Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) has donated computers to selected government schools in Busoga and Western Uganda regions in a bid to enhance students knowledge in science and technology. The computers valued at Shs. 48 million will be distributed to ten schools in Busoga and four schools in the Western region. The computers were handed over to Hon Asuman Basalirwa who represented the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and Hon. Henry Musaasizi (NRM, Rubanda County East) on 10 July 2019 at UBOS offices in Kampala. According to Basalirwa, the intervention is timely…

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Youths Get Multimedia Equipment Trainging Use


Participant posing for a group photo with their certificates after the closing ceremony  By Elizabeth Namuli Visualize organized a weekend film training that took place at Kaazi camping site, Busaabala Kampala last weekend. The training was for 4 days which started on 28th June to 1stJuly. It   involved variety of participants ranging from organizations, students to individuals. Some of the organizations included Rhythm of life, Escape adventure Africa, Global platform-Namutumba, Global platform-Kapchorwa and Restless development. The training majorly based on training members on camera work, directing, public speaking and team…

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Victoria University To Hold Financial Literacy Training


Many individuals and aspiring entrepreneurs are stuck in a financial doldrums because of financial indiscipline and ignorance. This is so because many people lack the requisite training to be able to manage their finances. To bridge this gap, Victoria University Kampala, is offering free financial literacy training to the public on 25th & 26th July, 2019. The training start 5pm – 7pm on each day. The venue will be the University premises on Jinja road, opposite Dewinton road in Kampala. The financial literacy training will help attendees to ‘possess the…

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By M. G. Katusabe – Ssemwezi The New Vision paper of Friday 31st May 2019 quoted the World Bank’s (WB) 13th Edition of the Uganda Economic update report, recommending to the Uganda Government to scrap the Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) and implement the policy on automatic promotion. The WB’s advisor on global education was reported to have acknowledged that the recommendation was controversial and would not come easy. He said the recommendation would save millions of money and improve the quality of education. The recommendation springs from the Bank’s finding…

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Vice Chancellor’s Book Trends On Amazon


The book authored by Victoria University Vice Chancellor, Assoc. Prof. Krishna N. Sharma, Tuesday trended on global online retail shopping platform Amazon. The book which was launched recently at the University was number seven among thousands of similar books. The book is titled ‘Advanced Techniques in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy’. “I am humbled to share that my latest book ‘Advanced Techniques in Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy’ has become the seventh bestsellers in Occupational Therapy category on amazon.in,” Prof. Krishna said in a message to journalists. Buy the book HERE. Prof.…

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Student Get CADD Centre Ethical Hacking & Security Training

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Guest Lecturer Eng.Sakthivel Jeevarathinam from CADD Center India in photo group photo at Victoria university . A number of Victoria University students from the Faculty of Science and Technology recently received the much thought after Industrial Technology Expert Training under the topic of “Ethical Hacking for Organizational Info Assurance & Security”. The training was delivered by an invited guest lecturer Eng. Sakthivel Jeevarathinam from CADD Center India. The CADD Centre, with head offices in Chennai, India, boosts of Asia’s biggest network of skill training provider in Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer…

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The UPDF Joint Chief of Staff (JCOS) Lt Gen Joseph Musanyufu on behalf of the Chief of Defence Forces Gen David Muhoozi has bid fare well to the Outgoing Egyptian Defence Attache’ to Uganda Col Hosny El Noby. Col El Noby, who has served in Uganda for One and half years, commended UPDF for helping him achieve his country’s goals during his tour. “My good cooperation with UPDF made my work easy,” said Col Hosny. Col El Noby expressed gratitude for the tremendous support UPDF rendered him and requested that…

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Lake Naivasha Institute opens Branch in Uganda


Lake Naivasha Institute is kenyan based  institution leading College that trains students in heavy construction machines specializing in skills-based middle-level and  marchinary  training. It offers certificate and diploma levels as an alternative to the theoretically-grounded degrees offered by Universities and other Tertiary Institutions in this same professional area. the institute take you through all heavy plant machineries; Excavator, shovel, Graders, Crane, forklift and many more….. It has other courses on board that any student can per take and the admissions are going on , located on jinja road Thombani Centre, 1st Floor, Opp. Crown…

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Rajiv Ruparelia Hands Over 300 Scholarships To Minister For Kampala


Rajiv Ruparelia handing  over 300 scholarship to Betty Kamya, the cabinet minister for Kampala Rajiv Ruparelia the promoter of the Victoria University Wednesday has handed over 300 scholarship to Betty Kamya, the cabinet minister for Kampala Rajiv recently unveiled the Rajiv Ruparelia Youth Scholarships that will through Victoria University offer over 1,100 scholarships to youths joining Victoria University. He said the scholarships are aimed at uplifting the lives of underprivileged Ugandans especially the youth. In April, Rajiv wrote a letter to the Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs…

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Group Petitions Kadaga To Stop Second COSASE BoU Probe


Kakulu Sam Brian, a student pursuing B.A and Law at Uganda Christian university The speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has been asked by a group of 100 concerned Ugandan citizens to stop the new committee on commissions, statuary authorities and state enterprises (COSASE) led by Mubaraka Munyagwa from reinvestigating Bank of Uganda because the previous COSASE leadership under Abdul Katuntu did a good job conclusively and filed a report. Under the chairmanship of Mubaraka Munyagwa, new committee on commissions, statuary authorities and state enterprises (COSASE) is pondering reinvestigating the manner…

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