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Uganda Rwanda relations

The forgotten feud awakens? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Ten years after President Yoweri Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame starred in high profile reconciliation, there seems no path to making peace again after two years of border closure. Instead, new tensions could flare up. In July, Rwanda …

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Retired UN driver killed in Kasangati

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown assailants have brutally killed a retired employee of United Nations-UN in Uganda in Kyankyima Zone in Kasangati town council Wakiso district. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identified the deceased as Barnabas Kakyaama Muwonge. According to Owoyesigyire, Muwonge met his death in the …

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UN chief calls for unified Security Council over Israeli-Palestinian conflict

New York, US | XINHUA |  UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for a unified Security Council over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and regretted the lack of multilateralism. Asked what the secretary-general expects from Sunday’s emergency meeting of the Security Council on the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian escalation, Guterres’ spokesman Stephane Dujarric …

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UN condemns killing of religious figure in eastern DRC

New York, US | XINHUA |  The high representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Miguel Moratinos, on Sunday strongly condemned the brutal killing of a religious figure in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Sheikh Ali Amin Uthman, the representative of the Islamic community of Beni, was …

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UNHCR boss Grandi visits Uganda

Rallies donors to respond to refugee funding crisis Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees returned to Uganda after three years to morale-boost donor support for Uganda’s faltering refugee response. The UN refugee agency which Grandi heads is grappling for resources to meet …

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