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The Trump Administration Will Dramatically Lower Refugee Admittance Based on a Totally False Premise

The Trump Administration Will Dramatically Lower Refugee Admittance Based on a Totally False Premise

The Trump administration is expected to lower the cap on refugees resettled to the United States to an historically low number. They are doing so based on a completely wrong assumption about how refugee resettlement …

South Sudan Peace Accord Disrupted, Special Representative Tells Security Council, Urging Action to Address World’s Fastest-Growing Humanitarian Crisis

South Sudan Peace Accord Disrupted, Special Representative Tells Security Council, Urging Action to Address World’s Fastest-Growing Humanitarian Crisis

It's Not Government Policy to Obstruct Mandate of Peacekeeping Mission, nor Hinder Aid Delivery, Says Permanent Representative

Despite initial progress, implementation of the peace accord in South Sudan had been disrupted, the senior United Nations …

Museveni Allies Renew Push to Abolish Presidential Age Limit

Museveni Allies Renew Push to Abolish Presidential Age Limit

KAMPALA �Fierce debate continues in Uganda over the ruling party's plans to remove the presidential age limit from the constitution. Parliament is expected to again take up the issue this week with the opposition pledging …

UGANDA: PRES MUSEVENI ASSURES WAKISO RESIDENTS THAT KILLERS OF 23 WOMEN WILL BE APPREHENDED

UGANDA: PRES MUSEVENI ASSURES WAKISO RESIDENTS THAT KILLERS OF 23 WOMEN WILL BE APPREHENDED

KAMPALA, President Yoweri Museveni has talked to Entebbe locals over the rampant murders in Wakiso District and assured them the killings will end and killers will be apprehended.

The President who was unaccompanied and carried …

Ugandan Lawmakers in Brawl Over ‘Life Presidency’ Bill

Ugandan Lawmakers in Brawl Over ‘Life Presidency’ Bill

KAMPALA, UGANDA �A fistfight broke out in Uganda's parliament Tuesday amid efforts to introduce legislation that could extend the president's decades-long hold on power.

After opposition lawmakers accused a colleague on the government side of …

Warring parties in South Sudan show ‘little interest’ in pushing peace process forward – UN envoy

Warring parties in South Sudan show ‘little interest’ in pushing peace process forward – UN envoy

A window of opportunity for compromise over the 2015 peace agreement by warring parties in South Sudan is narrow, the United Nations envoy for the country said today, stressing the urgency to find a political …

UGANDA: MUTESA 1 UNIVERSITY CLOSED FOLLOWING STUDENT RIOT

UGANDA: MUTESA 1 UNIVERSITY CLOSED FOLLOWING STUDENT RIOT

KAMPALA, Mutesa 1 Royal University main campus in Kirumba, Masaka has been closed after students went on strike.

The students started the strike today; the third such strike in a space of two years over …