UNICEF condemns attack on school in Kasese and calls for respect of schools as a safe place for all learners

Denzel Shantel- June 18, 2023

Kampala; The United Nations Children’s Fund – UNICEF decisively condemns the attack on Lhubiriha Secondary School in Kasese District, which resulted in the tragic loss ... Read More

Airtel, UNICEF reaffirm commitment to accelerate access to quality education through Digital Learning in Uganda & across Africa

Denzel Shantel- April 28, 2023

Wakiso: Airtel Africa, a telecommunications operator with a presence in 14 African markets, and UNICEF have reaffirmed their shared commitment to accelerate access to quality ... Read More

Malnutrition in mothers soars by 25 per cent in crisis-hit countries, putting women and newborn babies at risk – UNICEF  

Denzel Shantel- March 12, 2023

New York: The number of pregnant and breastfeeding adolescent girls and women suffering from acute malnutrition has soared from 5.5 million to 6.9 million – ... Read More

Airtel Uganda and UNICEF Tip Children on Preparing for Roles in Workplaces

Denzel Shantel- November 22, 2022

Kampala: In celebration of World Children’s Day marked on 20th November, each year, Airtel Uganda, in partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) hosted ... Read More

UNICEF appoints climate activist Vanessa Nakate as Goodwill Ambassador

Denzel Shantel- September 16, 2022

New York: 25-year-old Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate has been appointed as the newest UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, affirming her collaboration with the organisation and recognising ... Read More

UNICEF deploys over 450 climate-resilient emergency tents to support school reopening in Uganda

Denzel Shantel- February 10, 2022

KAMPALA/COPENHAGEN/NEW YORK; UNICEF is deploying 457 high performance tents to support school reopening in flood-affected districts in Uganda, marking the first time the newly innovated tents ... Read More

Catherine Russell assumes functions as new UNICEF Executive Director

Denzel Shantel- February 1, 2022

New York; Catherine Russell took office today as UNICEF’s new Executive Director, becoming the fourth woman to lead the organization in its 75-year history. “It ... Read More

Building trust in vaccines, addressing the youth mental health crisis, and bridging the digital divide among key opportunities for the world’s children post-pandemic – UNICEF

Denzel Shantel- February 17, 2021

New York: Renewing global confidence in vaccines, addressing challenges to youth mental health and wellbeing, fighting discrimination, tackling climate change, and bridging the digital divide are ... Read More

New Year’s Babies: Over 3600 children will be born in Uganda on New Year’s Day – UNICEF

Denzel Shantel- January 1, 2021

NEW YORK/KAMPALA; An estimated 3,636 babies will be born in Uganda on New Year’s Day, according to UNICEF. This is a 7.26 per cent decrease from ... Read More

UK leads global fight to protect up to 75 million children against deadly diseases

Denzel Shantel- April 29, 2020

·       New UK support to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance to protect up to 75 million children against deadly diseases like measles, polio and typhoid ·       ... Read More

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