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Gov’t Okays Licensed Labour Exportation Companies To Resume Operations

Gov’t Okays Licensed Labour Exportation Companies To Resume Operations

NEWS
By Our Reporter The government of Ugandan has relaxed restrictions on externalization of  labor to enable companies involved in the sourcing of external employment for migrant workers abroad are to resume business. “This is to inform all licensed companies involved in the sourcing of external employment for Ugandan migrant workers, that following the relaxing of a number of COVID lockdown measures by Ministry of Health and resumption of air travel, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development will be lifting the ban on labour export by licensed companies in accordance with the existing mandatory Covid SOPs for all travelers,” Labour Minister, Mr Frank Tumwebaze tweeted on Tuesday. Mr Tumwebaze further said his ministry’s Permanent Secretary will issue a detailed sta...
Hubby Clobbers Wife For Cheating, Strips Her Naked In Front Of Kids

Hubby Clobbers Wife For Cheating, Strips Her Naked In Front Of Kids

FEATURED, NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza A husband who suspected his wife of cheating on him whenever he goes away to guy on Monday clobbered her  to pulp, before stripping her naked in front of their  children and neighbours Joshua Mulesa, a resident of Bulamu village in Muduuma Parish, Mpigi District, viciously beat his mother of three kids identified as Shamim Nabayiza, whom he faulted for dishing out her Goodies whenever he is upcountry on duty. Mulesa, who operates an excavator and often works very far away from home, told the area Chairman Godfrey Mubiru that he returned home on Monday night  only to find the house locked. Joshua Mulesa tearing his wife Shamim Nabayiza's clothes On asking neighbours if they knew where Nabayiza had gone they told him they didn’t know,  but ...
SAGE Program Aims At Uplifting Livelihoods Of Elderly Person’- Min.  Tumwebaze

SAGE Program Aims At Uplifting Livelihoods Of Elderly Person’- Min. Tumwebaze

FEATURED, NEWS
By Our Reporter The Minister for Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD), Hon. Frank Tumwebaze, has revealed that the government introduced the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) program in a bid to uplift and improve the livelihoods of elderly persons in Uganda. In his message to all Ugandans to commemorate the International Day of Older Persons,  the Minister noted that  as we celebrate the International Day of Older Persons, which is observed every October 1st, remember that government through the Expanding Social Protection (ESP) rolled out the SAGE program to help the elderly. Quick Facts About SAGE Here are some of the facts about SAGE: Since 2010, the government of Uganda, through MGLSD’s under the ESP, programme has implemented the Senio...
Uganda’s Abayudaya Jewish Community Seeking World Zionist Org. Recognition

Uganda’s Abayudaya Jewish Community Seeking World Zionist Org. Recognition

FEATURED, NEWS, Tourism
The small Jewish community in Uganda is trying to make its voice heard and get greater recognition as a fully-fledged member of the Zionist global family. It is not often that new Jewish communities are added to the global Zionist fraternity, but it appears possible that this is precisely what will happen next month for the small but flourishing Jewish community of Uganda. Because the Abayudaya community in Uganda has formally applied to form a Zionist Federation within the World Zionist Organization and a decision on their application is set to be decided by the Zionist General Council of the WZO next month. The Abayudaya community, numbering between 2,000 to 3,000, adopted Judaism in the early 20th century, after their leader, having been exposed to the Hebrew Bible and t...
“Marriage is an Enslavement, be Careful” Chris Kirubi

“Marriage is an Enslavement, be Careful” Chris Kirubi

FEATURED, GOSSIP, NEWS
Chris Kirubi said he believed marrying one wife was a foreign concept introduced by missionaries and marriage was a type of enslavement.  To him, anyone who decided to settle down needed to be ready to be someone else's slave for life.  Kirubi reiterated that once someone makes the decision to go to "marriage jail", divorce should never be an option. Billionaire Chris Kirubi is a man admired for his success, power and freedom. The tycoon who loves his alone time admitted he views marriage as a form of enslavement or jail. Chris Kirubi said Ugandan women made the best wives thanks to their gentility and respect. The father and businessman added people needed to be careful when it came to settling down and advised them to be sure of their decisions whenever they c...
Bryan White Foundation No More!

