This refugee camp is host to over 100,000 refugees from war-torn countries in Africa. Despite tensions between refugees and the local population and overstretched resources, Uganda's generous asylum policies are a source of hope for many.
As Ebola makes its way from the countryside to the city in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the WHO warns of a high risk of spreading, the central African country's neighbors act fast to prevent a deadly epidemic.
Two British nationals kidnapped in Congo have been released, the UK Foreign Office has said. The two were abducted along with their driver at the Virunga wildlife sanctuary on Friday. The driver remains missing.
DR Congo has shunned a donors' conference in Geneva aimed at raising billions in aid, saying the country is being given a 'bad image' by the UN. Some 5 million people in the country have been displaced by conflict.
A third of Cameroon's athlete contingent have disappeared after this year's Commonwealth Games in Australia and want to stay in the country. Australia's home affairs minister has threatened to deport them.
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