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Enhance youth mentorship in leadership development: Experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy-NIMD has asked the government to amend the Political Parties and Organisations Act to provide for the establishment of mentorship programs for youth in the different political parties. Presenting results of a study on the challenges facing youth and women …

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Standard Chartered Bank launches Shs430million youth programme

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Standard Chartered Bank Uganda in partnership with Challenges Worldwide, a Kampala-based business development consultancy, has launched the scale-up of the Youth to Work (Y2W) phase III programme worth Shs430 million. The hybrid event that had participants attend both physically and online, took place in Kampala and …

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Worldskills Africa competition promotes capacity building for youth

Windhoek, Namibia | Xinhua | The second edition of WorldSkills Africa, underway in Namibia’s Swakopmund coastal town, is promoting skills development among the continent’s young populace. The WorldSkills Africa competition 2022 programme focuses on collaborative mentorship between WorldSkills international and national experts and promoting inclusive design approaches. For Euphrasia Mulenga, an …

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87% of youths are in insecure, unsafe informal jobs: EPRC research

Over 400,000 youths enter the labour force to compete for 9,000 jobs annually Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cash crop production, light manufacturing, construction, agro-processing, wholesale and retail trade, financial services, insurance, transport and tourism, have been identified as key sectors that need intentional support to create large scale job opportunities …

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UDB launches unique solutions for women, youth and SMEs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Development Bank Ltd (UDBL), the country’s national Development Finance Institution, has today announced exclusive offers aimed at addressing the growth of the key sectors of youth, women and SMEs. In addition to credit offerings to these segments, UDB will introduce a Business Accelerator …

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