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Parliament Approves UGX 900bn for South Sudan Compensation juba crisis 1

Parliament has approved the payment of 947 billion shillings ($252m) for the payment of 82 Ugandan companies that supplied goods and services in South Sudan.
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Committee Suggests Ex-gratia Payment for Traders with no Proof of Supply to S. Sudan south sudan

The proposal is contained in the report of the committee which has been scrutinizing the payment of 41 billion Shillings to 10 Ugandan companies. The committee was set up after a government request for parliamentary approval to clear a debt of 151 billion Shillings owed to Ugandan traders and companies by the South Sudan government.
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South Sudan Doubts Credibility of Ugandan Suppliers juba crisis 2 1

The Ugandan Ambassador to South Sudan Ronnie Balya has told Ugandan MPs that the Government of South Sudan wants to pay Ugandan suppliers but doubts their credibility.
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Uganda Commits to Ensuring Dignified Return of Refugees drc refugees 1 2

The statement comes amidst speculation that is safe for refugees from Burundi, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC to return to their countries.
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Trader Challenges Removal from South Sudan Compensation list south sudan crisis 3 1

A South Sudan supplier wants Members of Parliament to Investigate how his company Gash Logistics Kampala was kicked out of compensation at the last moment.
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MPs Want Fairness in South Sudan Compensation 2

Last year, Parliaments endorsed governments request to clear 151 billion Shillings debt owed to Ugandan traders and companies by the South Sudan government.
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Solidarity Summit on Refugees: NGOs Biggest Beneficiaries south sudan 1 2 Top story

Onek says only China and India fulfilled their pledges and channeled their donations directly to government while the others said they had channeled their support through NGOs.
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Foreign Journalists Accuse Gov't of Denying them Accreditation uganda 1 2 Top story

The Foreign Correspondents Association in Uganda-FCAU says 10 foreign journalists been denied accreditation by government from August this year despite following the laid down procedures.
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Museveni to Receive Global Peace Award kampala 3

Milton Kambula, the President Global Peace Foundation Uganda Chapter and Peace Service Ambassador, says they are awarding Museveni for joining the Global conversation for the unification of Korea.
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Investigations Delay Confirmation of 1100 Police Cadets government 1

The investigations started in November 2016, just two months after the then Inspector General of Police, Kale Kayihura passed out the officers from Kabalye Police Training School. Munira Ali, the Spokesperson of the Inspectorate of Government, says investigations are still ongoing.
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Horrific Acts by S. Sudan Govt May Constitute War Crimes – Report south sudan 1

In a report released on Tuesday, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, noted the deliberate and brutally violent targeting of civilians, particularly women and children, in April and May. According to the report, at least 120 women and girls were raped and those unable to flee were killed as part of a deliberate scorched earth policy that has displaced thousands of people.
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Dr Machar Offered South Sudan Vice Presidency Again president museveni 5 1 Top story

The Sudan foreign Affairs Minister, Al-Dierdiry al-Dhikheri told journalists that four key issues were discussed. In the new government structure proposed by Museveni and Bashir, South Sudan will have four vice presidents.
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South Sudan: Kiir, Machar Peace Deal splm 1

Manawa Peter Gatkouth, the Deputy Chairperson of the National committee for information and Public relations, says the two parties have committed to the principle of peace, which includes a ceasefire and call for democracy.
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DRC Ebola Outbreak Largely Contained – WHO republic of guinea 1 Top story

Ebola is endemic in DRC and has been identified there nine times, since 1976. Before the current outbreak in Equateur Province, the most recent episode of the disease was in 2017, in northern Likati province. Four people died and four survived, according to WHO.
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Chief Justice Needs More Powers - Justice Kasule uganda 3 1 Top story

Justice Kasule argued that the Chief Justices powers are capped in the bill which was endorsed by cabinet early this year because he has to consult before making decisions. For instance, he pointed out, that the power to appoint or discipline judicial officers is vested in the judicial service commission.
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Farmers Get Digital Weapon against Fall Army-worm sugar cane 1 1 Top story

Thanks to Nuru, a new mobile app launched by the Food and Agriculture Organisation FAO, identifying a Fall Army-worm infestation is as simple as holding a mobile phone next to a sick plant. The App will detect and immediately confirm if Fall Army-worm has caused the damage.
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Gavi Targets 2 Million People in Largest Cholera Vaccine Drive vaccination

Under the campaign, 360,000 doses of cholera vaccine have been shipped to Uganda to protect 360,000 people in Hoima District, Western Uganda, after an outbreak in Kyangwali, Hoima District and Kyaka II in Kyegegwa District where more than 900 people, most of them Congolese refugees, have been hospitalized in the recent past.
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MPs Demand Addition of 23 More Companies to South Sudan payment List ugandan government 4

Members of Parliament have tasked Government to include 23 more companies among those to be paid after supplying goods to South Sudan Government.
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Parliament Committee Endorses Payment to Traders in South Sudan

The traders supplied goods and services to the South Sudan government between 2008 and 2010 but were not paid due to the outbreak of conflict in December 2013. The traders then petitioned the ministries of Finance, Trade and State House seeking governments intervention to save their business.
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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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