Bigirimana attacks Aida Nantaba for making ‘unfound allegations’ about multibillion youth projects

Bigirimana attacks Aida Nantaba for making ‘unfound allegations’ about multibillion youth projects

The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development Permanent Secretary, Pius Bigirimana has asked the Minister of State for ICT and National Guidance, Aidah Nantaba to get her facts right after she made claims in an interview that money under the ambitious multibillion Youth Venture Capital Fund (YVCF) has been squandered. Hon. Nantaba’s claims against […]

Chemical capacity can spur development in LDCs, PS Bigirimana tells The Hague

Chemical capacity can spur development in LDCs, PS Bigirimana tells The Hague

The Uganda Government has called for increased cooperation at the international level that will help developing countries build none prohibited chemical capacity and industry as one of the avenues of catapulting economic development. Delivering a keynote address at the ongoing twenty second session of the conference of the States Parties of the Chemical Weapons Convention […]

Uganda ready for 2017 Jamafest Cultural Festival

Uganda ready for 2017 Jamafest Cultural Festival

This year’s East Africa arts and culture festival also known as Jumuiya ya Afrika Mashariki Utamaduni Festival (JAMAFEST) scheduled to be held at the Kololo Ceremonial Grounds in Kampala, Uganda from September 7 and 15, 2017, under the theme Culture and creative industries: An Engine for unity and Employment Creation. Attracting participants from the six […]

COMMONWEALTH: Youth key in Uganda government decision-making

COMMONWEALTH: Youth key in Uganda government decision-making

Uganda has welcomed a new policy guidance from the Commonwealth Secretariat and renewed its commitment to supporting measures to place young people’s needs and aspirations at the heart of national policy-making. Mr. Pius Bigirimana, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development on Thursday said that Uganda was very keen on put youth first […]

Kisoro women entrepreneurs impress Minister Mukwaya, Pius Bigirimana

Kisoro women entrepreneurs impress Minister Mukwaya, Pius Bigirimana

Gender minister Hajat Janat B. Mukwaya says the fruits of the Uganda Women’s Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP), channelled through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development are now very evident, with more groups making big strides in fighting poverty among women in Uganda. Minister Mukwaya alongside the Permanent Secretary Mr. Pius Bigirimana and the Programme […]

Minister Mukwaya, Pius Bigirimana make Uganda’s cause to ILO states to tackle unemployment, poverty

Minister Mukwaya, Pius Bigirimana make Uganda’s cause to ILO states to tackle unemployment, poverty

The Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Hon. Janat B. Mukwaya has called on International Labour Organisation (ILO) member states to take “urgent action” against the effects of new global economic trends to avert negative social impacts. Addressing the 106th session of the International LabourOrganisation Conference in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday, Mukwaya noted that […]