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Kintu by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi review – is this 'the great Ugandan novel'?

Kintu by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi review – is this 'the great Ugandan novel'?

From a Commonwealth short story prizewinner comes a masterful epic that examines Uganda’s history through generations of a cursed familyThis Ugandan debut novel begins in 2004 with the death of a man
Here's how to turn back the Doomsday clock | David Shariatmadari

Here's how to turn back the Doomsday clock | David Shariatmadari

The world needs to stop worrying and learn to live with North Korea’s nukes if a devastating war is to be avoidedIt’s two minutes to midnight. That’s the view of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists,
Syrian rebels put their own aims aside to fight Turkey’s battles

Syrian rebels put their own aims aside to fight Turkey’s battles

Fighters leading an offensive against Kurds say they have few options but to stick by their allyThe Syrian rebel commander stared at photographs of his fighters on the hilly frontline at the Kurdish
Alpine crossing: refugees battle extreme weather to reach France

Alpine crossing: refugees battle extreme weather to reach France

With the closure of the border at Ventimiglia in Italy, many migrants and refugees are trying to cross into France via the Colle della Scala in the Italian Alps despite the snow and extreme weather
Ellie Butler's mother seeks to have cruelty conviction overturned

Ellie Butler's mother seeks to have cruelty conviction overturned

Jennie Gray, mother of six-year-old murdered by her partner, Ben Butler, to go to court of appealA woman who was found guilty of child cruelty after her partner murdered their six-year-old daughter
'Still fighting': Africatown, site of last US slave shipment, sues over pollution

'Still fighting': Africatown, site of last US slave shipment, sues over pollution

In 1860 the last, illegal, shipment of slaves to the US landed in this part of Alabama. Now hundreds of the largely African American residents are suing an industrial plant claiming it released toxic
Why was this man arrested for giving water to migrants crossing the border?

Why was this man arrested for giving water to migrants crossing the border?

Scott Warren was arrested after he helped migrants – but he’s a humanitarian aid worker trying to save lives in a place where so many find death Cabeza Prieta national wildlife refuge, which includes
Julian Assange asks UK court to drop arrest warrant

Julian Assange asks UK court to drop arrest warrant

WikiLeaks founder hopes ruling in his favour would allow him to leave Ecuadorian embassyThe WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, has asked a UK court to drop the arrest warrant that prevents him from
Quebec community rallies for mosque attack hero: 'He sacrificed his legs for us'

Quebec community rallies for mosque attack hero: 'He sacrificed his legs for us'

Aymen Derbali faced a gunman so others could escape, and was left paralyzed – but as the shooting’s anniversary nears, he has no regretsWhen gunfire erupted in his mosque in Quebec City, Aymen
'I’m pregnant, not incapacitated': PM Jacinda Ardern on baby mania

'I’m pregnant, not incapacitated': PM Jacinda Ardern on baby mania

New Zealand prime minister determined to carry on as normal despite interest in pregnancyIt is business as usual for Jacinda Ardern. Seven days after the announcement of her pregnancy, the New Zealand
'I would certainly apologise': Trump on Britain First retweets – video

'I would certainly apologise': Trump on Britain First retweets – video

Donald Trump says he is prepared to apologise for retweeting inflammatory videos by a British far-right group. The US president tells ITV’s Good Morning Britain he knew nothing about Britain First
Manchester woman charged with murder of toddler

Manchester woman charged with murder of toddler

Magdalena Lesicka accused of fatal stabbing of James Chilvers, 23 months, in Wythenshawe A woman has been charged with the murder of a 23-month-old boy. James Chilvers was found with multiple stab
Isis killings in Afghanistan leave aid agencies 'hanging on by fingernails'

Isis killings in Afghanistan leave aid agencies 'hanging on by fingernails'

Charities plan to reassess operations after Isis attack on Save the Children in JalalabadForeign aid agencies operating out of Afghanistan say they are “hanging on by our fingernails” after a deadly
British tourist found dead in Argentina named

British tourist found dead in Argentina named

David Minn, 24, found on mountainous hiking trail near city of UshuaiaA British tourist who died in Argentina has been named as David Minn. The local civil defence authorities said the 24-year-old’s
'Invasion Day' protests in Australia - in pictures

'Invasion Day' protests in Australia - in pictures

Across Australia’s cities, thousands of people marched on Friday to send a message to the government about changing the date of Australia Day Continue reading...
'People are starting to understand': huge Invasion Day protest stuns Melbourne

'People are starting to understand': huge Invasion Day protest stuns Melbourne

Activist Gary Foley tells a crowd of up to 60,000 that ‘if we keep mobilising these numbers, governments cannot ignore us’Melbourne’s Invasion Day rally begins on the steps of Parliament House on
Donald Trump prepared to apologise for UK far-right video retweets

Donald Trump prepared to apologise for UK far-right video retweets

US president tells ITV he did not know of Britain First and only wanted to oppose Islamic terrorDonald Trump has said he is prepared to apologise for retweeting inflammatory videos by the far-right
Forget tea, drink more coffee: can a national culture be changed? | Lauren Gambino

Forget tea, drink more coffee: can a national culture be changed? | Lauren Gambino

In Rwanda, a country of tea drinkers, efforts are afoot to boost domestic coffee production and reduce importsSmayah Unageneza’s first espresso was memorably unpleasant. The 19-year-old barista and
Youth and beauty in Monrovia – in pictures

Youth and beauty in Monrovia – in pictures

After bearing witness to years of civil war and the devastation of the Ebola virus, the youth of Liberia can scarcely remember a time when their country was not in crisis. Now young people are
'Space graffiti': astronomers angry over launch of fake star into sky

'Space graffiti': astronomers angry over launch of fake star into sky

Giant disco ball dubbed ‘Humanity Star’, launched by startup Rocket Lab, will interfere with scientific study of the universe, experts sayAstronomers across the world have criticised a privately