Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company remains committed to the communities of the countries where it operates through a newly launched collaboration with Spain for UNHCR (The United Nations Refugee Agency. The project, known as “Water Assistance for South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda” is designed to ensure access to safe drinking water Read More
South Sudanese refugees in Bidi Bidi resettlement camp in northern Uganda on Tuesday held peaceful demonstrations to protest delays in food distribution and relocation of food distribution centers.
Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Wednesday, Viola, one of the refugees said they did not receive food rations for two months.
“We have been Read More
The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged Uganda to protect refugees after a two-year-old South Sudanese child was killed in the northern part of the country.
In brief statement issued on Saturday, UNHCR said law enforcement authorities must ensure protection of refugees in refugee settlements.
The child was killed Read More
South Sudan President, Salva Kiir has blamed the grown number of people who fled the country as refugees on social media and hate media.
Kiir says the millions of civilians who left Africa’s youngest nation were driven by propaganda manned by those conspiring against his government through social media.
“The people who Read More
South Sudan’s armed opposition forces loyal to the former First Vice-President Riek Machar claimed the Juba government has allegedly started recruiting civilians and students living in refugee settlement camps in northern Uganda.
The deputy spokesperson for the armed opposition faction, Lam Paul claimed an official from the prime minister’s office intercepted Read More
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 Read More
UNHCR and partners have opened a new settlement area in Arua district, northern Uganda that is set to become host to thousands of arriving refugees from South Sudan. The new Imvepi settlement was opened after Palorinya settlement in Moyo district, which was opened in December 2016, rapidly reached its 135,000 Read More