Sarah Morrison finds out what traditional charities think of letting the poor spend it on what they like
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Saturday 30 June 2012
The United Nations has endorsed an African Union force to capture warlord Joseph Kony and neutralise his Lord's Resistance Army.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Landslides caused by torrential rains have destroyed three villages in eastern Uganda, killing scores of people but possibly hundreds.
Monday 25 June 2012
Massive landslides induced by torrential rains destroyed three villages in the mountainous district of Bududa in eastern Uganda, killing scores of people but possibly hundreds, officials said today.
Monday 18 June 2012
Ethiopian Olympic 10,000 and 5,000 metres champion Kenenisa Bekele will head a field including his younger brother Tariku in the British Olympic trials 10,000 final in Birmingham this Friday.
Saturday 09 June 2012
How many lives will change in the wake of this week's damp festivities? Sharply observed and richly characterised, Harris's debut novel returns to a Metroland town at the Silver Jubilee of 1977.
Friday 08 June 2012
Washington has offered up to $33m (£21m) in rewards for information about top members of the extremist group al-Shabab, which has links to al-Qa'ida.
Sunday 27 May 2012
Fighting in the central African state has reached the national park where a dwindling population of primates lives
The Night Wanderers: Uganda's Children and the Lord's Resistance Army, By Wojciech Jagielski (trs by Anonia Lloyd-Jones)
Sunday 27 May 2012
After the viral video comes the brutal book
Monday 14 May 2012
Uganda has captured one of the top rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), bringing it a step closer to catching Joseph Kony, the LRA leader accused of war crimes, the military said yesterday.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Sudan's government has been accused by Uganda of providing support to the notorious rebel leader Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).
Saturday 14 April 2012
In the 1990s, Liberia was torn apart by a civil war in which child soldiers fought for the guerrilla leader Charles Taylor. As an international court delivers its verdict on Taylor, Finlay Young meets the former fighters back in Africa – now grown up, but not regretful of their past.
Saturday 07 April 2012
This Easter, all Anglican eyes will be on the outspoken Archbishop of York in a year when he could reach the pinnacle of his denomination
Friday 06 April 2012
Brenda Dick epitomised the un-sung millions who nurture families and build communities, but rarely receive a mention in the obituary pages of newspapers. She had no impressive academic, sporting, political or business achievements, but she unconditionally loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and supported, influenced and integrated a network of friends around the world. The postman's sack was always heavy with cards at Christmas.
Sunday 01 April 2012
Zoologist, conservationist and TV presenter Mark Carwardine has had his share of exotic animal encounters. Here, he reveals some of his favourites
Saturday 24 March 2012
The African Union has assembled 5,000 soldiers to join in the hunt for Joseph Kony, pictured, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). It aims to remove the LRA from central Africa's vast jungle.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits record low as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West
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- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more