#Uganda

  • Article: Being Homosexual in Uganda Could Soon Be Punishable by Death

    Being Homosexual in Uganda Could Soon Be Punishable by Death

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Oct. 14, 2019

    The country will become the fifth in Africa to have such a severe punishment for homosexuality. Read more

  • Article: Uganda Must Tackle Period Poverty to Achieve SDGs, Education Ministry Warns

    Uganda Must Tackle Period Poverty to Achieve SDGs, Education Ministry Warns

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 3, 2019

    Safe menstrual hygiene promotes good health, quality education, and more. Read more

  • Article: Uganda Is Launching Its Largest-Ever Ebola Vaccine Trial

    Uganda Is Launching Its Largest-Ever Ebola Vaccine Trial

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 7, 2019

    Neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo is in the midst of a deadly Ebola outbreak. Read more

  • Article: Ugandan Entrepreneurs Create Eco-Friendly Machine to Preserve Food, Prevent Waste

    Ugandan Entrepreneurs Create Eco-Friendly Machine to Preserve Food, Prevent Waste

    July 29, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The thermal machine, which prevents harvests from spoiling, uses green energy to generate heat. Read more

  • Article: African Nations Must Enforce Progressive Family Laws to Protect Women & Girls, Say Campaigners

    African Nations Must Enforce Progressive Family Laws to Protect Women & Girls, Say Campaigners

    July 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many nations have progressive family laws but they’re not enforced. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Men Convicted of Gender-Based Violence in Ugandan Special Court Sessions

    Hundreds of Men Convicted of Gender-Based Violence in Ugandan Special Court Sessions

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 18, 2019

    Known for widespread gender-based violence, the country is cracking down on crimes against females. Read more

  • Article: 4 Women Whose Lives Have Been Transformed by Solar Power in Africa — and How You Can Help Even More

    4 Women Whose Lives Have Been Transformed by Solar Power in Africa — and How You Can Help Even More

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 18, 2019|Energise Africa

    Over 600 million people in sub-Saharan Africa live their daily lives without electricity. Read more

  • Article: The Congo's Deadly Ebola Outbreak Has Crossed the Border for the First Time

    The Congo's Deadly Ebola Outbreak Has Crossed the Border for the First Time

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 13, 2019

    A 5-year-old Congolese boy and his grandmother have died in Uganda. Read more