Uganda

How Youth Livelihood fund is being used

In January 2014, Uganda launched the Youth Livelihood Fund worth 265 billion shillings over a period of 5 years. These funds can be accessed by any group of youth between 18-30yrs from their sub county level. 2 years on and the Youth Livelihoods Program is proving the doubting Thomases wrong. According to Mr. James Ebitu, […]

The Ugandan youth who created the MamaBaby Midwife App

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: August 29, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

Here is 22 year old Donald WaRuhanga a Ugandan mobile app developer and the brain behind MamaBaby app – a viable solution to Africa’s high maternal and new born deaths and prevention of fistula. Studying computer science Donald: I went to Kigezi High school and offered Physics, economics and Mathematic at A-level. Growing up, I […]

Opportunities on the internet are endless – Ronald Hakiza

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: July 13, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

By Prossy Nyafono Ronald Hakiza, the brain behind UgaBus.com, has told LinkmeUg that youth should take advantage of the many opportunities that the internet has. These range from grants to training online and abroad, clients, investors and much more. Ronald has benefited from partnerships he made online through trainings, seminars and more. Young Africans Leaders Initiative – YALI Global Entrepreneurship […]

Parents should educate HIV+ children – LinkmeUg

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: July 11, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

LinkmeUg condemns leaders like Martin Oroch – RDC Tororo who are fuelling stigma against people with HIV in Uganda. It is alleged that this district leader has called on parents to force their children to take HIV tests and refuse to pay their University tuition if they test positive. It is unfortunate that in Uganda, […]

LinkmeUg celebrates 1st anniversary

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: June 1, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

It’s one year today since LinkmeUg set out to equip Uganda’s youth with information to make informed decisions. We believe that with the right information, youth will study more helpful courses, better prepare for the job market, start small businesses, lead healthier lives and have better relationships. This year, we plan to link you to […]

Want to be a leader who changes Uganda? Embrace the YALI training.

Africa has more than 60% of its population made up of young people below 35 years and it’s quickly becoming the home to the world’s largest population of young people. These young people have to be trained to run Africa from their leaders of today and to do this, leadership training is needed. LinkmeUg talked […]

Scholarships for Continuing Students now available: The Madhvani Foundation

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: April 5, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

The Madhvani Foundation is receiving applications from continuing University students with financial challenges. Applications close on April 30, 2016. Requirements • Ugandan Undergraduate students who have completed at least the first year of their studies at a Ugandan University. • Possess good grades. CGPA lower than 2.2 or a retake in any subject apply not […]

How to be successful: a tip from Prof. Maggie Kigozi

  • Categories: News, Uganda
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  • Author: linkmeUg

By: [email protected] The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) hosted Dr. Maggie Kigozi to discuss the role of lifting girls and women in the development of the country and region as well. The event took place at the KCCA Employment Services Bureau under the theme “INVESTING IN GIRLS AND WOMEN” and attracted organizations such as Kibo […]

Ugandan youth to attend compulsory National Youth Service Program

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: March 22, 2016
  • Author: linkmeUg

The government of Uganda is setting aside 5BN SHS in the 2016/17 financial year to give Ugandan youth civic training, military and life skills in what the Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development calls National Youth Service Program. This program targets under graduate and graduate students as well as lower levels. It is aimed […]