Sarah Morrison finds out what traditional charities think of letting the poor spend it on what they like
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Sunday 11 December 2011
It's not Somalia or Sudan, but the Central African Republic's terrorised and disease-stricken people need our help just as urgently.
Friday 25 November 2011
Shares in Heritage Oil tumbled by nearly 6 per cent yesterday as the oil explorer that specialises in treacherous terrain lost a tax row in Uganda that will cost it some $404m (£260m).
Thursday 18 August 2011
A terrorism suspect is pursuing legal action against the British Government after alleging that he was abused by British and American interrogators during his detention in Uganda.
Saturday 06 August 2011
Saturday 30 July 2011
One of the last memories Flaviah Titti has of being with her daughter, then 12 years old, is when they were both raped by Rwandan soldiers.
Sunday 24 July 2011
Friday 22 July 2011
In a new burst of African homophobia, a government minister in Ghana has drawn support after calling on the country's intelligence services to track down and arrest all gays and lesbians.
Saturday 02 July 2011
Tuesday 14 June 2011
Young women are to be given free pepper spray to defend themselves against rapists, says Uganda's newly appointed junior minister for Youth and Children Ronald Kibuule, who has vowed to fight the high rate of sex crime.
Saturday 11 June 2011
Monday 30 May 2011
After fifteen years of a very public feud, V S Naipaul and Paul Theroux have finally buried the hatchet.
Friday 20 May 2011
Uganda's leading opposition leader, figurehead of the country's month-long protests over rising food and fuel prices, was placed under de facto house arrest yesterday as police barred him from leaving his home, just days after President Museveni pledged to "end this criminality".
Thursday 19 May 2011
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Tuesday 17 May 2011
Friday 13 May 2011
Uganda's main opposition leader was greeted by crowds singing his name and waving branches yesterday in a show of support that overshadowed the inauguration of the President.
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