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Two million babies are born in Uganda every year, giving the African nation one of the fastest growing populations in the world. From 38 million now, the population is expected to reach 130 million by 2050. But there are warnings of dire consequences unless changes are made. If the population growth continues at this rate, forests will be wiped out, the healthcare system will not cope and there could be major food shortages. Al Jazeera's Anna Cavell reports from Kampala. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
The United Nations Population Fund has raised concerns over Uganda’s fast-growing population. According to figures from the UNFPA, every year the population of Uganda grows by more than one million people. Our correspondent Daniel Arapmoi attended the World Population Day event in eastern Uganda and filed this report. Watch Live: http://www.presstv.com/live.html Twitter: http://twitter.com/PressTV LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/PressTV Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PRESSTV Google+: http://plus.google.com/+VideosPTV Instagram: http://instagram.com/presstvchannel Dailymotion: http://www.dailymotion.com/presstv
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Uganda’s population has hit 37.7 million people according to final results released by the Uganda bureau of statistics from the 2014 national population and housing census. UBOS executive director Ben Paul Mungyereza says the numbers are worrying especially at a time when unemployment is high yet the economy is growing at a slow rate of just 3.5 percent. However UBOS projects that the population will reach 46.4 million people in 2024.
http://www.ntvuganda.co.ug http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Uganda is the third fastest growing country in the world, according to UN statistics. Nearly 70 per cent or more than two thirds of the country's population is composed of youths under the age of 24 years, many of whom are unemployed and without productive skills. But today a national initiative termed aimed at tapping into the potential of Uganda's youth was launched. The Joint Programme on Population was launched by ten United Nations agencies, civil societies and other development partners at Hotel Africana. The job fair enters a key state tomorrow with a mini marathon, and more discussions on how to equip youth with skills.
What is a youthful population? In this lesson we will look at Uganda as a youthful population and the impacts it is experiencing due to its youthful demographic. Visit the website for this lesson's notes. http://www.revisealevel.co.uk/subjects/geography-2/human-geography/unit-1-changing-populations/15-youthful-population-case-study-uganda/
Uganda’s total population is 34.6 million approximately 35 million.This according to the results of the National Housing and Population census 2014. ////////// This represents an increase of 10.4 million persons from the 2002 census which put the population at 24.2 million. The annual growth rate however witnessed a slight decline in ration from 3.2 to 3.0 % The current population is a huge leap from 1911 when Uganda’s population was just 2.5 million. The census also shows a huge leap of urban populations to 7.4 million in 2014 from 1.7 million in 1991. 75% of households however continue to reside in rural areas. The fertility rate has also declined from 7.1 children per woman in 1991 to 5.8 chil-dren per woman in 2014. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news ...
Minibuzz Uganda is a daily TV program aired in Uganda. Every morning we pick up random commuters and with them we discuss the news, current affairs and issues that affect their lives on a day to day basis. We record the show every morning and broadcast that same evening.
Uganda will join the rest of the world to mark world population day. The day will be marked under the theme, prioritizing community Transformation and addressing the needs of the vulnerable population. This is the 12th time Uganda is marking this day.
The United States is the world's top refugee resettlement country. More refugees have resettled in the western state of California more than any other state over the past seven years, according to the United Nation High Commission for Refugees data. VOA's Paul Ndiho along with Solomon Serwanjja, cameraman Godfrey Bardey from our partner NBS station Uganda recently traveled to San Diego, California where former refugees are giving back to the community that once helped them.
Provisional results from the Uganda Bureau of Statistics put Uganda's population at 34.9 million. For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
The scrapping of the age limit for presidential hopefuls has divided the Uganda population. While opposition politicians have opted to challenge the move in the courts of law, others are waiting for the next presidential poll to make their voices heard. CGTN's Hillary Ayesiga has that report. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
The just released population Projection report indicates that by 2013, Uganda's population will stand at 35.4 million people. In the face of this rapid population growth rate... the Government is taking on a multi sectoral approach to reduce poverty levels and ignorance.
Having many children and starting at an early age hugely affects people’s lives. That is what this film about Uganda underscores. The film also emphasizes the importance of knowledge about contraceptives and access to them and all related aspects.
The analytical report for the 2014 National Population and Housing Census suggests that by 2040 the population of Uganda will have doubled to about 68 million people. But authorities are afraid that the high population growth will strain the limited resources, sabotaging governments’ vision for attaining middle income status by 2040. However, UNFPA advises that lowering the fertility rates as well as educating the girl child could curb uncontrolled population growth in the country.
Environmental activists have expressed the need to check the increasing population which they say it putting immense pressure on the country’s natural resources. According to a 2012 Unicef report, Uganda’s population growth rate was among the highest in the world, raising concern the environment is facing rapid degradation as it tries to cope with the rapid rise in numbers. In the following report, we look at how Uganda’s population growth is impacting the environment and the measures that help reverse this trend.
A new survey indicates that more than half of the country’s population cannot afford to pay for medical care, while just one in 50 has health or medical insurance. The survey was conducted by Twaweza Uganda between August and September 2017 and involved 2000 respondents. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
Health experts have advised Government to work towards addressing the existing gaps in the Health sector if sustainable development is to be achieved. One of the challenges facing the health sector currently is understaffing, brain drain, absence of drugs and ailing infrastructure. However according to the Director General of of the National Population council Dr Jotham Musinguzi, Uganda can only achieve the targeted Vision 2040 with quality health care. This was at the launch of two reports on the state of Uganda’s Population, 2016 and the World Population 2016 here in Kampala. At the same event, NTV’s Sheila Nduhukire won the Best TV category Journalist in the National Population Council media awards. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twit...