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With Uganda's public education system reeling from absent teachers, poor facilities and high dropout rates, could private education be the answer?
America, a beacon of global democracy, is having a torrid presidential election and many Nigerians and other Africans are loving the irony on Twitter.
In October 1956, Hungarian workers and students protested against Soviet oppression. Peter Pallai was among the rebels.
Photographer Letizia Battaglia's images of the surge of Mafia violence in Sicily between the 1970s and 1990s.
French Chinese protest violent attacks on their community after a man is killed in Paris.
The fatal mugging of a Chinese tailor in a Paris street has sparked angry demonstrations. But why are France's Chinese targeted for violent attacks?
Smartphones and social media are colliding with notions of honour and shame in conservative societies - with devastating effects on the lives of some young women.
The World Economic Forum estimates that globally women work 39 more days a year than men when unpaid labour is factored in.
The tailors from the Kenyan slum of Kibera whose suits are now being shown on the catwalks of Europe.
A Finnish-Syrian man known for smuggling toys into Aleppo rejects fraud allegations after Finnish police launch an investigation.
Rock art up to 12,000 years old has been found in caves in East Timor.
Donald Trump's employees have told reporters they are voting for their boss - as the Republican nominee looked on approvingly.
Apple reports its third quarter in a row of falling iPhone sales, but sales beat analyst expectations.
Two young children survive after their father jumps off a bridge with them in the US state of New Jersey.
A nursing home worker in Ontario is charged with eight counts of murder spanning several years.
Child migrants living in the Calais 'Jungle' camp are allegedly given contradictory guidance
Venezuela's opposition-led parliament votes to open a trial against President Nicolas Maduro - a move he describes as a coup attempt.
Iraqi soldiers near the centre of the stronghold of so-called Islamic State in the fight for Mosul.
Gabriel Gatehouse analyses why Russia increasingly sees the world differently from the West.
The co-mayors of Diyarbakir, Turkey's largest Kurdish-majority city, have been detained as part of a terror investigation, security officials say.