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Uganda Government Shuts Down Pride for Second Consecutive Year.

Post submitted by Jeremy Kadden and Saurav Jung Thapa For the second consecutive year, Ugandan officials have shut down Pride celebrations in Kampala, the capital. On August 16, after months of careful negotiations with their government to organize low-key pride celebrations, LGBTQ activists in Uganda received the shocking ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

A Conversation on Widowhood.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 12:00PM to 1:00PMBrooklyn, NYUnited StatesAmy Toensing, Jordan RothPhotojournalist, Amy Toensing and deputy director of photography at National Geographic Whitney Johnson will discuss the project the project, A World of Widows, that documents the status of widows in Uganda, Bosnia, and India. ...

- Pulitzer Center - US

No end in sight as Uganda receives one million South Sudanese refugees.

Kampala, Uganda, Aug 18, 2017 / 12:02 am .- The tally of South Sudanese refugees entering Uganda for shelter and safety marked 1 million this week, in what is now the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis. “Families are escaping a living hell in South Sudan,” Muhumed Hussein, the Norwegian Refugee Council ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says.

KAMPALA, Uganda " The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.Ugandan officials...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Uganda faces world's fastest growing refugee crisis as South Sudanese arrivals reach one million.

Uganda faces world's fastest growing refugee crisis as South Sudanese arrivals reach one million17 August 2017Uganda's open-door policy to refugees has provided protection for one million South Sudanese - the third-largest population of refugees in the world.

- Oxfam International - UK

Number of S. Sudanese refugees fleeing to Uganda tops a million.

The number of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda hit one million on Thursday, the United Nations said, as hundreds of desperate families pour across the border every day seeking a haven from the civil war.

- France24 - FR

Menengai, M Muchiri, Chavakali in new territory.

They will come up against four sides from Uganda and one from Rwanda.

- Daily Nation - KE

Cranes arrive in Kigali buzzing.

It would be stretching it to read too much into the small fact that Uganda have now scored six times without reply in their last two matches

- Daily Monitor - UG

Exports promotion body, IGG in staff recruitment battle.

In December 2015, the Uganda Export Promotion Board embarked on a recruitment exercise following a restructuring exercise

- Daily Monitor - UG

The future of electric cars in Uganda.

When Kiira Motors Corporation unveiled the electric car concept, many people never warmed up to the idea or would not predict the turn of events in the elite car market manufacturing world, especially in Europe and Asia.

- Daily Monitor - UG

South Sudanese refugees in Uganda exceeds a million: UN.

August 17, 2017 - The number of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda has now exceeded one million, the United Nations refugee agency said, amid calls for urgent additional support. Majority of the refugees, the agency said, are women and children. “Over the past 12 months, averages of 1,800 South Sudanese have been ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

South Sudanese refugees in Uganda now exceed 1 million

One million South Sudanese refugees have sought safety in Uganda since last July. Over 85 per cent are women and children.

- UN - INT

New crisis emerges as South Sudan refugees in Uganda hit one million

With the one millionth South Sudanese refugee having entered Uganda this week, there is a desperate need for action by the EU, relief organisation World Vision says in a new study.

- EurActive - UK

Drivers' strike Paralyses transport on Kampala- Masaka route

The taxi operators led by Mr Charles Ssentongo argue  that President Yoweri Museveni issued a directive stopping the payment of daily fees on small businesses which  Masaka District authorities  have failed to adhere to

- Daily Monitor - UG

Dad accused of turning daughter into sex slave

State prosecutor, Mr Isaiah Wanamama told court that Sserunjogi between May and July 2013 in Simbwa Zone in Kansanga, a suburb of Kampala unlawfully had sexual intercourse with his biological daughter

- Daily Monitor - UG

South Sudan refugees in Uganda exceed one million; UN renews appeal for help

As the number of refugees from South Sudan in Uganda passes one million – the vast majority of whom are women and children – the United Nations refugee agency today reiterated its call for urgent additional support.

- UN - INT

A war without end: Neighbours carry the burden of South Sudan’s fleeing millions

A million refugees have fled into Uganda to escape South Sudan’s civil war. Can they ever return home?

- UN - INT

News24.com | 1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says

The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations has said, a grim milestone for what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.

- News24.com - ZA

Over One Million South Sudanese Flee From Violence to Uganda

The daily exodus of villagers escaping armed conflict, hunger and sexual violence prompted the U.N. refugee agency to urge international action.

- International NY Times - US

UNHCR: South Sudan Refugees in Uganda Top One Million

An average of 1,800 South Sudanese have been arriving daily in Uganda over the past year, with another one million taking refuge Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic.

- Voice of America - US

South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda Reach One Million

Uganda is home to one million South Sudanese refugees. Aid agencies say the milestone number reached this week is a call to action for the international community to not only up donor support, but also renew efforts to end the conflict. Exhausted families continue to arrive in Uganda this week as the total number of South ...

- Voice of America - US

South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda Reach One Million

The one millionth South Sudanese refugee entered Uganda this week. The conflict in South Sudan has created the world's third largest refugee crisis after Syria and Afghanistan, and the International Rescue Committee says more than three quarters of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda have arrived in the past year alone ...

