Uganda has enacted several plastic bag bans over the last 12 years, but inadequate implementation and opposition from manufacturers has limited their success. Now, the government is trying something new – a ban on plastic bags in schools.
In Uganda, abortions remain illegal in most circumstances, despite proposals to amend the current law. But it hasn’t stopped women from seeking them out, even with a high rate of abortion-related complications.
Local people know Kampala’s Nasser Street as a one-stop shop for all kinds of printing services – including forged credentials. These documents are one way to access opportunities in Uganda, but are the risks that come with them worth it?
In Uganda, the government allocates funds to villages to address various infrastructure repairs. Yet in one village, a major crossing point remains unfixed, and children are missing out on school because of it.