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What refugees living in cities need
Nine years ago, Robert Hakiza fled an African war zone. Now, he lives in Kampala, advocating on behalf of a growing number of refugees living in Uganda's capital.
July 18, 2017
National Urban Policy
Report highlights case studies to guide Africa’s urban future
A common theme of a report on African economies is the importance of directing factories, businesses and investment to smaller, “secondary cities”.
May 23, 2017
How Kampala is building a culture of taxpaying
Part of the bargain is providing good customer service.
September 23, 2016
Kampala aims to lead African cities in fight against climate change
The Ugandan capital is finding homegrown climate solutions.
June 10, 2016
In Uganda’s small but fast-growing cities, ‘one planner is not enough’
'Secondary' cities are booming across Africa. Jinja is one aiming to get ahead of the growth.
April 22, 2016
In Kampala, an Uber for motorcycle taxis puts safety first
Uganda's newest smartphone app is just one attempt to make "boda bodas" safer.
December 18, 2014