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  • By Irene Nabisere, UNICEF Uganda Esther Amony (20 years) and her family are part of over 150,000 South Sudanese refugees living in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement in Yumbe District, West Nile. Dressed...
  • On Friday 10th February, thousands of people travelled from all over Karamoja region, Sebei region and Kampala to Kalas Primary School grounds in Amudat District to participate in the national...
  • Uganda Wetlands Atlas Launched
    Uganda’s National Wetlands Atlas– detailing the location and current state of wetlands in the country was launched on 2nd February during the national commemoration of World Wetlands Day in Kalungu...
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  • Uganda’s Transformational Approach to Refugees and Host Communities – Dealing with Multiple Vulnerabilities
    By the end of 2015, Uganda was host to the third-largest refugee population in Africa and in 2016 the number of refugees in Uganda has roughly doubled and it is likely that Uganda will reach one...
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  • Belgium gives sh1.83b for Real-time information and monitoring in Uganda
    The Government of Belgium and the United Nations have signed an agreement in which Belgium will provide 470 249 Euros (sh1.83b) to fund a 12-month project on Real-time information and monitoring to...
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  • UN Uganda staff celebrate Wellness Day
    “I feel refreshed and energized. Something that I was not feeling before the yoga session”, said Fridah, a United Nations (UN) staff working with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uganda...
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  • From volunteer to UN resident coordinator
    BY EDGAR R. BATTErbatte@ug.natiomedia.com When Rosa Malango was appointed to the position of United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in Uganda by Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, it was a...
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  • UNCDF receives shs15.5b for renewable energy access
    The United Nations Development Fund (UNCDF) has received about Shs15.5b from the Government of Sweden to scale up access to off-grid renewable energy for low income earners across Uganda through the...
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  • UN Uganda celebrates 71st UN and 1st SDGs Anniversary
    Kampala- Every 24th of October, the United Nations (UN) celebrates it’s birthday and 2016 was not any different. United Nations in Uganda celebrated the day in style at the Imperial Royale Hotel in...
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  • Meet Peter Karanja, an enterprising Refugee from Kenya who has turned around his fortunes to become one of the few successful refugees
    Most times when calamity falls and people have to leave their country to seek refuge in neighbouring countries, they tend to fold their arms and wait on food aid because the mentality is always that...
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