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Uganda needs help to serve a growing influx of South Sudan refugees

Apr 4, 2017
More than 2,500 people flee war-torn South Sudan every day. By the end of this year, 400,000 are expected arrive in Uganda, its neighbor to the south. Uganda is exceptionally open to these refugees, but it needs financial and logistical help as the influx has outpaced relief efforts. Click the audio player above to hear […]

Uganda weighs energy needs against tourism industry

Mar 4, 2016
A planned hydroelectric dam threatens adventure tourism businesses in Uganda.
River guides help tourists rafting the intense rapids on the White Nile. Many are worried they will lose their jobs if a planned hydroelectric dam floods the rapids near Uganda's Kalagala Falls.
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Tree bark transforms into fashion in Uganda

Sep 9, 2015
Designers are pushing the boundaries of uses for 'bark cloth.'