Sudan ‘on the brink’ as army and civilian divisions deepen
Sudanese protestors on the streets of Khartoum
In Depth

Sudan ‘on the brink’ as army and civilian divisions deepen

Thousands rally in central Khartoum to demand return to military rule
21 Oct 2021
What the world’s first malaria vaccine means for Africa
A worker inspects a mosquito net in Arusha, Tanzania
Global lens

What the world’s first malaria vaccine means for Africa

World Health Organization hails breakthrough in battle against tropical disease
7 Oct 2021
Where will be next target for global jihad?
A member of Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad pictured in 2004
Today’s big question

Where will be next target for global jihad?

Militant insurgents already hold territory in a string of poor and unstable states
31 Aug 2021
Why has Tunisia’s president sacked the prime minister?
Tunisian President Kais Saied pictured in 2019
Fact file

Why has Tunisia’s president sacked the prime minister?

Hichem Mechichi dismissed amid violent Covid-19 demonstrations
26 Jul 2021
Everything you need to know about the South Africa riots
A police officer stands over a suspected looter in Soweto, Johannesburg
In Depth

Everything you need to know about the South Africa riots

Jacob Zuma’s ‘private spy’ prime suspect in investigation into deadly civil unrest
14 Jul 2021
Is Ethiopia’s civil war at ‘turning point’ as Tigray rebels retake key cities?
Captured Ethiopian troops arrive at the Mekele Rehabilitation Center
The latest on . . .

Is Ethiopia’s civil war at ‘turning point’ as Tigray rebels retake key cities?

New offensive launched after federal government declares unilateral ceasefire
14 Jul 2021
South Africa’s landmark ruling: how the courts stood up to Jacob Zuma
Zuma on trial
In Brief

South Africa’s landmark ruling: how the courts stood up to Jacob Zuma

Last week the former president was jailed for 15 months for contempt of court - a first in the country’s history
9 Jul 2021

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Kibbutzniks, quitters and patriotism
Last Night of the Proms
Podcast

Kibbutzniks, quitters and patriotism

What does a row about a kibbutz say about modern Israel? Are record numbers of people about to give up their jobs? And why can’t we work out how to ce…
25 Jun 2021
African countries appeal for Covid vaccines to fight third wave
Patients queue for a vaccination in Harare, Zimbabwe
In Depth

African countries appeal for Covid vaccines to fight third wave

New infections soar by more than 30% in eight of the continent’s nations in just a week
9 Jun 2021
Why Namibians have rejected ‘insulting’ €1bn German aid offer
German Foreign Minister Heiko Mass announces the deal with the Namibian government
In Depth

Why Namibians have rejected ‘insulting’ €1bn German aid offer

Ethnic leaders are demanding €440bn in reparations for killing of up to 75,000 people
4 Jun 2021
Climate change: what is ‘the point of no return’?
COP25
In Depth

Climate change: what is ‘the point of no return’?

UK preparing to host COP26 as scientists warn of need for urgent intervention
1 Jun 2021
Jacob Zuma’s corruption and fraud trial
Jacob Zuma
Getting to grips with . . .

Jacob Zuma’s corruption and fraud trial

Former South African president pleads not guilty to 18 charges linked to arms deal
27 May 2021
Why migrants are surging on Spain’s southern border with Morocco
Spanish Civil guards approach a migrant in the Spanish enclave of Ceuta
In Depth

Why migrants are surging on Spain’s southern border with Morocco

Rabat scales back border protections in retaliation over long-running Saharan dispute
19 May 2021
How is Macron linked to death of Chad’s ‘ruthless’ president?
Emmanuel Macron welcomes Idriss Déby at the Elysee Palace in 2018
Unreported world

How is Macron linked to death of Chad’s ‘ruthless’ president?

Analysts say ‘French foreign policy blunder’ paved way for killing of Idriss Deby by rebel group
27 Apr 2021
French government ‘enabled foreseeable’ Rwandan genocide
Paul Kagame and Emmanuel Macron in 2018
Getting to grips with . . .

