Friday , January 27 2023
Home / Tag Archives: youth (page 3)

Tag Archives: youth

289 youths turn up for LDU recruitment exercise in Hoima

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 289 youth in Hoima district turned up for the recruitment of Local Defence Unit personnel. The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) recently announced the recruitment of another batch of 10,000 Local Defence Unit (LDU) personnel countrywide. The recruitment targeted youths from the age of 18 …

Read More »

Uganda team to World Athletics U-20 Champs takes off today

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda will be represented by a 10-member team at the World Athletics under 20 championship slated for August 17-22, 2021 in Nairobi, Kenya. Namayo Mawerere, the Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) publicity Secretary said the team will fly out on Sunday aboard Uganda Airlines to …

Read More »

Standard Chartered Bank aids youth with disabilities

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Standard Chartered Bank Uganda in partnership with the Inclusion Works Consortium has rewarded finalists of the ‘Innovation Challenge for Youth with Disabilities’ with US$5,000 (approx.Shs18m) to help them realize their entrepreneurial aspirations, it said on Apr.20. This ‘innovation challenge’ is part of the Bank’s Diversity …

Read More »

Mental illness among youth in Lango attributed to alcoholism, drug abuse

Number of people committing suicide might increase with the increase in mental illness Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,500 youth in Lango have suffered mental illness as a result of excessive consumption of alcohol and smoking marijuana. Reports from Lira Psychiatric Department at the Regional Referral Hospital indicate …

Read More »

KENYATTA: Kenya hinging on digital technologies to transform economy post-COVID

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | President Uhuru Kenyatta has hailed the contribution of digital technologies to Kenya’s transformation saying ICTs are helping the country to create employment opportunities for its youth and enhance delivery of public services. The president observed that digital technologies have enabled African governments and the …

Read More »