new ‘scramble for Africa’: how a UAE sheikh quietly made carbon deals for forests bigger than UK
Exploratory agreements struck with African states that are home to crucial wildlife havens and biodiversity hotspots, for land that represents billions of dollars in potential carbon offsetting revenue

Patrick Greenfield

30, Nov, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Rwandan courts will not protect refugees’ rights, say daughters of genocide hero
Family of Paul Rusesabagina, who campaigned to have him freed from jail, say country’s justice system is a ‘tool to oppress people’

Patrick Wintour

30, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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