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Uganda

For Widows, Life After Loss

In some cultures, the death of a husband has meant exile, vulnerability, and abuse. But bereaved women are beginning to fight back.

September 12, 2017

An Uneasy Stasis for LGBT Ugandans

Jake Naughton

For LGBTQ Ugandans, the infamous 'Kill The Gays' bill brought not only unexpected benefits in the form of foreign funding and support, but also a violent backlash among the general public.

June 06, 2016

Truck Crashes Dent East Africa Economy

Beatrice Obwocha

Crashes by heavy commercial vehicles not only lead to loss of lives but also have a negative impact to the economy in East Africa.

May 17, 2016

An African Spring in Uganda?

Helen Epstein

In February 2016, Uganda strongman Yoweri Museveni won another election which opposition groups and international observers say was not free and fair.

March 03, 2016

The Last Days of Joseph Kony

David Gauvey Herbert

The Lord's Resistance Army is in remission. Ugandan forces will soon be heading home. But a radio network tracking the rebel group's movements indicates Joseph Kony is mounting a comeback.

April 27, 2015

Surgery: The 'Neglected Stepchild' of Global Health

Bridget Huber

Surgically-treatable conditions cause more death and disability than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, combined. Now, a group of doctors is pushing to put surgery on the global health agenda.

September 02, 2014

Cervical Cancer in Uganda

Sascha Garrey

In the U.S., the HPV vaccine and regular pap smears have almost stopped the pervasiveness of cervical cancer in its tracks. In Uganda, however, cervical cancer is the most fatal cancer for women.

March 21, 2014

Uganda Tries to Clean Up

Samuel Loewenberg

Uganda has a sanitation crisis, and it will take innovative solutions to help this country suffering from its own waste, where only 30 percent of the population has access to improved sanitation.

February 24, 2014

Kuchus in Uganda

Daniella Zalcman

As Uganda struggles with anti-homosexuality legislation, the growing LGBT-rights movement continues its fight against discrimination and criminalization.

May 13, 2013

1,000 Days: To Save Women, Children and the World

Roger Thurow

The story of 1,000 days–the vital period from the beginning of a woman's pregnancy to her child's second birthday. The fate of individuals, families, nations–and the world–depends on it.

This Week: Friends With Dictators

This week: The U.S.'s troublesome alliances with African dictators, Pulitzer tackles homophobia through NewsArts, and the true meaning of the Iraqi Kurdish referendum.

Telling Science Stories: Data Visualization

This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.

Stunting in Uganda

Our group chose to work on stunting because it is one of the major consequences linked to food insecurity.