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PSFU skilling Ugandans

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Q-sourcing, a human resourcing consulting firm, could only train 120 people annually, according to its Managing Director, Patrick Mbonye. Now, the firm is able to train 400 people annually after receiving a grant from the Private Sector Foundation Uganda in 2018. “The grant …

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Former LRA abductees get free vocational training in Gulu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thirty former Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA abductees in Gulu district have been empowered to create jobs after graduating in vocational skills courses. The youth undertook the courses in carpentry and garment designs at Terra Renaissance training centre in Gulu Town. On Thursday, the trainees received start-up …

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AMISOM to hand over military academy to Somali National Army

Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT | –  A cadet training school occupied by African Union troops for the last 11 years, will soon be handed over to the Somali National Army (SNA). Jaalle Siyaad Military Academy in the Somali capital Mogadishu, served as a key operations base for the African …

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UMI designs training modules on Ethics and Integrity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Management Institute-UMI is designing training modules for addressing poor work ethics, rampant corruption and accountability issues in civil service in Uganda. The training modules will also address concerns of integrity, efficacy and commitment of civil servants in fostering national development. The UMI Vice Chancellor, …

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THIS WEEK: Shs100bn industrial skilling centre launched

THIS WEEK: Shs100bn industrial skilling centre launched Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A National Industrial Skills and Training Centre has been launched in Namanve Industrial Park to boost employment and industrialisation. The project is being funded by the Chinese at a cost of $30million (108billion) and will run until the …

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DFCU injects $2.8m in agribusiness training

THIS WEEK: DFCU injects $2.8m in agribusiness training Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Organized farmers have a reason to smile. For the next five years, Dfcu and Rabobank Foundation are injecting a combined US$ 2.8million in the Agribusiness Development Center (ADC) that will see farmers attain knowledge and skills …

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UPDF holds historic graduation for engineers in Jinja

Jinja, Uganda  | US AFRICOM  | Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa commander Brig. Gen. David Furness attended the graduation ceremony for 60 engineers from Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) on July 7, at a Marine base in Jinja, Uganda. The historic graduation of Class 17.2 marked the conclusion of …

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Aga Khan Foundation ready to support Govt skilling plans

The Country Director for Aga Khan Foundation in Uganda Akim Okuni has urged the government of Uganda to consider partnering with them to effectively deliver government programmes. Okuni was speaking to The Independent on the sidelines of the East Africa Civil Society Initiative for skilling entrepreneurs in Uganda in Kampala on …

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Over 700 students for patriotism training

Kampala, Uganda  | NSPC|  750 senior six leavers from all the districts in Uganda and students of Shimoni Primary Teachers College will undergo a two weeks patriotism training course at Shimoni grounds Bulindo, Wakiso District. The training, which will be conducted by National Secretariat for Patriotic Corps (NSPC), will take …

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