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Liam Taylor

Trees or sugar? Conservationists, traditional kingdom clash over Ugandan forest

Jun 04 2019

BUGOMA, Uganda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A troop of baboons lounge on the road through Bugoma forest, while unseen birds hoot from the canopy above.

'Cutting everything in sight': Ugandans vow to curb rampant deforestation

Mar 11 2019

GULU, Uganda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The convulsive rhythms of local "lakubukubu" music blast from the back of a pickup truck in the dusty town of Pajule, where two towering trees give welcome shade.

'Buying air', or how not to invest in land in Uganda

Apr 06 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The sign is ubiquitous: six words that are painted on walls and homes across Uganda, like a national motto, from quiet banana groves to the frenetic capital Kampala.

World News

Trump says Iran may have shot down U.S. drone by mistake

U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and that "it would have made a big difference" to him if the remotely-controlled aircraft had been piloted.