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Amuru residents blame teenage pregnancies on domestic violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Amuru district have attributed the high cases of teenage pregnancies in the district to domestic violence. Statistics from the Human Rights Focus indicate that 4,062 young girls were impregnated in Acholi sub region since the Covid-19 lockdown in March up to mid-August 2020. …

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Can Uganda steer out of poverty?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More Ugandans could drift into poverty unless government comes up with measures to cushion those that have been rendered jobless as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. As the world marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, there are fears that poverty levels in …

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Wake up and beat poverty – Museveni tells Ugandan youths

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has urged youths to engage more actively in commercial production to get out of poverty. He said that the youth are sleeping while the few who are partially awake are involved in subsistence production only focusing on survival. Museveni made reference …

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Putin approves Russian national development goals through 2030

Moscow, Russia | XINHUA | Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Tuesday instructing the government to implement a set of national development goals by 2030. The decree published by the Kremlin said the country aims to achieve breakthrough developments, increase its population and raise living standards. Other goals include …

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