MASSIVE FRAUD EXPOSED AT LAND REGISTRY.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja The Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development released a press statement through an article published in The New Vision on 13th April, 2022 on massive fraud exposed at Land Registry. The information is purported to be in the Bamugemeriere Commission of Inquiry report. Mrs. Dorcus W. Okalang the Permanent Secretary of The Ministry of Lands noted that there have been some developments since the Commission of Inquiry submitted its report to the extent that some of the issues raised were addressed by the reforms undertaken…

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UGANDA JOINS THE REST OF THE WORLD TO COMMEMORATE THE ANNUAL AIR QUALITY AWARENESS WEEK 2022.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), and AirQ, Makerere University, in collaboration with the U.S Mission Kampala together with other partners join the rest of the world to commemorate the 16th annual Air Quality Awareness Week (AQAW 2022). This year’s celebrations are under the theme: “Be Air Aware and Prepared” to share information on air quality, and how it affects health, as well as encourage people to take action to reduce air pollution. The National Environment Management Authority has developed air…

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THE UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS HOSTS AN INSIGHTFUL MEDIA BREAKFAST MEETING.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja. A media Breakfast meeting organized by UBOS did attract all the Forth Estate members from key media houses together with government  Media Institutions like Uganda Media Center (UMC), Uganda Broadcatsing Corporation (UBC) and others. The Breakfast Meeting aimed at strengthening the relationship between UBOS and the media fraternity through information sharing and information dissemination not forgetting key media ethics of being objective at all times. The keynote speaker, Mr. Ofwono Opondo, the Executive Director of Uganda Media Center noted how there is increasingly less regard for…

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QUALITY ASSURANCE SERVICE BY THE DIRECTORATE OF THE INDUSTRIAL TRAINING.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja. The Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) under the supervision of The Ministry of Education and Sports continues to work towards the goal of promoting Employable Skills for the Youth across the country. DIT is a Ugandan quality assurance directorate offering nationally, regionally, and internationally recognized quality assurance services for the business, Technical, Vocational Education, and Training (BTVET). DIT ensures that all Technical and Vocational Institutions uphold the TVET Policy 2019 as they equip these youths with employable hands-on skills. DIT supports the creation of needed employable…

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UPSCALING VOCATIONAL TRAINING WITH THE NEW CURRICULUM.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja On 18th May 2022, The Deputy Head teacher of Namugongo Secondary and Vocational School had a discussion on Lower Secondary School Curriculum up scaling to Vocational Training on Ddembe FM. In his remarks, he explained that Vocational and Technical Institutions help students learn hands-on skills that can help them create jobs for themselves. With the new curriculum being introduced to secondary schools, Students right from Senior One can acquire a basic hands-on skill of their choice. With vocational skilling having been added to the curriculum, students…

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UGANDA REGISTRATION SERVICES CELEBRATES THE WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DAY.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja. Uganda joined the rest of the world in celebrating World Intellectual Property Day on 26th April 2021. The event was hosted by The Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) as they commemorated the day with a celebration at Protea Hotel Kampala under the Theme: “IP AND YOUTH: Innovation for a Better Future” and sub Theme for Uganda “Using the IP system to achieve youth employment in Uganda.” The highlight of the event focused on the challenges faced by youth but importantly showcased the opportunity afforded by Intellectual…

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THE DIRECTORATE OF INDUSTRIAL TRAINING (DIT) SKILLS STAFF IN INTERNATIONAL ASSESSMENT QUALIFICATIONS.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja On 6th May, 2022, The Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) in collaboration with Kiryandongo Technical Institute (KTI) closed a training of DIT staff of International vocational Qualification-Level III Training of City and Guild Assessors. Out of the 50 Trainees, 25 were DIT Staff that too were undergoing a training. The Event was honored by the Ministry of Education Permanent Secretary Ms. Ketty Lamaro, The Director of The Directorate of Industrial Training, Mr. Patrick Byakatonda, The Chairperson Board of Governors Kiryandongo Technical Institute, The CAO and DEO…

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PPDA LAUNCHES THE PPDA BUSINESS EXPOSITION 2022.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja The Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Authority (PPDA) in partnership with Fathil International Projects (Fipro Uganda) launch the first ever PPDA Business Exposition 2022 at Press Conference at The Uganda Media Center on 23rd May, 2022. In the bid to contribute to economic growth, connect businesses to effective procurement systems, and support local SMEs designed the PPDA Business Exposition 2022. The exposition will provide companies with a unique platform to inform, educate and network with various stakeholders while assisting providers to tap into opportunities that…

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THE MICROFINANCE SUPPORT CENTER CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF FINANCIAL INCLUSION.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja The Microfinance Support Center celebrated 20 years of Financial Inclusion, starting with celebrating the contribution of The Late Dr. Kisamba Mugerwa to the Microfinance sector in Dr. Kisamba Memorial Lecture. During The Dr. Kisamba Memorial Lecture, the Center remembered a number of things he strived to achieve, the core one being financial Inclusion, striving for slum and ghetto elevation. The event run under the theme: Leveraging microfinance to spur the slum and ghetto economy. The event was attended by the Late Dr. Kisamba’s family, dignitaries from…

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THIS IS NOT THE END BUT A NEW BEGINNING.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja Online Content Officer ARC Uganda’s participation at the Dubai Expo 2020 marks the beginning of Uganda’s trade and business connections with the international market. Uganda is one of the 190 countries that participated in the Dubai Expo 2020. Uganda’s journey of participation has surely been a remarkable experience for the country and has paved way for various business connections and opportunities it opened for the business people of Uganda. The Republic Of Uganda extends its sincere appreciation towards the Government of the United Arab Emirates, the…

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