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Museveni gives UGX 2.5 billion to Kampala NRM youth

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has pledged Uganda shilling 2.5 billion to Kampala National Resistance Movement (NRM) youth. The pledge was made by State House comptroller, Lucy Nakyobe who met Kampala NRM youth at Biyem Hotel in Mengo on Wednesday morning. The meeting came on the …

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Museveni clarifies on youth programmes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has clarified on why he has recently directly supported Youth Programmes, mainly in Kampala and Rukungiri. **** FULL STATEMENT CLARIFICATION BY H. E GEN YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI,  ON THE CONFUSION SURROUNDING THE YOUTH PROGRAMMES Fellow Countrymen and Countrywomen, especially the NRM Leaders, I …

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How to bring women, youth to formal economy

Closing the financial inclusion gap will require government, private sector and development partners. Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | How can women and youth population participate in the country’s formal economic activities?  This is what formed part of the discussion at a breakfast meeting organised by Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) …

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Double gold medal win for Chelangat in Youth Olympics

Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda’s Sarah Chelangat has won two gold medals at the on-going 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Chelangat started it off with winning gold in the 3,000m final when she finished in a time of 9:11:63, while Kenya’s Mercy Chepkorir Kerarei …

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President meets Busoga, Bugisu, Sebei youth

    Minister  Persis Namuganza salutes Museveni for sparing time to meet Busoga, Bugisu youth Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has urged members of the Ugandan legislature to put emphasis on the allocation of more funds to programs that facilitate and propel development of wananchi in …

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COMMENT: New global youth movement

Using digital tools, it exposes gaps between the promise of opportunity and reality of unequal chances COMMENT | GORDON BROWN | The recent March for Our Lives in the United States inspired millions not just across America, but also around the world. Until the nationwide demonstrations on March 24, most people …

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Coffee experts expose opportunities for youth and women

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Players in the coffee value chain have urged the youth and women to take advantage of the growing demand for coffee in Uganda and beyond to grow their income. Speaking to The Independent on the sidelines of a Coffee dialogue at Pearl of Africa Hotel …

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Pope urges young people not to remain silent

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP | Pope Francis on Sunday urged young people not to allow themselves to be silenced and to stand up for what they believe in, a day after more than a million people in the United States took part in student-led protests demanding tighter gun control. …

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Pope appeals to youth in new book ‘God is Young’

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP | Pope Francis urged young people on Monday to “take risks” to help the Catholic Church rejuvenate itself, a day before his new book on the subject is released in Italy. The 81-year-old pope addressed a meeting of 300 young believers at the start …

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