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Elderly want SAGE beneficiary age lowered...

Recently a group of six elderly people met the rt honorable Prime Minister of Uganda, Ruhakana Rugunda to discuss patent issues affecting their wellbeing....

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Why we need proactive interventions for old...

The Senior Citizens Grants were ideally conceived as a stop-gap measure as government devises means to ensure that people contribute to social security...

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Activists to appeal against EOC decision...

The EOC seven-member tribunal; in a session chaired by Hon. Member Joel Cox Ojuko on Friday ruled that the government be given an opportunity to first...

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What is the fate of the planned SAGE national...

Government at the end of 2018 committed to a national roll out of the SAGE programme targeting older persons aged 80 years and above.

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SAGE reduces poverty among recipients, says...

Currently, the scheme covers 61 districts. The intervention, which was launched in 2010, covers roughly 160,000 people.

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Govt to introduce care program for all the...

The objective of the Bill is to enhance protection and realisation of older person’s rights, promote and protect their wellbeing, safety and security

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Why reviewing SAGE eligibility upwards is...

Key questions also need to be asked around the frequency with which the beneficiaries’ register is reviewed and updated

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'130-yr-old' Dokolo woman finally registers...

Kelementina was last Thursday picked from her home by National Registration Authority (NIRA) officials from Kampala and they helped her register at their...

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SAGE in compensation for liberation war atrocities...

The programme has boosted participation and social inclusion of the elderly who were previously perceived as social burdens

MPs question government on SAGE funding short-falls...

The woman MP Kyegegwa district, Flavia Kabahenda, tasked government to honour its obligation of a counterpart funding as agreed with donors.

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