02/18/2011 | Richard Kavuma
Richard M Kavuma offers a compelling insight into the Ugandan election campaign of February 2011, which Yoweri Museveni won by 68% of the vote, asking whether the best team is going to win, or whether it’s simply a case of the match being rigged.
02/18/2011 | Wambi Michael
As millions of Ugandans head to voting booths today, Friday February 18th, the country’s main opposition leader has warned there could be a mass uprising, similar to that in Egypt and across the Middle East, if the poll is rigged.
02/10/2011 | Panos London
Academic research makes a crucial contribution to development but too often findings are kept within the research community. The media can play a part in communicating this knowledge.
02/10/2011 | Panos London
The focus of this project is to increase the availability of original, high-quality articles and broadcasts about life in developing countries written by local journalists.
12/23/2010 | Machrine Birungi
Machrine Birungi offers a tour of the financial problems that are effecting ordinary Ugandans as they prepare for Christmas this year. From the price of soda, meat and vegetables it may be a smaller celebration for many in 2010 as their shillings drop in value on the global market.
09/21/2010 | Panos London
Overview Armed conflict is an all too familiar theme for journalists in many parts of Africa and Asia. But what happens when the fighting stops? Do people just put down their guns and go home? Do they even have homes to go to? And how will they make a living and support their families? The…
06/02/2010 | Emmanuel Okella
Uganda's wetlands have provided drainage and prevented flooding during rainy seasons for centuries. But rice is rapidly replacing traditional crops, and becoming an environmental liability in the process.
04/12/2010 | Tania Ghosh
Orphaned boys in Uganda are more likely to struggle with mental health problems following the death of a parent than girls in a similar situation, according to a study by Johns Hopkins University.
03/22/2010 | Henry Lutaaya
In Uganda bananas are helping to cushion families against unexpected weather changes providing a source of carbohydrates throughout the year. But they're not always easy to grow, with the drought forcing people to mulch and compost more than before.
03/17/2010 | Wambi Michael
HIV campaigners fear a homophobic bill currently being discussed by the Uganda parliament will lead to further stigmatisation of the gay community in Uganda and could stop HIV positive people from accessing treatment and hamper the fight against HIV and AIDS.