Uganda

VICE News Tonight on HBO

How Foreign Donations, Poverty and Corruption Are Fueling Uganda’s Unregulated Orphanage Industry

“The people here that decide to operate a home, they get unsuspecting people to pay. And they use donated money to make themselves richer.”
Julia Lindau
Hind Hassan
Joe Hill
8.3.19
ebola

The Second-Deadliest Outbreak of Ebola Ever is About to Spread to a Third Country

A second case in the Congolese border city Goma is raising fears the outbreak will spread into Rwanda.
David Gilbert
7.31.19
ebola

The Congo's Ebola Outbreak Just Reached a Crisis Level Seen Only 5 Other Times

“The reality check is that a year into the epidemic, it's still not under control, and we are not where we should be."
David Gilbert
7.18.19
Social Media

Uganda's social media tax sounds a lot like stifling free expression

"Another clumsy attempt to stamp on free speech.”
David Gilbert
7.3.18
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
Vice News Tonight

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.
VICE News
1.22.18
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
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