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Gov’t to examine US sanctions against Ugandan judges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is set to examine sanctions against two Ugandan judges and a lawyer implicated in an adoption scam that saw many Ugandan children victimized. The United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Monday sanctioned Soroti resident judge …

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Gov’t resumes process to return Ugandans stranded abroad

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced plans to resume the repatriation exercise of Ugandans stuck abroad weeks after the process was halted. On 3rd July government suspended the return of Ugandans who are stranded abroad as a measure to control congestion in quarantine facilities. …

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MPs want Ugandans held in DRC prisons extradited

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have asked the government to negotiate the extradition of Ugandans stuck in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) prisons following the outbreak of coronavirus. According to reports from DRC, 41 cases of COVID-19 have been detected while five people have died in …

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Government registers 2400 Ugandans stranded abroad

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it has so far registered 2400 Ugandans stuck abroad following the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. In April, government through the different Ugandan Embassies and High Commissions abroad started the process of registering and verifying Ugandans who are stranded due to …

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Gov’t to clear more Ugandans to return home

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has announced that it will by Monday, May 18th conclude on the process to allow Ugandans stranded abroad to return home as it moves to ease the COVID-19 lockdown. Although President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced a lockdown of the airport with exceptions of Cargo …

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