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Congolese national remanded for knocking journalist dead in Mubende

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Magistrate court in Mubende has remanded a Congolese national for allegedly knocking a journalist dead. Umar Muhamad, 34, a Congolese national and resident of Kyaka II refugee camp in Kyegegwa district was on Tuesday charged with six offences. The charges are reckless driving, causing …

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‘Congolese’ in Uganda struggle without IDs in Gulu

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu City residents of Congolese origin are struggling to access services due to the lack of Uganda’s National Identity cards. There are more than one hundred Congolese who have for the last twenty-years settled in the different parts of Gulu with the majority in Bardege-Layibi …

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Bundibugyo MPs task gov’t to transfer DRC asylum seekers

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from Bundibugyo district have tasked the government to transfer all Congolese asylum seekers to other designated refugee settlement camps in the country. The asylum seekers are running away from conflicts in their home country. According to legislators, the camp where they are …

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EU gives 100,000 Euros aid to Congolese refugees

EU gives 100,000 Euros aid to Congolese refugees Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Congolese refugees living in Uganda are set to benefit from aid to the tunes of 100,000 Euros from the European Union. According to a statement by the EU, the money will be available to the International …

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