Bryan White Foundation No More!

FEATURED, NEWS, Uncategorized
The question remains whether Brian White will be now produced in the courts of laws to answer rape charges or not. The ailing socialite former tycoon Brian Kirumira, aka Bryan White, is in trouble as the Bryan White Foundation license has been deregistered. The development of cancelling out the Foundation license follows the owner’s recent sexual abuse allegations that he is involved in. The National Bureau for NGOs has cancelled the permit and the registration of Brian White Foundation, an NGO whose founder has in the past been criticized for sexually abusing young women who worked at the organization. Speaking to reporters at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala today, Patrick Onen Ezaga, the senior communication officer of the NGO Bureau said that they ha...
Child Marriages After First Menstrual Cycle to be Allowed.

Child Marriages After First Menstrual Cycle to be Allowed.

FEATURED, Health, NEWS
Globally, around 21 percent of young women were married before their eighteenth birthday. Approximately twelve million girls are married before they turn this age every year, and currently, there are about 650 million girls and women alive today who were married as children Child marriage is a human rights violation, and although the harmful practice has declined over the last ten years, there is no area in the world that is on track to meet its target of eliminating it by 2030 .Somalia’s child marriages are now in the spotlight as the country considers new legislation. Somalia is one region that has a particularly high rate of child marriage, with more than 45 percent of young women having been married or “in union” before the age of eighteen between 2014 and 2015. There has been a...
HON. SARAH KANYIKE ASSUMES NEW OFFICE AT GENDER MINISTRY

HON. SARAH KANYIKE ASSUMES NEW OFFICE AT GENDER MINISTRY

FEATURED, NEWS, Politics
  By Keefa Nuwahereza The newly appointed Minister of State for Disability and Elderly Affairs, Hon. Sarah Kanyike has today assumed her office at the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development with a pledge to promote teamwork that will enhance service delivery at the grassroots. Kanyike, who until recently was the Deputy Lord Mayor at Kampala Capital City Authority, was received at the Ministry by a team of technical officials led by the Acting Permanent Secretary, Mr. James Ebitu, who ran her through a series of welcome rituals. Mr. James Ebitu welcoming Hon. Sarah Kanyike. She was warmly ushered into in her office and handed a string of instruments including an official Ministerial vehicle for the smooth execution of her ...
Fruits of NRM: Gov’t Launches SAGE Program In Bunyangabu District

Fruits of NRM: Gov’t Launches SAGE Program In Bunyangabu District

FEATURED, NEWS
By Elite News Reporter The elderly people in Uganda are already reaping  the fruits of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) government  after the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) rolled out the Social Assistance and Empowerment Grant) also know as SAGE program. Under this program, the government of Uganda is giving out money to elderly people in all districts of the country, as one ways to help them cope up with life, especially during this period of the COVID-19 lockdown. As such, officials from the Gender Ministry under the guidance of Minister Frank Tumwebaze, have since been going around the country, launching the SAGE program in each district. Minister Peace Mutuuzo witnesses the handing out of SAGE money to beneficiaries in Bunyangab...
Middle East Consultants, 5 Other Companies Suspended Over Extorting Money From Recruits

Middle East Consultants, 5 Other Companies Suspended Over Extorting Money From Recruits

NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza Middle East Consultants and five other companies have been suspended by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development from engaging in labour exportation services over allegations that they extort money from innocent Ugandans under the pretext that it is for registrations and placement fees. The affected companies are faulted by the Ministry for forcing job seekers to pay exorbitant amounts of money claiming it is for registration and placement, which is against the law. The suspension of these companies from engaging in any labour exportation activities was communicated in a letter by the Gender ministry's Permanent Secretary James Ebitu, which reads in part that; “Members of the Press,  Colleagues from the Ministry of Gender, Labour and So...
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