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After a five-year unexplained hiatus, one of Uganda’s most famous cartoon characters is back on TV. Katoto hasn’t c...

“The most powerful weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed”.

When ​Chumani Maxwele, a black South African student, threw a bu...

It’s the time of year again when pilgrims complete their journey to Namugongo, to pay their respects to long-dead Christian converts who suffered publ...

21 Nov 2018

Two weeks ago, a Ugandan woman appeared in court in Kampala two months after she was arrested for insulting President Yoweri Museveni.

Susan Namata, 2...

Eric Mwiine Mugaju writes the first dispatch in a new series looking at African women who resisted colonial oppression.

I am embarrassed to confess tha...

20 Mar 2017

Dear diary, I've only been in Africa for a day and I already think I'm in love with this place! The people are so gracious and genuinely happy...

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