Minister urges youth to embrace financial literacyKampala, 30th April, 2013…The youth have been urged to identify their strengths and transform them into opportunities that will enable them confront the future if they are to be better citizens.
The Republic of Uganda became a signatory of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) on the 21st January, 1987. Article 9 of ICESCR requires State Parties to recognize the right of everyone to social security and social insurance. Pensions form part of social insurance programs because they pool risks with a... read more
The 21st century is being touted as Africa’s century. This is because since the beginning of this decade, African growth rates have finally exceeded those of the world in general- a very welcome and positive development. Since the mid 1990s, the percentage of the population living with less than US$1 per day and less than US$2 per day has... read more
Out in the field when we ask people what the biggest impediment to saving is, the common refrain is that they don’t make enough money to save. It remains a popular perception that only the rich can afford to put money aside regularly and watch their wealth grow. Smaller denomination currency is more often than not discarded as being of too... read more