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Youth interested in agriculture – Report

Youth interested in agriculture – Report

A report made by non governmental organization, Driving the youth-led new agribusiness and microenterprise (DYNAMIC) shows that 62% of the youth who are out of school  in 8 districts of Northern Uganda are highly interested in engaging in Agriculture as their principal means of earning a living. The survey that was conducted in the districts of Agago, Abim, Gulu, […]

Unemployed youths demand lift of government ban on working in Arab countries

Unemployed youths demand lift of government ban on working in Arab countries

The unemployed youths who are yearning to go to Arab countries for jobs have threatened to start engaging themselves in criminal activities if government does not lift a ban it put on Ugandans who want to go to these countries for work. The threats come after these for the second time stormed the Ministry of Gender […]

World Bank report says Ugandans & Ethiopians more productive than Kenyans.

World Bank report says Ugandans & Ethiopians more productive than Kenyans.

The odd saying that one Kenyan can do a job worthy six Ugandans is about to change if we are to go by a new World Bank report on productivity in a work place. According to the The East African newspaper,the  World Bank report indicates that Kenyan workers are less productive than their counterparts in […]

Youth weigh in on 2016 elections with demands

Youth weigh in on 2016 elections with demands

Youth have vowed to shun whoever wants to lead this country in 2016 unless he or she agrees to their demands. The demands were contained in what they called the youth manifesto authored by youth organizations in conjunction with Uganda parliamentary forum on youth affairs led by the female national youth MP Monica Amoding. Among […]

Intelligence report asks Museveni to create jobs for youths to reduce their involvement in demonstrations

An intelligence report by the Chieftaincy of Military intelligence (CMI) has advised president Museveni and his government to create more jobs for unemployed youths in order to reduce their involvement in strikes, crimes and demonstrations. The report signed by one of the directors of CMI in charge of economic monitoring indicates that Uganda/government stands to […]

How president Museveni can be removed from power!

How president Museveni can be removed from power! This week MPs have been circulating a document in the parliament collecting signatures to impeach President Yoweri Museveni on grounds of abuse of office, violation of the oath of allegiance, misconduct, failure to address unemployment and public service delivery. The MPs led by Aruu County MP Odonga […]

Nabagereka launches maternal and child health campaign

The queen of Buganda lady Sylvia Nagginda has launched the global fight action on Maternal and child health campaign with an aim of achieving the Millennium Development Goals. The MDGs that are set to be achieved through the campaign include strengthening of gender equitable national health sector action plans, ensuring health plans, reducing maternal deaths […]

School dropout, unemployment increasing crime rates

The Rwimi sub county leaders have expressed concern over the daily increasing criminal cases in the area which they attribute to unemployment, redundancy and the lack of education. Kangwaje Moses the chairperson Rwimi sub county says most youths in have abandoned school and spend much of their time in bars gambling. Kangwaje says that due […]

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