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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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UNESCO report says 40 pct of poorest countries unable to support disadvantaged learners during COVID-19 crisis

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | During the COVID-19 pandemic, about 40 percent of low and lower-middle income countries have not been able to support disadvantaged learners during temporary school shutdown, according to 2020 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report published on Tuesday by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). …

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Lockdown restrictions escalate malnutrition cases in Manafwa

Manafwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health officials in Manafwa district have reported an escalation of food insecurity, poverty and cases of malnutrition among the marginalized groups during the time of the COVID-19 lockdown. Dr Emma Gahima, the in-charge of Bugobero health center IV and Manafwa district nutrition focal person …

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