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Can Plastic Bags Be Banned? Uganda’s Schools Say ‘Yes,’ But History Says Otherwise

Region: Uganda

Topics: Environment

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.

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Ugandan Boy Plays Badminton

Region: Uganda

Topics: Moments

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Ugandan Girl Fetches Water

Region: Uganda

Topics: Moments

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Unclear Abortion Laws in Uganda Leave Women Who Are Raped Unsure of Options

Region: Uganda

Topics: Reproductive Rights

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.

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Handmade Soap Keeps Malaria-Carrying Mosquitos Away in Uganda

Region: Uganda

Topics: Health

In Uganda, where malaria is an enduring problem, a young woman came up with a formula for soap that repels mosquitos.

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Outside a Ugandan Restaurant

Region: Uganda

Topics: Moments

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Ugandan Boys at Football Practice

Region: Uganda

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Ugandan Healer Practices Near Historic Site

Region: Uganda

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Fake It to Make It: Forged Credentials a Risky Shortcut to Success in Uganda

Region: Uganda

Topics: BusinessEducation

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?

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Unrepaired Bridge Strands Schoolchildren in Ugandan Village

Region: Uganda

Topics: EducationHuman Rights

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.

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