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Are you an entrepreneur? Do you want win $5,000?

The US Embassy and the Uganda Muslim Youth Forum invites interested youth entrepreneurs (18 – 30 years) to participate in a Hackathon competition from January 8-10, 2016. The Hackathon will bring together 30 young entrepreneurs to ideate, incubate, network, and create solutions, culminating in a pitch zone competition where groups will present their ideas to ...
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Over 300 Delegates Meet in Gulu to discuss the State of Children in Northern Uganda

GULU – On December 16, 2015, the United States Government in partnership with the Government of Uganda and Gulu district leadership hosted over 300 participants at the first Regional Forum on the State of the Ugandan Child with special focus on challenges faced by children in northern Uganda. The one-day forum brought together participants from ...
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U.S. Government Helps Refugees Counter Gender-Based Violence

U.S. Government Helps Refugees Counter Gender-Based Violence Uganda generously hosts over half a million refugees and asylum seekers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, Somalia, and other countries. The U.S. Mission is working with the Government of Uganda, international organizations, and non-governmental organizations to provide humanitarian assistance to refugees as part of its ...
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Remarks for the Regional Child Forum on the State of the Uganda Child

USAID Deputy Mission Director Mark Meassick Acholi Inn Gulu, Uganda Representatives of the Government of Uganda Representatives of the United States Government Civil Society Representatives Distinguished Guests; Ladies and Gentlemen; All Protocols Observed. Welcome to the first Regional Forum on the State of the Ugandan Child here in the beautiful Gulu!  If you are like ...
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U.S. Secret Service and Ugandan Authorities Dismantle International Cyber Counterfeiting Conspiracy

(Kampala) – On December 15, 2014, the Ugandan police supported by the U. S. Secret Service arrested Ryan Gustafson, aka “Willy Clock,” a U.S. citizen residing in Uganda.  Gustafson was arrested and charged with conspiracy, possession of counterfeit currency, selling/dealing in counterfeit currency and unlawful possession of ammunition.  The U.S. Embassy notes that contrary to ...
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