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Tanzania population census slated for August 23

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Xinhua | Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan announced on Friday that the country’s National Population and Housing Census will be conducted on August 23, 2022, and urged citizens to be counted for their own benefit. President Hassan announced the date for the population census when …

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Turkey’s aging population dragging economy down

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is an ardent advocate of population increase and has called for families to have more children Ankara, Turkey | Xinhua | As a country that once boasted one of the youngest populations in Europe, Turkey has been aging fast in recent years, which is slowly dragging its …

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Up to 15% of women in Uganda cannot access contraceptives

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fifteen percent of the women in Uganda can’t access contraceptives. In the survey which was conducted jointly by the Ministry of Health, Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), and Makerere University School of Public Health, researchers say sexually active respondents were asked whether they intended …

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Population explosion worries Pallisa officials

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pallisa district authorities have raised a red flag over the rapid population growth there. According to information from the district, the population in Pallisa stands at over 400,000 from 270,000 people in 2014 District officials say the rapid population increase has pilled pressure on …

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

  📍 Uganda 🇺🇬 population figures ✳ Aged 0-14yrs – 46% ✳ Aged 10-24yrs – 34.5% ✳ Aged 15-64yrs – 52% ✳ Aged 65+ – 2% ✳ 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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