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0 UGANDA INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL FAIR

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UGANDA INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL FAIR Background: The Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development, Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities Kampala Capital City Authority and Perfect Events Ltd, Uganda Tourism Board have organised the International Cultural Fair, 29 -31 July 2016 at the Ugan... Read More →

0 "Nurturing an Occupational Safety and Heath culture"

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 The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the Ministry and JULDE Engineering Services are organising a half day workshop on Occupational Safety and Health under the theme “Nurturing an OSH culture” due 28/07/2016 at UMA Hall, Lugogo. Please you are all requested to ... Read More →

0 GOV’T DISBURSES SHS421M TO WOMEN GROUPS

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 MINISTRY OF GENDER, LABOUR AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Gov’t disburses shs421m to women groups The Government through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development has disbursed Shs421m to help women initiate various commercial ventures under the new Uganda Women Entrepreneu... Read More →

0 Let’s join hands to stop violence against children

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 The United States is proud to celebrate the Day of the African Child with our partners in Uganda and across Africa. Today, we commemorate the day in 1976 when thousands of school children in Soweto, South Africa, took to the streets to protest against the inferior quality of their education un... Read More →

0 Government to ring-fence some jobs for youth

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Kampala- Government plans to ring-fence at least 20 per cent of the public jobs for the youth as one of the measures to ease the burden of youth unemployment. Each year, more than 400,000 graduates enter the job market to compete for only 90,000 jobs. Youth unemployment in the country i... Read More →

0 PRESS BRIEF ON THE 105TH INTERNATIONAL LABOUR CONFERENCE HELD ON THE 30TH MAY –11TH JUNE 2016, IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND.

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The 105th International labourConference washeld in Geneva,Switzerland from the 30thMay –11th June 2016.The International Labour Conference brings together governments', workers' and employer's delegates of the ILO member States. Often called an International Parliament of Labour, the Conferen... Read More →

0 7 Ugandan girls return home as government intervenes in Saudi labour debacle

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 Seven Ugandan women have been facilitated to return home from a shelter jointly operated by the Saudi Ministry of Labour and Ministry of Social Affairs in Riyadh, following intervention by the Ugandan Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  This reportedly followed complaints from young wome... Read More →

0 Uganda to hold third edition of East Africa Art and Culture Festival

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 In March 2010, the 20th meeting of the East African Community Council of ministers and the subsequent 23rd council of ministers meeting held in September 2011, directed the East African Community Secretariat to organise regular East African Community arts and culture festival on a rotational b... Read More →

0 260,000 to benefit from elderly grant

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 KAMPALA. More than 260,000 elderly persons are set to benefit from the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) as government rolls out the programme to 20 more districts, State minister for Elderly and Disability Sulaiman Madada announced yesterday. He said the government will ... Read More →

0 How labour export has offset unemployment

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 Oliver Hannah Kizza worked in Dubai as a salesperson for a year before returning to Uganda.  “After graduating in 2011, I landed my first job as an accountant. I earned Shs300,000 per month for more than two and half years. But the deal was not sustainable. I then contacted a fri... Read More →

0 Some reflections on the significance of Labour Day

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 Today is marked and celebrated worldwide as International Labour Day in recognition of the important contribution workers make to development. The theme of this year’s national celebrations to be held in Hoima District is: “Strengthening Uganda’s Competitiveness for Sustainab... Read More →

0 ILO chief commends Uganda on Labour Reforms

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 KAMPALA-The Director General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Mr Guy Ryder, has commended government for instituting a number of reforms geared towards boosting the decent work agenda. Mr Ryder said the reforms are a dynamic tool for promoting social justice and inclusive gro... Read More →

0 Gender ministry achieved in 2015/16 despite budget cuts

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 Despite budget cuts following the electoral process, the ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) made some progress in the financial year 2015/16. The ministry struggled through a tight rope to meet its respective obligations but it still made achievements in its key operat... Read More →