Uganda seeks to be a regional power, is militarist and prone to adventures. It fought the rebels in S. Sudan and its troops could jeopardize a peace deal there.
Imagery from 300 miles up verifies UN reports of the scale of fighting. Shots of Bor, epicenter of recent fighting, show destruction of civilian and market buildings.
USAID is reporting 'extraordinary results' from a pilot program in Zambia and Uganda that gives pregnant women travel vouchers and spares them hours of walking to obtain health care.