#Uganda

  • Article: These Ugandan Entrepreneurs Are Turning Plastic Waste Into Low-Cost COVID-19 Face Shields

    These Ugandan Entrepreneurs Are Turning Plastic Waste Into Low-Cost COVID-19 Face Shields

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 12, 2020

    They're selling them at low prices to NGOs, and donating them to public hospitals too. Read more

  • Article: Lack of COVID-19 Testing Is Leading to a 'Silent Epidemic' in Africa, Warns WHO

    Lack of COVID-19 Testing Is Leading to a 'Silent Epidemic' in Africa, Warns WHO

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 27, 2020

    Only eight of 54 countries have conducted at least 3,000 tests for every million people. Read more

  • Article: Ugandan Women Fear Food Shortages Will Make Coronavirus and HIV a Deadly Mix

    Ugandan Women Fear Food Shortages Will Make Coronavirus and HIV a Deadly Mix

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 21, 2020

    Food shortages have left HIV-positive women in Uganda unable to take medication. Read more

  • Article: 5 Youth Activists Who Are Demanding  Urgent Climate Action in Africa

    5 Youth Activists Who Are Demanding Urgent Climate Action in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 20, 2020

    Africa is already feeling the disproportionate impact of climate change. Read more

  • Article: This Ugandan Photographer Says She's 'Breaking the Stereotypes' of Africa and Its Young People

    This Ugandan Photographer Says She's 'Breaking the Stereotypes' of Africa and Its Young People

    By Jana Sepehr|April 17, 2020

    Esther Mbabazi puts a spotlight on the young generation in Africa. Read more

  • Article: 3 Ways COVID-19 Lockdowns and Curfews Risk Increasing Already Existing Inequalities in Africa

    3 Ways COVID-19 Lockdowns and Curfews Risk Increasing Already Existing Inequalities in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 2, 2020

    The continent needs to protect the rights of all people, says UNHCR. Read more

  • Article: This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 19, 2020

    The supercomputer predicts weather conditions that create perfect breeding grounds for locusts. Read more

  • Article: Ugandan Activist Vanessa Nakate: 'Calling for Climate Action in Africa Is Our Responsibility'

    Ugandan Activist Vanessa Nakate: 'Calling for Climate Action in Africa Is Our Responsibility'

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Pia Gralki|Feb. 12, 2020

    Nakate tells Global Citizen why the eyes of the world need to be on the Congo Basin. Read more