The continued presence of Ugandan LRA rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo has complicated a debate about how long United Nations peacekeepers should stay in that country. Michael Kavanagh reports from the town of Niangara, DR Congo.
An important piece of history has been lost in Uganda. Fire destroyed a 150-year-old royal tomb in Kampala on Tuesday. It was a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Jeb Sharp talks with the BBC's Joshua Mmali is in Kampala.
More than a decade ago nations agreed that richer countries should pay poorer countries for "clean development" that reduces carbon emissions. The first tree carbon project in Africa under this agreement is now underway. But the trees aren't native, and t
With funding from the World Bank, villagers in southwestern Uganda will receive money for storing carbon in newly-planted trees. But as Beth Hoffman reports, the project could have unintended consequences. From Living on Earth.
It's already against the law to be gay in Uganda. But some legislation being proposed there would drastically increase the existing penalties. We hear from Long Jones (pictured), an openly gay Ugandan living in Kampala.
Could the lowly chicken seriously alleviate poverty and hunger in developing countries? Putting chickens in the hands of women farmers in east Africa is yielding powerful results, and hunger experts are taking notice.
Generations of experts have dedicated their careers to finding ways to make sure children around the world have enough to eat. As Beth Hoffman reports from Uganda, some are turning to an overlooked bird to provide food and income. From Living on Earth.
A Ugandan government minister has said that a proposed law which includes the death penalty for some homosexual acts is ?not necessary?. The bill sparked international condemnation. Jeb Sharp talks with Maria Burnett, researcher for Human Rights Watch.
In Uganda, a government program to battle malaria using DDT has provoked a fierce backlash. Some fear the government is poisoning them. Yet many public health experts say the risks of DDT are far less than the risks of malaria. On PRI's The World.
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