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An LGBT activist attends a court hearing in the Milimani high court in Nairobi, Kenya in February. Photograph: Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images

High court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should be struck down. The ruling is a m(...)

 David Lipsky of the United States plays his second shot on the 17th hole during day two of the  Hassan Trophy at Royal Golf Dar Es-Salam. Americans have won eight of 18 tournaments on the European Tour this year. Photograph:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images.

David Lipsky and Sean Crocker share the halfway lead in the Hassan Trophy as American players continued to enjoy a brilliant season on the European To(...)

Tanzanian president John Pombe Joseph Magufuli in Dar es Salaam on January 23rd, 2017 Photograph: Kayhan Ozer/Anadolu Agency/Getty

Campaigners have given a cautious welcome to comments from Tanzania’s government that disown a plan by the administrator of the country’s biggest city(...)

Tanzanian businessman Mohammed Dewji at his office in Dar es Salaam. Photograph: Khalfan Said Hassan/AFP/Getty Images

The family of a Tanzanian tycoon and former lawmaker who was kidnapped in Dar es Salaam last week offered on Monday a reward of one billion shillings (...)

A file picture taken on April 23rd, 2015, shows Tanzanian businessman Mohammed Dewji at his office in Dar es Salaam. Photograph: Khalfan Said Hassan/AFP/Getty Images

A man described as Africa’s youngest billionaire has been kidnapped by gunmen in Tanzania. Police said Mohammed Dewji (43) was seized by two masked (...)

Irish societies in Africa are among the oldest in the world. Membership peaked in the post-independence era.

When we arrived in Zambia in 2008, the Wild Geese Society of Lusaka welcomed my husband and I with a ferocity that denied us any opportunity for lonel(...)

Imani Tutu at the Free Bird sculpture in Cavan. Imani came to Ireland with his family in 2014 from Tanzania as UNHCR-sponsored refugees. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

Imani Tutu spent the first two decades of his life in a refugee camp in western Tanzania. A few years before he was born Tutu’s parents were forced to(...)

The Highland service, called the Deerstalker, is one of the best train journeys in Britain. After Glasgow, it goes past Loch Treig to the foot of Ben Nevis. From Fort William, the line continues to Mallaig, across the Glenfinnan viaduct – of Harry Potter fame

UK London to Fort William Duration: 419 miles/13hr Price (single): From £45/€51. The Caledonian Sleeper, one of Britain’s last sleeper services (the (...)

The Tanzanian government has set up  a new ePassport service for its  56 million citizens that is modelled on the Irish system

It is a long way from Dublin to Dar Es Salaam but Tanzanian citizens looking to acquire a new passport will soon receive documents that have been prod(...)

Aoife Spengeman: ‘It is actually nice to visit home and feel the cold. I never thought I’d say that.’

In the run up to St Patrick’s Day, Irish Times Abroad is inviting readers around the world to upload their photos and stories to our new Picturin(...)

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