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April 3, 2018
“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 trucksÃâÃÂ ...
April 2, 2018
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 otherÃâÃÂ ...
March 22, 2018
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.
March 18, 2018
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 NorthÃâÃÂ ...
March 16, 2018
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 cautiousÃâÃÂ ...
March 16, 2018
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 WomenÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2018
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.
March 8, 2018
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.
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