Uganda

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The Importance of African Storytelling in Film

Films such as Amistad, 12 Years a Slave, Blood Diamond, Tsotsi, and the most recent Queen of Katwe; have gone on global screens, showing the often distorted African story with authenticity and dignity. It's an [...]

  • Elderly woman in Uganda

#10 – How Elderly People In Uganda Are Making Their Dreams Come True

When the project launched in 2010, many people were sceptical; the $10 monthly grant per household was seen as too little. However, evidence suggests the small amounts are having a big impact. Read More >> [...]

  • Oil pipeline in Nigeria

#7 – All Systems Go For The Uganda-Tanzania Pipeline

The construction of the pipeline will start in January and will export Ugandan crude oil to the international market. The project is due to be complete in 2020. Read More >> Source: New Africa Business [...]

  • Refugee uganda camp

#10 – Did You Know That Uganda Is The Best Place For Refugees?

A report by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says the country is the best for those seeking asylum. Read More >> Source: BBC

  • Refugee uganda camp

#3 – Did You Know That Uganda Is The Best Place For Refugees?

A report by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says the country is the best for those seeking asylum. Read More >> Source: BBC

  • Kizza Besigye of Kampala, Uganda

#2 – The Tale Of Two Presidents In Uganda

Uganda’s main opposition, Forum for Democratic Change, says it will hold an alternative inauguration of opposition candidate Kizza Besigye on Thursday. That is the same day that President Yoweri Museveni, will be sworn in for [...]

  • Swift

#9 – How Is Uganda Connected To The SWIFT Scandal?

It turns out the heist that moved about $100 million from Bangladesh’s account at the New York Fed to accounts in Sri Lanka and the Philippines has an antecedent. Read More >> Source: Wall Street [...]

  • Uganda Entrepreneurs

#9 – Meet The Girl Who Wants To Be An Electrician In Uganda

It's challenging for a girl to pursue a career as an electrician in Uganda. But it's even harder if she's also leaving behind seven years spent as a victim of child sex trafficking. Read More [...]

  • Wakaliwood

#5 – On Set With Africa’s Tarantino

Welcome to Wakaliwood, a movie studio and production house that is riding a wave of popularity in East Africa and drawing a cult following overseas, with crowded screenings in Hong Kong, Stockholm and New York. [...]

  • On Set With Africa's Tarantino

#3 On Set With Africa’s Tarantino

Welcome to Wakaliwood, a movie studio and production house that is riding a wave of popularity in East Africa and drawing a cult following overseas, with crowded screenings in Hong Kong, Stockholm and New York. [...]