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Parliament rejects de-registration of coffee farmers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament today unanimously rejected the proposal to deregister coffee farmers who fail to meet standards set by Government in regards to coffee growing. Parliament has been discussing the National Coffee Bill 2018 that among other things seeks to register all coffee farmers, and deregister farmers …

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UWOPA tasks gov’t to reduce digital divide ahead of 2021 polls

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Female legislators have called for increased funding to the Uganda Communications Commission in order to reduce the digital divide in the proposed virtual campaigns.    The legislators under their umbrella group the Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA) observed that UCC needs to support voters and …

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50% of girls unaware of programmes geared towards ending child marriages

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development has discovered that programmes put in place to empower girls and cushion them against early marriages and pregnancies are not utilized.  Speaking during a meeting with Members of Parliament on Saturday, Obadiah Kashemeirwe a Gender Ministry Official …

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