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17:00
17:00

Five Arrested Congolese Refugees Released on Bond commotion 1

The Congolese refugees are Jimmy Mayuki, Heritier Mangalulu, Kiiza Benjamin, Gloire Muyale and one only identified as Yomba all refugees attached to Kasonga trading center in the Kyangwali refugee settlement area.
13:28
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DRC Nationals Given Priority for Jobs in Uganda Funded Road Construction Projects Congolese 3 2

These consist of the 80-kilometre Kasindi section at the border to Beni, the 54-kilometre integration of the Beni-Butembo stretch, and the Bunagana to Rutsuru-Goma Road which measures 89 kilometres. The construction work is expected to provide an average of between 200 to 300 jobs.
17:50
17:50

More Congolese Fleeing War Enter Kasese 1 1

Emmanuel Kule Maliba, the LC III Chairperson of Kitholhu sub-county says the number of the asylum seekers could be much higher since some have preferred to stay with their relatives.
09:39
09:39

Bundibugyo District Registers More Asylum Seekers Congolese 4 2

The Bundibugyo Deputy Chief Administrative Officer who doubles as the district refuge focal person, Francis Senyondo says the number of asylum seekers at Bubukwanga transit camp is now more than 500.
13:24
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Uganda Releases 16 Congolese Nationals Lake Edward 3 1

They were arrested on Lake Edward in Kasese District for illegal entry into Uganda.
10:22
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20 Congolese Nationals Arrested for Illegal Entry into Uganda 3 1

Joshua Masereka the Deputy RDC Kasese says security personnel acted on a tip-off from residents in Kisanga A, Nyamwamba division in Kasese Municipality.
11:34
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Business Paralysed in Kasese as DRC Nationals Protest Against UN Mission Congolese 2 5

The UN mission has more than 12,000 troops deployed, most in the vast country’s mineral-rich east, where killings more than doubled last year. More than 330 people have been killed and 40,000 others displaced over the last three months alone as a result of the clashes, according to the Kivu Security Tracker, which maps unrest in the region.
11:07
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Security Forces Impound Illegal Fishing Gear on Lake Edward Congolese 5 2

Lt Col Dick Kirya Kaija, the commander in Charge of the Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Friday that the operations were prompted by complaints from the public on the invasion of Congolese fishermen on the Ugandan waters.
13:16
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123 Congolese Refugees Intercepted While Escaping From Kyangwali Settlement Area. 1 1

The refugees escaped from the settlement area on Friday night and were intercepted and arrested at Nsonga landing site in Kyangwali sub county.
13:19
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Nine Contacts of Congolese Refugee Covid-19 Victim Quarantined COVID-19 suspects 2

The suspects include three health workers of Maratatu Health Center III who attended to the patient when he was admitted at the facility and six family members of the deceased.
16:51
16:51

Four DRC Nationals Quarantined in Hoima After Illegally Crossing into Uganda Congolese 1 2

The four are said to have entered the country through the porous border points of Lake Albert on May 30, 2020. They were sighted by residents who immediately alerted security and health officials who later picked them from Kijangi Landing Site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub-county.
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Uganda Hands Over Bodies of Suspected Congolese Militiamen Lake Albert 1 2

The two; Opio Ozelle and Singa Kowe were killed in a fire exchange with Uganda Peoples Defense Forces -UPDF soldiers on April 9, 2020, after they were found robbing Ugandan fishermen. Five others were also arrested by the UPDF while on the lake.
12:20
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Congolese Exerting Pressure on Tonya Health Center III Lake Albert 1 6

According to the Health ministry structure, the facility is expected to have four enrolled nurses but none is available. Only one of the four required midwives is available at the facility. The position of clinical officer is also vacant.
12:28
12:28

DRC Authorities Return 35 Stolen Boat Engines fisherman 2 1 Top story

However, the boat engines were recovered by the Congolese authorities in Ituri province Governor in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC following an engagement between the Ugandan and DRC officials.
20:27
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Kabarole Intensifies Campaigns over Ebola Brian Kisembo 1 3

Brian Kisembo, the Kabarole Haemorrhagic Fevers Focal Person, says that they have already mapped out all lodges and guest houses that are normally frequented by Congolese Nationals and urged the operators to ensure they pay more keen attention on the health of their clients and report any suspicious cases.
11:54
11:54

800 Congolese Refugees Flee into Uganda tribal clashes 3

Fresh clashes broke out on Saturday night between the Lendu and Bagegere displacing thousands of people from the areas of Tara, Muvaramu, Kango, Gbii, Roo, and Largo in Ituri province in Bunia district.
18:27
18:27

14 Congolese Arrested for Illegal Entry Lake Albert waters 1

According to Hakiza, the suspects didn’t have any document authorizing them to enter Uganda when they were picked up. He says during the arrest, security impounded four fishing boats, one boat Engine and immature fish belonging to the suspects.
13:18
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Abductors of Ugandan Fisherman Demand Ransom Militiamen

The militiamen are said to have abducted Opio on March 1, 2019 during a raid on Kyehoro landing site.
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