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Kampala’s Dwelling Places helps children living on the streets in Uganda

Founded in 2002 by Ugandans Rita and William Nkemba, Dwelling Places has offered a home to hundreds of homeless children and supports hundreds more with education and life skills. To date, the organization has rehabilitated more than 1,000 formerly homeless children.

The power of the pumpkin in Uganda

With Halloween right around the corner, everyone is flooding the store to get their costumes, candies, and, of course, their pumpkins! Did you know that in Uganda, pumpkins are not only popular and prevalent, but are also sources of income for many?

Joseph Kony and Mutiny in the Lord’s Resistance Army

Vincent Okumu Binansio, nicknamed Binany, was one of the many children who have been abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army in northern Uganda. Captured in the mid-nineties, when the group was rapidly growing in power, Binany was taken to live in the compound of the L.R.A. Show More Summary

New Daily Show Host Compares Trump to African Autocrats Like Idi Amin, Mugabe, and Gadhafi

Liberal websites were thrilled with new Daily Show host Trevor Noah for comparing Donald Trump to a series of African dictators, including Uganda’s notorious Idi Amin, alleged to be responsible for more than 100,000 deaths during his reign in the 1970s. "What I'm trying to say is Donald Trump is presidential. Show More Summary

Together We Can Break Down the Usual Barriers that Prevent Change

By Philomena Okello, White Ribbon Alliance member and Nursing Officer in Uganda Engaging citizens to demand action has brought dramatic change to our health facilities. As a nurse midwife in Lira, Uganda, I know that clean water is essential to keep a mother and her newborn healthy. Show More Summary

LGBT Ugandans Continue to Face Danger Despite Nullification of Anti-Homosexuality Act

HRC Global is pleased to release its second Global Spotlight that focuses on LGBT activists in Uganda and their courageous work in the face of overwhelming challenges.

Five Under-19 teams to play World Cup Qualifier

4 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Ireland, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Uganda and USA will participate in the qualifiers of the 2016 Under-19 World Cup, in Kuala Lumpur from October 15 to 22

LGBT Kenyans Repeatedly Attacked By Mobs, But Police Do Little

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A new report by Human Rights Watch and a local rights watchdog says mobs in Kenya's coastal region have repeatedly attacked people based on their sexual orientation and gender identity, although the police have...Show More Summary

Uganda’s Ssegwanyi impressive at World Cup

4 months agoHobbies / Chess : The Chess Drum

Arthur Ssegwanyi of Uganda. The World Cup is currently moving into the sixth round and the elite Grandmasters are among the last four players standing, but of course there are always a number of interesting stories that surface. This one comes out of Uganda and this time the subject is not Phiona Mutesi. An unheralded […]

J. Cole Allegedly Tried To Hookup With Uganda TV Personality, Rapper Gets Put On Blast

A Ugandan radio and TV host is at the receiving end of an online backlash after sharing she rejected J. Cole’s request for a ‘private time’. Flavia Tumusiime, a popular radio, TV personality and actress in Uganda, claimed J. Cole, an award-winning rapper, wanted to spend some alone time with their first meeting. Show More Summary

Uganda warns of possible attack by Somali militants

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan police warned of a possible attack on mosques including in the capital Kampala by Somalia's al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militants and cautioned the public to be vigilant.

Corruption's Cost to Health in Rural Uganda

Throughout history there have always been dishonest people. It will always be so. As our numbers increase to more than 7 billion people on our planet, we have to find ways to do better. Corruption in healthcare, at least at a community level, has very few winners. Show More Summary

Creating a BVKit for Bacterial Vaginosis

Hadassah Egbedi writing in Ventures Africa:...Team Code Gurus is a group of five students from Makerere University in Uganda who have successfully created the BVKit, a test kit to detect harmful bacteria which causes bacterial vaginosis, and a host of other infections in women. Show More Summary

Exclusive Video: FANGORIA goes to Wakaliwood!

5 months agoGenres / Horror : Fangoria

In May 2015, Fangoria scribe David Bertrand made the brave/foolish decision to fly to “Wakaliwood”, Uganda – home of Ramon Film Productions, Uganda’s one and only DIY action film studio. Expecting to meet filmmaker Nabwana IGG and his armada of kung fu commandos (the team behind such incredible and insane action-packed, one-of-a-kind minor masterpieces of […]

Uganda's veteran president gets nod to run again, faces tough rival

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's veteran President Yoweri Museveni got the formal go-ahead from his party to stand again in elections next year, setting him up for a possible tough confrontation with ally-turned-adversary, former prime minister Amama Mbabazi.

Global Quickies: Hate Crimes, Mansplaining in Parliament, and Blood Donations for Everyone

Categories: Feminism Quickies Religion IRAN “The captain of an Iranian women’s football team is to miss a forthcoming Asian championships because her husband would not allow her to renew her passport.” UGANDA “A group... (Read more....

IWC and Laureus present prize to drawing contest winner in Uganda

IWC Schaffhausen travelled to Uganda to celebrate the Ingenieur Automatic Edition “Laureus Sports for Good Foundation” featuring an engraving on its back based on a drawing done by thirteen-year-old Nakayenga Zahara. Read the rest of the story at: IWC and Laureus present prize to drawing contest winner in Uganda

Pathways Out of Poverty: This Week in Daily Giving

This week, The Pollination Project funded several projects that are seeding local solutions to generational poverty in Kenya, Uganda, Cameroon and India. We offer grants and pay it forward zero interest loans (that get paid "forward"...Show More Summary

I Am Fundi

From Fundi Bots: I Am Fundi from Actuality Media on Vimeo."I Am Fundi" is a short documentary depicting the education system in Uganda and the measures that the organization, Fundibots, is taking to create change. Victor, a Fundi teacher...Show More Summary

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