Books
19 January 2010
Were you surprised by being awarded the 2009 Golden PEN?No. The England I decided to leave more than 50 years ago was...
Culture
01 December 2003
From next Thursday, at the Kufa Gallery in Bayswater, west London, you can see paintings that give a far more striking...
Human Rights
24 June 2002
In the eastern forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), there is a hidden war going on against women and...
Culture
13 May 2002
The foreign correspondent is, and always has been, the envy of his or her peers, the despair of his or her family, the...
Politics
08 October 2001
I was in Kinshasa when I watched on television the World Trade Center twin towers crumble, as terrified people streamed...