Uganda’s education system, where cram work is a technique to high grades. We all have dreams, many of which we seriously intend to pursue and others that we take as a joke. Life, is full of unforeseen circumstances. Starting from childhood, our parents anticipate taking us to schools, starting with nursery section that lasts three
You ask Arts students what they can solve and they tell you, ‘for us we only think.’ Think about what?” – The President of the Banana Republic asked. He went ahead to advise Universities to teach courses that impart life skills and science in line with the country’s increasing need for professionals in the oil
Waking up is the best thing next to eating, the thought of food can be overrated but so is the smell of it. Life has many things to offer apart from love, sadness, and happiness. Ours is a world of transformation, the age of diversity, socialism and multiple freedoms. As Graduates, everything you do is
Unless you have clear set goals and know exactly what you want to do with your life, leaving university can be a tough time. For the first time in years, you’re thrown out of the school structure and into the big bad world; it’s exciting, but it’s worrying. You have Graduated. I have only just
Uganda ranks second as the country with the youngest population in the world as 48.5% of the country’s population is below the age of 15 years. While most of those teenagers are still school going, the education system and pedagogies used in most government schools and institutions are outdated. After completing school these youth have
With the government setting up projects to research on youth unemployment. Research is just the start, there needs to be a focus on linking schools, universities and employers together. Another question that looms is how many affected young people are actually attempting to find work? Here are 10 key strategies to reduce youth unemployment: 1. Encourage
Youth unemployment in Uganda and the deadly relationship with illegal migration, human trafficking and modern slavery.
Uganda has been plagued by high numbers of cases of human trafficking of young people to the middle east. Due to a lack of stringent laws and minimum government intervention, it continues to be a large problem. Alex Taremwa explores the high youth unemployment rate in Uganda and how it feeds this dangerous form of