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Proposal to Relocate Entebbe UN Base Deferred un entebbe base 1 1

The proposal to relocate the United Nations (UN) Entebbe Regional Service Centre has been deferred until the next General Assembly in September.
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Uganda Repatriates 57 M23 Ex- Combatants african union 3 1 Top story

The ex-combatants departed Entebbe Airport aboard a UN military aircraft this morning.
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Kamuswaga Tasks Cultural Leaders on Early Marriages, FGM united nations 1 1

According to a report by the United Nations Childrens Fund UNICEF in 2016 regarding the State of the Worlds Children, nearly one in every two girls in Uganda is married off before the age of 18.
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Church, Entebbe Municipal Bicker over 'Mahatma Gandhi' Land united nations 3 1

The Centre, with a capacity to seat 5,000 people is estimated to cost 290 billion Shillings. While Indian firms will build the centre, the Ugandan government is expected to provide land for the same. The government has since identified land measuring up to 16-acres in Manyago village, Entebbe Municipality.
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Entebbe Leaders Plead for Speedy Construction of Convention Centre united nations 2

Despite the outcry, Entebbe municipal council authorities led by the Mayor Vincent Kayanja De-Paul want the government to speed up the process in order to boost Entebbes strategic position in the wake of an imminent exit by the United Nations.
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UN Withdraws Proposal to Shift Regional Base un entebbe base 1

The United Nations UN has reportedly withdrawn the proposal to relocate the Entebbe Regional Service Centre.
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Govt Urged to Intensify Efforts to Save UN Regional Base antonio guterres 5

In support of the Presidents move, Lwemiyaga County MP Theodore Sekikubo noted that Uganda has all the reasons to retain the base. He said Uganda hosts millions of refugees, deployed to Somalia and other African countries to ensure peace and has also contributed greatly to the United Nations system.
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Proposed Relocation of UN Regional Base Angers Parliament united nations 1 4

The move to relocate the base was unveiled by United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres showing that instead, the Kenyan Capital Nairobi has been shortlisted to host the office, which provides support for UN field missions in Africa. The other cities on the list are Budapest-Hungary and Mexico City.
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Kadaga Asks MPs to Lodge Kutesa Bribery Complaint to Finance Intelligence Authority united nations 3 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked MPs seeking to investigate Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa over allegations of bribery to refer the matter to Financial Intelligence Authority.
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MPs Want Minister Kutesa to Explain Bribery Allegations sam kutesa 2 3

The demand follows the trial in New York of two businessmen charged for paying millions of US Dollars in bribes to secure business deals in Uganda and Chad on behalf of a Shanghai-based multi-billion-dollar conglomerate that wanted to gain business advantages in Africa.
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Culture of Secrecy Blots 12 Years of Information Law united nations 1 4 Top story

Journalists and researchers in Uganda still struggle to access information from government officials, 12 years after the law on access to information was enacted. In 2005, Parliament passed the Access to Information Act, thereby operationalising, at least in principle, Article 41 of the Constitution which provides for the right of every citizen of access to information in the possession of the State or any other organ or agency of the State.
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Museveni Faults UN On Great Lakes Conflicts european union 1

Museveni says the Great Lakes and the United Nations are supposed to handle the endless man-made crises in Congo, including the occupation of Eastern Congo by terrorists from Uganda, other East African countries, Congo itself, Somalia and the Middle East but this is not the case.
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Refugee Solidarity Summit Raises USD 358 M. juba crisis 1 Top story

The International community has pledged 358.2 m as support towards South Sudan refugees being hosted in Uganda.
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Museveni Pushes for Better Roads in Refugee Host Communities united nations 1 Top story

He singled out Moyo-Yumbe-Koboko road in the neighborhood of Bidi Bidi camp, which is home to home to 272,000 refugees in Yumbe district and Kabiingo-Rugaaga-Magabi-Rakai snaking through areas around Nakivale refugee settlement in Isingiro district.
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Uganda to Invest in Infrastructure in Refugee Settlements united nations 1 1

According to the Government, Uganda needs eight billion US dollars for the next four years to handle the refugee crisis.
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Govt Urged to Increase Funding for Refugee Hosting Districts united nations 3

UN Resident coordinator Rosa Malango says that local governments hosting refugee communities are working on stringent budgets yet they are mandated to cater for the needs of refugees and natives in their jurisdictions. Malango was speaking during a workshop on Ugandas refugee policy at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala today.
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Government Seeking US$8bn for Refugee Crisis united nations 1

The Prime Minister, Ruhakana Rugunda, says Uganda needs USD 2 billion annually to handle the ever increasing costs of the humanitarian and long term needs of the growing number of refugees.
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Stop Wasting Sewage to Save Fresh Water, says UN united nations 1

Those urging g against wastage of sewage elieve that poo and pee can still be put to better use instead of letting it to pollute fresh water resources.
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Advocates Seek Value for Women's Unpaid Work gender equality 3 1

UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says that women should not be confined to traditional feminine careers in low-paying or non-paying jobs but should be exposed to a broad range of careers at all levels in public and private sectors.
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New UN Secretary General Takes Oath on Monday un general assembly 1

Guterres officially takes office of UN Secretary General on 1st January 2017.He succeeds Ban Ki Moon who has been UN Secretary General for ten years after succeeding Ghanaian, Kofi Anan.
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