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Poverty In Uganda

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Karamoja, Bukedi top poverty charts

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

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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

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Poverty levels in northern Uganda drop

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

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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.

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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...

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More Ugandans 'falling into poverty than...

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


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Kalungi’s lens: City Beat – the...

The parties also gave many upcoming artists much-needed exposure, and they were grateful for it. In 2010, for example, Keko was largely unknown.