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Youth demand involvement in oil and gas sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has been asked to involve the youth at all levels in the oil and gas sector. Speaking on Tuesday at a workshop organised by Action Aid, university students and youth in employment said there is less involvement of youth in the management …

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Tackling youth unemployment

It is importance to identify and provide solutions to obstacles to youth participation in agriculture | MUSA MAYANJA LWANGA | According to projections from the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), the Ugandan population is expected to increase to over 55 million in the next ten years, with the youth (persons …

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African govt’s urged to stimulate skills education

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has tasked African governments to foster practical skills education, in order to reduce youth unemployment. Museveni said that in the world, over 156 million youth live in poverty because they are tagged on whitecollar jobs other than enhancing practical skills …

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Overwhelming turn up at LDU recruitment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  There was an overwhelming turn up of youth for the Local Defense Unit-LDU recruitment exercise at Old Kampala Secondary School on Tuesday. Bilaali Katamba, the Spokesperson of the recruitment team I, said an estimated 3000 youths turned up for the recruitment. He explained that because …

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Equity Bank partners with GOAL Uganda to empower youth

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Equity Bank (U) Ltd and the DYNAMIC (Driving Youth-led Agribusiness and Microenterprise) program in  their continued quest for financial inclusion have launched a partnership to bring access to formal financial services closer to the youth through Equity Bank’s agency banking and digital finance model. …

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MUSEVENI: Free movement of goods in East Africa is key

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has emphasized that the free movement of goods and services is a matter of survival for Uganda, East Africa and Africa. “Supporting one another’s prosperity by buying one another’s goods and services is the correct way. With our united market, we can, …

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