Presidential CEO forum lauds farmers in Ziroobwe

By David Lukiiza Ateam of Board members and chief Executive officers of various companies from the presidential CEO forum have praised farmers in Ziroobwe parish in Luwero district for their efforts towards promoting Value addition and enhancing domestic production. During their Visit on Saturday at Ziroobwe Agaaliawamu Agri-Business Training Association (ZAABTA) Brenda Tibamwenda a board member who also represented Barbara Mulwana the board chair noted that they are pleased with what the association is doing with the farmers in the community. “We have been pleased with the production and value addition…

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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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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SPORTS IN THE BID TO IMPROVE EDUCATION IN THE COUNTRY.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja The Ministry of Education through a press briefing released a statement on the distribution of S.1 and S.2 text books for the revised lower secondary school curriculum which was rolled out starting academic year 2020 with the S.1 Class. The Ministry of Education and Sports would like to clarify and inform the public as follows: these textbooks are being distributed to all government and private Secondary Schools as per the data in the Education Management Information System (EMIS) of 2017. This explains that some Secondary Schools…

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THE PRESIDENTIAL CEO BOARD MEMBERS PAY A COURTESY TOUR AT THE UGANDA INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE IN NAMANVE.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja The Presidential CEO Forum board members led by the Vice Chairman Mr. Emmanuel Katongole paid a courtesy visit and tour to the Uganda Industrial Research Institute in Namanve Industrial Area. The Board members in attendance included: Prof. Charles Kwesiga, Mr. Douglas Opio, Dr. Ruth Biyinzika Musoke, Ms. Irene Birungi Mugisha, Ms. Brenda Tibamwenda, and Mr. Mathias Katamba. The visit commenced with a tour of the facility where the industrial training is done, followed by a meeting of the board members together with their host, Prof. Charles…

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

By Nancy Emily Nagujja. Following a successful launch of Employer of the Year Awards (EYA) by 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 establish which company will scoop the prestigious award. 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 the survey…

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PRIVATE SECTOR FOUNDATION UGANDA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NITA HOLDS A CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON THE SG+ PROJECT.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja. Private Sector Foundation Uganda in partnership with National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) held a consultative meeting at Hotel Africana on 16th March, 2022. The event was under the theme: Revisiting the Government data Integration and digitalization agenda (E-Government). The Deputy Executive Director PSFU, Mr. Francis Kirinya gave an insight on the main sector that Private Sector Foundation Uganda is focusing on. Digitalization and data integration are part of the large program, (The Skills, Attitudes, Governance and Accountability project), dubbed the SG+ project that PSFU in…

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PPDA, PSFU AND ENABEL LAUNCH THE SG+ PROJECT AT PPDA HEADQUARTERS IN NAKASERO.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja. PPDA hosted a consultative meeting together with its partners, PSFU and Enabel. They launched the SG+ (Skills, Governance, Attitude and accountability) project that is targeting graduates of not more than 2 years ago. Towards the end of 2018, EUD partnered with PSFU to identify and resolve bottle necks to Private sector investments in both domestic and European businesses in Uganda. The 3 main cross cutting aspects of the project include: Skills and attitudes, Anti-corruption and governance and access to finance. The event had members from distinguished…

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PRESIDENT MUSEVENI LAUNCHES PARISH DEVELOPMENT MODEL IN KIBUKU DISTRICT

By Grace Turyatunga. The President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni launched the long awaited Parish Development Model on Saturday 26th February 2022 at Kibuku Primary school in Kibuku district Bukedea Region. The President was received by Vice President H.E Maj. Jesca Alupo, Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja, Ministers and service Chiefs among others. He started the day with an inspection of the exhibition some of the agricultural projects which included cattle, poultry and goats. During his speech, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni emphasized the need to transform from working for…

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UBOS RELEASES THE CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR THE PAST MONTH.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja On 28th February, 2022, The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) released the consumer price indices and inflation rates during a press briefing held at its headquarters in Kampala. During the briefing, Mr. Edgar. M. Niyimba the Principal Statistician Process Statistics broke down the Annual inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index for Uganda for the last 12 months to February, 2022 which has increased to 3.2%, up from 2.7% registered in January 2022. This was mainly driven by the increases in the prices of commodities…

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INSPECTORATE OF GOVERNMENT IMPLEMENTING THE LEADERSHIP CODE ACT 2002.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja. On 21st February, 2022, the Inspectorate of Government issued a declaration of income, assets and liabilities by public officers intended to inform the general public with special emphasis on political leaders and public officers about the leadership code of conduct provided under Chapter 14 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda operationalized under the Leadership Code Act, 2002. The Leadership Code Act was enacted to prohibit behavior: likely to compromise honesty, probity, impartiality and integrity of public officers in management of public affairs, public funds…

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