Africa

Is Bobi Wine Uganda's next president?

In this episode, we also look at Sierra Leone's radical efforts to tackle rape and pay tribute to a Somali journalist whose life has been tragically cut short.

Is Bobi Wine Uganda's next president?

AJ Impact

Uganda's gold boom leaves small-scale miners behind

With exports experiencing a sharp rise, Uganda is formalising its gold sector. But who is benefitting?

Uganda's gold boom leaves small-scale miners behind

Africa

Singer Bobi Wine says he will run for Uganda president in 2021

The 37-year-old opposition leader says he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni 'on behalf of the people'.

Singer Bobi Wine says he will run for Uganda president in 2021

Uganda

Uganda strains as thousands flee violence in DR Congo's Ituri

Renewed conflict between militias connected to Lendu farmers and Hema herders sparks refugee crisis.

Uganda strains as thousands flee violence in DR Congo's Ituri

Africa

DR Congo attacks: Struggle to get aid to those in need

Aid arrives in Uganda for people fleeing fighting in the DRC with nothing but their lives.

Reporter's Notebook

On the road with refugees fleeing violence in DR Congo

Thousands of Congolese refugees, including unaccompanied children, have arrived at camps in western Uganda.

Africa

DRC violence: Thousands trapped amid fighting in Ituri province

Across the border in Ituri region, local government and Catholic Church leaders are appealing for humanitarian help for internally displaced Congolese.

Humanitarian crises

Does humanitarian aid have a 'white saviour' problem?

The Stream asks whether some Western volunteers do more harm than good.

Does humanitarian aid have a 'white saviour' problem?

Uganda

Uganda's burgeoning refugee burden

The country already hosts more than one million refugees as more people escaping violence in the DRC arrive.

Uganda's burgeoning refugee burden

Africa

Uganda: Dozens get Ebola vaccine after outbreak spreads

Uganda begins a vaccination campaign for people who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus.

Health

DRC Ebola outbreak still not global emergency, says WHO

WHO says deadly outbreak does not meet the criteria for a public health emergency of international concern.

DRC Ebola outbreak still not global emergency, says WHO

Ebola

Uganda bans public gatherings in Kasese district amid Ebola fears

Move comes as health officials declare second Ebola fatality in Uganda just days after the virus spread from DR Congo.

Uganda

Ebola kills child in Uganda as two new cases confirmed

Total of three cases in Uganda as world health officials consider meeting to discuss global emergency warning.

Uganda

Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside DRC outbreak

The five-year-old child who tested positive for Ebola is receiving care after arriving on Sunday from the DRC.

Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside DRC outbreak

Weather

Uganda's first wet season causes destruction

The short rains have again caused landslides and flash-flooding in the East African country.

Uganda's first wet season causes destruction