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11:34

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.
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UN, Ecobank Start Campaign to Raise Awareness About Chronic Malnutrition United Nations

The campaign "Make the Connection” that is happening in all the 33 countries across Africa where Ecobank operates including Uganda aims to raise awareness and money through fundraising drives and targets to support families that have been badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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World Leaders Call for Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines United Nations 5

The leaders made the call during the Global Vaccine Summit that begun today in London. According to the leaders, all vaccines should be made available for all countries equally without considering the country of origin where the vaccines are made.
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UNICEF Calls for Release of Children Detained Due to Armed Conflict United Nations

According to UNICEF), many countries have not headed to the advice and as a result, 250 million children continue to be affected.
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G77 Summit Cancelled over Coronavirus United Nations 1 Top story

According to the Uganda’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations and the current External Adviser on G77 matters. Adonia Ayebare, due to the coronavirus pandemic and in consultation with the G77 member states, the summit has been postponed to a later date this year.
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Makerere Approves Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree to Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel World Bank 1 Top story

The Senate agreed that Chancellor Merkel is an outstanding leader who has tremendously influenced society including global health and health security and that she has exceptionally contributed to humanity, a recommendation that has been upheld and approved by the Council today.
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Uganda Lagging Behind in Implementing UN Convention On Rights of Children-UNICEF world vision uganda 1 3

According to UNICEF, Uganda still has a long way to go in implementing the convention which it ratified in 1990.
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UN Women Boss Hails Makerere's Resolve on Sexual Harassment United Nations 4 1

Dr. Houinato says Makerere University is one of the rare Universities in African and on the globe that has taken a strong resolve in tackling sexual harassment.
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Uganda's Food Insecurity Worsens - UN Report United Nations 1 2

Uganda is placed amongst East African countries that suffered an increase in food crisis by almost 20 per cent. It shows that the prevalence of undernourishment increased from 24.1 per cent in 2006 to 41 per cent in 2018. This translates into an increase in the number of malnourished people from 6.9 million in 2006 to 17.6 million in 2018.
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Women Rights Defenders Raise Concerns over FGM Persistence United Nations 4 1

Speaking to several women rights defenders at Imperial Botanical beach in Entebbe on Thursday, Margaret Kulaba, the chairperson of the Human rights defenders network says the practice has for long been a threat to the future of the girl child.
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Acholi Diaspora Demand Accountability for Apaa Donations Apaa land dispute 2

Laroker P'Okot the chairperson of the Acholi community in the diaspora says that accountability for the money has not been made. Laroker explains that in May, Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV Chairperson wrote to them seeking for more financial support. He, however, says that they halted further donations until accountability is made.
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Uganda, Kenya Agree on Cross Border Peace Program United Nations 1 1 Top story

Rosa Malango the UN Resident Coordinator, says both Uganda and Kenya have agreed on the Joint Cross-Border Program to promote peace amongst the pastoral communities in the region.
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