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Systematic training by Chinese company empowers local talent in Uganda

WAKISO, Uganda | Xinhua | The continuous participation of Chinese enterprises in Uganda’s economic development has equipped local employees with professional skills and knowledge, helping them to build their dreams. Musitwa Abel is among the 32 local employees of the China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) Uganda who have just completed …

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Chemutai happy with silver in Shanghai Diamond League

KAMPALA, UGANDA | Xinhua | Uganda’s star athlete Peruth Chemutai said she was happy with her second place finish in the Wanda Diamond League in Shanghai/Suzhou on Saturday. The Tokyo Olympics gold medalist finished second with a time of 9:15.46 behind Kenya’s Beatrice Chepkoech in the 3,000m women’s steeplechase at …

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Uganda boosts efforts for fair labour, Social Justice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development reiterated its commitment to improving labour justice in Uganda, with a focus on protecting workers’ rights and promoting decent work for all. Speaking at the official opening of the 2nd Annual Labour Convention and Expo 2024, Minister …

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NGOs return to Internal Affairs

Security fears behind closer scrutiny of Uganda’s civil society Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | On April 24, the 11th Parliament passed the NGO Amendment Bill, 2024 following several weeks of scrutiny. Among its new provisions is the return of the NGO Bureau back to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Under …

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Uganda’s weather service: One step forward, three steps back

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s decision to revert Uganda Meteorology Authority (UNMA) to the department at the Ministry of Water and Environment has drawn mixed reactions. Uganda Meteorology Authority will no longer be semi-autonomous once President Museveni assents to the Bill seeking to merge or rationalize government Authorities and …

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EAC shifts focus on Uganda-Kenya expressway

SPECIAL REPORT | THE INDEPENDENT | The feasibility studies for a transnational expressway connecting Uganda and Kenya is due to commence following the handing over of the site to the contractors. The 256km multinational expressway will run from Kakira in Jinja District, Uganda, through Busitema to Malaba and Busia, onwards to …

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Uganda Baati launches 60th-anniversary campaign

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Baati has launched its 60th anniversary campaign at a media event held in Kampala today. Founded in 1964, Uganda Baati has been at the forefront of the steel manufacturing industry, introducing numerous advancements and achieving many firsts in Uganda and the region. It …

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