Uganda

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Vaccines and oxygen run out as third wave of Covid hits Uganda
Vaccine thefts reported and hospitals unable to admit patients as cases leap 2,800% in a month

Samuel Okiror in Kampala

15, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Uganda’s ID scheme excludes nearly a third from healthcare, says report
Vital services including grants financed by UK unavailable without identity cards, with women and the elderly worst affected

Samuel Okiror in Kampala

09, Jun, 2021 @7:01 AM

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Third wave sweeps across Africa as Covid vaccine imports dry up
WHO says continent urgently needs more jabs as eight countries report rise of 30% in cases in a week

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

07, Jun, 2021 @3:55 PM

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Hundreds detained without trial in Uganda in new wave of repression
Roundup of opposition activists took place in April around date of swearing-in ceremony for President Yoweri Museveni

Jason Burke in Johannesburg and Samuel Okiror in Kampala

06, Jun, 2021 @11:15 AM

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‘Sex for a fare’ motorcycle taxis threaten Uganda’s fight against Aids
Study shows pattern of risky sexual behaviour by young men making a living in the booming boda boda industry

Samuel Okiror in Kampala

03, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Migrant guards in Qatar ‘still paid under £1 an hour’ ahead of World Cup
Promises of better working conditions ring hollow for tens of thousands of security guards, who say they still work long hours for low pay

Pete Pattisson

01, Jun, 2021 @6:29 AM

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Uganda police drive-by killings revealed using mobile phone footage
Interviews with more than 30 witnesses also used in investigation by BBC Africa Eye into deaths in Kampala

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

30, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘I had to step up’: Child labour in poorest countries rose during Covid, says report
A study finds children in Ghana, Nepal and Uganda in dangerous, exploitative work, with long hours and little pay

Lizzy Davies and Pete Pattisson

26, May, 2021 @5:30 AM

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At home with the Batwa people of Uganda – a photo essay
The third photo essay in our series of work in collaboration with the Magnum Foundation focuses on the communities of the Batwa people in Uganda

Jason Burke, photography by Esther Mbabazi

24, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Young Ugandans are being brutally oppressed. They must be allowed a voice | Bobi Wine
All forms of political opposition here are met with crackdowns from President Museveni’s government, says leader of the National Unity Platform Bobi Wine

Bobi Wine

14, May, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Campaigners lose court case to stop Ugandan forest clearance
Court ruling gives go-ahead for sugar plantation in Bugoma forest, home to endangered chimpanzees

Samuel Okiror in Kampala

13, May, 2021 @3:10 PM

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Uganda and role of the international criminal court | Letter
Letter: William Byaruhanga, Uganda’s attorney general, says the country’s justice system is capable and independent

Letters

06, May, 2021 @4:02 PM

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