Uganda

education

For These South Sudanese Refugee Girls, Education is Everything

“There’s an urgent need to empower refugee girls socially and economically. It’s through education that they can achieve transformation at a personal level and that will also benefit the country of their origin.”
Sarita Santoshini
5.21.18
VWOS Season One

Prison Soccer in Uganda: VWOS

Overcrowded and underfunded, Luzira is home to Uganda’s only maximum-security prison--but also an elaborate soccer league.
VICE Sports
12.21.17
Broadly

Twenty-Three Women Murdered in Uganda, And No One Knows Why

As the police struggles to mount a response to the grisly murders, community activists are determined to keep putting pressure on the authorities.
Amy Fallon
11.29.17
Broadly

After Losing Her Family to AIDS, This Woman Built an App to Save Lives

When Ruth Nabembezi's sister and parents died in her teens, the 22-year-old Ugandan created Ask Without Shame, an online platform for young people to get the sexual health information they need.
Alice McCool
10.5.17
Rise Up

This Activist-Blogger's Grassroots Movement Confronts Male Entitlement

How a Ugandan blog is challenging misogyny by amplifying women's voices.
Alice Rowsome
8.28.17
Frontier

How Ugandan Locals are Supporting Refugees Through Eco-Entrepreneurship

Sudanese refugees and the local host-community are benefitting from Uganda's open border policy.
Alice Rowsome
8.22.17
Frontier

Fighting Deforestation Is Giving Hope to Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

One of the biggest refugee settlements in the world is giving refugees the chance to earn a living and regenerate forests at the same time.
Alice Rowsome
8.17.17
women's health

Kids in Uganda Are Making Pads So Girls Can Stop Missing School

And they're singing about periods, too.
Kat Lister
8.11.17
Features

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.
Alice McCool
6.2.17
LGBTQ

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

There's no fleeing cultural ideology.
Madeline Moitozo
3.21.17
the politics of the africa cup of nations

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.
Will Magee
1.12.17
Stuff

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.
Ledio Cakaj
11.28.16
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