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Poverty In Uganda

Karamoja, Bukedi top poverty charts

Other regions afflicted with high poverty levels include Busoga at 42% and Teso at 40%.

Urban poor worse off than counterparts in...

According to the 2014 Census report up to 56.6% of Ugandans aged 14 to 64(working age) live in the urban areas.

Poverty, alcohol abuse tearing families apart,...

The challenges, she noted, have resulted in high crime rates, immoral behaviour, lawlessness, conflict, diseases, poverty, violence against children and...

Who will bail out grandmothers not covered...

Out of Uganda’s projected population of 40 million people at least 1.4 million are above 60 and qualify to be called elderly.

Income, food poverty on the rise: The 2020...

The increase in number of poor people also means that the rate at which poverty is being reduced is lower than the rate of population growth.

Is Uganda failing its senior citizens?

According to Global Age watch index 2015, Uganda is one of the worst countries for the elderly to live

Poverty levels in northern Uganda drop

There was a reduction from 43.7% in 2012/13 to 32.5% in 2016/17.

Are Ugandans getting poorer?

Top audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers covering July to Sept 2017 quarter claim that poverty is deepening with 70% of the people currently vulnerable.

Poverty killing gold miners

Although an increasing number of Ugandans including women and children are rushing into new gold mines hoping to hit a jackpot, many spend long hours daily...

More Ugandans 'falling into poverty than...

Chronically poor people are deprived of both the threshold income and access to basic human needs.


Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

The health minister, Dr Ruth Aceng, urged health workers to use the new facilities to save the newborns.