Two surveys paint a shocking picture of how East Africans are exposing themselves to the mounting risks of non-communicable diseases.
Young people have struggled to access nonjudgmental reproductive healthcare, but the Naguru Teenage Information and Health Centre is changing that.
Clinics dedicated to young people are ideal but the poor nation struggles to provide at least a basic service for those who can't access them.
A grassroots Ugandan health initiative has significantly reduced maternal deaths.
With almost a quarter of Ugandan households spending over 10% of their income on medical treatment, the goal of universal healthcare seems far off.
More than 100 000 refugees arrived in in Uganda 2015 alone, making the country the third-largest refugee-hosting country in Africa.
The country has placed a ban on the deployment of workers to Saudi Arabia amid allegations of sexual abuse and ill-treatment.
The case has already contributed to improved jurisprudence on socioeconomic rights in Uganda
Ugandans ‘deserved better’, says the US as African observer missions and presidents praise the election that saw Yoweri Museveni reinstalled.
In the wake of Thursday's election, a few "Museveni babies" - born after President Yoweri Museveni came to power in 1986 - share their opinions.
Candidates opposing Yoweri Museveni’s bid for a fifth term say a campaign of murder, kidnapping and intimidation makes a mockery of the polls.
One Ugandan's journey through South Africa left her dismayed at our obsession with race and identity.
Pope Francis had a wonderful opportunity to extend his message of tolerance to both the religious and social realms.
Worrying signs have been emerging that the ruling party will use dirty tricks to sway next year's elections.
He famously decried it, but the lure of power has proved to be too great a temptation for Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.
A Ugandan judge has called on all African nations to unite to effectively counter terrorism.
Leaders promoting such hatred are no better than those leading xenophobic attacks.
Uganda is one of the countries in Africa where homosexuality is a crime, but its Academy of Sciences has agreed that being gay is a natural phenomena.
Singer Jemimah Kansiime's raunchy music video could be worthy of a 10-year prison sentence if she's found guilty under Uganda's new antiporn law.