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Ugandan activist Pat Robert Larubi is riding a motorbike across Uganda to deliver suncream to people with albinism. Photograph: Sally Hayden

A Ugandan activist is riding a motorbike across the country to deliver sunscreen to people with albinism, while calling for them to be recognised as a(...)

Paul Wagstaff, senior agricultural adviser with Self Help Africa.

One of the more ominous indicators of climate change in sub-Saharan Africa has been the dramatic recent shifts in rainfall patterns. With rain-fed agr(...)

Orthodox Christians pray outside the closed Medhane Alem Cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as the government warned the population to avoid large gatherings to curb the spread of the  coronavirus. Photograph:  Michael Tewelde/AFP/ Getty Images)

Ethiopia has postponed August elections due to the coronavirus pandemic but Burundi says it will go ahead with a vote scheduled for May 20th. The upc(...)

Motorcyclists have their temperature  measured on a road outside the Nigerian capital, Abuja. Photograph: Kola Sulaimon/AFP via Getty

As Africa prepares for a surge in coronavirus cases, the lack of intensive care beds and ventilators in many countries is becoming starkly apparent. (...)

 Some of the 14 immigrants who survived after they were found in a container on a truck in Tete province, in the western part of Mozambique. Photograph: EPA/STR

After 64 Ethiopians were found dead in the back of a cargo truck in northern Mozambique on Tuesday, international focus has shifted on to intra-Africa(...)

Fergal Gaynor said he is deeply honoured by the appointment to the tribunal. File photograph: Photograph: Clara Sanchiz

An Irish barrister has been appointed to one of the most senior prosecution positions at the Cambodia Tribunal in Phnom Penh, set up in 1997 to try le(...)

Imogen Rabone started Trees on the Land to encourage landowners to plant native Irish trees.

Melanie Wrynn knows horses, and is beginning to learn about trees. When the horse trainer and her husband Neil moved to a 21-acre farm near Newcastle (...)

A homeless person’s tent on the bank of the Grand Canal at Charlemont.   Women now account for 42 per cent of the adult homeless population, and this rises to 44 per cent in the Dublin area. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

The average life expectancy of a woman in Ireland today is 84, but the average age of death for a single homeless woman in Dublin is just 38. So(...)

A young boy jumps across a stream as some roads have flooded after recent rains in the Praia Nova neighbourhood in Beira, Mozambique on February 26th. During cyclone Idai in 2019 most parts of the neighbourhood were completely flooded. Photograph: Karel Prinsloo/UNCDF/AFP via Getty

In Beira, central Mozambique, locals sleep looking at the stars. Twelve months have passed, but many still can’t afford to replace what was washed awa(...)

Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate:  ‘It was very frustrating and hurtful for me to see that photo because a million questions came into my head . . . was I not fit to be in that photo?’ Photograph: Isaac Kasamani/AFP/Getty Images

In northern Uganda, at a music festival last year, a witchdoctor held up a smoking pipe to the grey, stormy sky. He was being paid roughly $50 for the(...)

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