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Namisindwa youth implicate officials who spent Shs 700M YLP funds with them

Namisindwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Namisindwa district local government has resorted to making arrangements of arresting all youths who have failed to recover the Youth Livelihood Program money now for three years. While speaking to our reporter, Andrew Wabweni, the Namisindwa district community development officer said that in 2018/19 financial …

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Jumia creates jobs for young entrepreneurs

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | As coronavirus restrictions continue to bite the economy, e-commerce firm, Jumia, is creating job opportunities for the youth to make money and transform their lives on its platform. Since 2018, the company came up with Uganda’s JForce program. The program is Jumia’s pioneer sales consultants …

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Bishop Nsubuga asks youths to refrain from election violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bishop of Luweero Diocese Eridard Nsubuga has appealed to youths to restrain themselves from acts of violence in the coming general elections. Today, Christians from Luweero Diocese attended services in churches in which they thanked God for the year 2020 and prayed for blessings …

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Nancy Kalembe’s pledge of job creation excites Kwania youths

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of youths in Kwania district have welcomed the pledge by presidential candidate Nancy Linda Kalembe to create jobs. During her campaign trail in Lango region, Kalembe made several pledges that include fighting corruption, stopping land grabbing, improving teacher’s welfare, better health for youths and …

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Busia streets sealed off ahead of Museveni

Busia, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police and military forces have sealed off streets in Busia town ahead of national resistance movement-NRM party presidential candidate president Yoweri Museveni’s campaign meeting. President Museveni who is conducting his campaign in Bukedi region, has this morning started in Manafwa district. He is expected to …

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Money edging women, youths out of politics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political aspirations of women and youths in Uganda are largely shattered by the high cost of contesting for elective offices. The conclusion is based on findings of a research that was conducted by the Westminster Foundation for Democracy, the Public Policy Institute and the …

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Tooro youths failing in politics due to lack of funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The absence of funding has dashed the hopes of several youths in Tooro sub-region to contest for elective positions. Some of the affected youths missed nominations for parliamentary seats while those who got nominated are struggling to print posters or get media space for …

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Prince Nakibinge lauds Kyagulanyi for awakening youth

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prince Kassim Nakibinge has lauded the National Unity Platform-NUP party president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu for leading a campaign to awaken young people in Uganda on the need to participate in the governance of their country. Nakibinge said this while addressing journalists at his residence …

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UCDA draws more youth into coffee value chain

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Coffee Development Authority-UCDA is encouraging youths to play an active role in the coffee value chain. The authority started by training youth groups on understanding coffee legislation, coffee garden handling, crop management skills and harvest, post-harvest handling and storage, skills of …

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Gov’t injects UGX 1.93 billion in youth livelihood program

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development will this month inject 1.93 billion shillings in the Youth Livelihood Program- YLP. According to the Minister for Gender, Labor and Social Development Frank Tumwebaze, 203 groups comprising of 2,236 youths from 26 districts will receive …

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