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Afghans in Uganda

  Why Museveni accepted them, and the risks Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | On Aug. 17, Ugandans woke up to the news that the government had agreed to temporarily host about 2,000 Afghan refugees following a request from the U.S government. Until then, many Ugandans had known about the …

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Gov’t cautions against publishing images of Afghan evacuees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has cautioned Ugandans against taking and publishing pictures of the Afghan evacuees hosted in the country. The minister says that any such action may be tantamount to a security threat. State Minister for Regional cooperation John Mulimba made the statement …

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First batch of Afghan evacuees arrive in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The first batch of 51 Afghan evacuees arrived in the country this morning aboard a chartered flight, according to the Foreign Affairs Ministry. “The evacuees who included women, men and children underwent the necessary security screening as well as the mandatory COVID-19 testing and the …

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