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10 Nov 2005 description
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The United Nations Security Council wound up its five-nation visit today in Tanzania, where it thanked the Government for hosting refugees and for its peace mediation in the African Great Lakes region, where the UN is helping to organize the biggest elections in its 60-year history in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

10 Nov 2005 description
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The United Nations-backed Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has reinstated its five grants to Uganda, after agreeing on action points for restructured national management of the funds.

09 Nov 2005 description
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The United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) is assisting the country's troops in cordon and search missions in the troubled east, where Ugandan rebels have been sighted and into which Ugandan-based soldiers were reported to have crossed briefly last month.

02 Nov 2005 description
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A humanitarian tragedy has been unfolding in the northern part of Uganda -- its impact on some of the most vulnerable groups, especially children, is a story that demands close and continuous attention.

01 Nov 2005 description
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Aiming to spotlight the potential for peace in Central Africa, the United Nations Security Council has announced plans to visit five countries in the region, which is largely recovering from ethnic and territorial conflict.