THE EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS SET TO HAPPEN AT THE END OF MAY.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja. Following a successful launch of The Employer of The Year Awards by The Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE) on 11th February, 2022 at Golf Course Hotel Kampala. Makerere University one of their partners and implementer of the EYA survey is already conducting company visits to ensure conducting of the survey during February and March. During an interview with Dr. Julius Mugisha the lead consultant in the survey explained that the partnership they have with FUE is to be a consulting organization that provides the services of…

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UGANDA TO MAKE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONNECTIONS DURING THE DUBAI EXPO.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja. The Dubai Expo 2020/22 is ongoing since October 1, 2021 and to be concluded on 31ST March, 2022 has attracted over 190 countries worldwide. Uganda being one of the participants will be running two weeks of activity: The Trade and Agricultural week. The Trade week that started on Wednesday 9th February, 2022 with B2B meetings and the different venues and have activities like the Sharjah business Forum, Fujairah Business Forum, Ras Al Khaimah Business Forum and climax with the Gulfood Expo at the World Trade Center,…

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WILL DR. RUTH BIYINZIKA FIT IN DR. JOSEPH MUVAWALA’S FOOTSTEPS?

By Nancy Emily Nagujja In an Inauguration ceremony of the 5th Edition of the Industrial Training Council (ITC) that took place on the 19th of November 2021, Dr. Joseph Muvawala and his team were honored for the work well done as he handed over to the new chairperson of ITC Dr Ruth Biyinzika Musoke. The ceremony took place at the DIT home in Lugogo. The event was honored by the presence of representativesfrom the Ministry of State for Higher Education and the Permanent secretary from the Ministry of Education represented…

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Since its founding in 1995, Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has served as Uganda’s apex body for the private sector, connecting business associations, corporate bodies and public sector agencies that support private sector growth. With the selfless service of the late Gideon Badagawa as the Executive Director, the PSFU membership has grown from 80 to over 270 associations and chambers, representing 262% growth and built a portfolio of $290m. Badagawa served as a focal person for private sector advocates, capacity building, an exemplary leader, an architect of the private sector. …

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PSFU grants over 7 billion shillings to 10 institutions.

Private Sector Foundation Uganda through its project of Skills Development Facility under window 4 has awarded 7 billion Uganda shillings grants to 10 vocational institutes to support their training programs within the countryside. The grant is in recognition for their introducing of prior learning and certification in formal and informal sectors in their effort to skill Ugandans through providing hands-on skills with market value. The award giving ceremony  was held at Sheraton Kampala hotel with several prominent guests gracing the event, Minister of Education and Sports as the Guest of…

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Rally citizens to fight poverty, Museveni urges leaders

Leaders at all levels should make fighting household poverty their number one priority lest the situation becomes a national crisis, President Museveni has said. Speaking to over 1,000 leaders from Tooro region on Thursday at Kalya Courts Hotel in Fort Portal town, President Museveni said it was dangerous that 68 percent of the population was still engaged in subsistence agriculture and were not part of the money economy. The Tooro meeting marks the start of a nationwide drive by the President to enlighten leaders and citizens on the fight against…

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President commissions 10 factories in Jinja and Buikwe Districts

President Yoweri Museveni commissioned a total of 10 factories in Jinja Municipality, Jinja District of Busoga Sub-Region and in the neighbouring District Buikwe in the Central Region of Uganda. The factories that are in Jinja Municipality are owned by an entrepreneur called Patel Meghi Magan and they include Nile Aluminum Ltd, Nile Agro-Industries, Auromeera Industries Ltd, Modern Distilleries, Nile Batteries and Modern Laminates. Mr. Patel Meghi Megan, who came to Uganda in 1997, has so far established a total of 26 factories in the country that currently offer 12,000 direct…

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