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South Sudanese refugee numbers hit 40,000

The number of refugees fleeing the raging conflict in South Sudan into Uganda has increased to 40,000.

The Uganda Red Cross and international relief agencies said the number of Sudanese crossing to Uganda daily by road in the West Nile districts of Adjumani and Arua is worrying and has strained available relief support, with a disturbing probability of the current figures reaching 100,000 by February.

Dual citizenship negates one's loyalty

The Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Act, 2009 provides for dual citizenship. Dual citizenship, according to the Act, means the simultaneous possession of two citizenships one of which is Ugandan.

Museveni meets S. Sudan's Rebecca Garang

RWAKITURA - President Yoweri Museveni held a meeting with Mrs. Rebecca Nyandeng Garang De Mabior, the adviser on human rights and gender of South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit.

President Y K Museveni's speech at the opening of the 5th Summit of Heads of State and Gov'ts of the Great Lakes Region

Ugandan soldiers were killed and others injured when the UPDF engaged the rebels just 90 kilometres outside Juba

Online gorilla trekking permits start as tour operators concede

The misunderstanding between the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (Auto) and Uganda Wildlife Authority could come to an end after tour operators agreed to the terms for the online gorilla trekking permits that became functional on January 1.