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East African Community advertises over 40 jobs

Arusha, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Community (EAC) has advertised over 40 vacancies, ranging from IT specialists, Human Resource persons to research assistants. The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of six Partner States, comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, with …

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UN chief highlights need for decent jobs to fuel COVID-19 recovery

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday highlighted the need for decent jobs to fuel the COVID-19 recovery. In a video message, the UN chief told heads of state and government and others attending a virtual meeting that they are essential to global efforts to “build …

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US shows surprising jobs recovery in May amid pandemic

Washington, United States | AFP | The United States regained 2.5 million jobs in May and the unemployment rate dropped as coronavirus pandemic shutdowns began to ease, raising hopes the economy could recover from the crisis sooner than expected. The Labor Department report released Friday, which showed the jobless rate fall …

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Coronavirus threatens nearly 20 million African jobs: study

Addis Abeba, Ethiopia | AFP | Millions of lost jobs, mounting debt woes and plunging remittances are among the economic hardships African countries can expect because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the African Union said in a study published Monday. “Nearly 20 million jobs, both in the formal and informal sectors, are threatened with destruction on …

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JOBS: Electricians

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda MINISTRY OF GENDER, LABOUR AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Department of Employment Services, Internal Employment Unit WANTED: Electricians (10) • Completion of electrician apprenticeship. • Experience working as an electrician. • High school diploma. • Valid driver’s license. • Electrician degree from a technical college DEADLINE: March, …

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JOBS: Market Construction supervisors

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda MINISTRY OF GENDER, LABOUR AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Department of Employment Services, Internal Employment Unit WANTED: Construction Supervisors (20) • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, or Engineering preferable. • 5-10yrs experience in the construction industry required DEADLINE: March, 10- 2020 CLICK HERE Share on: WhatsApp

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WORLD BANK: Most Ugandans stuck with poor quality jobs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Many Ugandans are stuck with poor quality jobs, a fix that has seen them work longer hours but with falling earnings, a World Bank report has revealed. The report shows that due to poor quality jobs, value-added is very low even when people work. The report …

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‘Uganda can be a food basket while closing the employment gap’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s economy needs to gradually create more jobs for its fast-growing and youth population. To accelerate economic growth and drive transformation, these jobs will need to bring higher labor productivity, says a new World Bank report launched today. The report, “Uganda: Jobs Strategy for Inclusive Growth,” …

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World Bank questions Uganda’s growth with no jobs

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Bank has said Uganda should ask hard questions on why the country is growing but not creating enough jobs and people incomes remain stagnant. In the Economic update for Uganda launched on Thursday, the international lender said Uganda’s level of per capita …

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