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UNHCR Uganda Monthly Update: Refugee Status Determination (RSD) (November 2018)

UNHCR Uganda Monthly Update: Refugee Status Determination (RSD) (November 2018)

Monthly Trend of Asylum Seekers:

Of the 1,721 new asylum seekers registered at the Refugee Desk in Kampala, 959 were Somalis, 568 Eritreans and 65 Burundians indicating a continuous and onward trend compared to previous …

UNHCR Uganda Monthly Update: Refugee Status Determination (RSD) (November 2018)

UNHCR Uganda Monthly Update: Refugee Status Determination (RSD) (November 2018)

Monthly Trend of Asylum Seekers:

Of the 1,721 new asylum seekers registered at the Refugee Desk in Kampala, 959 were Somalis, 568 Eritreans and 65 Burundians indicating a continuous and onward trend compared to previous …

Nearly 20,000 children in West Nile to access improved Water, Sanitation and Hygiene services

Nearly 20,000 children in West Nile to access improved Water, Sanitation and Hygiene services

New grant to support the construction of WASH facilities at health centres and schools to meet national standards

KAMPALA, WEDNESDAY, 16 January 2019 � Nearly 20,000 children in West Nile will benefit from improved water, …

DR CONGO UNDER MOUNTING FOREIGN PRESSURE FOR VOTE RECOUNT

DR CONGO UNDER MOUNTING FOREIGN PRESSURE FOR VOTE RECOUNT

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo faced growing pressure from African neighbours and beyond for a recount of its contested presidential election in a dispute that threatens more violence in the volatile nation.

The Dec. 30 …

Sudan’s al-Bashir Defiant in Face of Weeks of Unrest

Sudan’s al-Bashir Defiant in Face of Weeks of Unrest

CAIRO Sudan's longtime ruler was defiant Monday in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation, reiterating at a rally in the west of the country that a change in leadership …

Sudan’s al-Bashir Defiant in Face of Weeks of Unrest

Sudan’s al-Bashir Defiant in Face of Weeks of Unrest

CAIRO Sudan's longtime ruler was defiant Monday in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation, reiterating at a rally in the west of the country that a change in leadership …

SOUTH AFRICA: SARS, POLICE POUNCE ON R23M RHINO HORN CONSIGNMENT

SOUTH AFRICA: SARS, POLICE POUNCE ON R23M RHINO HORN CONSIGNMENT

PRETORIA, The South African Revenue Services' (SARS) Customs unit scored a massive victory when officials pounced on a consignment of rhino horns worth over R23 million at the OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA).

In a …

Sudan Protests Death Toll Reaches 24, Panel Says

Sudan Protests Death Toll Reaches 24, Panel Says

CAIRO The death toll from protests in Sudan that began last month has risen to 24, the head of the Sudanese government fact-finding committee, Amer Ibrahim, said Saturday.

Anti-government protests broke out in December over …

Sudan Protests Death Toll Reaches 24, Panel Says

Sudan Protests Death Toll Reaches 24, Panel Says

CAIRO The death toll from protests in Sudan that began last month has risen to 24, the head of the Sudanese government fact-finding committee, Amer Ibrahim, said Saturday.

Anti-government protests broke out in December over …

SOUTH AFRICA: 2019 ELECTION CAMPAIGN TARGETS YOUTH

SOUTH AFRICA: 2019 ELECTION CAMPAIGN TARGETS YOUTH

PRETORIA, Attracting young South Africans to register to vote in this year's national and provincial elections is among the Independent Electoral Commission's top priorities as it seeks to deliver a credible election.

This much is …

UN, AU IN FRESH BID TO RESTART CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC PEACE TALKS

UN, AU IN FRESH BID TO RESTART CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC PEACE TALKS

BANGUI, Senior officials from the United Nations, the African Union (AU), the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) began a visit to Bangui to relaunch the AU-led peace talks.

The senior officials are in …

LIBYA TO TAKE OVER MAJOR POWER PLANT FROM TURKISH CONTRACTOR

LIBYA TO TAKE OVER MAJOR POWER PLANT FROM TURKISH CONTRACTOR

TRIPOLI, Libya, The Libyan government said, on Tuesday, that, it will take over a major power plant in the southern city of Obari, as its Turkish contractor left, over security concerns.

Mohamed al-Sallak, government spokesman, …

Congo Opposition Campaign Says It Is Talking With Kabila Camp on Transition

Congo Opposition Campaign Says It Is Talking With Kabila Camp on Transition

KINSHASA A Congolese presidential candidate's representatives have met with outgoing President Joseph Kabila's camp to ensure a peaceful transfer of power, they said on Tuesday.

Kabila's camp denied any such meetings had occurred since the …