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Human rights defenders get 1.8m Euro boost

By Geoffrey Mutegeki Araali Journalists and other human rights defenders are to get better legal, medical and family assistance under a 1.8 million Euros project launched byPan-African Human Rights Defenders Network (PAHRD-Net). The chairperson of PAHRD-Net, Hassan Shire Sheikh, said the3-year project aims at meeting the protection needs of human …

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Nakivubo Blue PS not closed

By Aloysious Kasoma The administration of the Nakivubo Blue Primary School has rubbished allegations that the school was closed down by Kampala Capital City Authority. Lwanga Kizza the headmaster of the more than 50 years old school confirmed to The Independent that what is circulating in the media about the …

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USAID backs innovation in Uganda

By Pearl Natamba Uganda has hailed the U.S government for supporting it in the Innovations for local government social services delivery program to foster local government social services delivery through innovations, at its official launch on Feb.5 at Protea Hotel,Kampala. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), committed US$ …

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PAHRD-Net to launch protection programme

By Julius Odeke The Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network (PAHRD-Net) will officially launch its 3-year programme aiming at safe legal and working environment for human right defenders (HRDs) across Africa on Monday Feb 4. Joseph Bikanda a coordinator of Pan African Human Rights Defenders Network says the programme is supported …

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