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UN Global Compact: Helping refuges thrive in exile

Global Compact on Refugees: How is this different from the migrants’ pact and how will it help people forced to flee? Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The terms ‘refugee’ and ‘migrant’ have been used interchangeably to describe the millions of people worldwide that are either fleeing conflict or seeking better …

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YEAR ENDER REVIEW: Kasese King Mumbere `exiled’

YEAR IN REVIEW: February 2017 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Following on the November 27, 2016 attack by the army on his palace in Kasese, the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu king, Omusinga Wesley Mumbere,  faced a slew of arrests, detentions, and court appearances that culminated in his being blocked from returning …

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South Sudan refugees face long exile: UN’s Grandi

Al-NIMIR REFUGEE CAMP, Sudan | AFP | The UN’s refugee chief said Tuesday a long period of exile lies ahead for South Sudanese refugees fleeing a war that erupted in their country after it split from the north. Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have been killed and millions displaced since …

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Former Foreign Minister Kibedi dies in London

Joshua Wanume Kibedi,  Foreign Minister in the early days of the Idi Amin regime, died Monday in a London hospital. Deputy Prime Minister Kirunda Kivejinj announced  the death of Ambassador  Kibedi. He died at dawn at St. Thomas Hospital in London, according to Kivejinja. Kibedi famously fled to exile soon …

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