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 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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UGANDA’S JOURNEY TO FIRST OIL

By Nancy Emily Nagujja On 1st February, 2022, His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic Of Uganda witnessed the announcement of the   Final Investment Decision (FID) for Uganda’s Oil and Gas Projects by Total Energies EP Uganda, CNOOC Uganda Limited and the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC).The event that took place at Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala was also attended by Vice President Dr. Philip Isdor Mpango, a representative of Her Excellency Samia Suluhu Hassan, the President of the United Republic of Tanzania and  a number of…

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RECOGNIZING SUCCESSES FROM SDF GRANTEES

The Private Sector Foundation Uganda together with Skills Development Facility held an online meeting on 17thNovember, 2021, showcasing the achievements of SDF projects (RPL), Master Crafts Person Assessment and International Certification. The meeting was attended by a number of people including other grantee representatives.Mr. Fredrick Mugisa the moderator of the meeting in his remarks said the purpose of the meeting was to discuss the achievements of some of the SDF grantees like Arise and Shine, Love a friend Youth Development Organization. He mentioned that SDF in partnership with PSFU have…

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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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Youth and Women benefit from SDF skilling program amidst COVID19.

The deputy project head Skills Development Facility Dr Edith Kakuba was hosted on UBC TV to discuss, her take on the impact of the project to Ugandans especially targeting youth and women. “As the 5 year project comes to an end, we are doing an impact study, to assess how much we’ve achieved over the past years.” she said. When she was asked on what the government can do as a sustainability approach since the project is ending, she said that the government has to enable private-public partnerships as a sustainability…

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KCCA Manifesto Implementation status

As the National Resistance Movement 2016-2021 term draws to an end,  the Kampala Capital City Authority had to present its status on how much it has achieved since 2016 including the 23 presidential strategic directives. KCCA is the governing body of the Capital City that ensures the growth of a vibrant, attractive and sustainable capital city on behalf of the central government. Find full report here. KCCA presentation May 2020-1 var hupso_url_t=”https://ugandapronto.com/2020/06/16/kcca-manifesto-implementation-status/”;var hupso_title_t=”KCCA Manifesto Implementation status”;

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NRM manifesto implementation report, Ministry of State for Environment

As we draw nearer the end of President Museveni’s term, different sectors have been presenting their achievements since 2016- 2021before the prime minister acknowledging the performance on NRM Manifesto (2016-2021) commitments plus the challenges encountered during the implementation period. A presentation by Hon Beatrice Atim Anywar Minister of State for Environment during the NRM Week on implementation NRM-Manifesto for 2016-2021. Find full presentation here MINISTER OF STATE FOR ENVIRONMENT var hupso_url_t=”https://ugandapronto.com/2020/06/08/ministry-of-water-and-environment-acknowledges-the-nrm-manifesto/”;var hupso_title_t=”NRM manifesto implementation report, Ministry of State for Environment”;

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“Vacate the shores” President Museveni warns.

President Yoweri Museveni has cautioned all those living on banks of rivers and lakes plus those practicing farming to relocate. This was after he inspected the extent of damage caused by a 16-acre floating island that partly blocked Nalubale Bridge and also moved towards the dam causing a power blackout to the most parts of the country on the day he was supposed to address the nation, hence causing a delay. Most communities living along banks of rivers and lakes plus industries use these water bodies as a source of food,…

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World Bank to spend $350 million on infrastructure in eight towns

The World Bank is set to release $350 million to help boost infrastructure development in eight more municipalities across the country; under the Uganda Municipal Support Infrastructure Development (USMID) Project. The new municipalities that are set to benefit from the new funding include Lugazi, Kasese, Kamuli, Mubende, Apac, Kitgum, Ntungamo and Busia. This brings to 22, the number of towns that will benefit from the USMID project across the country. Initially, there were 14 municipalities across the country that were benefiting from the USMID Project. They include Fort-Portal, Hoima, Kabale,…

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