Africa

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‘Like copying a Louis Vuitton handbag’: big pharma hits out at Africa’s replica Covid vaccine
Knowledge-sharing hub in Cape Town reverse engineered the Moderna vaccine, but future of the initiative to reduce inequity remains unsure

Sarah Johnson in Cape Town

05, Oct, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Sudan faces ‘generational catastrophe’ as millions of children miss school
Floods, militia raids and hunger mean a third of children are not in school at all, while the rest have too few teachers, aid groups warn

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

05, Oct, 2022 @5:30 AM

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The Woman King review – Viola Davis leads the line in stirring warrior tale
Davis is the general of an elite team of female fighters, based on the Agojie of 19th-century west Africa, as colonialists seek to exploit tribal conflict

Peter Bradshaw

04, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Women behind the lens: sisterhood in the Sinai
Rehab Eldalil captures the bond between three women who walk the mountains of Al Tarfa, Egypt, each day herding sheep and goats

Rehab Eldalil

04, Oct, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Cop27 host Egypt warns UK not to backtrack from climate agenda
Unusual diplomatic intervention prompted by fears over Liz Truss’s commitment to net zero

Fiona Harvey and Ruth Michaelson

03, Oct, 2022 @4:56 PM

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Burkina Faso coup fuels fears of growing Russian mercenary presence in Sahel
North Africa analysts believe new leader Ibrahim Traoré may seek help from Moscow in fight against Islamic extremists

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

03, Oct, 2022 @4:35 PM

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Young people demand climate justice in run-up to Cop27 UN talks
Activists from global south demand recompense for damage from countries most responsible for crisis

Sandra Laville

03, Oct, 2022 @10:20 AM

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Sudan campaigners demand action after alarming rise in ‘honour killings’
Reported deaths more than double in a year, with women attacked by male relatives for appearing to talk to men on smartphones

Zeinab Mohammed Salih in Khartoum

03, Oct, 2022 @9:07 AM

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Prince Harry wildlife NGO under fire after elephants kill three in Malawi
African Parks, of which the royal is president, is one of three parties accused of rushing a mass translocation of the mammals

Patrick Greenfield and Sundus Abdi

01, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Dreams can come true’: Uganda’s first female pro cyclist aims for the Tour de France
Florence Nakaggwa talks about her goal to introduce the sport to more girls, and how working in a hair salon was never the right path for her

Frank L'Opez in Masaka

30, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Tsitsi Dangarembga on Zimbabwe: ‘Every time we say it can’t get any worse, it does’
After her peaceful activism led to a conviction for promoting violence, Zimbabwe’s most distinguished novelist contemplates the possibility of a life in exile

Tracy McVeigh

30, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga found guilty of inciting violence
Novelist given suspended sentence after staging peaceful protest calling for political reform

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

29, Sep, 2022 @9:51 PM

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