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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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Wake up and beat poverty – Museveni tells Ugandan youths

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has urged youths to engage more actively in commercial production to get out of poverty. He said that the youth are sleeping while the few who are partially awake are involved in subsistence production only focusing on survival. Museveni made reference …

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250 youth empowered to fight HIV through tennis sport

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  250 Ugandan youths have completed a program designed to empower youth through the sport of tennis while also providing HIV/AIDS education.   Dubbed the Arthur Ashe Tennis Program, the initiative was implemented by the U.S. Mission in partnership with the Tartan Burners Athletic Club, the Uganda …

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NRM youth threaten to join opposition over mistreatment.

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A section of National Resistance Movement –NRM party Youths in the Greater Northern Uganda has threatened to quit the party and join opposition if their grievances are not addressed by the party chairman, President Yoweri Museveni. The greater Northern Uganda comprises NRM youth leaders from …

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Mpigi resorts to mushroom growing to alleviate poverty among youth

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Following several failed attempts to fight poverty, Mpigi district authorities have resorted to mushroom growing to reduce the high poverty and unemployment rates among youths. The district authorities are encouraging youth groups and other community members to start mushroom growing projects with promises of helping …

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NRM youths paid UGX 30,000 to vacate State House

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Each of the 500 National Resistance Movement-NRM party youths who pitched camp at State House Entebbe on Monday afternoon demanding to see the president received shillings 30,000 to leave. Led by Henry Kajubi, the youth stormed State House to deliver a petition to president, Yoweri …

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Youths petition speaker Kadaga over unemployment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A section of youths has petitioned Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga demanding immediate action to reduce unemployment. The petition was presented through the  umbrella; Uganda Youth Federation for Good Governance, today. Eric Bithum Opondo, the Organisation’s General Secretary said  that parliament needed to recognize that …

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