Uganda's trade minister has announced plans to register female street vendors and help them form an association so they can improve their working conditions. She announced the move after spending a day with female vendors on the streets of Kampala.
An unprecedented wave of murders and kidnappings is robbing Ugandans of easy sleep and prompting many to ask whether President Yoweri Museveni and his government is capable of keeping them safe.
The Ugandan parliament has voted to impose a tax on the use of social media. Opponents of the law argue it will be hard to enforce, could hit some of the poorest hardest and stifle criticism of President Yoweri Museveni.
They are as young as four and Kampala’s city authorities have said their numbers are rising. DW reporter Frank Yiga reports on why children end up on the streets of Uganda's capital.
Africa has depended on outside help to combat its worst killer, malaria, for decades. Despite more recent strides than setbacks in combating the scourge of the mosquito-borne disease, it remains heavily donor-reliant.
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