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WORLD Asylum for sale: Whistleblowers say U.N. refugee agency does not always address corruption

seven-month investigation found reports of U.N. staff members exploiting refugees desperate for a safe home in a new country. Gratien Zimy Ntezimisi, a refugee whistleblower, outside UNHCR’s headquarters in Kampala, Uganda, in January.Sally Hayden April 7, 2019, 1:00 PM GMT+2 By Sally Hayden This is the second story in a three-part series about alleged corruption in refugee resettlement. Click here […]

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Refugees overwhelming Uganda – Otafiire by Muhammad Muwonge

Neighbouring countries should learn from Uganda and resolve their political differences without resorting to war that eventually forces their nationals to flock into Uganda as refugees, minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs Maj Gen Kahinda Otafiire has said. Otafiire said Uganda is getting overwhelmed by the high number of refugees flocking the country and that matters are not helped by […]

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Resettlement needs set to rise to 1.4 million people in 2019, UN refugee agency reports

Resettlement – the transfer of refugees from thecountry where they have claimed asylum to a safe “third country” – is theresponsibility of international agencies, including Office of the UN HighCommissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).Noting a 17 per cent projected overall increase inneeds next year, the UN agency’s Projected Global Resettlement Needs 2019report warns that access to this “key, durablesolution” for those in need […]

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The congolese refugee community centre we have launched “kampala must be clean”:”USAFI”

On saturday, 02.03.2019 was the official launch of the Congolese Refugee youth program “USAFI” a program aiming at making sure refugees stay in a clean environment. The youth together with KCCA will be involved in cleaning refugees concentration areas and will be involved in “Bulungi bwa nsi” whenever called by the chairmen of Kampala. We call upon every individual to […]

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COMMUNAUTE DES REFUGIES CONGOLAIS EN OUGANDA: APPEL DES FONDS (CONTRIBUTION) POUR L’ASSISTANCE A LA FAMILLE EPROUVEE

COMMUNAUTE DES REFUGIES CONGOLAIS EN OUGANDA COMMISSION EN CHARGE DES AFFAIRES SOCIALES ET ECONOMIQUE OBJET: APPEL DES FONDS (CONTRIBUTION) POUR L’ASSISTANCE A LA FAMILLE EPROUVEE: Chers compatriotes membres de la CRCU, nous vous prions de nous envoyer vos contributions FINANCIERES aux numéro de téléphone ci-après pour  assistance sociale à la famille du Président de conseil des Sages, Mr. Louis Akilimali. […]

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CONGOLESE REFUGEE COMMUNITY IN UGANDA: CALL FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO ASSIST THE FAMILY OF DR. AKILIMALI

CONGOLESE REFUGEE COMMUNITY IN UGANDA CALL FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO ASSIST THE FAMILY OF DR. AKILIMALI Dear members of the Congolese Refugee community in Uganda (CRCU), Respective organization leaders(associations,churches,saving groups). We humbly come to you asking you to support the family of our own Dr. Akilimali who lost his wife this Thursday 07 March 2019 at Nsambya hospital. In this […]

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«Retour des exilés politiques en RDC»: Cette mesure ignore-t-elle des Congolais lambda recherchés comme Djodjo Kikunga ?

Dans son discours d’investiture, le 24 janvier 2019, et tout récemment au cours de la présentation de son programme d’urgence de 100 jours, Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, nouveau Président de la République démocratique du Congo, a annoncé la libération des prisonniers politiques de même que le retour au pays des exilés politiques et d’opinion. Mais, cette mesure présidentielle salutaire ne […]