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Arrival of Afghan refugees in Uganda raises security concerns

The first batch of Afghan evacuees fleeing the Taliban takeover has arrived in Uganda. They will receive temporary refuge before relocating to the US. Some Ugandans, however, are concerned about their country's security.

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