Monday, December 16, 2019

President Kiir grants amnesty to rebel groups

The President of South Sudan has granted amnesty to the main rebel leader, Riek Machar, plus all the other armed opposition...

Delays in food distribution to South Sudanese refugees spark protest, in Rhino camp.

Food for South Sudanese refugees living in Omugo settlement center – categorised under Rhino camp has been delayed for over one week....

An-80-Billion-Shillings-Project to be carried out in refugee-hosting districts

Estimated 5,000 people from both refugees and host communities, in Uganda’s districts that host refugees from South Sudan are set to...

South Sudanese student’s life ends in the hand of Criminals in Arua

Barifa forest in Arua Suburb is a hideout for hard core criminals who have on several occasions waylaid and killed people...

Refugees in Uganda can hardly access justice.

Many South Sudanese, who poured into Northern districts of Uganda where they sought safety, after fleeing violent conflict, get entangled in...

South Sudan’s violent conflict has taken its toll on citizens. Peace seems distant.

A seemingly misunderstanding within South Sudan’s ruling party, SPLA, turned into violent conflict that quickly spread to most parts of the...

Notions surrounding refugees and asylum seekers, in Uganda

International Organization for Migration (IOM) as well as UNHCR estimate 70.8 million people have been forcibly displaced due to conflicts, persecution...

Bidibidi on the brink of a catastrophe, amid limited resources

One of the world’s largest refugee settlements, Bidibidi, is facing acute lack of water. The populations say their problems are exacerbated...

Aid is difficult to get through to refugees in Uganda. Lives are at stake.

Almost all refugee settlement centers, in Uganda, are located in remote areas. Such areas are characterised by very little or non-existent,...

Can performing arts provide therapy?

In absence of adequate counselling services, some groups of Youth in Rhino settlement of South Sudanese refugees are engaged in performing...

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