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

Gaza

Gazans worried as Rafah crossing to close

A temporary opening of Gaza's Rafah crossing on the border with Palestine and Egypt may be extended by two days.

Gazans worried as Rafah crossing to close

PLO

Palestinians to suspend US ties if PLO office closed

Palestinian officials have warned that they will freeze all communication with the US, following steps by the Trump administration to close the Palestine Liberation Organization's (PLO) office in Washington, DC.

Palestinians to suspend US ties if PLO office closed

Human Rights

DRC: Women learn martial arts to prevent sexual violence

The Democratic Republic of Congo has some of the highest rates of rape and sexual assault in the world.

DRC: Women learn martial arts to prevent sexual violence

Tourism

'See the spectacle': Tourism atop the world's biggest lava lake

Tourists with a taste for adventure in the Democratic Republic of Congo are in for a treat. Not only is Mount Nyiragongo one of the most active volcanoes on the continent, it is home to one of the world's largest lava lakes.

'See the spectacle': Tourism atop the world's biggest lava lake

Africa

Burundian refugees call for justice after massacre in DRC

At least 39 people were killed when soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo opened fire on Burundian refugees last month.

Burundian refugees call for justice after massacre in DRC

Africa

Burundian refugees in DRC camps face food shortages

Burundian refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo say they are not getting enough food to eat.

Burundian refugees in DRC camps face food shortages

Africa

Burundi violence drives thousands into DR Congo

About 400,000 people have fled fighting in Burundi to the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two years.

Burundi violence drives thousands into DR Congo

South Sudan

'Thousands of women raped and assaulted' in South Sudan

Survivors and rights groups say thousands have been abused as the four-year-old conflict continues to worsen.

'Thousands of women raped and assaulted' in South Sudan

Africa

South Sudan refugees face major obstacles in Uganda

Four million people have been displaced by the war between government forces and rebel groups in South Sudan, which began in 2013.

South Sudan refugees face major obstacles in Uganda

Africa

More than a million refugees flee South Sudan for Uganda

The UN says more than a million people have fled the conflict in South Sudan to Uganda. Nearly as many have travelled to neighbouring countries, making it the worst refugee crisis in Africa since the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

More than a million refugees flee South Sudan for Uganda

Africa

Rwanda election: President Kagame declares victory

Rwandan leader Paul Kagame has declared victory in the presidential election.

Rwanda election: President Kagame declares victory

Africa

Rwandan election witnesses high voter turnout

About 90 percent of eligible voters in the east African country turned out to vote in the presidential election. Incumbent Paul Kagame is expected to win a 3rd seven-year term. Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb reports from Kigali, Rwanda

Rwandan election witnesses high voter turnout