Uganda's mountain gorillas enjoy baby boom as pandemic keeps tourists away
The papers look at the situation in Lebanon, one month after the deadly explosions which devastated large parts of Beirut. Also, the Australian papers are outraged over the arrest of a pregnant woman who created a Facebook event seen as "anti-lockdown". Here in France, a literary scandal has erupted between a famous writer and his philosopher son. And Uganda's mountain gorillas enjoy a Covid-19 baby boom!
Nigeria's condemn Femi Fani-Kayode over abuse of journalist, WHO certifies Nigeria Polio-free
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
Uganda's unequal political campaigns during COVID-19 times
Elections in Uganda are scheduled for early 2021, and President Yoweri Museveni hopes for a sixth term in office. In a DW interview, his challenger Bobi Wine accuses the government of obstructing his election campaign.
Wike rescues Joi Nunieh from police early morning siege, Buhari receives Nigeria’s first artisanally-mined gold and more
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Friday.
Covid-19: Uganda extends lockdown for two weeks but slowly eases measures
Uganda moved quickly to bring in one of the toughest coronavirus lockdowns in the region. That's now been extended for another two weeks even as some restrictions are lifted, allowing a number of businesses to reopen. Also, moves to bring in criminal penalties for female genital mutilation in Sudan are welcomed by activists, who hope that changes brought in since the fall of Omar al-Bashir last year will mean a huge step forward for women's rights. Finally, journalists in Cameroon worry their newspapers will not survive lockdown restrictions.
Portrait: African journalists honored with DW freedom award
Journalists from Uganda and Zimbabwe are among the recipients of the DW Freedom of Speech Award in recognition of the sacrifices they made while reporting during the coronavirus pandemic.
The unapproved small-time Uganda labor union taking on multinational mining companies
Uganda's Karamoja region is rich in natural resources. With better security, major mining conglomerates have come in and the labor union, Karamoja Miners Association, ensures they do not grab lands.
Uganda finalizes research on injectible HIV drug
A new HIV treatment, injected every eight weeks, is supposed to reduce stigma and discrimination in Uganda. The drug could be a breakthrough for all those infected — if African leaders are ready to invest.
Uganda's Cheptegei smashes 5km world record
Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei shattered the 5km road world record in Monaco on Sunday, shaving 27 seconds off the mark set by Kenya's Rhonex Kipruto last month.