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The Biden administration says the United States will begin screening travelers coming from Uganda for Ebola as an additional precaution aimed at trying to prevent an outbreak in the African country from spreading.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The International Court of Justice has ordered Uganda to pay $325 million in compensation to Congo for violence in a long-running conflict between the African neighbors that began in the late 1990s.
By Mike Corder, Associated Press
Uganda's schools reopened their gates to students on Monday, ending the longest school disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic anywhere in the world.
By Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press
As the omicron variant sends a fourth wave of patients to hospitals across South Africa, leaders across the continent are pointing fingers at wealthy nations. Those countries, they say, could have helped prevent the latest variant had vaccines been distributed…
By Michael Baleke
The explosions caused chaos in Kampala as terrified residents fled the city’s center. A police spokesman blamed the bomb blasts on an extremist group known as the Allied Democratic Forces.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sarah Clune Hartman
The Batwa people are one of the oldest surviving Indigenous tribes in Africa. They live high in the mountain forests, straddling several East African countries. The Batwa are now also called conservation refugees, as governments scramble to cope with the…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
The pandemic is bringing new attention to a critical health care challenge plaguing many countries: A shortage or unreliable supply of medical oxygen. It’s also prompting many medical providers to look at ways to fix the problem. Special correspondent Fred…
The effects of the pandemic on children vary dramatically depending on the country. With schools still shuttered in Uganda and other developing nations, many children have no choice but to work to survive. In Africa, more than one-fifth of children…
The U.S. plan to donate 500 million vaccines to developing countries aims to address the lopsided distribution and exacerbated impact of the virus. In Africa, Uganda is still struggling to vaccinate those most at-risk. It has recorded more than 120,000…
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