The number of refugees fleeing the raging conflict in South Sudan into Uganda has increased to 40,000.
The Uganda Red Cross and international relief agencies said the number of Sudanese crossing to Uganda daily by road in the West Nile districts of Adjumani and Arua is worrying and has strained available relief support, with a disturbing probability of the current figures reaching 100,000 by February.
The Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Act, 2009 provides for dual citizenship. Dual citizenship, according to the Act, means the simultaneous possession of two citizenships one of which is Ugandan.
RWAKITURA - President Yoweri Museveni held a meeting with Mrs. Rebecca Nyandeng Garang De Mabior, the adviser on human rights and gender of South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit.
Plans to harmonise communication rates in the East African region have taken shape.
The first technical committee meeting for ICT cluster of Northern Corridor integration projects comprising of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and South Sudan sat in Kampala yesterday and agreed to have both mobile communication, and broadband charges cut and unified.