When she was 19, Renee Bach founded a charity that went on to care for over 900 severely malnourished babies and children. Now she is being sued by two of the mothers whose children died.
The agency says that while the outbreak in central Africa is taking a heavy toll, there is still a low threat that it will spread beyond its current region.
The latest outbreak has killed nearly 1,400 people in Democratic Republic of the Congo, but new cases in neighboring Uganda have raised further concern at the World Health Organization.
Uganda's Ministry of Health says the dead boy's brother, 3, and grandmother, 50, also tested positive for Ebola. The 5-year-old and his mother had been in Democratic Republic of the Congo days ago.
Police said four men abducted the pair from their vehicle at gunpoint last week and demanded $500,000 in ransom.
On this day of "zero tolerance" for FGM, how is the world doing in its campaign to halt the practice?
Shadrach Mugoya Levi is the spiritual leader of a community of Uganda Jews. After a year of study in Jerusalem, he says he's more prepared than ever for the Day of Atonement.
Following the arrest of Ugandan politician and musician Bobi Wine, an extensive list of artists, politicians and activists have called for his release.
Stella Nyanzi makes headlines in Uganda for protests about everything from corruption to sanitary pads. She's lost her job, landed in jail — and been brought to court to see if she's out of her mind.