An activist leaves Kenya’s high court after a 2019 ruling refused to scrap laws criminalising homosexuality.
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LGBTI refugees from other countries expect Kenya to be safer but are quickly disillusioned.
Nearly three-quarters of all patients in the study were taking at least one antibiotic. This is high and could indicate overuse.
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Stricter measures had major impacts on farmers’ livelihoods and food security.
Police officers cordon off a crime scene in Kampala, Uganda, in 2021.
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Uganda uses unpredictability to combine democratic institutions with authoritarian power.
Text messages were found to work in increasing tax compliance in Uganda.
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Receiving any text message increased the likelihood that an individual would pay their tax.
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Uganda launches a bottom-up approach to shift development planning to grassroots level.
Motorcyclists at a traffic light in Kampala, Uganda.
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Kampala’s current transport system is not working to the benefit of its users, its operators or the government. It is not providing a mobility service.
Mother and child fleeing fighting between DRC and rebels backed by Ugandan forces shelter at a refugee camp in Zambia in 2003.
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The case raises the question of what happens when a court that’s designed to keep international peace starts assigning crippling damage awards.
Joseph Kony, head of the Lord’s Resistance Army (Centre) arrives for a past peace talks at a jungle in Southern Sudan.
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Fresh efforts to capture Kony comes amid growing influence of Russia in the Central African Republic.
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E-payments make it easy for banks to keep trail of transactions because they are recorded in real time.
Staff members of an e-commerce company in Rwanda.
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Whereas digital work can bring freedom and flexibility into the lives of workers in Africa, it can also contribute towards their precarity and vulnerability.
Tanzanian leader Julius Nyerere, a Swahili advocate.
Over two millennia, Swahili has built bridges among people across Africa and into the diaspora.
Uganda is heavily reliant on foreign financial aid.
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It’s individuals, communities, and institutions who build the necessary confidence to pursue complex and challenging solutions to their problems.
Juliet Namanda teaching children at her home in Kampala, Uganda, due to school closures.
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Emerging evidence shows that, for young people, the effects of COVID on education have already been devastating.
Supporters of incumbent president Adama Barrow’s National Peoples Party (NPP) during a campaign rally in Banjul in November 2021.
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Temporary measures such as legislative gender quotas can increase women’s access to political participation.
Young people must be included from the early stages of interventions.
Adolescents and young people should get involved early in the design, planning and scale up of interventions.
When multiple electricity companies compete for consumers, there is pressure to keep costs low and to improve service quality.
A decision to merge energy sector agencies could depress investors’ appetite to finance infrastructure expansion.
Ugandan strongman General Idi Amin raised the national profile of Uganda Nubians – but they were persecuted soon after his overthrow in 1979.
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There is more to ethnic identity than ancestral location or settlement pattern, language or family history.
Lydia Balidawa poses for a photo with a rehabilitated grey crowned crane at Uganda’s Pian Upe Game Reserve.
The reduction of foreign tourism is an opportunity for Africans to experience many of the continent’s premier parks at a discount.
Cuts in donor funding stretch limited resources.
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HIV services must be comprehensive to ensure that people take their medication as prescribed and avoid onward transmission of the virus.
Even before the advent of COVID-19, donors had begun to exit HIV programmes with increasing frequency.