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  1. December 29, 2013

    British Asian entrepreneurs fight to transmit their zeal

    These days when Danny Jatania returns to Leicester, he likes to eat cassava chips at his favourite Indian restaurant. Like...

  2. August 24, 2012

    Starting over

    Forty years have passed since we Ugandan Asians were banished from our lush homeland by President Idi Amin. In the autumn of...

  1. May 7, 2012

    Somalia: Rising cost of a failed neighbour

    There is nothing like a common enemy for cementing cross-border ties. In al-Shabaab, the radical Islamist militia in...

  2. February 14, 2012

    Zarina Bhimji, Whitechapel Gallery, London

    Zarina Bhimji is of Indian descent, and left Uganda at the age of 11 in 1974 in the wake of the expulsions of Ugandan Asians...

  3. December 1, 2011

    Nando’s pulls Mugabe ad campaign

    Nando’s, the fast-food chain, has pulled a television advert that mocked Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s veteran president, after...

  4. November 28, 2011

    The public image: Nando’s

    Client: Nando’s Agency: Black River FC Territory: South Africa Verdict: When Libyan rebels were marching on Tripoli, there...

  5. October 4, 2011

    Poverty spurred Euro Car Parts owner to win

    Sukhpal Singh was only 13 when he and his family were expelled from their home in Uganda by Idi Amin. The once-affluent...

  6. July 22, 2011

    Open City

    Early in the history of the modern city, Baudelaire established, with his prose and poems about Paris, the figure of the...

  7. May 22, 2011

    Museveni’s autumn

    The determination and strategic vision with which Yoweri Museveni sought to resurrect Uganda from the ruin visited on it by...

  8. October 9, 2010

    President who ruled in shadow of tyrants

    Shortly before the swearing in of Godfrey Binaisa, the former Ugandan president who died last week aged 90, an ominous...

  9. June 19, 2010

    Unearthing bloody history is messy and complex

    The grainy images that have dominated British television screens since the release this week of a long-awaited judicial...

  10. June 19, 2010

    Even a bloody past should never be another country

    The grainy images that have dominated British television screens since the release this week of a long-awaited judicial...

  11. May 23, 2009

    Competition answers

    In last week’s magazine we asked readers to identify 100 leaders, past and present, pictured on the cover. No one got a...

  12. March 14, 2009

    Nigel Andrews on reality-drama's special relationship

    It started with the 2003 TV drama The Deal . Writer Peter Morgan penned a taut, impudently compelling script about the...

  13. November 14, 2008

    Making hard calls for BT

    Making an impact in his first 90 days running the embattled BT Global Services arm is the former finance director Hanif...

  14. November 13, 2008

    Making hard calls for BT

    Making an impact in his first 90 days running the embattled BT Global Services arm is the former finance director Hanif...

  15. November 1, 2008

    'I can never leave this place'

    Tom Friedrich, 73, is a retired test pilot. He was born in Chicago, US, and has worked in Uganda, Saudi Arabia and the UK....

  16. November 1, 2008

    ‘I can never leave this place’

    Tom Friedrich, 73, is a retired test pilot. He was born in Chicago, US, and has worked in Uganda, Saudi Arabia and the UK....

  17. August 13, 2008

    Elves, trolls and Tennyson

    The stilted, strangely unelided dialogue is intoned as if the actors had recorded their individual scripts separately in...

  18. August 9, 2008

    TV choice Martin Hoyle

    Saturation Saturday: Olympics 2008 for those who cannot get enough: BBC1 6.00am-4.30pm and British Eurosport solidly over...

  19. May 17, 2008

    A trio of turbulent priests

    Archbishop of York Name: John Sentamu Born: A village near Kampala, Uganda, June 10, 1949. Ordained: 1979, after studying...

  20. May 17, 2008

    Terror's Advocate

    Terror's Advocate Barbet Schroeder 135 mins (12A) A sort of dominatrix documentary, gleeful in its cruel intelligence. We...

  21. May 14, 2008

    The robes of justice

    Terrible people with terrible secrets. Isn’t that what we want from political thrillers and documentaries? Barbet...

  22. April 26, 2008

    A life of going against the grain

    Barbet Schroeder is unhappy with the noise in the lobby of the deluxe Gray d’Albion Hotel, Cannes. So he takes me off to the...

  23. April 5, 2008

    Despots' boltholes

    Securing suitable boltholes for superannuated tyrants is a modern problem that arguably began just as Napoleon was packed...

  24. April 4, 2008

    Despots’ boltholes

    Securing suitable boltholes for superannuated tyrants is a modern problem that arguably began just as Napoleon was packed...

  25. March 29, 2008

    A sleepy town no more

    The last time I travelled the road to Kampala, I was 10 months old. I was born in the Ugandan capital in 1969, and left with...

  26. February 2, 2008

    ‘We still have roast beef’

    Kyum Dean, 63, was born in Nairobi and left Kenya in 1963. He worked for many years in the wine trade in London but now...

  27. December 22, 2007

    Power games

    Imran Khan is a very unusual man. An arrogantly wonderful cricketer – a former captain of Pakistan and candidate for any...

  28. October 30, 2007

    A softer wind blows in Yorkshire

    It was a pleasure indeed to see John Sentamu, archbishop of York, chosen overwhelmingly by public vote as Yorkshire's Man...

  29. October 29, 2007

    A softer wind blows in Yorkshire

    It was a pleasure indeed to see John Sentamu, archbishop of York, chosen overwhelmingly by public vote as Yorkshire’s Man of...

  30. October 20, 2007

    A master of wit popular with radio fans for polished one-liners

    Alan Coren, who has died aged 69, was once voted "wittiest man in Britain" by radio listeners, but his gentle satirical...

  31. September 17, 2007

    Interview: June Mulroy, executive director of business delivery, Pensions Regulator

    Members of the UK's remaining 7,800 defined benefit pension schemes can probably sleep easily in the know-ledge that June...

  32. September 12, 2007

    Sharif’s party in court challenge to deportation

    The Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), the party of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, on Tuesday filed a petition challenging...

  33. September 11, 2007

    Saudi move sparks barrage of criticism

    Saudi Arabia’s role in bolstering Pakistan’s military regime came in for sustained criticism on Tuesday after it emerged...

  34. September 10, 2007

    Sharif's party challenges deportation

    The Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), the party of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, on Tuesday filed a petition challenging...

  35. July 27, 2007

    Hanif Lalani

    Out of Africa Hanif Lalani was standing alongside his boss Ben Verwaayen on the stage on Thursday, presenting BT's...

  36. July 2, 2007

    Burlesque gives way to brutality

    Hitler, Stalin and Idi Amin spar with George W. Bush, Napoleon and Ivan the Terrible. Nero and a caveman join in. First...

  37. June 22, 2007

    There’s a market-beater in your corner shop

    After moving to London, at one stage I had lived in four different flats, in different neighbourhoods, in less than four...

  38. May 12, 2007

    DVD RELEASES

    The Last King of Scotland Kevin Macdonald, 2006 Fox Kevin Macdonald's assured, fiction feature debut is built around a...

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