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Joni Mitchell kept me going through lion country | Letter
Letter: Ruth Borthwick on how singing songs from Ladies of the Canyon and Blue sustained her courage on a dangerous trip


25, Jun, 2021 @3:50 PM

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Florence Baker: the polyglot slave girl turned intrepid explorer
The Transylvanian-born orphan was sold to an English traveller, with whom she discovered the wonders of Africa, married and fought to abolish slavery

Marcel Theroux

31, May, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Gorillas weren’t missed: an alternative safari in Uganda
Wildlife in Uganda usually means mountain gorillas but a simpler, lower-cost tour offers a wealth of other primates, tropical birds and jungle adventures

Kevin Rushby

12, May, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Mountains of the moon: climbing Uganda's highest peak
The remote Rwenzori mountains, on the Uganda/DRC border, offer treks through varied and stunning landscapes and a satisfying but challenging summit, with none of the crowds found at Kilimanjaro

Mark Stratton

08, Jan, 2018 @6:00 AM

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An insider's guide to Kampala: where a Rolex is something you eat
From lakeside spots to eat fish to a female comedian making herself heard on YouTube, Rosebell Kagumire shows us beneath the surface of Uganda’s capital

Rosebell Kagumire

09, May, 2016 @2:53 PM

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Uganda is home to the Olympic marathon champion, so where are all the runners?
Plotting a distance route through the country, I was constantly joined by cheering locals, but they face challenges when it comes to pursuing the sport for its health benefits

Ellie Lucas

03, Feb, 2016 @12:41 PM

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Do you speak Uglish? How English has evolved in Uganda
A book has attempted to an unlock ‘one of the funniest and strangest English varieties in the world’. Are you a Uglish speaker? Or fond of another type of colloquialisms? Tell us about it

Maeve Shearlaw

22, Dec, 2014 @11:39 AM

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Top 10 affordable safaris in east Africa

Affordable is a relative term when it comes to African safaris but here are 10 – across Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Kenya – that offer great game-viewing without the super-high price tag

Rachel B Doyle and Zoe Flood

19, Feb, 2014 @5:58 AM

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Adventure holidays and trips for 2014: Africa

From kayaking the Nile and mountain biking in the shadow of Kilimanjaro to exploring Africa's amazing national parks

Steve Hynd and guardian writers

17, Jan, 2014 @9:00 PM

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Adventure holidays in Africa's Great Rift Valley

From the Middle East to east Africa and through bottomless lakes to soaring volcanoes, Henry Wismayer selects 10 ways to experience the stunning 3,700-mile fault line that is the Great Rift Valley

Henry Wismayer

19, Apr, 2013 @11:38 AM

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Mountain gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda - in pictures

Some of the last remaining mountain gorillas on the planet are found in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo

23, Nov, 2012 @12:13 PM

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Fastjet takes EasyJet low-cost model into African airspace
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou's low-cost African airline is ready for takeoff in Tanzania

Gwyn Topham

18, Nov, 2012 @12:04 AM

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