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CHILD CARE: Speaker Among threatens to name and shame MPs

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has threatened to name and shame MPs who refuse to accept responsibility for their children. Among was on Wednesday December 1, 2021 presiding over the house during a heated debate on a statement presented by the Vice …

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UDB offers simpler credit terms for women entrepreneurs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Development Bank has developed a special financing program for women entrepreneurs, in response to concerns that most of the women cannot afford the terms and conditions generally set by the industry for capital. This is part of the bank’s measures aimed at rebuilding …

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UBOS: 80% of women experience violence at work

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 8 out of 10 women in Uganda have experienced some form of violence at their places of work, according to a new study done by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). The study was conducted between February 2020 and February 2021, on …

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CECAFA asks member associations to invest more in women football

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Council of East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) has asked member associations and stakeholders to invest more in women football. Auka Gecheo, the CECAFA executive director challenged subscribing countries to increase funding in women football, which will help female players to exploit the …

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UDB to finance 2 million women entrepreneurs with micro loans

UDB has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Ltd under which beneficiaries will get between 50 and 100 million shillings in loans Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Development Bank has offered to help 2 million women in business access financing at more affordable cost …

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Must win for Crested Cranes against Zambia in COSAFA game

Port Elizabeth, South Africa | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Crested Cranes will face Zambia’s Copper Queens this afternoon in the last Group C match at the on-going COSAFA Women’s Championship in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Going into the game coach George William Lutalo’s team need an outright win at …

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Karamoja women hailed for spearheading gun recovery

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The joint security task force enforcing the ongoing disarmament exercise in Karamoja has hailed women for playing a key role in the recovery of firearms. Capt. Edrin Mawanda, the UPDF 3rd Division Spokesperson, says that women have been great partners since the army and police …

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Uganda U-20 team routs Kenya 7-2 in World Cup qualifier

Kenya 🇰🇪 2  Uganda 🇺🇬 7 Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Two goals each from lead striker Juliet Nalukenge and Sumaya Komuntale gave Uganda’s Under 20 women’s team a resounding 7-2 victory over hosts Kenya at Nyayo stadium, Nairobi on Saturday afternoon. Other goals came from Margaret Kunihira, captain Fauzia Najjemba …

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