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Capitalise on high youth population says report

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Kampala- A new report on the state of the world population has recommended that the youth need to acquire relevant knowledge and skills if developing countries like Uganda are to benefit from them for social and economic progress.

The youth population in the country accounts for more than 78 per cent of the entire population that currently stands at 34.9 million people. The state of Uganda Population Report 2014 shows that youth are grappling with unemployment which remains a major challenge. 

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Govt spends sh39b annually on unsafe abortions by Straight Talk Foundation Limited in Uganda

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With many youths having unprotected sex and fearing to bear children, most of them resort to abortion a thing which has stretched government's budget to about sh39b.

Straight Talk Foundation Limited Executive Director, Susan Ajok said that government spends about US$14m (about 39b) annually on treating complications related to unsafe abortion with youths taking the centre stage.

She disclosed this on Friday during a fundraising ceremony at Serena Hotel in Kampala.

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The government of Uganda is spending heavily on the unsafe abortions due to health issues for the ladies. The procedure of the abo... Read More
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Straight Talk Foundation: Parliament to Expedite Passing of the Alcohol Bill to curb Underage Alcohol Consumption

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STF brought together, different stakeholders to forge a way forward towards policy formulation and implementation aimed at curbing underage alcohol consumption. 

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Straight Talk Foundation Limited: What Role Models are Ugandan Youth Looking up to Today?

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 It has now become a convention in Uganda today to decry the degeneration of morals, especially among the young generation. This outcry comes from the moral guardians of society, especially politicians and religious or faith leaders. One can add groups of other people, not excluding taxi vendors who apply morality selectively.

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Straight Talk Foundation Limited: Capitalise on high youth population, says report

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Kampala- A new report on the state of the world population has recommended that the youth need to acquire relevant knowledge and skills if developing countries like Uganda are to benefit from them for social and economic progress. 

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Straight Talk Foundation Limited: Uganda’s adolescents petition The Speaker of Parliament on underage alcohol consumption

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Straight Talk Foundation (STF) will convened 50 students and pupils to present a petition against underage age alcohol consumption to the Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda. In the petition; young people called for. 

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Straight Talk Foundation Limited: New Board Chair appointed

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Having served on the STF board since 2003, Mr Aggrey David Kibenge ended his term as Chair of the Straight Talk Foundation Board. 

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