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“After the deadline of April 22, they will be taken to court. It will be very serious after that deadline. We have enough forces to carry out that operation; which is being supported by a jet-ranger helicopter for air surveillance”. “The picture now is Balalo are going reluctantly. On Monday for instance 78 trucks ...
In the latest UNHS 2016/17, estimated that 21.4% of Ugandans are poor, corresponding to nearly eight million persons, while the September 2017 results ... The incidence of poverty was highest in the eastern region (36%) replacing the northern region, which had consistently lagged behind all the other ...

More than 1 million refugees who fled war and persecution for the safety of Uganda are being verified in the biggest exercise of its kind in the history of ... Like many of her colleagues, she is regularly dispatched from her local UNHCR office, in the northern region of Arua, to conduct exercises like these.
According to the Uganda Population-based HIV Impact Assessment Survey (UPHIA), the prevalence of Hepatitis B infection among adults in Uganda stands at 4.3% (5.6% among men and 3.1% among women). Hepatitis B prevalence was highest in Northern region with 4.6% in mid North, 4.4% in North ...
Yet, Daniel is unlike other 15-year-olds you might know, because his home is a simple hut in northern Uganda and his family is are among the survivors ... After the 2006 peace agreement between the LRA and the Ugandan government, Betty and her husband Joel and their neighbours began the cautious ...
Gulu District Prisons Commander, Ms Margaret Orik Obonyo was appointed Regional Prisons Commander Northern Region. Kampala Extra Region Staff Officer, Mr Josephat Semate Karubanga was appointed Regional Prisons Commander in charge of Kigezi, while the officer in charge of Luzira Women ...

Ministry of Health in 2016 undertook IRS that involves the application of a long-lasting residual insecticide to potential malaria vector resting surfaces such as internal walls, eaves and ceilings of all houses or structures in 10 districts of the northern region as part of efforts to eliminate malaria in the country.
KAMPALA, March 8 (Xinhua) -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has said plans are underway to repair the old railway line to ease movement of cargo. ... to Kasese and later through Tororo, Mbale, Soroti, Pakwach, Lira, up to Gulu Town in the northern region, covering about 1,266 km within Uganda.
Last month police ordered FDC supporters to vacate Lira Mayor's Gardens where they had gathered for a rally of Mr Patrick Oboi Amuriat, who was then canvassing votes in northern region to be elected FDC party president. He was expected to appear with the FDC founding president Dr Besigye at the ...
These roads are being constructed under the program called the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development (USMID). The program implemented Land's ministry is being funded by the World Bank and the Government of Uganda through a US$ 150m( aboutsh549) loan and is running for a ...
Contrary to the views of Okumu with whom they come from the northern region, Ecweru attacked Okumu that he should not use parliament as a platform for intimidation and that Uganda was to remain together. "The question of secession is in the mind of the person who said it. He is in dreamland because ...
Smug Ugandan Asians still boast that Uganda never recovered after our banishment. Some are so grateful to .... Inward-looking and selfish, we did not care enough about the sufferings of black Ugandans. The writer ... Not just my family, but people from the entire northern region, Acholis. Our suffering has ...
Second in support of the Bill is Northern region, with 45 MPs (44 per cent) voting Yes, 26 (25 per cent) saying "No" while 14 (14 per cent) were undecided and 17 (17 per cent) did not respond. In Central region, out of 115 MPs contacted, 34 voted Yes (30 per cent), 32 voted No (28 per cent) while 17 (14 per ...
Kampala — The government is in final stages to increase the pay for prisoners who provide labour on both private and government projects, a senior Uganda Prisons Service officer has said. Assistant Commissioner of Prisons Apolo Baker Asinja said the labour rewards provided to inmates have been ...
We had to seek for guidance on the rates to be in line with the current standards," said Mr Asinja at the two day training workshop for northern region senior prison staff on management of vulnerable prisoners. Without giving the specifics, Mr Asinja revealed that the lowest will be paid above Shs1000 per ...
The Ministry of Health in Uganda under the Uganda health system strengthening project (UHSSP) has constructed a theater in Obongi, Northern Uganda with ... in the settlements and the surrounding host populations, luck of quality health facilities continue to hamper many areas in the northern region.
The findings released yesterday indicate that 95 per cent of citizens in the eastern region do not support the proposed age limit removal. In the northern region, 86 percent of the respondents rejected the proposal, while 76 per cent of respondents in western Uganda objected. Buganda (central) region had ...

