World’s Top Cocoa Producers Fight to Protect Forests

Park rangers in the world's top cocoa producer, Ivory Coast, are waging a campaign to protect national forests from the illegal farming of the raw ingredient in chocolate.

Last year the governments of Ivory Coast …

Kenyan Opposition Politician Deported Again

A Kenyan opposition politician says authorities drugged and forcibly deported him to Dubai.

Miguna Miguna says in a Facebook post that he had been detained in a bathroom at Nairobi's international airport since Monday, when …

Investigate UNHCR employee over sexual abuse-Anywar

The Kitgum Woman Member of Parliament, Hon. Beatrice Anywar, wants government to investigate the alleged sexual abuse of young women by an employee of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Lamwo District. …

Refugee School Gives Hope, Free Education in West Uganda

In 2005, four young Congolese refugees in western Uganda opened a school for kids like themselves, separated from their families when they fled conflict in neighboring countries. Today, the school boasts about 500 students and …

Paul Mwiru takes oath as Jinja East MP

Paul Mwiru has been sworn in as Member of Parliament for Jinja Municipality East ending a two-year battle for the seat with Nathan Igeme Nabeta. Mwiru took oath on Tuesday, 27 March 2018.

Hon. Mwiru …

Kadaga blames African leaders for worsening refugee crisis

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has criticized African leaders for the influx of mainly African refugees to Europe and North America.

Kadaga said African refugees make dangerous crossings through the Mediterranean, fleeing harsh economic conditions and conflicts …