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

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

Africa

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

Africa

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

Africa

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

Europe

Artistic Yorkshire: Britain's biggest sculpture festival

A major new sculpture exhibition is opening in the UK - the Yorkshire Sculpture International celebrates the work of 18 artists from 13 countries.

Artistic Yorkshire: Britain's biggest sculpture festival

Africa

Mali attacks: Villagers flee amid increasing violence

Militias connected to the Fulani and Dogon ethnic groups have attacked each others’ communities in recent months.

Mali attacks: Villagers flee amid increasing violence

Africa

Mali: Anger over G5 Sahel headquarters transfer to Bamako

The G5 Sahel force includes Burkina Faso, Chad, Mauritania, Niger as well as Mali, and people in Bamako do not want its headquarters based there.

Mali: Anger over G5 Sahel headquarters transfer to Bamako

Africa

Mali: Fighting ongoing between herders and farmers

What lies behind the ethnic violence that has killed dozens of people in one village alone in central Mali.

Mali: Fighting ongoing between herders and farmers

Africa

South Africa: Inequality still high years after apartheid

Twenty-five years after South Africa became a democracy, many are frustrated with the lack of jobs, land and poor housing.

South Africa: Inequality still high years after apartheid

Africa

Cyclone Idai: Death toll in Mozambique rises to more than 400

People have lost everything - their houses, food, clothes - and they're given barely enough food for one day.

Cyclone Idai: Death toll in Mozambique rises to more than 400

Africa

Cyclone Idai: Rescue efforts on, 15,000 stranded in Mozambique

Many people here are subsistence farmers, whose food for the year ahead was destroyed by the cyclone and the ensuing floods.

Cyclone Idai: Rescue efforts on, 15,000 stranded in Mozambique

Africa

More than 80,000 displaced in Malawi flooding

The flooding has left many villages under water and, although some of the floods have receded, more rain is expected in the coming days.

More than 80,000 displaced in Malawi flooding