Articles about Uganda from SocioLingo Africa

Uganda: Ensure Independent Investigation into Kasese Killings

Killings by Ugandan military and police during joint operations in Kasese, western Uganda on November 26-27, 2016, warrant an independent, impartial fact-finding mission with international expertise, Human Rights Watch said today. On the bloodiest day, scores of people, including children, were killed during a military assault on the palace compound of the region’s cultural institution. […]


Situation of adopted children from Uganda

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders regrets the method used by the Flemish Centre for Adoption (Kind & Gezin), which reported this morning in a press release that the Belgian Embassy in Kampala (Uganda) refused an entry visa to nine parents, who wanted to leave with ten adopted children from Kampala […]

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77 Million Newborns Globally not Breastfed within First Hour of Life – UNICEF

Some 77 million new-borns – or 1 in 2 – are not put to the breast within an hour of birth, depriving them of the essential nutrients, antibodies and skin-to-skin contact with their mother that protect them from disease and death, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said. “Making babies wait too long for the first […]

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Over 26,000 people flee to Uganda to escape uncertainty in South Sudan

Thousands of people continue to flee uncertainty and fighting in South Sudan. Since fighting erupted on July 7 between forces loyal to President Kiir and First Vice President Machar, 26,468 people have crossed into Uganda’s northern region, including 24,321 in the previous six days alone. The influx continues to be characterised by a high proportion […]

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