- Voice of America - US

Uganda shelters milestone millionth South Sudanese refugee

The number of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda hit one million on Thursday, the United Nations said, as hundreds of desperate families pour across the border every day seeking a haven from the civil war.

- France24 - FR

Uganda receives one million South Sudan refugees

The UN refugee agency says "urgent additional support" is needed from the international community.

- BBC - UK

1 million South Sudanese refugees now in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda -- The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.

- BangkokPost - TH

The Latest: 1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda

The Latest on Uganda reaching 1 million refugees from South Sudan : 12 p.m.

- FOX News - US

At least a million South Sudan refugees in Uganda

"With refugees still arriving in their thousands, the amount of aid we are able to deliver is increasingly falling short,' UN says

- CBS NEWS - US

Number of South Sudan refugees in Uganda tops 1 million

Refugees from South Sudan continue to flee the civil war across the Ugandan border, with their number now topping one million, according to the UN. Uganda has called for help with housing and feeding the newcomers.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

More than one million S. Sudan refugees in Uganda: UN

Geneva, Switzerland, Aug 17 - South Sudan's brutal civil war has forced more than one million people to flee to neighbouring Uganda alone, with another million seeking refuge elsewhere in the region, the UN's refugee agency said Thursday. The UNHCR said additional funds were desperately needed to help the refugees flooding ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

 Parliament picks interest in Bank of Uganda Golden Jubilee pens

Kasilo County MP, Mr Elijah Okupa asked BOU officials to avail samples of the Golden Jubilee pens that were bought to the committee

- Daily Monitor - UG

South Sudanese refugees in Uganda now exceed 1 million

One million South Sudanese refugees have sought safety in Uganda since last July, of which more than 85 per cent are women and children under the age of 18.

- UN - INT

Khaled Hosseini marks one millionth South Sudanese refugee in Uganda

On a visit to Uganda, author and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador pays tribute to the country's "compassionate" refugee policy, as one millionth South Sudanese refugee crosses the border.

- UN - INT

UN: 1 Million South Sudan Refugees Now in Uganda

The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis.    Ugandan officials say they are overwhelmed by the flow of people fleeing South Sudan’s civil war, and the U.N. ...

- Voice of America - US

The Latest: 1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda

- Townhall.com - US

One million South Sudanese have fled to Uganda since 2013

Source: Norwegian Refugee Council Country: South Sudan, Uganda Resources for refugees are becoming strained, as a worsening security situation continues to fuel the world's 'fastest-growing refugee crisis', according to the NRC.One million South Sudanese have fled for their lives across Uganda's border seeking safety since ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says

The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the U.N. said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis

- The Daily Star - LB

Aggie Konde to leave NTV Uganda

Ms Konde who has been at the helm of ABUL for four and a half years, will be replaced by Mr Johnson Omollo as acting head of TV until further notice

- Daily Monitor - UG

South Sudanese refugees in Uganda hit one million

Since December 2013, when South Sudan's crisis erupted following a fall-out between President Salva Kiir and his sacked deputy Riek Machar, more than two million South Sudanese have fled to neighbouring countries, while another two million people are estimated to be internally displaced

- Daily Monitor - UG

UN says 1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda

Ugandan officials say they are overwhelmed by the flow of people fleeing South Sudan's civil war.

- The Hindu - IN

Ugandan civil servants found without neckties suspended

The suspended officers ere all found without neckties.

- Daily Nation - KE

Uganda struggles to cope as one million South Sudanese refugees pour in

BUSIA, Uganda - The number of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda hit one million on Thursday, the United Nations said, as hundreds of desperate families pour across the border every day seeking a haven from the civil war.

- Reuters - US

1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says

The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.

- FOX News - US

1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says

- Townhall.com - US

South Sudan conflict: Poet Emi Mahmoud on Uganda refugee landmark

Emi Mahmoud performs a poem to mark one million South Sudanese refugees arriving in Uganda.

- BBC - UK

Sseninde urges Ugandan schools to embrace patriotism for FEASSSA success

Of the 3,500 students expected in Gulu, defending champions Kenya will send a total of 703 students; Uganda will have 1080 while Rwanda has promised to send a delegation of 400 players, coaches and officials

- Daily Monitor - UG

She Cranes coach calls for early preps ahead of CWG

Uganda will face netball giants New Zealand, the 2015 World Cup finalists as well as England. Other teams in Pool A are Malawi, Wales and Scotland

- Daily Monitor - UG

How does Bank of Uganda change after the demise of Crane Bank?

Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile on a public relations offensive to justify the closure of Crane Bank and explain away its lax regime that allowed Crane Bank to sink deeper into an abyss

- Daily Monitor - UG

Idi Amin's orders banished my family

In August 1972, Ugandan dictator Idi Amin announced his plans to expel the country's Asian population

- BBC - UK

Uganda-licensed Vule airline takes turf war to Kenya Airways

A battle for the skies looms in the region after Uganda licensed a larger private airline that is slated to start operations in the Kenya Airways dominated market in November.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Cranes captain: It is not over yet

Scoring at least three goals without reply against Uganda will be a big ask for the Rwanda coach, who has failed to post victory in his first four competitive matches in charge of the Amavubi Stars

- Daily Monitor - UG

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