Latest Uganda News

WHO intensifies response to looming health crisis in greater Horn of Africa as food insecurity worsens
Democratic Republic of Congo: Clashes in Rutshuru Territory cut off 800 children from their families
Uganda contributes nearly $10 million to South-South Cooperation project with FAO and China
Global Environment Facility approves $18 million to support FAO-led projects in Africa and Latin America
Elimination of human African trypanosomiasis as public health problem validated in Equatorial Guinea
Empowering youth innovators across world
Refugee Week campaign tells new arrivals Australia is ‘Where You Belong’
‘Women in Conflicts’: Brussels declaration on actions towards empowering women
FC Barcelona and UNHCR kick off partnership with new football jersey in support of refugee children
Study finds TB treatment during pregnancy is safe for mum and baby
UNHCR deeply concerned by renewed violence displacing thousands in North Kivu, DR Congo
Benin, Uganda and Rwanda eliminate human African trypanosomiasis as public health problem
UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls on states to lift remaining pandemic-related asylum restrictions
Bendigo graduates celebrate success
UNHCR and partners seek urgent funds to help thousands of refugees fleeing to Uganda
Sustainable Mountains: FAO calls for transformative response to climate threat
WHO congratulates Sudan on adopting “High burden to high impact” approach
Wild Dozen: Prized as ingredients, vulnerable wild plants face surging demand
New guidelines from WHO recommend simpler, safer treatment for cryptococcal disease in people living with HIV
Crypto, blockchain and NFTs: Andreas Veneris explains fast-moving digital assets space
FAO launches new phase of agriculture policy initiative with $11 million grant from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Thousands flee into Uganda following clashes in DR Congo
Most African countries have enough groundwater reserves to face
UNHCR and partners seek US$1.2 billion to address Africa’s largest refugee crisis
Gender research points way towards more inclusive agricultural systems
Strengthening South-South and Triangular Cooperation for global agricultural development and transformation
Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women expresses concern about hostilities taking place
Experts of Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women commend Dominican Republic on its progress
UN NCD and Mental Health MPTF: First Steering Committee Meeting
Experts of Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women Note Senegal’s Gender Parity Law and Ask about Measures
Civil Society Organizations Brief Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women on Situation of Women 8 February
Book excerpt: Education for girls is essential for climate justice
Uganda’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review Working Group to hold fortieth session in Geneva from 24 January
University of Toronto doctor delivers ‘Miracle’ baby on board Qatar Airways flight
University of Toronto doctor delivers baby on Qatar Airways flight: CityNews
University of Toronto doctor delivers baby aboard Qatar Airways flight: CityNews
Center of Innovation optimizes digital solutions to combat agricultural pest
Dominic Barton to succeed Simon Thompson as Chair
People – Developing capacities on NSOAP process
New policy brief highlights lessons on airport asylum in age of Covid
Governments pledge over USD 1 billion to support UN Refugee Agency’s work for 2022
Failure to vaccinate world created perfect breeding ground for Omicron, say campaigners
New Ambassador to Russia announced
“We may soon reach a tipping point when AMR surpasses heart disease and other so-called lifestyle illness as leading cause
COP26: More than expected, less than hoped
Fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo forces 11,000 to flee to Uganda
Botswana graduates first Ph.D. scientist in collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine