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Youth demand involvement in oil and gas sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has been asked to involve the youth at all levels in the oil and gas sector. Speaking on Tuesday at a workshop organised by Action Aid, university students and youth in employment said there is less involvement of youth in the management …

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Has Uganda lost the FGM fight?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In 2010, Uganda passed the Prohibition of the female genital mutilation(FGM) act that earned the country international acclaim. However, nine years down the road, FGM is on the increase in the country with the latest incidences involving gangs that are forcefully subjecting girls to genital …

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Uganda Police raids Action Aid ahead of Age Limit debate

Uganda Police raids Action Aid ahead of Age Limit debate Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Ugandan police have banned a protest set for Thursday when lawmakers debate plans to scrap a presidential age limit, seen as a bid to pave the way for Yoweri Museveni to seek a sixth term …

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