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October 18, 2020
Uganda's 'taxi divas' rise from COVID-19's economic gloom
The women grappled with each other inside the vehicle. The driver jerked to ease the grip around her neck, then turned to ...
October 06, 2020
Uganda reports blood shortages amid coronavirus pandemic
Health authorities in Uganda say the supply of blood has sharply declined since the start of the coronavirus pandemic as ...
September 14, 2020
Ugandan police nab man entering parliament with severed head
Ugandan police on Monday arrested a man attempting to enter the parliamentary building in the capital carrying the severed ...
September 05, 2020
As Africa's COVID-19 cases rise, faith is put to the test
The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the patience of some religious leaders across Africa who worry they will lose followers, and ...
August 28, 2020
Police say lightning kills 10 children in remote Uganda town
Ten children have been killed in a lightning strike in a remote Ugandan town near the Congo border, Ugandan police said ...
August 19, 2020
Uganda's veteran opposition leader says he won't run in 2021
A longtime opposition leader in Uganda announced on Wednesday that he will not run against President Yoweri Museveni in polls ...
August 02, 2020
In Africa, stigma surrounding coronavirus hinders response
After 23 days in quarantine in Uganda — far longer than required — Jimmy Spire Ssentongo walked free in part because of a ...
July 20, 2020
Home learning, reopening schools especially hard in Africa
Lessons via radio or TV. Math problems in newspapers. Classes on Zoom or WhatsApp. The options for African students to keep ...
June 28, 2020
Women 'on precipice' in developing countries amid COVID-19
Rebecca Nakamanya rolls her eyes, dismissing a question about school fees. What really worries her is how to feed three ...
June 07, 2020
Africa's essential truckers say they face virus stigma
They haul food, fuel and other essential supplies along sometimes dangerous roads during tough economic times. But Africa's ...
May 16, 2020
Burundi defies COVID-19 for election ending a bloody rule
Burundi is pushing ahead with an election on Wednesday that will end the president's divisive and bloody 15-year rule.