With increasing concerns regarding the impact of HIV/AIDS on people's livelihoods, there is growing need to reorientate agriculture, food and nutrition security programs to take account of HIV/AIDS, and to fill critical gaps in our knowledge where these exist.
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NAIROBI, 31 March (IRIN) - The Ugandan government has denied that the former president of Central African Republic, Andre Kolingba, is in exile in Kampala, according to the Ugandan state-owned New Vision.
KINSHASA, 31 March (IRIN) - The UN secretary-general's representative in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Amos Namanga Ngongi, dismissed on Friday claims that Rwandan troops had re-entered the DRC.
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The chairman of the African Union (AU) Commission, Amara Essy has called on Rwanda and Uganda to refrain from any action that could jeopardise the ongoing peace and reconciliation process in neighbouring DR Congo.
NAIROBI, 26 mars (IRIN) - L'armée ougandaise a révélé qu'entre 401 et 425 combattants du mouvement de Thomas Lubanga, l'Union des patriotes congolais (UPC), se sont rendus parce qu'ils voulaient participer au processus de paix. L'UPC est ce mouvement rebelle que les Ougandais ont chassé de Bunia, le 6 mars.
NAIROBI, 26 March (IRIN) - Rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) reportedly killed a government peace envoy on Monday, dampening hopes for a peaceful end to the 17-year insurgency in northern Uganda.
NAIROBI, 26 March (IRIN) - The Ugandan army has said that between 401 and 425 fighters of Thomas Lubanga's rebel Union des patriotes congolais (UPC), which it expelled from Bunia on 6 March, have surrendered because they want to participate in the peace process.
NAIROBI, 26 March (IRIN) - An outbreak of cholera has hit Uganda's western border district of Bundibugyo, killing 23 people over the past month, according to a senior health official in the district.
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NAIROBI, 24 March (IRIN) - The Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) are not interested in prolonging their stay in Ituri District, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), since they have achieved their objectives, Kale Kaihura, the military assistant to President Yoweri Museveni, said on Sunday.
The EU welcomes the recent ceasefire declarations by the Lord's Resistance Army and the Ugandan Government.
Kampala, Uganda (PANA) - President Yoweri Museveni has extended a cease-fire for the third time in three weeks against rebels of the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) led by self-proclaimed prophet Joseph Kony.
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A) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Iraq, (2) Iran, (3) Afghanistan
B) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Eritrea, (2) Ethiopia, (3) Sudan, (4) Burundi, (5) Uganda
C) Southern Africa Region: (1) Mozambique, (2) Madagascar, (3) Zambia, (4) Zimbabwe, (5) Angola, (6) Namibia, (7) Malawi, (8) Swaziland, (9) Lesotho
D) West Africa Region: (1) Central African Republic, (2) Côte d'Ivoire
E) Asia Region: (1) DPR Korea
F) Latin America and Caribbean Region: (1) Ecuador, (2) Nicaragua, (3) Colombia
KAMPALA, 21 March (IRIN) - President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda will decide on Saturday whether to extend the ceasefire in two locations in Pader district, in the north of the country, to allow for peace talks with the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group.