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Refugees in Uganda's Imvepi Camp.

Photo - UNMISS

The UN’s refugee agency wasted tens of millions of dollars in Uganda in 2017, overpaying for goods and services, awarding major contracts improperly, and failing to avoid fraud, corruption, and waste, according to a damning internal probe. Read more

Uganda

The huge boulders at Wanjenuwa

Picture by Samuel Okiror - IRIN

The town of Bukalasi and nearby villages were worst affected: 144 houses washed away, at least 46 people killed, dozens injured, 858 displaced, and 12,000 left at risk of further landslides, according to statistics from the Office of the Prime Read more

Uganda

Cholera treatment centre.

Picture - Catherine Mumbi Trocaire, CAFOD

This is Somalia’s worst cholera outbreak in five years. So far, 71,663 cases have been counted, including more than 1,098 deaths, according to Doctor Ghulam Popal, the World Health Organization representative. In July, when Hussein was admitted, Read more

Somalia

Tana women

Picture by Nathan Siegel - IRIN

Kenya

  • The huge boulders at Wanjenuwa

    Picture by Samuel Okiror - IRIN

    The huge boulders at Wanjenuwa