Minister for Disaster Preparedness Hillary Onek has warned that those who refuse to return will be issued with three-month extensions after which they must leave.
Uganda Moves to Expel Burundian Refugees
Deutsche Welle, 15 February 2017
Ugandan will send home at least 46,000 refugees from Burundi following a request from its government. Burundian officials maintain that the country is now safe after months of… Read more »
Burundian refugees (file photo).
Uganda's Museveni Decries Shortage of Funding for Refugee Activities
Monitor, 4 February 2017
President Museveni has decried the shortage of financial resources his government is grappling with, despite of the willingness to embrace hordes of refugees and asylum seekers… Read more »
Uganda's Efforts On Refugees, Malaria, Child Marriages Hailed
Independent (Kampala), 30 January 2017
Uganda has been described as one of the countless examples of governments leading society and acting decisively in building a better life for current and future generations despite… Read more »
U.S Mission Gives Uganda U.S. $40 Million for Refugees
Independent (Kampala), 28 December 2016
The US Mission in Kampala has tripled US food aid contributions to Uganda in 2016 by announcing a new $40 million emergency humanitarian package. Read more »
Uganda Seeks World Support to Handle Region's Refugees
Independent (Kampala), 15 December 2016
Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa has called for international partnerships with Uganda's Settlement Transformation Project (2016-2021) that aims to achieve self-reliance and… Read more »
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