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Namisindwa RDC orders arrest of youths over YLP funds

Namisindwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Namisindwa Resident District Commissioner, Fredrick Bango has told the police to arrest all youths who have failed to pay back money they got under Youth Livelihood Program in 2017/2018 financial year. While speaking to our reporter at his office, Bango said that out of …

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Youths raise voices over climate change

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Kampala youth’s recently took to the streets to raise awareness in relation to worsening effects of climate change characterised by unpredictable rainfall patterns, drought, floods and landslides. “We are experiencing floods, Mudslides, continuous drought because of reduction in tree cover,” Oscar Ssenyonga …

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MPs urge gov’t to prioritize youth interests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Northern Uganda Youth Representative, Boniface Okot has in a motion supported by Members of Parliament urged government to calibrate all its interventions to uplift the life of youths in the country. Ahead of the National Youth Day celebrations in Gulu on Friday, 12 August 2022, …

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Speaker Among tips youth to seek for opportunities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has called on youths not to sit back, but take interest in the existing opportunities. Among said that there are so many opportunities in the country, like the Parish Development Model and asked them to work hard if they are …

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Western Uganda youth advised on running profitable enterprises

Bushenyi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Timothy Musasizi Karubanga, an entrepreneur and Chief Executive of Tim Tech Consults, has called on youth in Greater Bushenyi district to embrace community service as a humble beginning to attaining success in business. Musasizi, an angel investor fellow also offered to finance at least five business …

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Kitgum municipality secures scholarship for underprivileged youths

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum Municipal Council has secured 30 scholarship slots for underprivileged youths. The selected beneficiaries will undergo rigorous training on skills development at the Acholi Industrial Hub in Gulu. The Acholi Industrial Hub is one of the 22 zonal hubs established countrywide through the Presidential Initiative …

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Unemployment leading youth into terror activities – Luwero RDC

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unemployment is partially responsible for the ease with which some youths are recruited to indulge in crime such as terror-related activities for a pay, Juliet Najjuma Ssenkoole, the Luweero Resident District Commissioner has said. According to RDC Najjuma, an employed person is so busy working …

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