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Is Alo Alarika the oldest living Ugandan, at 108 years?

  ūüďć Uganda ūüáļūüᨠpopulation figures ‚ú≥ Aged 0-14yrs – 46% ‚ú≥ Aged 10-24yrs – 34.5% ‚ú≥ Aged 15-64yrs – 52% ‚ú≥ Aged 65+ – 2% ‚ú≥ Life expectancy 64yrs Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There are a lot of undiscovered gems hidden in the heartland of Padhola. It …

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Rethink strategy on population control ‚Äď Mayiga

Kampala, Uganda |¬† THE INDEPENDENT | ¬†¬†The Katikkiro of Buganda Kingdom Charles Peter Mayiga has appealed for a review of Uganda’s population control strategy. Mayiga says that poverty is a key issue in the country‚Äôs population growth that should be prioritized. According to Mayiga, the government and other population control …

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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: Uganda’s age structure saved us from COVID-19

¬† ¬† Highest average annual rate of population change per cent ‚ú≥Bahrain 4.3% ‚ú≥Niger 3.8% ‚ú≥Uganda 3.6% ‚ú≥Tanzania 3% ‚ú≥Mali 3% ‚ú≥Somalia 2.8% Population aged 0-14 ( top 7 in the world) ‚ú≥Niger 49% ‚ú≥Mali 47% ‚ú≥Chad 46.5% ‚ú≥Angola 46.4% ‚ú≥Somalia 46.1% ‚ú≥Uganda 46% ‚ú≥Zambia 44% Kampala, Uganda | THE …

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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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