Youth Perspectives

URDT, Mastercard Foundation Uganda Empowering Youth Through IT Education

Summary: URDT and the Mastercard Foundation Uganda are providing IT training to 67 young people, regardless of their background. The program offers flexible learning for a month, combining theory with practical application. Students like Nyangoma Teddy and Musoki Lilian are transforming their careers, while others, like Ayebale Ahmed and John …

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Over 3000 youths benefit from Total Energies education initiatives

Summary: otal Energies EP Uganda celebrates a decade of youth empowerment initiatives benefitting 3,000 youths in Uganda. General Manager Philippe Groueix underscores the impact of these programs on job creation and societal development, aligning with TotalEnergies’ commitment to corporate social responsibility and UN Sustainable Development Goal 4. KAMPALA, (Examiner) – …

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TotalEnergies EP Uganda Reaffirms Commitment to Youth Empowerment and Education

Summary: TotalEnergies EP Uganda has reaffirmed its commitment to youth empowerment in Uganda, celebrating over a decade of initiatives that support education and skills development. General Manager Philippe Groueix highlighted the impact of their programs on nearly 3,000 beneficiaries, contributing to various sectors in the country. KAMPALA, (Examiner) – French …

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Uganda’s BPO and ITO Strategy Aims to Create 100,000 Jobs by 2030

Summary: The Ugandan government plans to create 100,000 direct jobs by 2030 through a comprehensive BPO and ITO strategy to address youth unemployment. The strategy leverages Uganda’s low operating costs, young talent pool, and stable macroeconomic environment to attract investment. The plan includes job creation in various support sectors and …

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Dr. Musheshe Leads URDT’s Feature Day Toward Self-Reliance, Community Empowerment

Summary: Dr. Mwalimu Musheshe, founder of the Uganda Rural Development and Training Program (URDT) and Vice-Chancellor of African Rural University (ARU), highlighted the significance of URDT’s Feature Days. These events promote self-reliance, community collaboration, and spontaneous leadership by involving students, staff, and community members in collective efforts. KAGADI, (Examiner) – …

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Uganda-UN Initiative to Empower Youth Receives $84.1 Million Boost

Summary: Uganda and the UN have launched a program to empower 25,000 youth with $84.1 million. Focused on health, skills, and participation, it aims to address youth needs in eight districts. The initiative aims to bridge education and job market gaps and foster youth engagement in critical issues like peace …

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Kiryandongo youth lead gov’t program defaulters list

Summary: Youth in Kiryandongo District lead in defaulting on government livelihood support programs, according to a Ministry of Gender, Labour, and Social Development meeting. Out of 1.17 billion shillings disbursed, only 261 million shillings have been recovered since 2013. Kiryandongo District’s youth top the list of defaulters in government special …

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More Ugandans Employed in Oil Sector- Minister Nankabirwa

At least nine out of every 10 people employed in the oil gas sector is a Ugandan, Ruth Nankabirwa, the minister of Energy and Mineral Development has revealed. “This is testament to our efforts to support more Uganda’s to find employment in the sector. We continue to maintain a National …

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Uganda’s IGG Shortlists 4,000 for 19 Jobs

Summary: The Inspector General of Government in Uganda has shortlisted 4,382 applicants for 19 positions in the anti-corruption watchdog, revealing the severity of the unemployment crisis, as outlined in the 2021 Uganda National Labour Force Survey. The Inspector General of Government’s (IGG) office has narrowed down a pool of 4,382 …

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