UGANDA PARTICIPATES IN THE ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY

By Grace Turyatunga Uganda participated in the Anti-Corruption Day ceremony on the 9th of December, 2021 at Kololo ceremonial grounds. The event was honored by the presence of The President of Uganda H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as the guest of Honor. The theme of the ceremony was “PROMOTING ACTIVE CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY”. The Executive Director of Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA), Mr. Benson Turamye gave a joint statement on behalf of other  State Anti-Corruption institutions highlighting their commitment on the war to eliminate corruption…

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THE PRESIDENTIAL CEO FORUM HOSTS THE 1ST EVER CEO RETREAT IN KYANKWANZI.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja The Presidential CEO Forum (PCF) hosted the first ever CEO Retreat at The National Leadership Institute (NALI) in Kyankwanzi between the 3rd to 5th December 2021. It was attended by Ministers, Heads of government agencies and the invited CEO’s from different sectors. With the theme “Enhancing collaboration between business and government leaders to attain social and economic transformation,” The 3 day CEO Retreat was highlighted by the presence of the head of State, The President H.E Yoweri Kaguta T. Museveni who addressed CEOs of various businesses…

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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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PARISH DEVELOPMENT MODEL ON MINDSET CHANGE, COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION TO DELIVER DESIRED SUCCESS

As Uganda moves to attain middle income status and vision 2040, the Parish Development Model (PDM) is one of the most popular strategic interventions chorused by the Government to deliver the triumph. It is a strategy for organizing and delivering public and private sector interventions for wealth creation and employment generation at the parish level as the lowest economic planning unit. Premised on the notion that demystifying grassroots issues, Parish Development Committee (PDC) under the PDM will work together with the common citizens in the village and end users of…

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HON. XIAVER KYOOMA BIDS PPDA FAREWELL

Paulo Coelho states ‘If you are brave enough to say goodbye, Life will reward you with a hello.’ On Thursday 11th November, 2021, PPDA bid farewell to its former board member now an MP Hon Xavier Kyooma Akampurira. The event took place at the newly constructed home of PPDA, the PPDA-URF Towers on plot 39, Nakasero Road. Dr. Cris Magoba, the Manager PR was the Mc of the day, he conveyed his greetings to the Board Chairman and other invited guests who were in attendance. He appreciated Hon Xavier for…

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PCF BOARD MEMBERS PAY A CURTSY VISIT TO UGANDA INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE.

The Chairman Ms. Barbara Mulwana Presidential CEO Forum accompanied by PCF  board Ms. Brenda Tibamwenda, Mr. Douglas Opio, and Ms. Irene Birungi Mugisha, at the newly constructed state of the art extension of the Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) in Namanve. The state of art UIRI extension is sited on 15 acres. This achievement is possible because of  a 30million USD grant  received from China government. In his remarks Prof. Charles G. Kwesiga states that UIRI focuses in particularly agro-processing, oil and gas, iron and steel. Pointing out the challenges…

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The Government always Consults its people

The Minister of State for Microfinance and Small Enterprises – Hon. Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo has come out to affirm that President Yoweri Museveni’s government always consults its citizens on matters of National importance. On Monday this week, President Yoweri Museveni held a closed-door meeting with the Kabaka of Buganda, His Majesty Ronald Muwenda Mutebi at State House Nakasero to harmonize the kingdom’s relationship with the state. While speaking to NBS TV during the Barometer, Luganda talk show, Hon. Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo emphasized that our (NRM) government consults people before making…

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National Water and Sewerage Corporation’s Mugisha reelected Federation of Uganda Employers Chairman

Kampala- 25th March, 2021 At its 42nd Annual General Meeting, the Federation of Uganda Employers has reelected National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC)  MD Dr.Eng Silver Mugisha as it’s chairman. The Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE) was registered on 18th August 1960 under the names of Society of Employers was changed to Federation of Uganda Employers on 17th August 1961 under the Trustees incorporation Act 1939. Today FUE is the voice of Employers on Social Economic issues. It is recognized locally and internationally by the International Labor Organization.   Speaking…

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DEFINING OPPORTUNITIES,BRINGING AN END TO UNEMPLOYMENT IN UGANDA.

DEFINING OPPORTUNITIES,BRINGING AN END TO UNEMPLOYMENT IN UGANDA. The government of Uganda through Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has strengthened efforts to enhance opportunities through skilling and empowering local entrepreneurs under the hands on Skills Development facility (SDF) project that strives to create skilling for competitiveness. A team led by the Executive Director of PSFU and head of SDF embarked on a fully packed grantee field visit to assess the impact and influence of the project to communities. Among the visited were:. 1. WANSA general metal crafts Ltd- Kibuli 2.…

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Why We Must Up Our Efforts to Tap Into the Women Potential for Development

By Benson Turamye Uganda will join the rest of the international community to mark the International Women’s Day on Monday 8th March 2021. The day will be celebrated under the theme, Building on Women’s Strength for a Better Future in a COVID-19 World. Although the Covid-19 pandemic has adversely affected many countries and indeed created many challenges that are seemingly insurmountable, nations around the world are slowly and steadily recovering. This year’s theme therefore, is an opportune moment to reminisce on how we can continue to engage the women in…

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