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Poor in West Nile get cash relief

Sweden gives Shs 14.8bn to vulnerable pregnant mothers impacted by COVID-19  Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Up to 56,000 pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and children under the age of two, including refugees living in the West Nile region are set to receive emergency money in the coming weeks, thanks to …

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What next after Uganda suspends refugee agencies?

Shutting down more than 200 refugee aid agencies is an indication to the world that the country cannot manage continuous inflows of refugees ANALYSIS | CRISTIANO D’ORSI | The Ugandan government recently suspended the operations of 208 refugee aid organisations. The organisations were suspended over non-compliance with Ugandan regulations. Only …

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Over 40 houses torched, dozens injured in ethnic refugee clashes

Obongi, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  More than 40 houses have been torched and dozens of refugees injured in Palorinya settlement camp in Obongi district following ethnic clashes between the Nuer and Kuku community members.    The fight erupted around 7pm on Monday night after a Nuer teenager from Itula Sub …

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Gov’t allocates UGX 500m for training refugees in vocational skills

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has allocated 500 million shillings for training refugees of Palabek settlement camp in vocational skills. Hillary Onek, the Minister for Refugees and Disaster Preparedness on Wednesday said that the funds will be channeled through Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre, a missionary owned …

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