The Israeli occupation of Palestine
The journey to empowering women’s entrepreneurship will not be achieved by any one isolated approach
South Africa’s part in World War I shows the importance of collective memory in recalling the ignored names of those who died in service
Minister in the presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni suggested the government could demarche the Polish ambassador for diplomatic offence
South African journalists and President Cyril Ramaphosa’s security were stuck in Poland despite the president having earlier met Poland’s leader
Two US citizens linked to ultraconservative nonprofits are key partners behind Uganda’s new anti-gay law, which sets the death penalty for homosexuals
Uganda’s oil is expected to flow in 2025, two decades after reserves were discovered in one of the world’s most biodiverse regions
East African leaders are mobilising armies to intervene in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Decades ago, Zimbabwean soldiers came to Kinshasa’s aid and learnt harsh lessons
Moazu Kromah, aka ‘Kampala Man’, ran a wildlife trafficking syndicate in Africa and law enforcement authorities knew it. Why did it take so long to bring him to justice and what about the rest of his network?
Despite stiff penalties provided by law, the country has seen an increase in pangolin trafficking, an investigation by Benjamin Jube shows
Ugandan eye doctor restoring sight to nomadic herders
The Democratic Republic of the Congo will bring economic opportunities for the East African Community and the DRC – but it will also bring a number of major security problems
New research projects should focus on building stronger bridges between scientists in the Global South, says Connie Nshemereirwe
The UK is set to count its excess Covid-19 vaccines as part of its aid budget, taking money away from other projects
The trouble began when school authorities denied the learners permission to watch a football match between Manchester United and Manchester City
‘Girls need to be encouraged; to look at themselves as equally good,’ says Ugandan scientist Priver Namanya Bwesigye, who was mentored by her father
After two years away, Ugandan children are finally making their way back to school. Some of them, anyway . . .
The Ugandan film, directed by Loukman Ali, teaches that the good thing to do is not always the right thing
Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka is contributing to conservation not only with her veterinary skills but also by supporting community development
In one post, the satirical writer described Museveni’s son, a general, as ‘obese’ and a ‘curmudgeon’
Conflict hotspots, most in the Sahel region, will continue to dominate the news this year, while a number of countries will hold key elections.
The highlights of 2021 in Africa
Uganda was hit by a series of bombings in October and November that killed five people and injured dozens.
The activist who forced her way onto front pages: Initially cropped out and sidelined, Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate has now become an essential voice for Africa on the world stage.
They’re a sought-after seasonal delicacy, but deforestation and a growing export market are leaving Ugandans with too little to crunch on
The unvaccinated will be denied use of public services on 21 December, but only 5% of the population has been vaccinated
The twin attacks follow two blasts last month — a bus explosion near Kampala that wounded many people and a bombing at a roadside eatery in the capital that killed one woman.
New scientific research shows the oil company understood the science before it became a public issue and spent millions to promote misinformation
Greenpeace team says it has obtained leaked records of countries asking scientists to water down upcoming scientific report on climate change
The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in the country’s schools closing and teachers being left without jobs
Cleopatra Kambugu is the first Ugandan whose transition has been recognised by the state
In the round-up: Covid-19; the obscenity of Western countries; closing schools for the rest of the year; and Samuel Eto’o declares his candidacy