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BNN Youth Summit to discuss AU’s Agenda 2063

2nd BilliNowNow (BNN) Youth Summit to Empower Youth to Shape Africa’s Future Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The second Billi Now Now! The (BNN) Youth Summit commenced today at MoTIV Bugolobi bringing together young leaders from across Africa and beyond to be equipped with the tools to connect and …

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Skilling girls crucial to achieving national agenda

  Uganda’s current pressing youth unemployment rates, with youth unemployment exceeding the national average addressing this challenge is critical  for sustainable development COMMENT | JAMILA MAYANJA | In the landscape of national development, a crucial yet often undervalued element is the empowerment of girls through targeted education and skills training. Across …

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Nearly 100 mln children, youth out of school in Africa: AU

ADDIS ABABA | Xinhua | Nearly 100 million children and youth aged 5 to 19 across Africa are not socially integrated simply because they are out of school, African Union (AU) Commissioner for Education, Science, Technology and Innovation Mohammed Belhocine said in Addis Ababa. These children and youth are vulnerable …

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Huawei’s DigiTruck equips 1000 youth

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPNDENT | On January 30, executives Huawei Technologies executives said, DigiTruck project, launched in October 2023 in the Teso Sub-region, had equipped over 1000 youth, women, Jua-kalis, and local district officers with digital skills, empowering them to engage in e-commerce. The skills have helped the beneficiaries to …

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EU offers sh19.5billion to skill youth

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The European Union (EU) and the Belgian government, have set aside 50 million Euros to equip youth with skills in the greening sector for the next five years. Speaking to participants of the EU scholarship programs awareness meeting at the Makerere University Business …

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Buganda seeks to enforce compulsory hard work among youth

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of the Buganda Kingdom Lukiiko (parliament) are seeking government approval for compulsory enforcement of hard work and discipline among youth as a remedy to high levels of redundancy and criminality. During the three-day retreat held at Maria Flo Hotel in Masaka City, the …

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