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How Uganda Refugee Summit Managed To Raise U.S.$358 Million

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The Refugee Solidarity Summit in Kampala has raised $358.2 million in pledges towards support of refugees in Uganda. The money raised in pledges is way below the $2 billion that the government of Uganda had hoped to raise from the summit hosted by President Yoweri Museveni and attended by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Check also: Uganda Deserves World Support For ...

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Magufuli’s Pregnant School Girl Ban Angers Tanzanians

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Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has been condemned for comments that girls who give birth should not be allowed to return to school. Check also: This Is What Tanzanian Government Is Doing To Protect Its People From Ebola An online petition has been set up and a pan-African women’s organisation is mobilising to get the president to apologise and reverse his comments. Mr ...

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Uganda Police Driver, Benon Matsiko Cleared Of Knocking Besigye Supporter

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Kampala — The Police Disciplinary Tribunal has acquitted Constable Benon matsiko, the driver who knocked down Dr Kizza Besigye’s supporter at Kyebando in July last year. Check also: Free All Idlers; IGP Kayihura Instructed Police Officers Mr Dennis Odongpiny, the Court chairman, told the police prosecutor Ms Katherine Kusemererwa, that she had failed to produce enough evidence against the accused. “This ...

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