How the World's Prisons Look From Within

Photographer Jan Banning takes us into the prisons of Uganda, France, the US and Colombia.


Ugandan sex workers are working without condoms because of Trump administration policy

Trump policy makes it harder for vulnerable groups to get HIV/AIDS meds. Sex workers in Uganda are feeling the hit already.


Prison Soccer in Uganda: VWOS

Overcrowded and underfunded, Luzira is home to Uganda’s only maximum-security prison--but also an elaborate soccer league.


DJ Rachael Wants to See More Women in Ugandan Dance Music

The producer is lighting up the East African electronic scene and getting young women into music through her collective, Femme Electronic.


Life in an Ethiopian Refugee Camp Is Even Worse When You're Gay

There's no fleeing cultural ideology.


How the Africa Cup of Nations Became a Powerful Propaganda Tool

Since its inception in 1957, the Africa Cup of Nations has been used to further political agendas across the continent. Here, we look at how its propaganda value has changed down the years.


What It Was Like to Be Joseph Kony's Bodyguard

An excerpt from When the Walking Defeats You, a book about a young man who became one the bodyguard to one of the 21st century's most notorious warlords before making his escape.


How Uganda Turned a Public Circumcision Ritual into a Tourist Attraction

Last month, more than 30,000 people showed up to watch young Ugandan men get their foreskins sliced in public.


Does Little League Baseball Make it Difficult for African Teams to Participate in the Little League World Series?

Uganda and Africa as a whole, were not represented at the Little League World Series because of financial and bureaucratic reasons.