For long distance drivers on this crucial East African route, the journey on the Northern Corridor can be dangerous.
In 1971, Israel believed that Ugandan military officer Idi Amin would serve as loyal ally. It soon learned otherwise.
Waiting for days for cargo, travelling day and night across the country, living in the truck, being harassed by corrupt officers, and never knowing where the next load might take you.
President Yoweri Museveni ruled Uganda for thirty years through a combination of bribery, blackmail, and brute force. Last week, he was sworn in for yet another five-year term.
Pulitzer Center grantee Roger Thurow's new book, "The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time for Mothers and Children-And the World."
Organizations use the same ‘climate-smart’ catchphrase to convey very different ideas about certain agricultural practices, leaving many farmers confused and concerned.
In food circles today, "climate-smart" agriculture is becoming a more popular trend, but not everyone agrees with the practice.
Organizations debate the use of "climate-smart" agricultural practices, leaving many farmers confused and concerned.
A program that trains nurses to take over from badly overextended physicians could be part of the solution.
One in five children in sub-Saharan Africa die before their fifth birthday and 10 percent of all sub-Saharan Africans are disabled. What are the causes?
Uganda's community health worker program was instituted in 2001. But when there is little funding and training to sustain the program, what is the reality on the ground?
What happens without accountability and supplies in Uganda's remote health centers?
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The 2012 Photocrati Fund honors the work of Pulitzer Center grantees Peter DiCampo and Sean Gallagher.
Multimedia pieces by Pulitzer Center grantees bring discussion topics to life at Global Classrooms DC's Model United Nations Conference at the U.S. Department of State May 1.
Competition organizers challenge entrepreneurs to create technology that solves communication, privacy, and infrastructure problems in the developing world.
Jackee Batanda, the 2011-12 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow, visited the Pulitzer Center to talk about her experience as a journalist in Uganda.
Pulitzer Center/ Human Rights Watch presentation at George Washington University on Lord's Resistance Army. Video highlights.
A National Cathedral Forum event featuring Ida Sawyer and Marcus Bleasdale on the LRA's reign of terror and what the U.S. can do to stop it.
Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army rebels have waged a quarter-century campaign of terror across central Africa. Now America is pledging to eradicate them once and for all. Can it do the job?
This is a story that will challenge consciences and emotions.
Merco Vernaschi, for the Pulitzer Center
(Editor's note at end of post)
During the past week a few blogs have unleashed a wave of criticism on my work about child sacrifice in Uganda, questioning my ethics and values and the Pulitzer Center's guidelines. Much of the criticism has focused on the picture of Margaret Babirye Nankya, a child who was killed during a ritual sacrifice, and whose body was exhumed to be photographed.