Uganda's longtime President Yoweri Museveni is running for re-election. He's expected to win, but many in Uganda say the election may not be free and fair. Dennis Porter reports from the capital, Kampala.
Bishop Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, talks about his "Prayer for David Kato" campaign. Pepe Julian Onziema, a gay rights activist and close friend of David Kato's joins us from Uganda.
Last week, prominent gay activist David Kato was killed in his home in Uganda. Many in the gay and lesbian community are frightened. But after the killing, a few are saying they won't hide anymore. Dennis Porter reports from Kampala.
Lisa Mullins speaks with Ugandan gay rights activist Julius Kaggwa about the climate of homophobia in Uganda. Kaggwa is in the United States to accept a human rights award for his work opposing intolerance against gays.
Burundi has been threatened by the Somali insurgent group al Shabab for sending peacekeeping troops to Somalia. Last month, al Shabab attacked Uganda. Correspondent Zack Baddorf reports from Burundi's capital, Bujumbura.
The civil war in South Sudan is becoming one of the world's worst humanitarian crises. For some refugees who've fled into Uganda, ethnic rivalries stoked by the conflict persist. But other South Sudanese are rejecting those divisions and hoping for peace — together.
The Kajo Keji Health Training Institute was born out of a dream of improving the health and lives of residents of South Sudan, the world's youngest nation. After gunmen attacked the school last September, it seemed likely to become a casualty of a three-year civil war that has killed tens of thousands of people and sent more than 3 million fleeing from their homes. Now, like hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese, the school is rebuilding across the border in Uganda and waiting for peace to return to South Sudan.
During Uganda's armed conflict, tens of thousands of children were abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army. Now they are adults, and many of them have returned. But after spending formative years in the wilderness — can they fully come back?
More than 62 percent of South Sudanese refugees arriving in Uganda this year are children, UN officials report. And in a worrying trend, aid workers say a growing number of these kids are coming alone.