UN Says Refugees in Uganda Exceed 500,000 on Regional Unrest

  • Rise spurred by people fleeing South Sudan, Burundi, Congo
  • Global refugee numbers seen at highest level since 1992

Uganda is hosting more than half a million refugees and asylum seekers for the first time in its history, with the rise stoked by war and political upheaval elsewhere in East Africa, the United Nations said.

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