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Marie Stopes Uganda speaks out on COVID-19, population growth

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | As Uganda joined the rest of the world to commemorate the World Population Day on July 11, Marie Stopes Uganda, a health focused international organization working in Uganda urged the government and other actors to work towards having a healthy and productive population to achieve …

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Museveni COVID-19, population address set for Saturday

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has held discussions with the Country Representative of the United Nations Population Fund Alain Sibenaler ahead of Saturday’s World Population Day celebrations Museveni met Sibenaler, ministers and the officials of the Population Secretariat, at State House Entebbe this afternoon and discussed COVID-19 and populations …

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Putin’s ‘national projects’: billions to boost the economy

Moscow, Russia | AFP | Russian President Vladimir Putin is promising to invest tens of trillions of rubles in the country’s dilapidated infrastructure and other sectors over the next five years in a bid to kickstart anaemic economic growth. Russia’s new Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, who was appointed by Putin last …

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Population data, demographic dividend and tax collection key for Uganda’s economic growth

COMMENT | Ndereya Besi | This week, Uganda plays host to two African conferences. First, the 8th African Population Conference (APC) and the 4th International Conference on tax in Africa. APC is organized in conjunction with National Population Secretariat and supported by the Union of African Population Council in conjunction with United Nations Fund …

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‘Uganda’s population now at 40 million’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s population has hit the 40 million mark, according to government statistics agency Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). According to UBS projections, Uganda’s population his the 40 million mark on Thursday at 4:00AM. This according to their population clock which updates growth hourly. The …

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Tackle poverty and birth rate to end Boko Haram: emir

Kano, Nigeria | AFP | One of Nigeria’s leading and respected Islamic figures on Tuesday renewed calls to tackle endemic poverty and rapid population growth to help end deadly Boko Haram violence. More than 27,000 people have been killed since the start of the insurgency in the country’s remote northeast …

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