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I’m heartbroken at my exile from Uganda. Don’t let them erase our queer community
Under the new anti-LGBTQ+ law, I face 10 years’ jail for being non-binary. For my art, I could be jailed for another 20 years

DeLovie Kwagala

30, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Ugandan president signs anti-LGBTQ+ law with death penalty for same-sex acts
Global outcry over Museveni’s assent to draconian new anti-gay law, condemned as a ‘permission slip for hate and dehumanisation’

Samuel Okiror in Kampala

29, May, 2023 @12:44 PM

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‘Regulatory void’: online gambling firms accused of exploiting lucrative African markets
Sub-Saharan Africa is fertile ground for western companies seeking an army of new punters. One bereaved mother in Malawi is among those who feels she is paying the price

Sarah Johnson

29, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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I’m hosting a Ukrainian refugee as a way of saying thank you | Letter
Letter: Paresh Motla describes how he is repaying the hospitality that was shown to his family on arriving in Britain in 1972

28, May, 2023 @3:16 PM

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Uganda’s first wildlife vet on breaking the mould – and why gorilla and human health are linked
When Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka started out there were no black women in her field. She talks about creating roles for African leaders in wildlife and how protecting people is core to protecting the animals they live near

Graeme Green

11, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Colonialism and controversial guests inform Africa’s reaction to Charles’s coronation
While some paid tribute to the British monarch, the presence in London of certain guests proved less than welcome

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

07, May, 2023 @2:58 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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Champion of the gorillas: the vet fighting to save Uganda’s great apes
Under the watchful and resourceful eye of award-winning conservationist Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Uganda’s threatened mountain gorilla population has made an impressive recovery – as has the local community

Fleur Britten

23, Apr, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Uganda’s president refuses to sign new hardline anti-LGBTQ+ bill
Yoweri Museveni sends bill imposing death penalty for homosexuality back to parliament for reconsideration

Samuel Okiror in Kampala

21, Apr, 2023 @1:53 PM

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‘A precision approach to activism’: distance runners join fight against Africa’s air pollution
Citizen scientists in Lagos, Cape Town and Accra are gathering air-quality data on runs to help curb a key cause of early death

Uchenna Igwe

19, Apr, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Andrew Malone obituary
Other lives: Founder and chief executive of Nottingham Community Housing Association

Eleanor Malone

16, Apr, 2023 @4:44 PM

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‘I speak for the animals’: the Ugandan judge who strikes fear into poachers
Having tried more than 1,000 wildlife crime cases, Gladys Kamasanyu is changing attitudes to animal rights and the ‘cruel’ trade in rhino horns, pangolins and ivory

John Agaba in Kampala

04, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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