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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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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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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GATUNA BORDER SET TO RE-OPEN ON 31ST JANUARY, 2022.

By Nancy Emily Nagujja After close to three years of the Gatuna boarder closure between Rwanda and Uganda, finally there is a light at the end of the tunnel as an official statement was released on Thursday, 28th January, 2022 to state that on 31st January, 2022, the Rwanda/Uganda border at Gatuna will be opened. This is after 2 days of the official visit to Rwanda of Lt. Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, Senior Presidential Adviser on Special Operation and Commander of Land Forces of the Uganda People’s Forces (UPDF) that took…

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FEDERATION OF UGANDA EMPLOYERS SET TO LAUNCH THE EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

By Grace Turyatunga This year’s Employer of the Year Awards is set to be launched on the 28th January 2022 at the Golf course Hotel Kampala. Federation of Uganda Employers is a National umbrella body of employers in Uganda that was established as a voice of employers on Social and Economic issues. FUE represents interests of businesses in Uganda and advocates for employers on policy issues and represents their interests on different national, regional and international bodies which have a bearing on labor employment, business and social issues. The Employer…

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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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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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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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Ministry of Internal Affairs Status on 2016-2021 NRM Manifesto implementation commitments.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs is a cabinet level government that is responsible for the facilitation of legal and orderly movement of persons to and from Uganda. The body continues to regulate the residence of immigrants in the country, to verify and process Uganda citizenship and enforce national and regional immigration laws for the development and security of Uganda. The Ministry is comprised of various autonomous and semi-autonomous institutions whose functions complement each other. These institutions include: Ministry of Internal Affairs Uganda Police Force; Uganda Prisons Service; Find out the Ministry commitments…

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