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17 Nov
With no vaccine or treatment available for a strain of Ebola that is circulating in Uganda, the country's latest outbreak is shaping up to be the third largest on record.
27 Oct
At least eleven students died, and six others were in critical condition after a fire in a school for the blind in central Uganda, police said on Tuesday.
20 Sep
The EU raises serious questions about the actions of energy giant TotalEnergies in Uganda, with members of parliament saying its oil pipeline project has led to evictions and arrests. Also in this edition: The United Nations publishes a report shedding light on increased human rights violations in Burkina Faso. And finally: The tourism industry in Tunisia says goodbye to a better summer season than last year, but still far from what the country was used to before the pandemic.
8 Aug
Campaigners have called the suspension "a witch hunt" and say it will prevent them from carrying out lifesaving work in the conservative East African country.
24 Jun
Located on Lake Victoria in East Africa, Migingo is the most densely populated island in the world. Covering an area smaller than a football pitch, the tiny island is home to several hundred people from Uganda and Kenya. Both countries have territorial claims on this piece of land located near the Kenyan coast, which has valuable fishing rights. Ugandans, who make up around a third of the population, cohabit with Kenyans, under the watchful eye of police from both nations. FRANCE 24's Bastien Renouil reports, with Séverine Bardon and Olivier Marzin.
4 Jun
While DRC forces continue to fight the rebel group M23, the lives of civilians have suffered severe disruption as they try to flee conflict zones.
30 May
In a bid to help address air pollution, researchers at Uganda’s Makerere University have built a low-cost air quality monitor dubbed AirQo, The AirQo has a network of over 80 monitors across Uganda that use cloud-based technology, machine learning and artificial intelligence to collect, analyse, predict, and raise awareness about air quality.
6 May
Uganda is one of the few African countries that teaches patriotism in schools. Yes, it is a subject, just like math and English. Our teen reporter Mubuuke Brandlyne spoke with her classmates to find out whether it has made them more patriotic. Do you think other countries should teach patriotism in schools like Uganda does?
13 Apr
Ghetto Kids: Uganda's world-famous street dancers dedicated to children
26 Mar
Human Rights Watch has published an extensive report alleging torture of detainees at "illegal" detention centers. Many of them are critics of the government.
6 Mar
Nationals from Tunisia and Ghana who have fled Ukraine have finally made it home with others who are set to follow. Tens of thousands of Africans have been stranded in war-torn Ukraine since Russia's invasion last week. And we speak to award winning Ugandan writer Kakwenza Rukirabashaija. The author has filed a case against Uganda in the East Arican Court of Justice. He was tortured over tweets in which he called the president's son obese and a curmudgeon.
28 Feb
At a lakeside fishing village, 17-year-old Margaret Babirye cuddles her baby at lunchbreak before she returns to school. The young mother – and others like her who became pregnant during Uganda’s COVID-19 lockdown - are benefiting from a recent government decision to allow girls back into the classroom after they give birth. But the policy is meeting resistance from church leaders who argue that girls who are no longer "pure" could affect the morality of other children.

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