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Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Moves to Improve Access to Clean Water for S. Sudan Refugees in Uganda

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

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Protests Break Out in Bidi Bidi Settlement Over Relocation of Food Centers

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

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Protect South Sudan Refugees – UNHCR Urges Uganda

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

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Salva Kiir Blames South Sudan Refugee Crisis on Social Media

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

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South Sudan Gov’t Recruiting Refugees in Uganda – Machar Rebels

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

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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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