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#IDSDP2015: Wheelchair basketball emerges in Uganda

Charles Okwanga had both his legs blown off after stepping on a landmine in 1996 left by the Ugandan civil war, but discovered wheelchair basketball nearly ten years later. © • Ugandan Paralympic Committee

Since the late 1980s Uganda has been recovering from the impacts of civil war, including developing para-sports for those affected by the conflict and the wider community.


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