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United States Pledges Nearly $133 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of South Sudan

On September 23, 2016, the United States announced nearly $133 million in new humanitarian assistance for South Sudanese refugees, who now number over one million, as well as for internally displaced persons in South Sudan. U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Gayle Smith announced the additional funding at the “High Level Side Event on ...
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The U.S. Embassy Kampala advises its citizens to be vigilant and cautious if traveling to or living near the city of Arua at this time.

The U.S. Embassy Kampala advises its citizens to be vigilant and cautious if traveling to or living near the city of Arua at this time.  We have received reports of clashes between protesters and the Uganda Police Force (UPF) at the Ediofe Cathedral approximately three kilometers outside of the Arua town center.  Additional reports indicate ...
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The Young Agripreneur Program Cultivates Ugandan Farmers

Last week as part of the U.S. Embassy’s Young Agripreneur Program, ten up-and-coming farmers improved their knowledge and skills in agribusiness through an immersive program at the model farm of Dr. Emma Naluyima. While on the farm, the participants learned how to create business plans, manage their finances, add value to and market their products, ...
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