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Archbishop Kasujja calls for firm steps towards peace in 2022

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Papal Nuncio to Belgium Archbishop Augustine Kasujja has urged Ugandans to make peace the main target for the year 2022. Speaking at Lubaga Cathedral while presiding of the New Year’s mass, Kasujja said his message was in line with the Pope’s …

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Police in Lira intensify security operations ahead of festivities

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security forces in Lira city have launched operations to rid Lira city of criminals who are currently disrupting peace especially during the coming festivities. The operations started last week following the increase in the number of house break-ins, theft and people being way-laid. It is …

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Catholic Bishops ask Ugandans to pray for peace

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Catholic Bishops have asked Christians in the country to pray for peace in the country. The Bishops highlighted that as it was in the times of the Martyrs, there is much persecution of innocent people all over the country, which is becoming part of the …

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UN chief calls for strong multilateral action to address common crises

United Nations, USA |  XINHUA |  United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for strong multilateral action to address the common crises and threats that the international community is facing. “We need strong multilateral action now, to emerge from the pandemic safely, to address the climate crisis, and to …

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UN chief terms COVID-19 as game-changer for int’l peace, security

United Nations | XINHUA | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told world leaders on Wednesday that the COVID-19 pandemic has become a game-changer for international peace and security. The world has “entered a volatile and unstable new phase” in terms of the impact of COVID-19 on peace and security, the …

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War-ravaged South Sudan at a glance

Juba, South Sudan | AFP |  South Sudan is the world’s youngest country and also one of the poorest, crippled by a devastating civil war that has left tens of thousands dead. As rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in as vice president ahead of the formation of a new …

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