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08:15
08:15

Gen. Elwelu Wants Wazalendo Sacco Leadership to Enhance Members' Incomes poverty 2

Elwelu stressed that the Sacco leadership must invest wisely and provide financial literacy training to members, enabling them to make purposeful investments with high returns.
14:48
14:48

Cost of Living and Hunger Bite Ugandans Says Survey Twaweza East Africa 1

At the household level, the picture is similar to the top three problems named by citizens as the cost of living (62%), unemployment (45%) and hunger or drought (42%).
09:23
09:23

Female Opposition MPs Want Tax on Diapers Abolished poverty 3 1

Female opposition MPs, led by Joyce Bagala Ntwatwa, the Mityana District Woman representative, spoke out against the new law at a press conference held at Parliament on Wednesday.
08:56
08:56

Police Crime Report: Domestic Violence Cases Increase In Luwero alcholism 5

Joyce Namigadde, the Senior Probation Officer for Luwero District explains that the increase in cases is due to conflicts arising from rapid urbanization, alcoholism, property grabbing and unemployment among other factors.
16:43
16:43

Luwero Women Leaders Call for Action To Prevent Domestic Violence In 2023 alcholism 5 1

Prisca Birungi, the Officer In Charge of the Child and Family Protection Unit at Luwero Central Police Station says that the causes of domestic violence include; poverty, alcoholism, greed for property and witchcraft among others.
12:00
12:00

Religious Leaders Seek Tough Action to End Human Trafficking poverty 4 7

More than 24,000 Ugandans seek household jobs in the Middle East annually, driven out of the country by poverty, unemployment, domestic violence and family breakdown among others. However, hundreds of them who are unknowingly trafficked are reporting harsh and inhumane working conditions, which have put hundreds of lives on the line.
13:53
13:53

Busoga Leaders Want More Funding to Facilitate Poverty Eradication Initiatives region 1 1

While attending the launch of Busoga’s 2022/2023 annual development plan at the Jinja city’s based Civil Service college, the leaders said that an increase in the funds will foster the quickening of poverty eradication processes.
15:14
15:14

Street Kids' Will Kill us if we Don't Address their Needs- Archbishop Warns HIV/AIDS 1 3

According to the Archbishop, the country faces a time bomb from such vulnerable children who may end up into criminal gangs or habitual offenders if a strategic intervention is not sought to sustainably address their future needs.
14:58
14:58

Over 4,000 Acholi Girls Made Pregnant During Lockdown Gulu District 1 1

Lamwo District presents a higher number with 1,000 girls followed by Pader with 920, Agago 730, Nwoya 640, Amuru 620 while Gulu comparatively registered low cases with 'only' 150 girls.
17:22
17:22

Nwoya Woman Commits Suicide Over Alleged Husband’s Promiscuity poverty 1 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says preliminary findings show that Akello sneaked out of her house following the altercation with her husband and her body was found hanging on a tree branch with the sheet of her baby tied around her neck.
15:18
15:18

Rats Devastate Crop Gardens in Nakasongola food insecurity 5

Mariam Nabutaka, the Lwampanga Sub county LC V councillor, says the rats have destroyed several acres of crops including groundnuts, maize, cassava, sweet potatoes and watermelon among others.
09:13
09:13

Sex Workers Register for Evacuation from Gulu as Lockdown Bites District Task Force 1 2

Tegwana Parish Chairperson Alex Odongo Okoya who spearheaded the assessment said that most of the registered women were from parts of Central Uganda, West Nile and Lango sub regions of Uganda.
17:44
17:44

Gulu Leaders Bow to Food Demands by Commercial Sex Workers Pece Division 1 4

The affected group came up earlier to cry for help, saying many of them were starving and pleaded to be classified as a vulnerable group that needs to be considered for urgent food relief. The group also threatened to name and shame leaders who benefit from their illicit trade, who have abandoned them at their time of need.
20:31
20:31

ICT Minister Asks Local Government Staff to Support NRM or Quit district 2 1 Top story

Nabakooba also took a swipe at some local government public relations officers for failing to update district websites detailing government achievements such as mechanized agricultural systems in preference of discussing political tales, which have dragged young people in abject poverty since they lack information to transform their lives.
13:00
13:00

UPDF Veterans in Busoga Positive For Joining Amisom operation 3 1

Busoga region has registered 223 reservists that will join their colleagues at Singo military barracks to form Uganda’s battle groups thirty-one and thirty-two which will foster UPDF’s operations under African union mission in Somalia-AMISOM.
17:40
17:40

Busoga Bishop Warns Politicians Against Making Empty Promises election 1 1

While preaching to Christians at Iganga Cathedral Church on Christmas Day, Wakula says that voters are outraged that several promises made in the past have not yet been fulfilled.
11:12
11:12

EAC Member States Urged to Embrace Drones for Monitoring Fish Species poverty 1 2

Abura says that unlike domestic animals, fish species require the deployment of scientific technologies to sustain their continued existence in the Lake. He noted that there are now a number of cost-effective drones designed to cover a distance of 30 kilometres both in the space and under water.
20:20
20:20

Poverty Obstructing Reintegration of Ex-LRA Combatants 3

Dr Ann McDonald the team leader of the researchers told URN that former internally-displaced people and former combatants in Acholi sub-region still face extreme poverty despite poverty alleviation programs by the government.
11:57
11:57

Parents Don’t Have Time for Us –Children Speak Out Jinja 8 4

Bruno Muwuluzi, a student from Uplands High School, said that some of their colleagues on streets come from poverty stricken families and distant areas where they are offered to buyers by their parents under the pretext of finding jobs for them.
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