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Gen. Otafiire asks ghetto youth to forgive gov’t for previous mistakes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Internal Affairs, Major General Kahinda Otafiire has asked for forgiveness from the ghetto youths in Kampala, saying the government committed mistakes in the implementation of previous poverty eradication programs. He made the apology while addressing over 1,500 youths drawn from the ghettos in …

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Kitgum district on the spot for unguided spending of PDM funds

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum district is on the spot for spending 200 million Shillings more for training stakeholders under the Parish Development Model-PDM, in violation of the guidelines. The Parish Developement Model is a government multi-sectoral program aimed at improving the livelihoods of Ugandans, especially the 39 per cent …

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UBOS asks gov’t to halt PDM roll out

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Bureaus of Statistics-UBOS has asked the government to halt the roll-out of the Parish Development Model program-PDM, saying the statistical data required for its implementation isn’t readily available. PDM is a government program aimed at improving the livelihood of Ugandans, especially the 39% …

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Parish Development Model funding

Establish an integrated rural development bank instead for an appropriate rural transformation and self-sustaining economy | MOSES HATEGEKA | Your Excellency,  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Tibuhaburwa, your NRM-led government needs to be urgently and appropriately freed from the excessive borrowing and uneconomical spending on public service delivery cycle that it …

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Maize tops enterprises in Luwero PDM household survey

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Maize growing has topped the list of agricultural enterprise practices in various parishes across Luwero district, a survey conducted ahead of the implementation of the Parish Development Model-PDM has revealed. Last month, Luwero district deployed 386 data collectors equipped with smartphones to collect basic information …

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Three parish chiefs, CDO arrested for extortion in Apac

Apac, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Apac district has arrested a Community Development Officer and three parish chiefs for allegedly extorting money from SACCO groups registering for Parish Development Model (PDM) program. The suspects are Alex Egwang, the parish chief of Chegere parish, Nixon Odur of Ngica parish, …

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