Pregnant women waiting to see a doctor at a hospital in Uganda.
If women don't have access to quality emergency surgery, they can develop dibilitating complications such as fistula.
Some male gorillas regularly hold, play and groom infants.
Male gorillas who spend more time with infants are expected to sire about 5 times more babies.
Violence against students is very common in Uganda, even though corporal punishment was banned.
The UN has declared all violence against children a violation of human rights. But it still happens even in schools.
Many children don’t receive the treatment they deserve.
When children are drawn into their countries' informal justice systems, their human rights are often threatened.
Stella Nyanzi at work.
Academic Stella Nyanzi has been daring in her critique of Uganda's Yoweri Museveni. She now faces jail for her outspokenness.
Asking questions can create new ways of teaching and learning.
It's vital for academics in South Africa to start asking deep questions that examine what decolonialism could look like in their teaching.
A herd of Masai giraffe towering over zebras in Ruaha National Park, Tanzania.
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The number of giraffes in Africa has dropped by 40% over the past 30 years, but the reasons for this remain largely unknown.
A girl gets tested for HIV in Uganda where attempts to integrate HIV services with general health service have failed.
In Uganda stand-alone clinics for HIV treatment persist because of stigma and overcrowding.
Uganda has a long history of media censorship under President Yoweri Museveni.
Despite continual threats, the media in Uganda continues to tackle controversial issues and break big stories of corruption and abuse of power.
Candles in memory of those killed in Nairobi’s Westgate Mall attack in September 2013.
Containing Al-Shabaab in Kenya doesn't directly reduce the group's standing inside Somalia.
Research partnerships can have powerful results.
Better, more standardised frameworks are needed especially in Uganda if its universities are to benefit from transnational partnerships.
Heavy rainfall recently devastated large swathes of Kerala, India.
Green infrastructure can be a valuable tool in helping vulnerable communities to face the double threat of flooding and drought.
The ground is shifting under the feet of Uganda’s ruling party, the National Resistance Movement.
Whether the enduring face of this new politics is Bobi Wine or someone else, Ugandan politics is clearly changing
Social media is becoming a formal political platform in Uganda.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's grip on power remains strong but pockets of dissent are emerging from digital platforms.
Graffiti mural of Bobi Wine in Nairobi.
Social media has played a central role in attracting attention to the story of Ugandan politician Bobi Wine across the world.
A protester in Nairobi, Kenya, displays a poster calling for Bobi Wine’s release.
Bobi Wine entered the political arena with a relatively consistent background of politically critical music.
A community built tree nursery in Chikwawa District, Malawi is one example of sustainability in action.
Without contextual knowledge, education and adaptation, foreign or imposed practices or resources cause new sets of problems.
One third of the world’s land has been severely degraded from its natural state.
A Land Degradation Surveillance framework could solve this problem by systematically measuring and tracking indicators of land health in Africa.
President Yoweri Museveni has been given the legal go-ahead to run for the presidency again.
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has been given the green light to run for another term. He should be happy, but he's not.
Listening and learning during a Sustainable Futures in Action meeting in Kampala, Uganda.
Without change, the trajectory of growth and development in the world will remain consistent with that of the past 80 years.