Africa

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Saudi foreign minister defends role in securing Ukraine prisoner swaps
Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud decries as ‘cynical’ accusations his country was trying to improve its image after Khashoggi killing

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

23, Sep, 2022 @10:11 AM

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‘Humanitarian crime’: fighting cuts off insulin supply in Tigray
International Diabetic Federation decries reports ongoing war has led to shortages of life-saving drug at Ethiopian region’s biggest hospital

Lizzy Davies

23, Sep, 2022 @10:03 AM

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Church of England bars Desmond Tutu’s daughter from officiating at funeral
Church says same-sex marriage means Mpho Tutu van Furth cannot preside over godfather’s service

Harriet Sherwood

22, Sep, 2022 @3:38 PM

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Vieux Farka Touré and Khruangbin: Ali review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
This collaboration between the son of Mali guitar legend Ali Farka Touré and the hypnotic Houston trio defies categorisation to float off in its own beatific and unhurried mood

Alexis Petridis

22, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Horn of Africa drought puts 3.6m children at risk of dropping out of school
Experts warn that girls’ education will be worst hit, as many families are forced to move away from schools

Lizzy Davies

22, Sep, 2022 @9:38 AM

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‘Restoring the river’: why Kenyans are returning to precolonial spirituality
From TikTok videos to traditional songs and stories, Kikuyu cultural beliefs and practices suppressed under 19th-century colonialism are seeing a revival

Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi

22, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘There’s a path towards death that people travel’: how hunger destroys lives and communities
With malnutrition reaching record levels, we look at its devastating effects on the body and mind and the urgent need for aid to prevent the suffering

Isabel Choat

21, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Ants and the Grasshopper review – from Malawi to the US to fight climate crisis
This consciousness-raising documentary follows intelligent and infinitely patient farmer Anita in her efforts to change minds in her patriarchal village and beyond

Leslie Felperin

20, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Ukraine war to take centre stage at UN as west and Russia vie for support
General assembly is expected to see fresh tussles over future of Ukraine, as well as famine and climate crisis threats in global south

Julian Borger and Patrick Wintour in New York

20, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘People should be who they are’: Kenyans embrace genderless fashion
Young generation calls for inclusivity as LGBTQ+ people still face discrimination and violence

Caroline Kimeu

20, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Jane Katjavivi obituary
Other lives: Dedicated campaigner who started the first Namibian publishing house

Jo Morris

19, Sep, 2022 @7:11 PM

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‘End of an era’: how the Queen’s funeral was seen around the world
From Melbourne to Paris, New York to Delhi, the solemn events in London resonated around the globe

Cait Kelly, Kim Willsher, Adam Gabbatt, Caroline Kimeu, Hannah Ellis-Petersen, David Smith and Georgina Maka'a

19, Sep, 2022 @2:24 PM

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