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Tuesday December 27 2005





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AFRICA: EU creates new fund for African crises, 27/Dec/05
AMSTERDAM, 27 December (IRIN) - The EU approved 165.7 million euros (US $196.4 million) on Monday for relief efforts in 10 African countries with humanitarian crises. ... Full Report... Email Report

UGANDA: Britain cuts aid over concerns about democracy, 22/Dec/05
KAMPALA, 22 December (IRIN) - The United Kingdom is to cut 15 million pounds (US $26.4 million) in direct assistance to Uganda due to concerns about democracy in the East African country ahead of general elections in February 2006. ... Full Report... Email Report

UGANDA: Insecurity hampering aid efforts in the north - UN, 14/Dec/05
KAMPALA, 14 December (IRIN) - Continued attacks by the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in northern Uganda have made it difficult for humanitarian workers to assist about 2.5 million people in the region to meet their basic needs, a senior UN official said on Monday. ... Full Report... Email Report

UGANDA: War-affected civilians receive reconstructive surgery, 13/Dec/05
KAMPALA, 13 December (IRIN) - Civilians in northern Uganda who were mutilated by rebel fighters during two decades of war have begun to receive reconstructive surgery, the international medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), said. ... Full Report... Email Report

UGANDA: Northwestern communities engage in fish farming, 13/Dec/05
ARUA, 13 December (IRIN) - A pilot fish-farming project launched by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) in northwestern Uganda is helping poor communities in the region to increase their incomes and improve their diets, according to locals. ... Full Report... Email Report

UGANDA: Opposition leader's trial set for 19 December, 12/Dec/05
KAMPALA, 12 December (IRIN) - The trial of Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye for treason and rape will begin on December 19, according to a high court schedule made public on Monday. ... Full Report... Email Report

GREAT LAKES: Returning refugees risk being displaced, 6/Dec/05
NAIROBI, 6 December (IRIN) - Tens of thousands of refugees in the Great Lakes region have started returning home, but without adequate support they could reignite conflicts and end up joining the millions of people displaced within their own countries, a senior UN official said... Full Report... Email Report

UGANDA: LRA rebels ask for peace talks with government, 30/Nov/05
KAMPALA, 30 November (IRIN) - The rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) has called for the resumption of peace talks with the Ugandan government, a call mediators say rekindles hope for a peaceful settlement of the 20-year civil war in the north of the country... Full Report... Email Report

UGANDA: Lawyers hold protest at high court, 29/Nov/05
KAMPALA, 29 November (IRIN) - Ugandan lawyers held a one-day strike on Monday to protest what they called military interference in the trial of detained opposition leader Kizza Besigye and 21 other suspects on charges of treason and terrorism. ... Full Report... Email Report

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