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28 Jul 2022
After graduating from school, Barbara Ssanyu was rejected by several employers, so she decided to start her own business. Today, she’s an inspiration to many Ugandan girls.
20 Feb 2022
Thousands of children survive in the streets of Uganda’s capital Kampala by begging for money from road users. Residents are fed-up and city authorities are struggling to get the young ones off the busy roads.
17 Nov 2021
The Islamic State group claims responsibility for a twin suicide bombing in Kampala in which three people were killed. Ugandan police had blamed a "domestic terror group" linked to the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). Also, the UN says at least 1,000 people have been arrested in Ethiopia since the state of emergency. Mostly people of Tigrayan origin have been detained, mainly in Addis Ababa and the northern cities of Gondar and Bahir Dar.
16 Nov 2021
At least three people have been killed and 33 others injured in twin suicide bombings in Uganda’s capital Kampala, police said, the latest in a string of attacks over the past month.
9 Mar 2019
A chess academy in Kampala is helping to teach impoverished and disabled children the skills necessary to find work.
14 Feb 2019
A self-taught scented candle maker in Kampala, Uganda's capital, is doing brisk business in the lead-up to Valentine's Day. The former software engineer incorporates dozens of scents into her customized gift candles, some of which have insect repellent qualities.
27 Nov 2018
The residents of the Katanga Slum in Kampala face harsh conditions every day. But some of the women who live there have taken up boxing in their fight against adversity.

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