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15:02
15:02

Youth Leaders Demand Involvement in Parish Development Model Program 6

The youth are worried that if not involved, the parish chiefs and other leaders will sideline them during implementation.
11:39
11:39

Gov't Seeks to Expand Graduate Volunteer Scheme Coverage 1 2

The scheme is meant to offer skills to thousands of children who graduate from universities with knowledge and no practical skills to fit within the job market. It is based on the fact that a number of Universities immensely focused on literacy and numeracy skills as opposed to practical skills.
07:46
07:46

Poor Enterprise Selection, Limited Skills Ruin YLP in Lwengo 1 3

Jjuuko Kasiita, the Lwengo District Resident Commissioner indicates that the beneficiaries lack skills to effectively manage the income generating projects. Kasiita explains that some of the groups were created out of excitement and anxiety regardless of their capacity and financial management skills required.
16:58
16:58

Kitgum Youth Protest Delayed Release of YLP Funds 3

Led by the Kitgum Municipality Youth Councilor Noe Opoka, the enraged youth from Pager; Central and Pandwong Divisions demanded explanation from the Municipal Community Development Officer, Michael Kilama why there has been delay to disburse funds meant for 17 groups.
20:57
20:57

PS Bigirimana Sues ULC over UGX 345 Million Debt pius bigirimana 1

According to the documents filed before the Civil Division of High Court, Bigirimana says that on July, 22nd 2015 he sold his land located in Bulemezi, Nakabioto and Nakigozi Luwero District to ULC.
18:16
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Kitgum Councillors Protest Refusal by District to Host Labour Day 3 1

The CAO, in her January 30th reply to the Ministrys Permanent Secretary argued that the district will be overwhelmed as it was hosting the 38th Tarehe Sita anniversary on February 6, and subsequently International Janani Luwum Day on 16 February.
14:59
14:59

Ministry of Gender to Audit YLP in Lwengo 1 5

Last year, the youth in Lwengo through their district chairperson Ibrahim Kitatta, appealed to the ministry to suspend the program due to mismanagement.
16:48
16:48

Children Gradually Exposed to Physical, Sexual Abuse – Report world vision 2

This is according to a new report from the 2018 Uganda Violence against Children Survey undertaken by the Ministry of Gender in selected districts across the country. The study sought to establish prevalence, nature and consequence of violence against children in Uganda.
18:39
18:39

Amudat Embraces Adult Literacy Program 1 2

Irene Cheluk, one of the beneficiaries of FAL in Alakas Village, Amudat Sub County says the program has helped her to differentiate immunization cards of her children from other documents in the house.
11:05
11:05

Bigirimana Halts Funding Of Youth Livelihood Projects In Lwengo

Bagirimana has written to Lwengo district Chief Administrative Officer instructing him to withhold Shillings 241.4 million, meant to finance 22 youth enterprise projects that had been selected to benefit from the Youth Livelihood Program this financial year.
16:54
16:54

Lwengo Youth Leaders Demand Suspension of YLP 2

The Lwengo district youth council led by their chairperson Ibrahim Kitatta, accuse members of the district executive committee for manipulating the selection process of the beneficiaries, to meet their selfish interests.
11:53
11:53

Limited Business Skills Fail YLP in Amudat 1 2

Out of 844 million shillings disbursed to Amudat between 2014/2015 and 2016/2017 financial years, only UGX 108. 3 million has been recovered from the 107 groups generated across the district.
14:59
14:59

Govt Urged to Reconsider Change in Senior Citizens Grant 1 4

The Ministry of Gender has announced that effective July 1, 2019; only persons aged above 80 will be included on the new list of SAGE recipients. But the change will not affect senior citizens aged above 65 that have been benefiting from the project since its inception.
17:27
17:27

Northern Uganda Music Award Celebrates 15th Anniversary 1

The annual award recognizes talents in Gospel, Hip Hop, MCing and DJing amongst others. It awards talents in forms of Best Music Artist of the Year and the Best Female Artists of the Year amongst others.
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Bukwo Elders Threaten to Quit NRM Over Sage irish aid 1 1

URN visited Chepterere Cell in Bukwo Town Council and found several elders living in deplorable conditions. Siteya Chemonges, an elder of 80 years survives on leftovers of posho without sauce from neighbors.
07:59
07:59

Women Entrepreneurship Program Plunges Into Funding Crisis 1 1

Frank Mugabi, the Communications Officer Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, says the funding difficulties have forced the Ministry to ration funds among few women groups well below their intended annual target.
16:39
16:39

Kitgum Municipality Decries Loss of UGX 13M encroachment 3

In 2015, Dr. Jimmy Omony dragged the municipality to court for encroaching and opening a community access road through his forest land in Corner Alango, Pandwong Division.
11:00
11:00

Bukomansimbi Leaders Protest Arrest of Youth Livelihood Defaulters 1 3

Last week, the police and the community Development Officers launched an operation to arrest the defaulters. At least 20 youths have so far been arrested on orders of Amis Asuman Masereka, the Bukomansimbi district Chief Administrative Officer.
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15:44

VP Ssekandi Cited in Masaka Labour Export Drive 1 3

Vincent Kityamuweesi Musubire, the Principal Private Secretary to the Vice President says that Ssekandi had approved the recruitment to tame youth unemployment in the area.
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21:49

Ugandan Teen Heads United Nations Population Fund women in leadership 4 1 Top story

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanen said she was impressed by Zaharas leadership quality.
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