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Activists want women at the forefront of Parish Development Model

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Economic justice activists are worried that the anticipated intentions of the Parish Development Model-PDM may not be fully realized if women are not allowed equal or even higher stakes in its implementation. The program is a new strategy designed to improve household incomes and lift …

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87% of youths are in insecure, unsafe informal jobs: EPRC research

Over 400,000 youths enter the labour force to compete for 9,000 jobs annually Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cash crop production, light manufacturing, construction, agro-processing, wholesale and retail trade, financial services, insurance, transport and tourism, have been identified as key sectors that need intentional support to create large scale job opportunities …

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Uganda’s PMI drops to 51.5 due to job losses, price pressures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to 51.5 in December last year, down from 54.1 in November, Stanbic Bank reported on Wednesday. The new reading in the monthly report issued by Stanbic Bank, Uganda’s largest bank, attributed the decline to price pressures and a drop …

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Gov’t tightens grip on external labour companies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development seeks to tighten its grip on external labour export companies in fresh regulations for the recruitment of Ugandan migrant workers. Titled, “The Employment (Recruitment of Ugandan migrant workers) Regulations 2021 Statutory Instrument 47 of 2021”, the regulation …

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