NSSF winning money battle, Pensions Bill to be kicked out of Parliament

NSSF winning money battle, Pensions Bill to be kicked out of Parliament

The Retirement Benefits Sector Liberalization Bill, 2011 that has been trying to dissolve the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) monopoly and government’s public pension scheme will be withdrawn from Parliament following pressure from President Museveni and enraged stakeholders on Monday. The bill that has been talk of every national Labour Day celebrations has been tabled […]

Dfcu’s new ‘Battle for Cash’ promo to net young business people

Dfcu’s new ‘Battle for Cash’ promo to net young business people

Local economic giant, dfcu Bank is today launching a new campaign dubbed “Battle for Cash.” The campaign will target Investment Clubs with the objective of empowering them with Business Enterprise Skills. The campaign will run for six months and give each participating club the chance to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges […]

Mugyenyi’s Middle East help lead fight against human trafficking

Mugyenyi’s Middle East help lead fight against human trafficking

A local recruitment firm, Middle East Consultants Limited (MEC) is collaborating with the Ugandan government to improve the safety of kyeyo workers in the Gulf States. Human traffickers tarnish the image of the labour export industry. They lure Ugandans to countries like Kuwait and Oman where they end up suffering from. TheUgandan has learnt that […]

Uganda milk giants Fresh Dairy, KCCA push for ‘Better Nakawa’

Uganda milk giants Fresh Dairy, KCCA push for ‘Better Nakawa’

Fresh Dairy joined over 100 companies for the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) inaugural Nakawa Partnership Breakfast Meeting held on 28th June 2017 under the theme “Building Partnerships for a Better Nakawa.” Speaking during the event held at Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA), Mayor Nakawa Division his Lordship Ronald Balimwezo Nsubuga explained that the purpose of […]

Uganda’s Guaranty Trust Bank in deal with global giant Mastercard

Uganda’s Guaranty Trust Bank in deal with global giant Mastercard

Guaranty Trust Bank (Uganda) Ltd (GTBank) has announced the launch of the GTBank Debit Mastercard in Uganda, becoming the first issuer of Mastercard in the country. The launch of the GTBank Debit Mastercard in Uganda signals a key milestone as the country moves towards building a stronger financial payment sector and ensuring all citizens are […]

Uganda’s top PR practitioners start boot camp

Uganda’s top PR practitioners start boot camp

Away from the confusion and chaos at Kyadondo East by-election, the Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU) has today kicked off its 2nd PRAU BOOT CAMP until Saturday 1st July 2017 at the Sanctum Hotel in Entebbe. The first one was held in 2015. Over 60 Locally and regionally experienced  PR and communications professionals will […]

Ban ‘Mivumba’ and we cut aid, US warns Uganda over used clothes

Ban ‘Mivumba’ and we cut aid, US warns Uganda over used clothes

The Ugandan government is in a catch 22 situation after the U.S. Trade Representative said on Tuesday it was reviewing trade benefits if importation of secondhand clothes used textile products locally dubbed “Mivumba” is banned This follows a complaint by U.S. interests about an East African ban on imports of used clothing amidst calls from […]

dfcu Bank sets up agriculture advisory center

dfcu Bank sets up agriculture advisory center

Thirteen small and medium scale farmers are set to spend one week in Netherlands on a learning expedition in what is the world’s second largest exporter of agricultural produce. On their visit, the farmers will visit some of the most successful farmers taking advantage of partnership opportunities as well as exploring innovations and best practice […]