03 May

Somalia’s accession to the East African Community marked a significant geopolitical shift. Despite its long struggles against the terror group Al-Shabaab and environmental catastrophes, the move to join the EAC signifies a country that is looking beyond its current troubles into the future. The EAC, which already includes…

02 May

Tackling infant mortality in Uganda

  • By Hildah Namuleme
  • | Category Blog

In Uganda, infant mortality continues to be a concern, with deaths of babies still placing a heavy burden on families and communities. While progress has been made in recent years, there is still much work to be done to address the underlying socioeconomic factors contributing to this problem.…

15 Dec

Nearly three quarters of Ugandans earn a living from agriculture. The sector is dominated by small-scale farmers. It is responsible for 25% to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Yet many small-scale farmers continue to live below the national poverty line. Most small holder farmers are still struggling…

04 Jul

According to the United Nations (UN), youth unemployment is defined as the situation where young people (15–24 years old) who are looking for a job cannot find a job.  According to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), youth unemployment in Uganda increased from 6.54% in 2021 to 6.58%…