Uganda

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Uganda bans phones for 'distracted' jailers during World Cup

Ugandan authorities on Monday banned prison staff from using mobile phones during the World Cup, warning inmates might exploit the "excitement" surrounding the football tournament to escape.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

Uganda, where a book can cost a month’s salary

The hunt for a good book in Uganda's capital is not for the faint-hearted; in fact it feels like a black market.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Study finds anti-AIDS vaginal ring partially protects women

Women who inserted a vaginal ring coated with an anti-AIDS drug once a month were partially protected against HIV infection, researchers said Monday as they released long-awaited results from two large studies in Africa.