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Museveni, UN Boss Guterres Discuss Peace, Stability in Great Lakes Region

President Yoweri Museveni and the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, held bilateral discussions on the sidelines of the 30th African Union Heads of State summit that took place Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The principals discussed issues of peace and stability in the Great Lakes Region and the reforms being undertaken by the United

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South Sudan Soldiers Beat Up UN Commander

South Sudanese forces stopped a UN peacekeeping convoy at gunpoint and beat the unit's commander in the latest clash with peacekeepers in the war-wracked African country, a report obtained by AFP on Thursday said. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council that South Sudan's defence minister had apologized for the

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Uganda to get Shs 340 Billion from EU to help South Sudan Refugees

The European Union (EU) has pledged €85m (about Shs 340bn) to Uganda to help refugees, most of them from South Sudan. According to EU aid commissioner Christos Stylianides, the money will help Uganda deal with “this unprecedented situation and support the most vulnerable refugees”. Stylianides visited the Imvepi settlement in northern Uganda. "Uganda's

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“Denying Women’s & Girls’ Rights Holds All of Us Back”

Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are being reduced, restricted and reversed. Empowering women and girls is the only way to protect their rights and make sure they can realize their full potential. Historic

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UN Chief Guterres Visits Somalia, Appeals for $825 Million Aid

UN Secretary-General António Guterres landed in Mogadishu on Tuesday not only to show “solidarity with Somalia people" but also to draw global attention to the humanitarian crisis facing the country. Guterres met with new Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. "We need to make as much noise as possible," Guterres said. "Conflict, drought,

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