February 26, 2018 - Around 26,000 children are among more than 42,000 people who have fled across the Ugandan border from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since the first of January, seeking refuge from ongoing conflict.

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November 23, 2017 - A boom in the orphanage industry is fuelling concern that many institutions are run for economic benefit, with scant regulation, and are damaging children

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October 30 - Kampala, Uganda - 661 female pioneers of the Presidential Initiative on the Skilling of the Girl Programme that is tailored to fight against poverty and unemployment among the girl child group in the country, have today graduated at a ceremony presided over by President Yoweri Museveni.

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As a training surgeon with an interest in global health, I was delighted to participate in a 6 month global surgery fellowship at King’s Centre for Global Health (London, UK). My mentor and I both had an interest in congenital anomalies, and soon we founded an international research collaboration called Gastroschisis inTernational (GiT). This initiative aimed to describe the demographics of infants with gastroschisis presenting to the six participating paediatric surgery centres (five in sub-Saharan Africa and one in London) to improve outcome.

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16 June 2017 - Today, June 16 Uganda will join the rest of the world to commemorate the International Day of the African Child.

 

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9 January 2017 - At first sight, he looks reserved but when you engage him, he is conversational and humorous. At Maanyi Sub-county in Mityana District is where I met Tito Sserwadda, 50, who had come to attend a get-together workshop ahead of Forum for Women in Democracy's celebrations to mark their 21st anniversary.

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5 December 2016 - The trial of Dominic Ongwen, a senior member of the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army, opens on Tuesday before the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Many horrors will be recounted, but the case also throws up deep ethical questions: is a child, brutalised and turned into a killer, fully responsible for his or her actions? If the abuses of government forces aren’t also being investigated, at what point does it become victor’s justice?

 

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11 October 2016 - Today we commemorate the International Day of the Girl Child under the theme: Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: A Global Girl Data Movement.

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ADJUMANI, 7 October 2016 - The school administration of Boroli Primary School in Pakele Sub-county, Adjumani District, are grappling with challenges of keeping the learners in class as hundreds of pupils shun afternoon lessons due to hunger.

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MOROTO, 28 September 2016 — From dominating Kampala City streets, Karimojong children have relocated to neighbouring Nairobi, Kenya, a local government official from Moroto District, has revealed.

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