Doreen Ajiambo is a multi-media journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. She covers religion, refugees and politics stories from East Africa and beyond for various outlets in Europe.

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In Uganda, Catholics protest as archbishop asks government to enforce tithe

Thousands of Catholics in one of the world's poorest nations are objecting after the church asked the government to collect a 10 percent tithe from worshippers on its behalf.

Mandated sex ed courses in Ugandan schools draw outrage

Many Catholics in Uganda have rejected government-mandated sex education in Catholic schools, unless administrators change the curriculum to reflect traditional values.

Tired of war, South Sudanese pray for latest peace deal

During a recent Sunday service, Pastor Jok Chol led the congregation at his Pentecostal church to pray for a sustainable peace after President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed the latest peace agreement in neighboring Sudan.

Uganda's faith leaders wade into country's alarming drug crisis

As dawn breaks in this bustling capital city of 1.5 million people, Pastor Moses Mugisa treks along a main road, carrying his Bible as he heads to the streets to meet young people abusing drugs.