On an extinct volcano in Uganda, hundreds of thousands face disaster due to climate change. The charity GiveDirectly is trying a surprising approach to help them get out of harm's way.
In 2019, NPR covered the story of Renee Bach, who said she was called by God to serve the children of Uganda. Now HBO is presenting her story in the documentary series 'Savior Complex.'
Two men in Uganda are the first to be charged with "aggravated homosexuality" under a harsh new law that carries the death penalty. Their cases highlight the threats for LGBTQ+ people in Uganda.
Police said rebels from the Allied Democratic Forces, who have been launching attacks for years from their bases in eastern Congo, carried out the raid on the school in the border town of Mpondwe.
The bill, signed into law by President Yoweri Museveni on Monday, calls for life imprisonment for anyone convicted of homosexuality. It drew swift condemnation from rights groups around the world.
An American rabbi reflects on his online friendship with Jacob, a member of Uganda's Abayudaya Jewish community — and what he has learned from their conversations.
Uganda's parliament has passed sweeping new anti-LGBTQ+ laws with tougher punishments, making some acts punishable by death.
Since the outbreak began in September, eight children have died — and there is no approved vaccine. But doctors are hopeful that public health measures may be enough to stop the spread.
A study found that giving direct food support to women and girls in sub-Saharan Africa cut their risk of contracting HIV by 64%, because it alleviated the pressure to engage in high-risk sex.
Dr. Benjamin Black talks about Belly Woman: Birth, Blood and Ebola — the inside story of what it was like to face a terrifying epidemic in West Africa.
With an outbreak of the deadly disease declared in Uganda, travelers who have been to the African country within 21 days of arriving in the U.S. will be subject to enhanced screening.
Ugandan schools were shut for nearly 2 years due to the pandemic. High schoolers were glad to see the shutdown end early this year. But for many, school fees stand in the way of a return to class.
Schools in Uganda were shut nearly 2 years due to the pandemic. Now they're open again, although millions of kids won't go back. We speak to 6 teens about their plans and hopes.
When Hilda Flavia Nakabuye was a girl, a severe storm flooded her family's farm. Now she realizes that climate change was a factor — and she's become an advocate for change.
John Baptist Mukasa is one of the 4 million-plus people around the globe who have died because of this pandemic. His death is a reminder of the devastating toll of COVID-19.