Lenny Henry CBE is one of Britain's best known comedians. He is a Trustee as well as the public face of Comic Relief - a major UK charity striving to create a world free from poverty. Comic Relief's mission is to drive positive change through entertainment. Its biannual Red Nose Day gets millions of people around the UK raising money for its cause. Click here to find out more about Lenny Henry.
As most people who have ever watched Comic Relief will know, I’ve been to Africa many times before. I’ve reported on the destruction wreaked by the HIV/AIDS pandemic, on drought, on famine, on kids forced to live on the streets and the devastation that conflict inevitably leaves in its wake. Right from the off though [...]