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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DR Congo church weighs in as parliament protests continue

The Catholic Church weighs in on the political crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

DR Congo church weighs in as parliament protests continue

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Thousands flee violence in Mozambique

An armed group is accused of rights abuses in Mozambique, and accusations are emerging against the army too.

Thousands flee violence in Mozambique

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Burundi: Nkurunziza's death sparks COVID-19 fears, rumours

Speculation swirls in Burundi over what caused the death of the president, and who will replace him.

Burundi: Nkurunziza's death sparks COVID-19 fears, rumours

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Tanzania COVID-19 response: Government accused of a coverup

Tanzania's government is accused of sending out false messaging about COVID-19 and covering up a crisis.

Tanzania COVID-19 response: Government accused of a coverup

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Kenya: Lack of funds puts conservation projects at risk

Conservationists say if tourism fails reserve land will be used for farming or property development instead.

Kenya: Lack of funds puts conservation projects at risk

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More displacement in East Africa as Lake Victoria swells

Almost half a million people have been left homeless as floods devastate East Africa.

More displacement in East Africa as Lake Victoria swells

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Kenya drivers struggle to make ends meet during lockdown

Demand for home deliveries is up, but why are some Kenyan drivers unhappy about the extra business?

Kenya drivers struggle to make ends meet during lockdown

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Kenya camps: 500,000 people at risk of contracting COVID-19

Poor healthcare and sanitation mean that coronavirus could quickly spread through Kenya's refugee camps.

Kenya camps: 500,000 people at risk of contracting COVID-19

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Burundi election campaign starts amid COVID-19 pandemic

Campaigning is under way in Burundi amid accusations of government intimidation and downplaying of COVID-19 pandemic.

Burundi election campaign starts amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Congo activists urge action over government corruption

Members of the Republic of the Congo's first family are accused of looting public funds to buy luxurious properties abroad.

Congo activists urge action over government corruption

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Congo protests against unpaid pensions as gov't debt balloons

Former government workers protest against pensions unpaid for 11 years on the streets of Brazzaville.

Congo protests against unpaid pensions as gov't debt balloons

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Republic of Congo oil drilling threatens environment: Activists

Environmentalists say vast carbon sinks could be unleashed if Republic of Congo's peatlands are drilled for oil.

Republic of Congo oil drilling threatens environment: Activists