Archive for the tag "poverty"

KARAMOJA: I took this picture while on assignment in Amudat district. It’s located hundreds of kilometers in the remote great northern Karamoja region. The region still faces a host of challenges. From cattle rustling, limited access to health facilities, drought, famine, high illiteracy rates to diseases among others.

Picture of the Day: Karamojong Girl

Photo of the Day: Karamoja

TRADERS STRIKE: Day two of the Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) strike commenced with much solidarity as was yesterday. Most of the city shops remain closed as government attempts to avert the current stand-off. Traders, mostly importers are seeking government protection from the ever rising dollar has increased the cost of business. Trade minister, Amelia Kyambadde is to present a ministerial statement to Parliament later in the day about the Government’s intervention to solve the problem according to the New Vision.

Photo of the Day: Traders Strike Day II

A pupil of Mengo Primary School takes porridge in a plastic plate during break time. Of about 128 million children enrolled in primary schools in Sub-Saharan Africa, few of them get anything to eat while at school. Many even go to school without breakfast.

Photo of the Day