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...
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
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 ...
By Our Reporter
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.
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
are some of the facts about SAGE:
2010, the government of Uganda, through MGLSD’s under the ESP, programme has
implemented the Senio...
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
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...
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...
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
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...
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
There has been a...
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 ...
By Elite News Reporter
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.
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.
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...
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.
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;
from the Ministry of Gender, Labour and So...