A Kenyan soldier urges people to take cover during the terror attack on the Dusit Hotel complex in 2018.
The terror group uses the proceeds of criminal activity to support its political agenda.
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Written from prison, the new book of poems by the writer, academic and activist shows her fire but also her deep love for Uganda.
The Kampala-Entebbe expressway.
International financing for massive infrastructure projects can create new problems for African cities.
An activist poses for the camera outside Botswana High Court which ruled in favour of decriminalising homosexuality in June 2019.
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Predominant public sentiment remains largely anti-homosexual and overshadows constitutionally guaranteed rights in Africa.
In some communities, over a quarter of the children were misclassified as iron replete whereas they were iron deficient.
Kenya’s Supreme Court upholds President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election victory following a re-run in 2017.
By pushing their usually valid complaints onto the streets and the courts, opposition leaders deny governments the popular goodwill and international credibility they need to govern effectively.
The links between people, animals and the environment call for a new approach to health.
The interdependency between humans, animals and the environment is becoming more pronounced. This calls for an interdisciplinary approach to health problems.
Viral sequences related to known human coronavirus outbreaks have been identified in horsehoe bats.
Dr. Low de Vries
Understanding the many factors that may play a role in spillover of pathogens from bats to humans requires systematic surveillance of bat populations.
Lake Victoria’s past is key to understanding its future.
Mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
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Surveys are likely to have missed multiple groups and individuals due to differences in survey techniques.
High resolution satellite image of the Nile River’s delta.
Despite more rainfall, devastating hot and dry spells are projected to become more frequent in the Upper Nile basin in the future.
Displaced by a landslide, Ugandan survivors could not speak the language of the region where they were relocated - but music allowed them a voice.
In Eswatini, Botswana, South Africa and Lesotho more than 1 in 5 children are HIV-exposed but uninfected. A coordinated strategy is needed to ensure all children reach their developmental potential.
Ugandan opposition politician Bobi Wine takes a selfie with Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Nelson Chamisa
Bobi Wine in Uganda does it; so do the Economic Freedom Fighters in South Africa. The red beret is worn to signify the revolutionary. Its power lies in a symbolism that combines art and politics.
Photographs give unprecedented insight into the lives and humanity of those involved in the Ugandan rebel movement.
Africa is known to be where humans originated. This makes it the most genetically diverse region in the world. Diversity in other populations represents a subset of the diversity within Africa.
Best-selling Nigerian novelist and literary superstar Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
African literary prizes are slowly becoming more relevant and richer, thanks to writers organising on the continent.
Countries need to have the capacity to interrogate their health data to address maternal and child health challenges.
When governments have evidence, they are better placed to develop health policies and programmes.
A protest against Uganda’s anti-gay bill in front of the Ugandan High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2014.
To address homophobia in Uganda, sexual rights must draw on the need for justice and social obligation.
Uganda’s English language policy isn’t applicable to schools in the the country’s rural areas.
Uganda's English language policy is at odds with the situation on the ground in the country's rural schools.