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Supporters of Ugandan pop star- turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine,  protest on the streets of Kampala following his arrest on Wednesday. Photograph:  Badru Katumba/AFP via Getty Images

Sixteen people have been killed in Uganda in operations by military and police personnel battling to put down protests over the arrest of presidential(...)

Pastor Fred Alimet buttons up Silus Odii’s shirt after releasing him from being tethered inside.  Photograph: Christopher Hopkins

The corrugated iron door unlocks from the outside and pushes open slowly. A girl in a faded dress and green sandals looks up as the unforgiving Afr(...)

Felix Lutalo stands outside his music store in the bus park in Gulu, northern Uganda, holding a Westlife compilation he’s selling. Photograph: Sally Hayden.

From his small music store in the main bus park in Gulu, northern Uganda, Felix Lutalo has provided the soundtrack to 27 years of his region’s life. I(...)

Congolese refugee Riziki Kwabo, 36, says it’s been hard taking care of five young children who are all out of school. Now, they also risk eviction. Photograph: Sally Hayden

Past bumpy dirt roads packed with hustling traders and election posters, down a side street in the Kampala neighbourhood of Kibuye, is an area refugee(...)

 Otim Calvin Manase (13), pictured with his mother Tusabe Annet in Namuwongo, Kampala. Photograph: Sally Hayden

The United Nations has called for African countries to find a way to open schools safely, warning that children are at increased risk of violence, sex(...)

Water levels have risen along the river Nile, which means ferries can no longer cross at Murchison Falls, Uganda’s biggest national park. Photograph: Sally Hayden

As his double-decker boat chugged along the River Nile, in between pointing out crocodiles and hippopotamuses in the surrounding waters, Gordon Oyirwo(...)

Dorah Mirembe’s law firm was responsible for hiring people to search for vulnerable families living in remote Ugandan villages, according to a statement on the US State Department website.  Photograph: Getty Images

The US government has financially sanctioned two Ugandan judges and a lawyer for running a fraudulent international adoption scam, where they tricked (...)

A mother stands with her baby outside the maternity ward in Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, northern Uganda, on July 30th. Photograph: Sally Hayden

Across Africa, healthcare workers and activists are calling for more help for pregnant women, as concerns rise about maternal mortality rates increasi(...)

Ugandan president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni: “I don’t want to hear about selfish people, those are enemies of our future.” Photograph: Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency/Getty

Uganda’s 75-year-old president, Yoweri Museveni, has vowed to “crush” protesters, six months ahead of elections, as he announced that his country’s bo(...)

Moses (10) sells eggs outside a petrol station in Gulu to support his family. Photograph:  Sally Hayden/Thomson Reuters Foundation

Every morning soon after dawn, 10-year-old Moses leaves home carrying trays of hard-boiled eggs and walks for half an hour to sell them outside a petr(...)

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