Saturday, September 21, 2019

South Sudan’s Independence Day comes and passes unnoticed

Yesterday, July 9 marked eight years of South Sudan’s Independence, after splitting from Sudan. Unlike in the past, this independence day...

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...

Cash handouts replaces food rations. Lack of food remains at large, in various settlements.

South Sudanese refugees, living in various refugee settlements in Northern Uganda, complain cash handouts they receive have not alleviated the problem...

A ‘Youth Skills Development Centre’ opens, in Rhino settlement of refugees

Majority of South Sudanese refugee youths, living in various settlements across Northern Uganda, spend huge amounts of their time doing nothing....

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...

Families languishing in Protection of Civilians Sites describe conditions as horrifying

By April 30, 2019 the UN Migration Agency (IOM) estimated the number of Internally Displaced People, across South Sudan’s nearly 2...

‘Beled ‘na awel’, meaning our country (South Sudan) come first – refugee youth leader.

Upon outbreak of the first wave of recent South Sudan’s violent conflict, in 2013, a-24-year old John Jal Adek fled the...

Arua health sector grapples with shortages of medical supplies.

Medical supplies allocated to Arua main health facilities run out long before the appointed time has come – leaving many patients...

South Sudan’s forests under attack, too

The civil war in South Sudan has just not displaced citizens, caused hundreds of thousands of deaths and destruction of property;...

Can Uganda achieve the target of ending HIV/AIDS by 2030?

Uganda has made tremendous efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS, according to the Ministry of Health. The ministry estimates AIDS related...

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