57 NATION WATER AND SEWAGE CORPORATION STAFF ASSESSED BY THE DIRECTORATE OF INDUSTRIAL TRAINING.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja Editorial Assistant   57 National Water and Sewage Corporation that have been undergoing training in level 3 full occupation qualification training as Client  Service Advisors for over a year have been assessed by the Directorate of Industrial Training at the National Water and Sewage Corporation headquarters in Ggaba. Out of the 57, there were 20 girls and 37 gentlemen, these were trained at Ggaba Vocational Skills Development Facility an accredited institution by the Ministry of Education through the Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT). The assessment has…

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THE UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS LAUNCHES THE MULTIDIMENSIONAL POVERTY INDEX REPORT 2022.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), together with the Government of Uganda and the United Nations Development Uganda launched its Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) Report at the Kampala Serena Hotel. Hon Amos Lugoloobi, State Minister for Finance Planning and Economic Development applauded The Uganda Bureau of Statistics for producing this first Multidimensional Poverty Index Report for Uganda saying this particular report is based on the Uganda National Household Survey series which provides statistical indicators underpinning the socio-economic characteristics at both household and community levels which are…

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THE UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS RELEASES THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR JULY 2022.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja On 29th July, 2022, Ms. Aliziki Kaudah Lubega Deputy Economic Standards at the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for July, 2022. The Overall Consumer Price Index registered for the month of July, 2022 was 122.04 with an inflation rate of 7.9%. Ms. Aliziki highlights that the annual headline Inflation has increased to 7.9% up from 6.8% registered in June 2022. This is driven by the increase of commodities under the Core Inflation which increased to 6.3% in the year ending…

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THE DIRECTORATE OF INDUSTRIAL TRAINING AWARDS CERTIFICATES TO INDUSTRIAL HUB TRAINERS.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja The Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) under The Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES) awarded 96 Industrial Hub Trainers in different occupations that included: tailoring, hair dressing, welding, Carpentry and Joinery at their  headquarters on 3rd Industrial Area Jinja Road. The Industrial hub Trainees underwent training at the DIT Business Incubation Centers on how to use Assessment and Training Packages to be able to go and train other trainees in the different Government Industrial Hubs in competence skills at their different works stations across the country.…

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UGANDA FREIGHT FORWARDERS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THEIR DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS LAUNCH THE FIATA DIPLOMA IN FREIGHT FORWARDING.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja. On 7th June, 2022, The Uganda Freight Forwarders Association (UFFA) in partnership with their development partners, The Skills Development Facility (SDF), Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU), Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), and others launched the Fiata diploma in Freight forwarding at Protea Hotel Kampala. The launch of this diploma is channeled towards improving the Freight Forwarding The Fiata Diploma has become an internationally recognized qualification in the freight logistics industry and Uganda is lucky to be part of the limited countries that have this diploma. This diploma…

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THE PRESIDENTIAL CEO FORUM HOSTED THE 2ND BI-ANNUAL PRIVATE SECTOR FORUM IN NTUGAMO WRITE UP.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja. On 30th June 2021, H.E Yoweri Kaguta hosted the 2nd Bi-annual Private Sector CEO Forum organized by the Presidential CEO Forum in Ntungamo district. The Forum run under the theme: Positioning the Private Sector for New Markets and Business Opportunities for Sustainability and thriving economies in the Region and the African Continent. The Private Sector Forum’s major objective was to highlight the need for strategic positioning of Uganda’s Private Sector for new markets and business opportunities that can foster economic transformation. As well as identifying opportunities…

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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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