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YOFACO Making Agriculture Cool For Youth Employment In Uganda

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Currently, the agricultural sector in Uganda employs over 78% of Uganda’s population, accounts for 53% of the national export revenue and contributes 24% of GDP.[9] It has great potential to address youth unemployment currently at 83%. “We believe that agriculture can do much better if more youth are attracted given their natural vibrancy and creativity” says Khamutima Tumwebaze, the Executive ...

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Ghana Now Issues Visas On Arrival To All African Citizens

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Ghana has begun offering visas upon arrival to all African nationals,[9] a step towards creating a continent-wide zone of free movement. Check also: Open Visa Policy: Africans Will Be Able To Visit Any African Country By 2018 The West African country rolled out the policy on Friday,[4] allowing citizens of African Union (AU) member states to get visas for up ...

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African Union Launches An All-Africa Passport

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On June 13,[9] two weeks before the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the African Union announced a new “single African passport.” The lead-up discussion was much like the original debate on the European Economic Community,[2] the E.U.’s predecessor. African passport proponents say it will boost the continent’s socioeconomic development because it will reduce trade barriers and allow people, ideas, goods,[7] services ...

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Open Visa Policy: Africans Will Be Able To Visit Any African Country By 2018

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African citizens currently face some of the most stringent visa restrictions in the world. [9]According to the Africa Visa policy / Openness Index Report launched by the African Development Bank (AfDB),[3] citizens of African countries require visas to travel to 55% of countries within the continent.[1] Check also: Ghana In Plans To Make Travel In Africa Easier For Africans Within ...

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Uganda Could Get Rich On Oil, According To World Bank

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KAMPALA- The world bank said Uganda could dramatically overhaul its economy with the right management policies in place by the time oil starts flowing in 2018.[9] Check also: Minerals: Africa’s Top 10 Mineral-Rich Countries The World Bank country manager for Uganda,[4] said in a statement that If this resource is well managed, it could take the country a lot less ...

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