Under a proposed law, Ugandan comedians would be required to sign a code of ethics and get all their scripts approved by a committee. Some comedians support the move, but others are afraid the government will get the last laugh.
Drones have proven so useful in Uganda that the government might use them to deliver blood and medicine to remote areas. But the unmanned aircraft also poses a security risk that officials have yet to address.
The country's rural schools are turning away from English-only instruction as mother-tongue language learning grows in popularity. But the practice faces bigger hurdles in urban classrooms. Do local languages stand a chance?
Worker deaths and injuries are increasing as Uganda’s major cities try to meet the demands of a growing population. Low-paid “helpers” — who often work without contracts or insurance — bear the brunt of the consequences.
Parents and religious groups have criticized the government’s plan to teach sexuality education to children as young as 3. Meanwhile, police report a rise in cases of sexual abuse of children, and some civil society groups say the delay is partly to blame.