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MUSEVENI: Uganda is richly populated

Busia, Uganda |THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda’s big population is the country’s most important asset. Speaking in Busia July 11 as Uganda joined marked the World Population Day, Museveni hailed the NRM government for interventions that have resulted in citizens living healthier and longer lives than ever …

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US to end funding for UN Population Fund over abortion claims

Washington, United States | AFP | The US government plans to stop funding the United Nations Population Fund because of the organization’s “coercive” family planning practices, including providing abortions, officials in Washington said late Monday. According to a State Department official, President Donald Trump has instructed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson …

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Born again: baby boom after China ends one-child rule

Beijing, China | AFP | As soon as China abandoned its one-child policy a year ago, Zheng Xiaoyu and her husband started trying for a sibling for their nine-year-old son. Their efforts bore fruit with another boy — one of a million extra births this year. “The traditional Chinese thinking …

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NSSF and high-end houses

Analysts question feasibility of Shs 650m houses in glutted market yet demand is higher for low end accommodation At the beginning of this month, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) commissioned a large-scale project worth Shs14.5bn to construct a housing estate at Mbuya involving 40 residential houses. This venture puts …

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