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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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Museveni gives out Shs17b to youth, women

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Museveni has given shs17billion to women and youth groups carrying out projects under the Youth Livelihood and Uganda Women Entreprenuership programmes. The youth from 26 districts received dummy cheques worth Shs.8 billion for 915 targeted projects, while women groups from 43 …

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YOUTH FUNDS: Tororo Municipality struggles to recover sh121 million

Tororo Municipal Council is struggling to recover sh121 million borrowed from  Nation Youth Livelihood Funds Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Last year, at least 14 groups in Tororo Municipality benefited from the national Youth Livelihood Programme funds. However some of the leaders of the beneficiary groups have since abandoned their …

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Hope as Museveni’s youth initiative takes shape

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda has the world’s youngest population with over 78% of its population below the age of 30. With just under eight million youth aged 15-30, the country also has one of the highest youth unemployment rates in Sub-Saharan Africa. Such a high and unemployed youth …

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