11/27/2009 | Wambi Michael
Local authorities in Uganda collect taxes which are then used to pay for improvements to the local area. One such tax is a fee paid by farmers and traders who want to sell their goods at markets. Known locally as empoza, it's resented by many poorer traders.
05/26/2009 | Kakaire Kirunda
In Uganda concerns are growing that the fear of a violent reaction from famiy and friends to an HIV positive status may be leading to people avoiding the test, which could lead to an increase in HIV and AIDS infections.
04/07/2009 | Wambi Michael
Ugandans are looking for alternative fuel. Currently, firewood and wood-based-charcoal are the most popular household fuels. But wood for charcoal is becoming scarcer and demand for it has led to soaring prices and created environmental destruction.
01/28/2009 | Godwin Muhwezi-Bonge
Farming cooperatives fell from favour in the 1990s, marred by mismanagement and fraud. But dismayed by the free market, a new generation of small farmers are reviving the movement.
12/17/2008 | Machrine Birungi
In Uganda, herbal medicines and traditional healers are often met with scepticism from the medical establishment. But is there any evidence that they work?
08/19/2008 | Collins Vumiria
Decent food is vital to aid recovery from TB. In Uganda, the end of a vital nutritional programme means tough times lie ahead for those fighting the illness.
07/23/2008 | Kakaire Kirunda
In Uganda, late testing and patchy antenatal provision are putting more mothers and children at risk.
04/11/2008 | Ssemujju Ibrahim Nganda
Last year's devastating floods caught Uganda off guard. Is the country prepared for future weather-related disasters?
03/07/2008 | Salome Alweny
Uganda's Batwa communities have been marginalised for decades. Now they are struggling to cope with extreme weather conditions, and want better homes to protect them from storms and landslides.
02/06/2008 | Machrine Birungi
The cell phone business is thriving in Uganda and many believe the information technology sector at large offers hope for poorer people. But what are women getting out of it?