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Gender Ministry to Crack Whip on Organizers of Mentorship Programs

17 Jan 2020 · Innocent Byaruhanga, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of family affairs in the ministry says that it’s not clear what exactly children learn at the mentorship programmes even as organizers of such initiatives say they are bridging a parenting gap and yet are charging huge sums of money.

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Gender Ministry to Crack Whip on Organizers of Mentorship Programs 2 1

Innocent Byaruhanga, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of family affairs in the ministry says that it’s not clear what exactly children learn at the mentorship programmes even as organizers of such initiatives say they are bridging a parenting gap and yet are charging huge sums of money.
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Gender Ministry Drafting Manual to give Guidance on Parenting 2 6

Byaruhanga says they met resistance with the initial guidelines hadn't addressed properly issues of sexuality and reproductive health but have now invited the Ministry of Health and Education to give their views on issues like at what point a child should enroll in school and when a parent should start talking to them about sexuality. The proposed age for such conversations to start is 10 years.
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Entebbe Officials Clash Over Poor Implementation of Waste Management Policy 1 6 Top story

Rose Nanvuma, a resident of Lugonjo in Entebbe says dumping waste in the swamp has interfered with water flow leading to flooding.
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Kabaka Urges Ugandans to Jealously Protect Royal Tombs kasubi royal tombs

The Kabaka says that Kasubi and other tombs symbolize the civilization of the Ganda people dating way before the coming of colonialists. He was speaking at his Palance in Mengo today where a new tomb’s administrator [Katikkiro wa Masiro], David Nkalubo was introduced to him by the Kingdoms Premier Charles Peter Mayiga.
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Sembabule Rolls Out Campaign Against Pesticide Usage 4

The campaign is dubbed “Integrated Pests and Weeds Control Approach”, according to Dr. Emmanuel Kalungi Kawoya, the Sembabule District Production Officer.
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New Cultural Museum to Change Kalangala’s Tourism Fortunes 4 1

The district's attractions include the Mapeera site where the first missionaries Amans Delamans and Simeone Loudel constructed the first Catholic Church in Uganda, Nanziri waterfalls and Wanema shrine on Bukasa Island, several caves, the John Speke site in Lutoboka and the Ssese tree. But most of the tourism sites and regalia had been neglected, burying hundreds of years of history in scrubs and ignorance.
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Frustration Driving People to Commit Suicide - Aswa Region Police Suicide Deaths 3 1

More than 10 cases of suicide have been recorded between December 2019 and early January 2020, according to records by the area Police. The latest incident involved Charles Amone, 45, a resident of Barlajwa village, Luna Parish in Pader Town Council who died on Monday after taking poison.