Labour MP Dawn Butler has accused charities like Comic Relief of “always showing black people as being poor and impoverished”.
Focus on the term “white saviour” has distracted from wider issues about the west’s relationship with Africa, according to a top black commentator and writer.
Cheryl Baker from pop group Bucks Fizz has defended documentary maker Stacey Dooley after she was accused of being a “white saviour”.
The television presenter has been accused of being a "white saviour" after posting pictures of herself in Uganda during filming for Comic Relief.
Supersize red noses have been popping up at iconic locations across the UK, from Blackpool seafront to London St Paul’s Cathedral, in honour of Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day.
Comic Relief has said it is “shocked and concerned” by a report alleging that Spice Girls t-shirts sold to support its “gender justice” campaign were made by staff paid the equivalent of 35p per hour.
Comedian and actor Hugh Dennis revealed that he ended up driving the wrong way up a dual carriageway during his trip to Africa, having already lost the camera crew