Rise in kidnappings shakes faith in Uganda's police
3 days ago
Kidnappings have been rife in some African nations where security is weak such as oil-rich Nigeria. But their numbers have spiked recently in Uganda, emerging as a new source of insecurity in the East African nation where corruption is rife and public faith in police is wavering under President Yoweri Museveni's 32-year rule.
Horror and fear grip survivors of Congo’s hidden war
4 days ago
11-year-old Mave Grace and her family outside makeshift tent, Grace's younger sister with visible scars on her face, Grace describing how men with machetes were running after her and her family and how she lost her left arm, grace standing with her sister, Grace's father, Nyine Richard describing how he got seriously injured, Grace's family near makeshift tent, Grace standing with sister looking at camp for displaced people, various of displaced people receiving food.
South Africa's anti-apartheid heroine Winnie Mandela laid to rest
4 days ago
Thousands of mourners gathered in South Africa's capital on Saturday (April 14) to bid farewell to anti-apartheid heroine Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. The funeral ceremony united the nation as people from various political divides celebrated her life.
In Kenyan refugee camp, hope of new life in U.S. fades and suicide rate rises
Knives, wire, battery acid, rat poison, rope - aid workers at a camp in a remote corner of Kenya have recently confiscated these items from refugees after seeing a three-fold spike in suicidal patients since many had their hopes for resettlement dashed.
Preaching peace through music in a Ugandan refugee camp
Moses Lupai organizes concerts and gives hope to fellow refugees in Northern Uganda's Rhino Camp where more than 100,000 refugees live. Uganda is home to over one million South Sudan refugees that have fled fighting which broke out in 2013.