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Over 1000 starving fishermen vacate Lake Albert

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1000 fishermen have left various landing sites on the shores of Lake Albert in Hoima, Kikuube and Buliisa district citing starvation because of the suspension of fishing activities. In March this year, Hoima and Kikuube district security committees suspended fishing activities and …

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Bududa covid-19 suspects complain of starvation

Bududa, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Covid-19 suspects isolated at Bulucheke Secondary School quarantine center in Bududa district are complaining of starvation. There are currently 16 suspects in the quarantine center. They were taken into isolation on Saturday last week. They are part of 100 corona virus suspects under institutional and …

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Aid agencies throw lifeline to hungry Zimbabweans

Epworth, Zimbabwe | AFP | It’s a meagre sum, just $9 per month, but for many families in poverty-stricken Zimbabwe, it is their last shred of hope. The innovative scheme by the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP), UKAID and Denmark’s DanChurchAid (DCA) is helping thousands of urban households that each day …

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3.5 million Ugandans face starvation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to 3.5 million people in Karamoja and the cattle corridor areas of Nakaseke and Nakasongola districts are at the verge of starvation due to weather vagaries that have affected their harvest. The situation is equally dire in the areas of Teso, Bukedea, and …

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