In Uganda, the world’s longest school closure has left its mark

To not miss any African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of news and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. A teacher greets students on the day schools reopen, in Kampala, Uganda, January 10. BADRU KATUMBA / AFP Schoolchildren’s songs … Read more

Total in Uganda: first victory for NGOs in their lawsuit against the multinational

Gas station in Kampala, capital of Uganda, in January 2020. YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP After two years of legal battle, the NGOs which file a complaint against Total for non-compliance with its duty of vigilance in the context of its megaproject in Uganda have just won a first battle: the case will be judged before … Read more

In western Uganda, the shattered lives of thousands of climate-displaced

Victims of the May 2020 floods in Muhokya camp in western Uganda on October 5, 2021. THE WORLD Madina Kabatuku, feet in the water, shovel in hand in the middle of a desolate landscape, digs with the energy of despair to erect a cordon of earth and thwart what seems inevitable. Soon his house will … Read more

Kinshasa and Kampala announce strikes from Uganda against ADF

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Bombing in Kampala, November 16, 2021. IVAN KABUYE / AFP Uganda launched Tuesday, November 30, in consultation … Read more

Uganda oil project: silence on black gold

By Laurence Caramel Posted today at 02:20 Reserved for our subscribers FactualIn this poor and landlocked country, this huge project in which the French group Total is playing a leading role is giving rise to more and more criticism, for its consequences on the environment and for the fate of local populations, who dare not … Read more

Dino Mahtani: “Uganda is not the only country in the region targeted by the threat of attacks”

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Ugandan police officers secure the area surrounding Parliament after a bomb exploded on November 16, 2021, in … Read more

Double bombing in Uganda: police say they shot five suspects and arrested 21 people

Cars on fire after a bomb exploded near Parliament in Kampala on November 16, 2021. IVAN KABUYE / AFP Ugandan police announced Thursday (November 18th) that they had shot dead five suspects and arrested 21 people as part of the investigation into a recent double suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group that … Read more

Uganda: in Kampala, rage and disillusionment a year after bloody riot repression

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Police officers patrol Kampala in June 2021. BADRU KATUMBA / AFP From November 18, 2020, Safinah Makaina … Read more

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