The chia seed is causing super profits for some small-scale farmers in Uganda. They have switched from traditional crops to the seed, first grown half way across the world by the Aztecs.
Anna Cavell is a journalist based in South Sudan. In Africa she has covered elections and investigated human trafficking in Uganda.
A grassroots campaign has started in Uganda against the increasing numbers of sexual assaults on women. According to one rights group, 90 percent of Ugandan women have experienced sexual harassment of some sort.
Two million babies are born in Uganda every year, giving the African nation one of the fastest growing populations in the world. From 38 million now, the population is expected to reach 130 million by 2050.
South Sudan’s big businesses despair with foreign currency shortage as government floats exchange rate.
After two years of brutal civil war, monitoring chief says all sides are preparing to take the next step towards peace.
The head of the UN mission in South Sudan, Hilde Johnson, on offering bases for people seeking protection in Juba
Rights groups cry foul as police detain many, including some who were not in country during deadly December protest.
Recent arrests of journalists and the killing of an outspoken blogger highlight worsening media climate.
When it comes to human rights staff, government in Juba says it “knows where they go, who they talk to, who they meet”.
Al Jazeera speaks to some repatriated from Khartoum to begin a new life in the world’s youngest country.