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Uganda exceeds annual refugee ceiling amid influx from DR Congo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has hit its annual refugee admission target at half year, exerting more pressure on the country to urgently look for donations if its globally recognized open door policy is to be sustained. Douglas Asiimwe, the Acting Commissioner for Refugees at the Office of the …

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AU chief urges “calm and dialogue” between Rwanda, DR Congo

Dakar, Senegal | Xinhua | The chairperson of the African Union (AU) has called for “calm and dialogue” between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), expressing serious concern over the rising tension between the two neighbors. “I call for calm and dialogue between the two countries, and for …

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Limited security hinders Uganda-DR Congo road works

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The construction of Kasindi-Beni road in DR. Congo is being slowed down because of  limited security in the area, according to the project contractor. The joint road construction project in Eastern DR Congo consists of the 80-kilometre Kasindi section at the border to Beni. It …

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Uganda and DR Congo to jointly fight cross border car theft

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo have agreed to coordinate military efforts to fight rising car theft across the common border. The agreement was signed during a joint cross-border meeting between the province of Ituri and officials from the districts of Zombo, Nebbi, Pakwach, …

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Uganda, DR Congo speakers root for regional cooperation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah and the President of the Senate of the DR Congo, H.E. Modeste Bahati Lukwebo have agreed to foster bilateral relations that better the lives of their people. In their meeting on Tuesday, 21 December 2021 at Parliament House, Oulanyah …

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Keep off Congo’s resources, Gen Muntu pleads with UPDF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) Gen. Mugisha Muntu has implored the Ugandan army operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DR Congo to focus on the operation. Muntu, a former long-serving chief of the country’s defense forces, urged the UPDF to avoid …

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