Uganda

The Profiteers: Hope and Despair Among Refugees

In the course of filming our investigative documentary, #TheProfiteers, our team visited a refugee camp in northern Uganda that harbours some of the 2.4 million South Sudanese who have fled their country since the war started. This brought them face to face with the effects of the country’s long-running civil war that has seen school enrollment in Orinya Primary School go up by a whopping 900%. Read More

Bobi Wine: I Left My Comfort to Bring Change in Uganda

Kyaddondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, popularly known by his artistic stage name Bobi Wine, has been in the news in recent months because of his fierce criticism of President Yoweri Museveni’s repressive regime that has, for years, narrowed Uganda’s democratic space. Read More

The Profiteers

For over 200 years, the South Sudanese have known two words: war and plunder, centuries of enslavement by Northern Sudan and Egypt, colonization and deliberate under-development by the British and a further half a century of turmoil post the greater Sudan’s independence from Britain in 1956. Read More

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