A collection of exciting news, pictures and insights about Hiccup Circus Uganda activities with interesting stories from our communities, our country and Africa.

New upcountry tournĂ©e 😃

We are very proud to inform you that our next tournée, escorted by Doctors with Africa CUAMM and founded by The Mercury Phoenix Trust, will propose an integrated approach to reduce HIV/AIDS risky practices and increase the adoption of safer sexual behaviours among adolescents in Oyam District within the Lango peoples in northern Uganda.  This will be achieved through circus

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Africa is looking to nuclear power

Ugandan Energy Minister Okasai Sidronius Opolot said he had acquired land for the construction of East Africa’s first nuclear power plant. Already in 2017 the government announced its intention to build a 2,000 megawatt nuclear power plant by 2032. The project received authorization from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

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Concerns Grow over Sports Betting in Africa.

In at least five African countries, many people consider sports gambling a way to get regular income. Some consider sports gambling a way out of poverty. But critics warn that sports betting in Africa is increasing while poverty, unemployment and a lack of industry rules remain big problems. In one

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The island of albinos.

It is located in Tanzania and has long hosted dozens of people with albinism, who have suffered violence of all kindsUkerewe is the largest island in Lake Victoria, which in turn is the largest lake in Africa. It is part of Tanzania – although the lake is partly part of

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Contraceptives: where is Africa?

In recent years in Africa, where two-thirds of the population is under 25, efforts have been made to make contraception methods more accessible, the cornerstone of women’s emancipation on the continent.The rejection by the Rwandan parliament of a new bill, which aimed to make access to contraceptive methods legal from

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