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Oulanyah asks MPs to develop children’s legislative agenda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has tasked Members of Parliament on the Uganda Parliamentary Forum for Children to develop and present the legislative agenda for children for the next five years. Oulanyah was on Friday speaking at the orientation workshop for MPs on the forum at Lake …

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UNICEF on ground to respond to latest Ebola case in DRC

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua |  The UN children’s fund, UNICEF, said Saturday in a statement that it is working with health authorities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) after a new Ebola case was reported in the northeastern part of the country. DRC’s government confirmed late Friday that …

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Parliament, UNICEF commit to protecting children

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has appreciated the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for its continuous support and willingness to partner with Parliament through the Parliamentary Forum for Children. Oulanyah said this while meeting a UNICEF delegation led the Country Director, Dr Mohamed El …

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`I must work to eat’

Children reveal why they are not returning to school | THE INDEPENDENT | To limit the spread of Covid-19, President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of all schools on March 18, 2020. The closures affected an estimated 73,200 schools, more than 15 million students, and 548,000 teachers. In October 2020, …

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