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Since July, the government has been trying to close Uganda's 63 Bridge academies, which were started by American entrepreneurs. The schools just opened in Uganda last year.
To achieve middle-income status, Uganda must cut its birth rate sharply and quickly, experts say, as well as foster educational opportunities for adolescent girls.
Around the world, as temporary refuge becomes long-term, the concerns and priorities of displaced people shift from survival to prosperity, and thus to education and jobs.
Part 9 of Who is 'Europe'?, a weekly series on how European natives and residents are responding to pressures from terrorism, migration, nationalism, and the 'European project.'
Only 18 percent of third-graders could read a second-grade-level English story, according to a 2013 study. Founder Rosey Sembataya hopes her mobile library will help build 'a generation of book guzzlers.'
America's response to both elections last week shows a balancing act over its commitment to democracy and fighting Islamist extremism in Africa.
The former Nile Hotel was once a stomping ground for Uganda's dictators. But like in the rest of the country, much work has been put in to forget that history. Presidential election results are expected Saturday.
President Museveni is widely expected to win a fifth term in Thursday’s vote. But for his opponents, winning is perhaps not the goal.
With the election Friday, an anonymous Facebook user has become a much-needed voice, reporting in ways journalists – under President Museveni's repressed media landscape – cannot.
Mr. Kagame has ruled Rwanda since 2000 and is now legally able to serve as president until 2034. He plans to run for a seven-year term in 2017.
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