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Education Sector review underway

Education Sector review underway

The Ministry of Education and Sports sector will today open this year’s review of its performance of the previous financial year 2019/20. The review workshop will end Thursday and will be held at Hotel Africana in Kampala with 120 participants attending physically on a representative basis and over 200 participants attending virtually on Zoom. The […]

MP’s want government to bail out collapsing business

MP’s want government to bail out collapsing business

“We have seen cases where President Yoweri Museveni has intervened, asking banks not to take over people’s houses and businesses.” Members of Parliament have appealed to the Government to expedite plans for a stimulus package for Ugandans whose businesses have either collapsed or are about to close. The MPs said several Ugandan businesses were affected […]

COVID-19 app users cannot get isolation payment

COVID-19 app users cannot get isolation payment

People who are told to go into isolation in an alert from the NHS Covid-19 app in England and Wales will not be eligible for government support. Anyone on low income who is instructed to self-isolate in a phone call from NHS Test and Trace can claim a £500 payment from their local authority. Now […]

What is store for the house managers?

What is store for the house managers?

In 2019, the Ugandan parliament suggested that the government should pass the minimum wage bill into a law. The private members’ Bill passed by Parliament seeks to provide for the determination of a minimum wage based on the different sectors of the economy. Luckily, the bill was passed into a law. Although he previously said […]

Eleven Reasons Why You Should Invest In Media Monitoring

Eleven Reasons Why You Should Invest In Media Monitoring

It is every brand’s dream to stay on top of the publicity game and reach as many people as possible, hence the need to employ different avenues of communication – print, broadcast and online. With all this, it is important to know how your communication efforts are doing and the yields therein; and that’s where […]

Busoga University told to refund shs 50.5m presidential pledge

Busoga University told to refund shs 50.5m presidential pledge

Busoga University has been ordered to bring back Shs50.5m that was for Makutu Seed Secondary School in Bugweri District. The Deputy Deputy Inspector General of Government confirmed that the money sent to Busoga University wasn’t meant for it, but rather Makutu Seed Secondary School. She therefore ordered Busoga University based in Iganga district to refund […]

Farmers should start insuring their agribusiness using micro insurance – FSDU

Farmers should start insuring their agribusiness using micro insurance – FSDU

The Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU), a company committed to promoting greater access to financial services and reducing financial exclusion in Uganda has called farmers to start insuring their agribusiness using micro insurance. Micro insurance is a mechanism designed to protect low income earners against risk like accident, illness, death in the family, natural disasters among […]

Coca cola pleased with $12M fruit factory in Uganda

Coca cola pleased with $12M fruit factory in Uganda

American multinational beverage corporation, the business behind the Coca-Cola Company was pleased to hear that the highly awaited fruit factory in Uganda would commence operations soon. The $12 million rated fruit factory had not operated since its construction began back in 2015, suffering a heavy setback to the key players and the farmers who had […]

Making a difference through fundraising campaigns; models and techniques that work

In March 2010, a strange fire gutted Kasubi Royal Tombs. For then newly appointed Prime Minister (Katikiiro) of Buganda Kingdom, Charles Mayiga, this was such a great challenge losing one of the kingdom’s cultural and touristic treasures. But instead of grossing over the loss, Mayiga showed a desire to make a difference, and instead of thinking about it, […]

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