Malcolm Webb

Malcolm Webb

Malcolm Webb, a correspondent based in Kampala, Uganda, has worked in East Africa for more then six years. He has covered conflict in Eastern DRC, elections in Burundi and plus civil unrest in Uganda. He has a Masters degree in Radio Journalism from Goldsmiths College, University of London, and is the chair of the Foreign Correspondents Association of Uganda

Africa

Uganda buries its dead after landslide disaster

The search for survivors of the landslide near Mount Elgon continues, but villagers have begun to bury some of the 41 known dead in a type of tragedy that has become increasingly common in the area.

Uganda buries its dead after landslide disaster

Africa

DR Congo: World's second-largest rainforest faces logging threat

Area of rainforest the size of France is at risk as government plans to end ban on industrial logging concessions.

DR Congo: World's second-largest rainforest faces logging threat

Africa

Zimbabwe: Survivors still seek justice for Matabeleland killings

President Emmerson Mnangagwa was state security minister in the 1980s when at least 20,000 people were killed by the army, leading some to question if he can reform the country, given his past political allegiances.

Zimbabwe: Survivors still seek justice for Matabeleland killings

Africa

South Africa to launch probe into corruption under Zuma

A judicial inquiry will examine claims of corruption and fraud in the public sector during former President Jacob Zuma's rule.

South Africa to launch probe into corruption under Zuma

Africa

Zimbabwe election row: Opposition supporters denied bail

Bail has been refused for more than 20 supporters of Zimbabwe's opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change, charged with inciting violence in Harare on Wednesday.

Zimbabwe election row: Opposition supporters denied bail

Africa

South African women use social media to fight against violence

South Africa has one of the highest rates of sexual violence in the world, causing women to turn to social media to protect themselves and seek justice.

South African women use social media to fight against violence

Zimbabwe

Mugabe's economic legacy overshadows Zimbabwe's election

Robert Mugabe might be gone, but Zimbabwe's economy is still struggling and with the election approaching, both the ZANU-PF and the opposition are promising changes.

Mugabe's economic legacy overshadows Zimbabwe's election

Africa

Zimbabwe elections: Opposition says poll threatened by fraud

With just days to go until presidential election, opposition parties say there are serious irregularities with electoral process.

Zimbabwe elections: Opposition says poll threatened by fraud

Africa

Uganda social media tax: Activists arrested during protests

Demonstrations have been heavily restricted in Uganda since anti-government protests seen years ago.

Uganda social media tax: Activists arrested during protests

Africa

South African art museum attracts tourists from around the world

Although the museum offers reduced-price tickets to South Africans and gratis-entrance to school children, its location in Cape Town's posh waterfront and ownership by a wealthy foreigner has generated some controversy.

South African art museum attracts tourists from around the world

Africa

Growing anger over South Africa's stalled land reform

There are still tens of thousands of people waiting since the 1990s for land titles to be issued.

Growing anger over South Africa's stalled land reform

Africa

South Africa: A look back at Ramaphosa's first 100 days in office

While Cyril Ramaphosa has moved quickly to overhaul state enterprises since becoming president in February, on other economic fronts the so-called 'Ramaphoria' effect has had little impact.

South Africa: A look back at Ramaphosa's first 100 days in office