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60 refugees committed suicide in Uganda-UNHCR Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 60 refugees committed suicide in refugee settlements across Uganda last year, this is according to a report by UN Refugee Agency UNHCR. According to the report, Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement in Kamwenge District recorded the highest number of suicides with 12 cases, followed by …

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Two South Sudanese refugees held over murder

Kiryandongo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two South Sudanese Refugees are in custody at Kiryandongo central police station over the murder of a 26-year old man. The suspects have been identified as Gatkouth Anyanyaka 22 and another one only identified as Gatleak 21 both refugees attached to Panyadoli refugee settlement area …

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UNHCR praises Tanzania for support to refugees

Dar es salaam, Tanzania | Xinhua | The United Nations refugee agency commended Tanzania for its unwavering support in hosting refugees, a statement has said. The statement released on Friday by the Ministry of Finance and Planning said the praise was given by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Country …

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EU awards UGX 4.6 billion grant to skill refugees and host communities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union under the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for Africa has today awarded three organisations grants totaling to 4.6 billion shillings to skill refugees and host communities in West Nile & Kiryadongo. Recipients include; Edukans Education Services, Windle International and Welthungerhilfe. The funds …

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