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Ending Female Genital Mutilation

How COVID-19 undermines cross border efforts to curb the vice Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | As countries introduce more comprehensive anti-Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) laws and policies, cross-border FGM has emerged as a new trend among practising communities to evade prosecution. And it has been escalated by the COVID-19 …

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Mentorship and leadership programme for women parliamentarians launched

Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | The British High Commission, in partnership with the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD), UN Women and the Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA) on December 07 launched the second cohort of their mentorship programme for women parliamentarians in Uganda. The one-year programme, which will …

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Leaving COP26 empty-handed

Mt. Elgon communities cling to tested self-help models Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Three weeks before the just ended COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, Kate Airey; the British High Commissioner to Uganda visited the Mt. Elgon district of Bududa in eastern Uganda. She told her audience that she had …

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UK committed to Ugandan democracy

  British High Commissioner to Uganda, Kate Airey, shares her views with The Independent’s Ronald Musoke in an email interview  You arrived in Uganda in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. Still, I would like to imagine that you have tried to move around the country over the last seven …

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British High Commissioner drives to Magere

Britain’s top diplomat in Uganda visits Kyagulanyi Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Kate Airey, the British High Commissioner to Uganda yesterday Jan. 27, 2021 visited the National Unity Platform (NUP) president, Robert Kyagulanyi, following the lifting of his de facto house arrest. On Jan.25, Court ordered the security forces to …

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