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U.S. federal court blocks Trump’s order to exclude undocumented immigrants from census

Washington, US | XINHUA | A U.S. federal court on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump’s order which excludes undocumented immigrants from census when calculating the apportionment of congressional seats in each state. The decision prohibits the Trump administration from reporting any information regarding undocumented immigrants in its census count that could …

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Kadaga demands census for persons with albinism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has demanded that the national census incorporates a category for persons with albinism so that their population size is adequately captured for proper planning. Albinism is a genetic disorder where some people are born without the usual pigment or …

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MPs reject UBOS proposal to conduct census in 2022

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of Parliament on the Finance Committee have rejected a proposal by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) to conduct a National Census in 2022. The last national household and population census was carried out in 2014 and the custom is to hold …

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