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UNAIDS wants Museveni to champion AIDS fight world-wide

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) wants Pesident Yoweri Museveni to become a champion in the fight suppress and eliminate the virus world-wide “We want you Mr. President to speak about the fight against HIV/AIDS. We want you to become a champion in the fight against HIV/AIDS in …

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US Mission gives Uganda $40million for refugees

The US Mission in Kampala has tripled US food aid contributions to Uganda in 2016 by announcing a new $40 million emergency humanitarian package. Through the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and Office of Food for Peace (FFP), the aid provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will provide more than 44,000 …

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REFUGEES: Germany gives Uganda Sh120 billion boost in 2016

The German government has announced the provision of a new grant of sh37 billion (10.0 million Euros) for the project “Support for South Sudanese Refugees and Host Communities in Uganda”. This will support Uganda in addressing the increased requirements to respond to the rising number of arrivals during the second half of 2016. In …

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Uganda seeks world support to handle region’s refugees

Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa has called for international partnerships with Uganda’s Settlement Transformation Project (2016-2021) that aims to achieve self-reliance and local settlement of refugees. The Ugandan programme, officials say, aims to promote social development in the refugee hosting areas as a durable solution to challenges related to refugees, while protecting …

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VIDEO: Uganda gets Shs115 billion for South Sudan refugee crisis

VIDEO: The European Commission has announced sh300 billion aid to countries that affected by the influx of South Sudan refugees. Uganda will get 30 million Euros.  The EU commissioner humanitarian aid made the revelation while on a field visit to Bidibidi refuge settlement in Yumbe district.     Share on: …

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EU announces $85million for South Sudan crisis

The European Commission will provide €78 million ($85m) in emergency aid to help those affected by the South Sudan crisis both within the country and in the region. Over one million refugees from South Sudan have fled to neighbouring countries, with the number expected to grow. There are currently two million …

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