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WEEKLY MEETING, 25 SEPTEMBER 2019

WEEKLY MEETING

This Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Congolese refugees gathered again in big number at their community in Kampala. They are currently discussing matter concerning the “Self-reliance” programme which they launched as a motto for this year and which encourages members to have in mind the entrepreneurship habitude. The Community received also the Director, Darasa Education and Development Foundation who … Read the rest

THE PORTRAIT OF LAWYER FREDERIC BIGURU KAYABU

 

The picture shows Lawyer Frederic Biguru Kayabu during the introduction programme to the Netherland

 

 

A. LAWYER FREDERIC BIGURU KAYABU

1. While in DR Congo

 

Lawyer Frederic Biguru Kayabu is a motivated young lawyer and human rights defender from the Eastern of DRC, Uvira.

a. Education and research

He is a holder of a Bachelor Degree in … Read the rest

CELEBRATION OF THE WORLD REFUGEE DAY 2019

The Congolese Refugee Community in Uganda (CRCU) celebrated the World Refugee Day today Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 in an atmosphere of meditation. The theme of the day was “Becoming Self-reliant”. The community gathered members and non-members at the Community Centre in order to pray to God rather than to celebrate. Around 1000 people from different backgrounds attended the … Read the rest

Kenyan Somali refugees claim they are denied citizenship rights

Despite being Kenyan, Shariff Omar registered himself as a Somali refugee to receive support with education but claims he is now being denied citizenship [Osman Mohamed Osman/Al Jazeera]

Despite being Kenyan, Shariff Omar registered himself as a Somali refugee to receive support with education but claims he is now being denied citizenship [Osman Mohamed Osman/Al Jazeera]

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Refugee Medical Camp: CRCU in collaboration with Rotary club Munyono

There was a high demand of the services. The Rotary Club expected 100 patients. At the venue almost 400 people registered and sought for the services. Around three hundred of the attendees were served and others will be served in the next medical camp that is in view. 
 
We noticed that although the government hospitatals are there, the health
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UNHCR, OPM prepare for possible surge in refugee arrivals from neighbouring DRC and South Sudan


Newly arrived refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo at Kyaka reception centre in South-western Uganda. Refugees are registered and provided shelter and food assistance before they are transported into the refugee settlements where the government of Uganda has already demarcated plots of land for each refugee family.  © Duniya Khan

Thousands of refugees have continued to arrive in Uganda … Read the rest