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

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Murder of Mozambique election observer under spotlight

Killing by police officers occurred amid widespread reports of vote irregularities and violence at polling stations.

Murder of Mozambique election observer under spotlight

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Mozambique elections: Opposition groups doubt fair polls

Doubts over fairness of Tuesday's general elections put fragile peace agreement under threat renewing fears the country could be plunged back into armed conflict.

Mozambique elections: Opposition groups doubt fair polls

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Cyclone recovery key issue in Mozambique election

Six months after devastating cyclones left more than 1,300 people dead in Mozambique, it's citizens try to put tragedy aside long enough to vote in general election.

Cyclone recovery key issue in Mozambique election

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Mozambique elections 2019: Final rallies held before vote

Final campaign rallies have been held in Mozambique in the run-up to Tuesday's general election.

Mozambique elections 2019: Final rallies held before vote

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Somalia security meeting: Delegates discuss AU troop withdrawal

Meeting to discuss security roadmap in the run-up to 2020 elections marred by two recent al-Shabab attacks.

Somalia security meeting: Delegates discuss AU troop withdrawal

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Boeing's offer to crash victims' kin slammed as 'publicity stunt'

About $140,000 is to be paid to each claimant after 346 people were killed in the 737 MAX disasters in Indonesia and Ethiopia.

Boeing's offer to crash victims' kin slammed as 'publicity stunt'

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DRC Ebola outbreak: UN chief says to step up containment efforts

UN head calls on DRC officials, international community to combat spread of virus stymied by interethnic violence.

DRC Ebola outbreak: UN chief says to step up containment efforts

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Kenya census to count intersex people

Another group to be recognised, for the first time, are people with albinism, which is now listed as a disability.

Kenya census to count intersex people

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Tanzania fuel tanker explosion: Police launch investigation

Dozens in hospital, many with severe burns, as medics appeal for blood donors.

Tanzania fuel tanker explosion: Police launch investigation

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Kenyan farmers have high hopes for new African free trade

What the new African free trade agreement could mean for farmers in Kenya.

Kenyan farmers have high hopes for new African free trade

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Rights group accuses Eritrea of persecuting exiled activists

Amnesty International report says Eritrea's human rights activists not safe even if living abroad.

Rights group accuses Eritrea of persecuting exiled activists

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The orphans of Mali's violence

Locals say the violence between the Fulani and Dogon ethnic groups is getting worse and no one knows how it will end.

The orphans of Mali's violence