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‘Changing takes time’: how female photographers in Africa are redefining their lives
A new exhibition in Nairobi mixes old and new portraiture, fine art and photojournalism to explore African womanhood

Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi

31, Oct, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Very disturbing’: crackdown on oil pipeline protests in Uganda concerns UN rights expert
Students in Kampala have been beaten and arrested for marching against a 900-mile pipeline co-owned by a French company

Nina Lakhani climate justice reporter

19, Oct, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Tributes paid to Berkshire newlyweds killed in Uganda terrorist attack
David and Celia Barlow were married in South Africa on Saturday and were killed by a group linked to Islamic State

Nadeem Badshah

18, Oct, 2023 @9:58 PM

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‘There is no hope here’: young Africans explain why they would risk death to leave home
In the first of a series on migration, five African reporters talk to people from their home countries about why they are willing to risk everything to start a new life abroad

Elizabeth BanyiTabi, Emmanuel Mutaizibwa, Ngina Kirori, Theophilus Abbah and Brezh Malaba

18, Oct, 2023 @12:14 PM

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A moment that changed me: 50 years after my grandparents were expelled from Uganda, I visited their old home
I grew up thousands of miles away, hearing stories of the family bungalow in Kampala and of Idi Amin, the dictator who had driven us out of it. What kind of welcome would I find there?

Lucy Fulford

18, Oct, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Kidnapped and forced to marry their rapist: ending ‘courtship rape’ in Uganda
In Karamoja, one of the country’s poorest regions, schoolgirls face forced sex and abduction as an accepted route to marriage

Patience Akumu in Kampala, Deborah Nguyen in Karamoja

28, Sep, 2023 @5:00 AM

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A ban on used clothing imports isn’t the answer – Uganda must find homegrown solutions | Bobby Kolade
Secondhand fashion supports many livelihoods, but by nurturing local resources the country can wean itself off the used rag trade, says designer Bobby Kolade

Bobby Kolade

07, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Hunger and hope: Africans tell of desperation and innovation as climate summit meets
As delegates in Nairobi debate the havoc that climate crisis has wreaked on the continent, we speak to people finding new ways to feed themselves in Kenya, Uganda and South Africa

Peter Muiruri in Kenya, Patience Akumu in Uganda, Silence Charumbira in South Africa

06, Sep, 2023 @1:27 PM

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Once Upon a Time in Uganda review – celebrating the simple joy of exploding heads on film
Cathryne Czubek’s documentary about an impoverished film-maker and an American superfan veers towards a white saviour narrative but the low-budget movie mogul’s charisma wins out

Leslie Felperin

05, Sep, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Bobi Wine: The People’s President review – electric insight into Ugandan power struggle
This gripping documentary follows the Afrobeats star as he spearheads a campaign to oust Uganda’s corrupt regime

Wendy Ide

03, Sep, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Bobi Wine: The People’s President review – shocking look at Ugandan star’s campaign
For five years, documentary-makers followed the Ugandan pop star and revolutionary politician as he attempted to challenge the country’s reigning autocratic leader

Cath Clarke

29, Aug, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Hospital detentions for new mothers challenged in Ugandan court
Two cases to be heard this month could serve as legal precedent to outlaw the holding of patients against their will for unpaid bills

Weronika Strzyżyńska

22, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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