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Busoga leaders want Govt support to fight poverty in region

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders from Busoga sub region have challenged the Vice President Jessica Alupo to spearhead efforts of rallying cabinet members to endorse the increase of the sub region’s economic empowerment. The leaders  said they want an increase from the current approved 4 billion Shillings, to …

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We are hungry because of laziness: Karamoja elders

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The situation of rob or beg prevailing in Karamoja is blinding the people to the more acceptable option of working for a living, their elders say. The Karamoja Elders Association has heaped the problems of hunger in their sub region on the locals for failing …

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Addressing Uganda’s poor growth

Why the citizens need a mind shift to deal with multidimensional poverty and persistent inequality COMMENT | JOHN DDUMBA-SSENTAMU | Uganda aspires to become an upper-middle-income country by 2040. This is classified by the World Bank as a country with Gross National Income per capita income above $4,096. That’s far …

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President Museveni launches parish development model

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parish Development Model, a program meant to eradicate poverty through the execution of development activities at the parishes has been officially launched by President Yoweri Museveni. The 490 billion Shillings Parish Development Model replaces Emyooga, a presidential initiative on wealth and job creation which was …

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Oulanyah blames poverty in Northern Uganda on leaders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has tasked leaders from Northern Uganda to consider working in unison to redeem the region, saying it ranks poorest in the country. Oulanyah said the Northern region has received numerous ‘helping hands’ from government and development partners, but that …

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Ramathan Ggoobi’s big plan for the economy

Can he achieve it when the economy is still grappling with COVID-19? Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ramathan Ggoobi, the new Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance/ Secretary to the Treasury (PSST) is promising to design and improve on a number of policies to achieve an all-inclusive economy. …

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