Nile, Uganda Newswire

Nile, Uganda Newswire

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  1. 73% of South Sudanese refugees are childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New Vision

    PIC: Children share a meal at Elegu reception centre Over 73% of the thousands of refugees fleeing the conflict in South Sudan over the last three weeks are children. So far, 27,660 South Sudanese children have fled to Uganda.

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  2. Beneath cross border trade in West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    The fortunes of the residents of West Nile grow every passing day, thanks to the trade it enjoys with her neighbours, South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo A DRC pick-up packed with merchandise heading to Ariwara town. The Congolese have contributed immensely to the development of West Nile sub-region.

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  3. S. Sudan car owners get clearanceRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    The Uganda Revenue Authority has given special clearance to South Sudan car owners fleeing from violence in their country to use them without a temporary road licence. The tax authority usually gives temporary licences of three months to foreign-owned vehicles, renewable once after which they are required to return to the country of origin.

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  4. South Sudan crisis: Arua forex outlets hit hardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    By Obeti Okuga Robert Foreign exchange business outlets in Arua town have been hit hard by the renewed civil strife in South Sudan. Prior to the conflict, business was booming in the border town.

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  5. UNICEF response to South Sudan refugee situation - Media UpdateRead the original story

    Yesterday | World News Report

    According to UNHCR, 2,442 South Sudanese refugees arrived on July 25, 2016 through Elegu, Moyo, Lawmo, Arua and Kiryandongo. Total number of arrivals since 17th July 2016 is 37,890.

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  6. Leaders demand probe into dish saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Daily Monitor

    Leaders from West Nile are demanding a probe into the management of Uganda Broadcasting Corporation following the sale of satellite dishes and a Medium Wave mast at Giligili as scrap. The leaders said UBC was destroying the legacy left by late Ugandan president Idi Amin.

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  7. Public spending will rise by 23 per cent, says NPARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Daily Monitor

    The National Planning Authority has projected Uganda's public spending will go up by 23 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product because of the many development projects being planned CICO construction staff working on a road section in Arua Town. The National Planning Authority says government expenditure on such public undertakings will go up by 23 per cent.

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  8. Unknown people storm Arua earth satellite station, take equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Daily Monitor

    The dishes, according to Mr Yoram Badang, a Technician employed by Uganda Broadcasting Corporation, were used to transmit communication on Television Ombaci earth satellite and medium wave station in Arua has been dismantled and ferried to unknown place. photos by Kefa Atibuni.

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  9. Uganda reverses visa fee to $50Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Ugandan government has announced reversal of entry visa fees to U.S. dollars 50 from 100, after a year of high fees charges for South Sudanese travelling to Uganda. South Sudanese refugees fleeing violence in their home country wait to be transported to Uganda's Arua district settlement camp on 6 January 2014 The change, announced on Thursday by the country's ministry of internal affairs, aims at promoting tourism with the East African landlocked country, South Sudan.

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  10. East Africa: South Sudan War Killing Uganda Traders SoftlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | AllAfrica.com

    As the war grinds on in South Sudan, more and more Ugandan businesspeople who fled the fighting and are back here in the country are feeling the pinch of inactivity. Many traders are stranded in Kampala since the clashes in the South Sudan capital, Juba, broke out a fortnight ago between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and his First Vice President Riek Machar.

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  11. Uganda: South Sudanese Refugees Pour Into UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | AllAfrica.com

    More than 14,887 refugees have crossed into Uganda from South Sudan since July 7, when war broke out in Africa's youngest country. The highest number of new arrivals was on July 18, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and Office of the Prime Minister .

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  12. S. Sudan refugees pour into northern UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Monitor

    Kampala. More than 14,887 refugees have crossed into Uganda from South Sudan since July 7, when war broke out in Africa's youngest country.

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    Thursday Jul 21 | New Vision

    Children, whose parents from war ravaged South Sudan are seeking refuge in Uganda, are facing severe acute malnutrition, due to poor feeding. According to a report on the war situation in South Sudan, issued by the United Nations Children's Fund , five in every 100 children especially at the Elegu border, have severe acute malnutrition.

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  14. West Nile finds Miss TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | New Vision

    It was the first time the 23-year-old beauty who graduated from India's Bangalore University participated in a beauty pageant but it was not really easy for her. A recent graduate of B.Com Eldad Epiaka Odongkara proved you can have both brains and beauty after taking the tiara at this year's Miss Tourism West Nile region held at Heritage Hotel, in Arua district, Saturday night.

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  15. World Bank promises more support for Shs 400bn water projectsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Daily Monitor

    The World Bank has confirmed it will continue to disburse moneys for the support mission for the Water Development and Management Project after a mid-term review found the performance of projects under the Ministry of Water and Environment and National Water and Sewerage Corporation to be satisfactory. The bank has so far spent USD 47 million by May 10, for the project that started in August 2013 and expects to spend another USD 76 million until the project runs out in December 2018.

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  16. Uganda: World Bank Pledges $120 Million for Water ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | AllAfrica.com

    The World Bank has confirmed it will continue to disburse moneys to support the Water Development and Management Project after a mid-term review found the performance of projects under the Ministry of Water and Environment and National Water and Sewerage Corporation satisfactory. The bank has so far spent $47m by May 10, for the project that started in August 2013 and expects to spend another $ 76m until the project runs out in December 2018.

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  17. World Bank pledges Shs400 billion for water projectsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Daily Monitor

    The World Bank has confirmed it will continue to disburse moneys to support the Water Development and Management Project after a mid-term review found the performance of projects under the Ministry of Water and Environment and National Water and Sewerage Corporation satisfactory. The bank has so far spent $47m by May 10, for the project that started in August 2013 and expects to spend another $ 76m until the project runs out in December 2018.

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  18. Why Ugandans continue to risk it all in South SudanRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Daily Monitor

    Whether it is quest for money or employment opportunities that drives Ugandans into the world's youngest but violent South Sudan is something to ponder. But beyond this is the bigger question.

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  19. Cleric lauds Adjumani for hosting refugeesRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Daily Monitor

    The Papal Nuncio to Uganda, Msgr Michael Blume, has applauded the people of Adjumani District for allowing South Sudanese refugees settle on their land. According to the Office of the Prime Minister, Adjumani District is hosting a total of 130,000 South Sudanese refugees in 17 refugee camps.

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  20. 'I was isolated for having fistula'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Daily Monitor

    For 16-year-old Charlotte Ayiorwoth, living with fistula was a stressful time that turned her into an outcast. The fear and hatred that she had to endure as she suffered with a tear that caused urinary incontinence.

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