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E.g., 12/13/2018
E.g., 12/13/2018
Kampala, Uganda xxx 2018 – The international aid organisation Oxfam and partners have successfully concluded a UGX 21 billion project that was funded with European Union Humanitarian Aid and supported over 200,000 South Sudanese refugees and their host communities in West Nile region. Oxfam was the...
19 NGOs call on international donors to share responsibility and increase funding One of the biggest biometric verification processes ever undertaken has confirmed that Uganda is hosting 1.1 million refugees, by far the largest number in Africa and the third largest worldwide. With the scale of the...
28/08/2018. Kampala, Uganda –Oxfam and partner Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET) has today launched a report showing the ways in which the unpaid care and domestic workload on women keeps them poor and perpetuates inequality over generations. According to the report, women spend 8hours daily on...
Following the unrest during the Arua by-election last week, Oxfam in Uganda calls upon government to respect the rights of those arrested and initiate inclusive national dialogues to address Uganda’s human rights, governance and political issues. The dozens of people, including MPs and women who...
The Members Parliament of Uganda Plot 16-18 Parliament Avenue P.O. Box 7178 Kampala-Uganda Dear Hon. Members of Parliament, We write to express our concerns regarding the implications of Constitution (Amendment) Bill No. 13/2017 which was tabled in Parliament on 13th July 2017. The Bill seeks to...
KAMPALA – The Government of Uganda is calling for deliberate efforts towards increased funding and support for local and national actors in refugee response. To promote the financing of local actors, government, through the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF) under the Office of the...
Joint statement by 26 international NGOs in Uganda on the need for urgent action to address gaps in funding for the refugee response Uganda hosts the largest number of refugees in Africa, and is among the top refugee hosting countries globally. Every day more people, mostly women and children,...
Oxfam in Uganda has today launched a four-year project titled “Resilient Learners, Teachers and Education systems in South Sudan and Uganda” aimed at improving and strengthening the non-formal and formal education system, targeting teachers and educators in Uganda refugee settlements and South...
In May 2017, an intergovernmental agreement was signed between Uganda and Tanzania for development of the 1445 km heated East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). The $ 3.55 billion project is planned to transport crude oil that will be produced in Uganda’s Albertine Graben to Tanga port in Tanzania...
Uganda’s “open door” policy toward refugees – now being held up around the world as a gold standard – could quickly buckle and fail unless the international community respond in full to the country’s $673 million UN appeal. International donors have pledged only $117 million so far to Uganda out of...

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