While Ugandan authorities praise health workers as “heroes” and say they are prepared to contain the spread of Ebola, some workers disagree, wondering where the millions of dollars spent on preparing for the virus have gone if a hospital on…
By Rodney Muhumuza, Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press
There have been three confirmed cases in Uganda for the highly contagious disease that has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
A community in Lamunu, Uganda, is struggling to return to normal after decades of violent conflict that displaced nearly 2 million people. The Lord’s Resistance Army, led by Joseph Kony, abducted 35,000 children and deployed them as soldiers in an…
For more than 25 years, Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army terrorized citizens in Uganda, killing tens of thousands and abducting more than 25,000 children to become soldiers and sex slaves. But one philanthropic group used nontraditional means to…
By Maea Lenei Buhre
SINA, a residential academy, aims to teach marginalized Ugandan youth how to start companies that have a positive impact on the environment and society.
By Larisa Epatko
Even more than the pay, these community health workers are driven by the respect they receive for the services they provide.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
A "brain drain" is sending many of Africa’s highly skilled workers abroad--and leaving a painful void in their absence. But an organization called Seed Global Health is training new medical professionals and encouraging them to remain in their native countries,…
A million South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Uganda over the past year, the U.N. announced Thursday, with many taking up residence at the Bidi Bidi camp, the largest of its kind in the world. When it comes to the…
By Synclaire Cruel
More than 1 million South Sudanese refugees reside in Uganda, the United Nations said Thursday, as a result of an ongoing civil war.
By PBS NewsHour
Thursday on the NewsHour, House Republicans narrowly pass a bill to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. How will it fare in the Senate? Also: Rep. Adam Schiff on the Russia investigation, a Wisconsin town's complicated economic recovery, refugees flee to…
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