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…
Nearly 600,000 refugees have entered Uganda since July, fleeing violence and war in neighboring South Sudan, and the flow continues unabated. The overwhelming numbers are straining relief efforts and inciting tensions between newcomers and Ugandans from nearby communities. Special correspondent…
In a world struggling with anti-immigrant sentiment, Uganda provides a rare hospitable welcome for those seeking asylum. Refugees live in settlements where they are able to run small businesses, attend mosques and children attend school. The country’s support system is…
By Larisa Epatko
Wendee Nicole was studying tropical forest conservation in 2014 when she learned about the plight of the Batwa people of Uganda. She sold her house in Texas and moved there to help.
By News Desk
Continuing his first-ever African tour as leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis delivered mass before thousands of people at Uganda's most famous Catholic shrine.
By Larisa Epatko
Several years ago, Erin Zaikis was working in rural Thailand. She was surprised to see how many children in the village didn’t wash their hands with soap, much less know what soap was.
We asked for your questions for four activists and human rights workers who deal specifically with at-risk populations in Uganda. Read their answers.
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