East Africa

Kenya and Tanzania are both expected to grow their economies significantly until 2021 at least. But there are two brakes on international investment both nations must address.
At a time when Ugandan Asians' lives were at risk from Amin’s brutal regime, Powell was trying to keep people like my family out
While everyone else has been looking back at what happened around the world in 2017, I’ve been thinking about the things
We are all at risk of forgetting one of the world’s most complex and urgent humanitarian crises
Just hearing the word 'election' again might be enough to make you shudder, especially if you're a UK voter. Or US citizen. But this week Kenya faces a close-run Presidential Election which could have a broader impact on us all.
It's said a problem shared is a problem halved. That's one of the great things about friendship. But what if that problem
Nine years since I was last here, I'm back in South Sudan, the world's newest nation. Part of the work I am doing here, with
I recently returned from spending a week in Somalia, where I saw first-hand the catastrophic effects that today's famine
When we arrive in the village of Golijano which translates as 'mountain of heaven', we are met with a scene more akin to hell. A makeshift school, now an emergency clinic, is full of weak, lifeless children fighting to survive. Sickness and diarrhoea have ripped through this community at pace.
Photo credit: Tina Hillier/Oxfam While some still deny the severity of climate change and question the need to combat it