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Growing numbers of young Africans want to move abroad, survey suggests
Covid, climate, stability and violence contributing to young people feeling pessimistic about future, survey of 15 countries suggests

Kaamil Ahmed

13, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘We’ve got other things to worry about’: former colonies react to platinum jubilee
In Africa, celebrations in honour of the Queen stir nostalgia in some, resentment in others

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

05, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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From bricks to bags to eco art: six innovative uses for plastic waste around the world
From upcycled school benches in India to plant pots in Peru, people are finding enterprising and ingenious solutions to a perennial problem

Tom Collins, Kavitha Yarlagadda, Gemma Holliani Cahya, Charles Pensulo, Dan Collyns and Peter Muiruri

03, Jun, 2022 @6:45 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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US supreme court abortion reversal would be global ‘catastrophe’ for women
If Roe v Wade is overturned, it will encourage anti-choice groups – particularly in the developing world, activists warn

Lizzy Davies

18, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Mwai Kibaki obituary
Third president of Kenya who helped modernise the economic and political landscape of his country

Stephen Chan

03, May, 2022 @7:43 PM

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Remember #Kony2012? We're still living in its offensive, outdated view of Africa | Dipo Faloyin
The continent is treated as a single failed entity, whose people are helpless recipients of aid. This needs to change, says author Dipo Faloyin

Dipo Faloyin

27, Apr, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Right back at you: the Ugandan designer returning the west’s cast-offs
Fed up with Africa being a ‘waste disposal system’ for donated clothes, Bobby Kolade decided to refashion items into unique designs and return to sender

Alice McCool

27, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Uganda oil project casts shadow over Total’s eco-friendly image
French energy firm plans to drill in national park and build 900-mile pipeline in sensitive environments

Dorothée Moisan for Floodlight

19, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Ugandan Asians like me were resettled within weeks in the 70s. What happened to the UK? | Fiyaz Mughal
It’s despicable that Priti Patel is sending desperate refugees to Rwanda, says Fiyaz Mughal, who works in the charity sector

Fiyaz Mughal

19, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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From the Ranting Atheist to I Like Girls: the best African podcasts
Covering topics from queer Africans to a blogger’s disappearance, female hosts and producers from across the continent pick their top shows

12, Apr, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Cold war echoes as African leaders resist criticising Putin’s war
Many remember Moscow’s support for liberation from colonial rule, and a strong anti-imperialist feeling remains

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

28, Mar, 2022 @7:12 AM

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