Africa

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Mother and Son review – moving immigrant drama goes from Ivory Coast to Paris
A son reflects on the struggles he faced with his brother and wayward mother after they moved to France from Africa, in a meditative coming-of-age story

Peter Bradshaw

27, May, 2022 @5:56 PM

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Congo crisis is tied to western complicity in the Rwandan genocide | Letters
Letter: Dr Noam Schimmel says there should be an honest accounting of the role of the UK, France and others

Letters

27, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Spain and Morocco feel the heat as unseasonal snow falls on Colorado
Analysis: high temperatures affect southern Europe, while in US state mercury rapidly drops more than 30C

Theo Gkousarov (Metdesk)

27, May, 2022 @10:26 AM

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‘You hear bullets, you run’: Congolese refugees stream over Uganda’s border
As thousands flee the latest fighting in DRC to join 1.5m already in Uganda, the UN’s food aid agency is stretched as never before

Patience Akumu

27, May, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Médecins Sans Frontières apologises for using images of child rape survivor
Medical charity’s president calls publication of controversial photos ‘a mistake’ and says guidelines will be tightened

David Batty

26, May, 2022 @2:18 PM

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Europe silent on plight of detainees in Libya, says migration chief
Federico Soda said there needed to be ‘more condemnation’ of the conditions in state-run detention centres in Libya

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

26, May, 2022 @12:17 PM

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Russian mercenaries accused over use of mines and booby traps in Libya
Exclusive: UN investigators say Wagner Group fighters did not mark mines’ positions and may have rigged bomb to teddy bear

Jason Burke

26, May, 2022 @4:15 AM

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Pfizer to offer all its drugs not-for-profit to 45 lower-income countries
Company launches ‘healthier world’ accord in Davos and speaks to other pharma firms about similar steps

Julia Kollewe

25, May, 2022 @3:04 PM

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Egypt says climate finance must be top of agenda at Cop27 talks
Host of November’s summit wants focus to be on ‘moving from pledges to implementation’

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

25, May, 2022 @8:39 AM

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Médecins Sans Frontières condemned for ‘profiting from exploitative images’
Medical charity criticised for using images that ‘endanger and exploit children’ amid row over photos from DRC identifying child rape survivor

David Batty

25, May, 2022 @8:30 AM

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‘I saw an oncologist cry’: Tigray cancer patients sent home to die for lack of drugs
Doctors call for international help as Ethiopia civil war leaves terminally ill being treated with paracetamol in Mekelle hospital

Lizzy Davies

25, May, 2022 @5:15 AM

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‘The fear still lives with me’: three years at mercy of the hostile environment
After an error on a visa application form, Sarah slipped into immigration limbo

Amelia Gentleman

25, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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