Under the open door Policy, the government has been accepting refugees from any Part of the world and once an individual is granted a refugee status, he or she is free to move, work and even open a business in line with the 2006 Refugee Act.
Kamuze says that the majority of the refugees are fleeing biting hunger coupled with poverty and insecurity from Imatong state while others are seeking for better social services in Uganda. He says 60 per cent of the refugees are women and seemingly malnourished children.
The solder identified as James Onyango, a Lance Corporal attached to SPLA’s Lion Battalion was arrested on 19 March 28, 2019 armed with an AK47 gun Reg: No. Bm-9640 with 59 rounds and two empty magazines.