Sally Hayden

FEATURE-In African villages, coronavirus sparks fears of a spike in malaria deaths

Jul 15 2020

GULU/PALABEK, Uganda, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - I n her small home in northern Uganda surrounded by the six children she cares for, Acayo Rose, 74, sleeps under a mosquito net she inherited from a dead relative.

FEATURE-With schools closed, child labour on the rise in lockdown Uganda

Jul 08 2020

GULU, Uganda, July 8 (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 petrol station in the Ugandan city of Gulu.

Uganda women fear food shortages will make coronavirus and HIV a deadly mix

May 21 2020

GULU, Uganda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Before Uganda's coronavirus lockdown, HIV-positive Matina had a morning routine. After waking she drank tea, ate something small, and took her antiretroviral drugs as doctors instructed. 

A precarious haven: Africa's LGBT+ refugees teeter on the brink in Kenya

Oct 31 2018

NAIROBI/KAKUMA REFUGEE CAMP, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It wasn't long after Joe's father was shot dead for being gay that the 24-year-old Ugandan college student realized the men from his church would be coming for him next.

Low-tech tools provide powerful tool to fight land corruption - experts

Oct 23 2018

COPENHAGEN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Technological solutions to preventing land corruption require resources, but they do not have to be expensive, land rights experts said on Tuesday.

As high seas threaten Liberian slum, residents await promised homes

Jul 29 2018

MONROVIA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a windy day in Liberia's waterfront slum of West Point, Gbeneweieh Quoh surveys what remains of her home, fearful that it may crumble into the ocean.

Returning LRA hostages face new ordeal over land conflicts in rural Uganda

May 03 2018

GULU, Uganda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Julius Peter was finally freed after seven years held hostage by Uganda's notorious Lord’s Resistance Army, he and his family hoped their lives would finally return to normal.

Schools act as havens for girls fleeing FGM, marriage in Uganda

Feb 05 2018

AMUDAT, Uganda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Gertrude had barely hit puberty when her father agreed to marry her to an older man in exchange for 30 cows so she did something unusual in her Ugandan tribe - she ran away to school. 

Left with "chocolate water", Madagascar's parched south grows hungrier

Jan 05 2018

ANKILIBEVAHAVOLA, Madagascar (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Every morning, residents of this village in southern Madagascar’s Amboasary Sud district set off on an eight-hour round-trip journey to collect water from the nearest river.

Politics of Death: The map maker who finds the bodies in Ethiopia's land battle

Jun 28 2017

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It was late 2015 when Endalk Chala began documenting deaths in his home country of Ethiopia, scouring Facebook, Twitter, and blogs to piece together who had died and where.

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