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Myanmar recruits Ugandans duped in job offers as rebel fighters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 30 Ugandans have been trafficked and recruited to fight as rebel mercenaries in the ongoing Myanmar People’s Defense War, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed. John Mulimba, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of Regional Affairs revealed that the …

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Human rights abuses impact all Ugandans

UHRC shouldn’t be lamenting like the rest of us about human rights violators when it can bring them to order COMMENT | PETER NYANZI | I read Uganda Human Rights Commission Boss Mariam Wangadya’s article titled, ‘Let’s depoliticise human rights’ (New Vision, October 26), with mixed feelings. Of course given that …

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Ugandans urged to promote local literature

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Principal Judge Dr Flavian Zeija called upon everyone who wishes Ugandan writers well, to always refer to their work instead of prioritising foreign authors. At the launch of the book “Small Book of Big Quotes”, authored by the Judiciary’s Permanent Secretary, at Judiciary headquarters …

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Gov’t in talks with Turkey over detained Ugandans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is seeking a viable resolution for the predicament Ugandan citizens who have been apprehended for overstaying in Turkey. Last month, the Ugandan Embassy in Ankara announced that a substantial number of Ugandan nationals had been detained across various locations within …

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