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Israel: Forced and Unlawful - Israel's deportation of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers to Uganda

In January 2018, the Israeli government launched a new Procedure for Deportation to Third Countries, under which Sudanese and Eritrean single men who had not applied for asylum by the end of 2017 (or whose request was denied) would be deported to a “third country” in Africa. According to Prime Minis

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In Uganda, football fever causes betting flutter - World Soccer Talk

Ronald Nyenje, a driver, is backing the hosts to win against Saudi Arabia. “I support Russia because they’re the hosts and they’ll win this game and the whole competition,” said the 25-year-old who staked 50,000 Uganda shillings ($13; 11 euros) on the curtain-raiser.

WORLD SOCCER TALK - 2018-06-17 17:50:11

Hitch Hiking in Uganda – Part V - The Good Men Project

“Oh no,” Ruganzu, after being roused awake to assist in the collection of the Gypsy Queen from the bus station, passed me his phone to read the message she had just sent:

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Uganda maize influx prices Kenyan farmers out of market

Traders trucked in 3.28 million bags of cheaper maize from Uganda in five months through May, fresh official statistics indicate, helping price out maize farmers from Kenya’s food basket regions. Data released by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) shows 295,200 metric tonnes of staple maize was impor


In northern Uganda, these women move past insurgency by baking cakes

Sylvia Acan, co-founder of Golden Women Vision, prepares cake batter on the rooftop and is helped by other members of the group.


Study identifies factors associated with contraceptive use in Uganda - UGA Today

The rate of infant and child deaths is high in many developing countries, and Uganda is no exception. Some of the issues contributing to this problem are poor child spacing and unplanned pregnancies that occur particularly within the first 12 months after child birth. Though low cost, effective fami


Uganda arrests former police chief

Kayihura, 62,was sacked by President Yoweri Museveni in Marchand was bitterly criticised for failing to solve a string of high profile murders, kidnappings, robberies and deaths.


Welcome to Uganda! – Allyson Horstman – Medium

The woman running the clinic is a saint. Her name is Sarah and she constantly has a smile on her face and a hug for anyone who walks in. She deals with a constant swinging door of people burdened with a disease that was once a death sentence, but she handles is with grace and positivity no matter ho


DGAP-News: MyBucks S.A.: MyBucks secures funding for SME finance in Uganda | Markets Insider

Symbiotics S.A. has arranged USD 2,000,000 in funding for Opportunity Bank Uganda Limited ("OBUL").


Uganda's military detains powerful former police chief

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Saving newborns in Uganda with a pediatrician in your phone

The sight of midwives rushing about a maternity ward trying to attend to more mothers than they can handle is common in Ugandan hospitals. Between the scarcity of much-needed equipment and the shortage in staffing, including doctors, midwives find themselves having to make quick diagnoses on mothers


Purifying water using a ceramic pot in Uganda

One by one, the pupils of Bright Little Angel Primary School approach the blue and white water dispenser, colorful plastic cups in hand. The dispenser, a “Purifaaya", is one of four that stand at different corners of the school, in Nakawuka, in the Wakiso District of Uganda.


Uganda without Marvin Odong for Namibia clash

Rugby Africa Gold Cup on Kwesé TV!The Road to the 2019 World Cup starts on June 16 when Africa's finest battle it out in theRugby Africa Gold Cup. Watch the likes of Uganda, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Namibia, LIVE on Kwesé Sports!Click hereto find find out where and how you can watch Kwesé TV.


Hima Cement forecasts prices to fall in Uganda

Mr George said the period of rising cement prices was over. Speaking to the Daily Monitor, he said: "The country was faced with rising cement prices for about one month. But it is over. It was an accumulation of different parameters, all arriving at the wrong time. But with the new capacities in the


George Galanopoulos's unlikely journey from basketball dreamer to Uganda head coach

Darkness flooded the court. There was no air conditioning to combat the triple-figure humidity. The lights would never flicker back on. No clock hung on the walls. Yet with just seven days remaining before the 2017 AfroBasket tipped in Senegal that Sept. 8, the Uganda men’s basketball team needed ev


US Official Urges Uganda, Kenya to Stop Corrupt South Sudanese Investments

Sigal Mandelker, the U.S. Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, said Ugandan and Kenyan leaders must stop allowing South Sudanese officials to buy up property with corrupt proceeds.


Uganda bans motorcyclists from wearing hoods in bid to cut crime

June 12 (UPI) --In a bid to reduce crime, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Tuesday citizens will no longer be allowed to wear hooded jackets or sweatshirts while riding motorcycles.The announcement followed the funeral of Ibrahim Abiriga, a controversial lawmakerwho was shotdead last week by h


Trump-Kim Summit, World Cup & Africa, Ethiopia, Uganda - Shaka: Extra Time

In this episode of Shaka: Extra Time veteran journalist Shaka Ssali talks about the symbolism behind the Trump-Kim Summit, talks about how the World Cup unites the world and expresses his passion about soccer sand the African teams. Paul Ndiho brings to him viewer questions about Ethiopia, Uganda an


Uganda's president, police vow crackdown after killing of MP

Museveni, 73, has been in power since 1986. In January he signed a law scrapping an age cap for presidential candidates, a move that critics say will allow him to remain in power indefinitely.


Uganda national air carrier revival to eat into Kenyan Airways’ profits

Annually, Ugandans spend Sh43 billion ($430 million) on air travel, Museveni said, describing it as a “haemorrhage that must stop.”