For Hundreds of Thousands Fleeing War, Reaching Uganda Camp Means Safety
When fighting became frequent in his country South Sudan , Gwongo Paul Dada decided to leave. The journey involved two days of walking with his wife and 3-year old son before they arrived at a refugee camp in Uganda, he said. “We would walk during the day and sleep on the way,” Dada told ABC News.
Phiona Mutesi, 'Queen of Katwe,' Rises From Uganda Slums to Become Inspirational Chess Prodigy
The first time Phiona Mutesi, 20, saw people playing chess, she thought it was people gambling. “I'd never seen it in my life and usually in Uganda, it was always, like, families that are rich that had, like, such games. It was very hard to find it in the poor families,” she told ABC News. When she
Phiona Mutesi, the 'Queen of Katwe,' Rose From the Slums of Uganda to Become a Chess Prodigy
Phiona Mutesi's remarkable story is the inspiration for Disney's "Queen of Katwe."
Pope Francis Greeting by Cheering Crowd of 150,000 in Uganda
An exuberant crowd of young people, 150,000 strong, welcomed Pope Francis today in Kampala, Uganda. They sang. They danced, some wearing colorful grass skirts, others sporting feathered headdresses. And they smiled. Their message to him: that Catholicism is more than a Sunday ritual to them. It is
Pope Francis Visits Uganda
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Luis Castillo shuts down Uganda in Venezuela win
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Luis Castillo pitched a one-hit shutout and hit a two-run homer as Venezuela beat Uganda 7-0 on Sunday to advance in the International winners' bracket at the Little League World Series. Uganda struggled to make contact off Castillo, who allowed four fair balls and four
Uganda kicks off LLWS play
WILLIAMSPORT, PENN. - Man. The afternoon temperature is in the mid-90s, and there's no shade on Field 4 at the Little League complex in Williamsport. But then along comes this breeze of joy in the form of a line of players in green-and-blue jerseys. They slip off their new Easton backpacks and take
Americans in Uganda Warned of Terror Plot
Good afternoon I'm Ryan Smith an ABC news headquarters in New York with his digital special report. American citizens and you've gone are being asked to shelter in place for another night tonight. As gunman authorities allegedly foiled a possible terror plot. By Somalia's militants. US officials
1-Ton, Man-Eating Crocodile Caught in Uganda
A monstrous one-ton crocodile that terrorized an Ugandan village has been caught after a four-day hunt, according to Ugandan wildlife officials. Authorities estimate the reptile is about 80-years-old and believe it’s responsible for killing a local resident as well as mauling several other people,