The Ugandan government has looked to external actors for assistance. ... the percentage of Ugandans living below the poverty lined dropped ... Unquestionably the development of the northern region was stymied by conflict.
... which have started this free Senior High School; Kenya and Uganda. .... up the Northern Region with the Upper West Region while opening ...
Kampala, Uganda - A man who was barred from getting his wife ... for the war-displaced in Uganda's northern region, killing its ten occupants, ...
Yet burial space is an issue for refugees across the world, ranging from the South Sudanese in Uganda to refugees in Calais in France trying to ...
Stanbic Bank Uganda (SBU) has flown off Tracy Arinda and Evelyne ... Girls' Secondary School from the Northern region, who won savings ...
Standard Bank Group Ltd Ugandan unit plans to raise $3 billion (Sh309 ... route would have run through a northern region near the border with ...
Recent refugee influxes have occurred in six countries—Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Tanzania. Uganda, the largest ...
Recent refugee influxes have occurred in six countries—Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Tanzania. Uganda, the largest ...
... year to vacate the Northern region, may have given way to complete solidarity with ... Again they fail to learn from the experience of Uganda following the ... Native Ugandans, who clearly lacked the requisite skills required in ...
... for voters to reach the poll centers in the remote northern region of Turkana. .... KAMPALA Uganda (Xinhua) -- Kenyans living in Uganda on ...
... and in neighbouring Uganda and Tanzania they make up more than a third ... an arid northern region plagued by violent clashes over land.
... Uganda and Tanzania they make up more than a third of legislators. ... Laikipia, an arid northern region plagued by violent clashes over land.
In response to the continued influx of refugees into Uganda, ... settlement in Uganda's Arua District, Northern Region, to receive new arrivals in ...
... and in neighboring Uganda and Tanzania they make up more than a ... MP in her native Laikipia, an arid northern region plagued by violent ...
... and in neighboring Uganda and Tanzania they make up more than a ... MP in her native Laikipia, an arid northern region plagued by violent ...
... and in neighbouring Uganda and Tanzania they make up more than a third ... an arid northern region plagued by violent clashes over land.
Yet burial space is an issue for refugees across the world, ranging from the South Sudanese in Uganda to refugees in Calais in France trying to ...
Stella Nyanzi, a controversial Ugandan professor at Makerere University may ... Uganda's public service ministry says it is “mindful of the perception of the ... Some governors in Burundi's northern region have threatened not to ...
When Josephine Kiiza first moved from Kampala to Masaka, in southern Uganda, to flee civil war raging in the 1980s, she had no money, land ...
Ahead of the 'Uganda Solidarity Summit on Refugees' on June 22-23, ... with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni hosting The Uganda Solidarity ... Yumbe and Bidibidi settlements in the northern region of Uganda, not far ...
BIDBIDI REFUGEE SETTLEMENT, Uganda – As armed marauders closed in on her home in Yei, South Sudan, mother of two Aisha fled on foot ...
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing ...
... homes from Uganda, the Philippines and the Dominican Republic, ... serves as a nurse in the northern region of the Dominican Republic.
But Simon Peter Akugizibwe, the head of products at Airtel Uganda, ... has continuously had a challenge of infrastructure is the northern region.
Land mines, bombs disrupt farming in northern Uganda ... Lakari's case is not isolated in northern region which was ravaged by a two-decade ...
Now, many northern Ugandans proclaim only "relative peace" in a region still ... In July, Ugandan and South Sudanese armies announced a joint ... District Chairman and Northern Region Vice-President of the Uganda Local ...
Kampala, Uganda |JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda's price of goods and ... by Gulu (Northern Uganda) with 9% and then Arua (Northern region) at ...
One was to send a Platoon to where I was in the Northern Region, with orders to arrest and bring me back dead or alive". "This again did not succeed, and when I returned on February ... UGANDA: They again went to the army, and troops were moved to ...
Rep. Ilhan Omar might not be where she is today had President Donald Trump been in office when she tried entering the United States.
MZUZU-(MaraviPost)-The Mzuzu magistrate court this week fined a Malawian citizen of Ugandan origin, MK500, 000, for attempting to smuggle into Malawi without requisite papers, medicine worth MK67.5 million.
Almost half have crossed into Uganda, where in the country's north, the situation is now critical. Until recently we were seeing new arrivals there at a rate of around 2,000 people daily.
Germany, who sit 22nd in the current world rugby ranking, recently recorded their first win over Romania, beating the 16th ranked side 41-38 in European Championship match last month.
Mr President, High Commissioner, Excellencies, I present this report to the Council on behalf of the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan.


 

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