French government ‘enabled foreseeable’ Rwandan genocide

Investigation finds that Paris ‘did nothing to stop’ slaughter of 800,000 people in 1994 mass killings
20 Apr 2021
Islamic State looks to Africa to rebuild
Suspected Isis fighters in Baghouz, Syria
Unreported world

Islamic State looks to Africa to rebuild

Alliances with local militants offer lifeline after collapse of self-declared caliphate
8 Apr 2021
Missiles, ransoms and awe
A missile takes off
Podcast

Missiles, ransoms and awe

Does the US still need ballistic missiles? Why is Boko Haram releasing schoolgirl hostages? And do we need to experience more awe?
5 Mar 2021
How South Africa is dealing with its new Covid strain
Paramedics push a man into an ambulance in Pretoria, South Africa.
Getting to grips with . . .

How South Africa is dealing with its new Covid strain

Younger and sicker patients flooded hospitals as variant drove second wave
17 Feb 2021
New Ebola outbreak: what you need to know
Health workers
Getting to grips with . . .

New Ebola outbreak: what you need to know

Guinea declares epidemic after first deaths since 2016
15 Feb 2021
Peace talk politicians kicked out of hotels over $50m unpaid bill
President of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit waves during
Unreported world

Peace talk politicians kicked out of hotels over $50m unpaid bill

Hundreds of South Sudanese officials have lived in luxurious establishments for years during failed negotiations
9 Feb 2021
The Year Unwrapped: Safety, Kenya and Marx reborn
Karl Marx
Podcast

The Year Unwrapped: Safety, Kenya and Marx reborn

Would we rather be safe than free? Is Kenya finally realising its potential? And is Generation Z really dabbling with Marxism?
31 Dec 2020
2020 Quiz of the Year
Quiz of the year
In Brief

2020 Quiz of the Year

Have you been paying attention to the year’s biggest events?
26 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘The emperor runs out of clothes’
Philip Green
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘The emperor runs out of clothes’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 2 December
2 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Relax. Joe Biden will be sworn in’
A Joe Biden supporter waves a flag outside her home.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Relax. Joe Biden will be sworn in’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 12 November
12 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: US was ‘lucky to get Trump’
Donald Trump
In Depth

Instant Opinion: US was ‘lucky to get Trump’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 11 November
11 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: the most important election of a lifetime
Donald Trump makes a campaign stop in Miami, Florida.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: the most important election of a lifetime

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 2 November
2 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: Britain needs ‘bold British foreign policy’
Joe Biden speaks at the Iowa Federation Labor Convention
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Britain needs ‘bold British foreign policy’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 26 October
26 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: why Africa had such a low Covid-19 death rate
Healthcare workers in Kenya check a patients temperature while dressed in PPE.
In Depth

Coronavirus: why Africa had such a low Covid-19 death rate

Two experts explain how the continent defied expectations during the pandemic
9 Oct 2020
How Covid set back the global fight against extreme poverty
Argentinians wait for covid tests
In Depth

How Covid set back the global fight against extreme poverty

Pandemic is reversing two decades of progress in raising living standards
8 Oct 2020
WHO aid workers offered ‘jobs for sex’ during Ebola outbreak
A woman suspected of suffering from Ebola is helped into a van by aid workers.
In Brief

WHO aid workers offered ‘jobs for sex’ during Ebola outbreak

More than 50 women allege abuse by men who said they were international aid providers
30 Sep 2020
Quiz of The Week: 12 - 18 September
Venus
In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 12 - 18 September

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
18 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Internal Market Bill ‘isn’t radical enough’
Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Internal Market Bill ‘isn’t radical enough’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 17 September
17 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Xi Jinping is ‘world’s most dangerous man’
Xi Jinping
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Xi Jinping is ‘world’s most dangerous man’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 15 September
15 Sep 2020
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