Standard Chartered Bank in partnership with Challenges Uganda has launched a 6-month youth employability programme under its Futuremakers initiative valued at Ugx 300,000,000.
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Programme to tackle youth employability challenge launched

Standard Chartered Bank in partnership with Challenges Uganda has launched a 6-month youth employability programme under its Futuremakers initiative valued at Ugx 300,000,000. The “Youth-to-Work” initiative which has been unveiled at Kampala Serena Hotel to over 100 guests will benefit 40 young and enthusiastic out of university youths with an opportunity to work with Small […]

(left to right): German Development Minister Dr. Gerd Müller; Michael Kleinemeier (Member of the Executive Board of SAP SE and Head of SAP Digital Business Services); Marita Mitschein (Senior Vice President Digital Skills EMEA South & Managing Director SAP Training & Development Institute); Ellen Michel (Head of Programme, Development Partnerships - develoPPP for jobs Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH)
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SAP and BMZ join forces to create more jobs for unemployed African university graduates

German software company SAP and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) plan to jointly create 450 jobs for highly qualified personnel in the IT sector in ten African countries. The collaboration, which was presented in Berlin by German Development Minister Gerd Müller and by Michael Kleinemeier, member of the Executive Board […]

University’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Everd Maniple told guests that the University is aiming to raise USD 1 million (approx. 3.8 billion) to help meet the educational needs of thousands of Africans.
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Virtual University Targets USD 1 million for Higher Education Scholarships

Virtual University of Uganda (VUU), Sub-Saharan Africa’s first private online-only university and a vanguard in the technological revolution in university education, has kicked off a campaign to raise USD 1 million in scholarships and bursaries for masters and postgraduate students in Africa. The backdrop of this initiative according to the university is the reality that […]

Ahmad Farroukh, Smile Group Executive Director Operations, appointed as Group CEO
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Smile Telecoms Appoints New Group Chief Executive Officer

Smile Telecoms, a Pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has announced the appointments of Ahmad Farroukh as Group Chief Executive Officer and Irene Charnley as Deputy Chairman effective 1 June 2019. Ahmad Farroukh, who currently serves as Smile’s Group Executive Director Operations, is a seasoned […]

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Co-operation, United Republic of Tanzania, Prof Palamagamba Kabudi takes the oath of Allegiance administered by EALA Clerk Assistant, Victor Manzi
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EALA swears in Tanzania’s foreign affairs & EAC minister as ex-officio member

Tanzanian minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Co-operation, United Republic of Tanzania, Prof Palamagamba John Aidan Mwaluko Kabudi on Monday took Oath of Allegiance as an Ex-Officio Member of the Assembly. Prof Kabudi was sworn in by the Clerk to the Assembly at a brief ceremony witnessed by the Speaker and Members of EALA in line […]

Mr. Ogwang Francis New Country Manager East Africa Development Bank
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East African Development Bank Uganda office gets new country Manager

The East African Development Bank Board of Directors has appointed Francis Ogwang as the new Country Manager. Ogwang has over 17 years banking experience, 8 of them at middle management and senior leadership levels. His banking experience ranges from Corporate and Investment Banking, Transaction Banking to Commercial and SME Banking, Credit/Risk management, Business Management growth […]

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has launched a campaign supported by one of the largest ever global studies across the profession - on the skills accountants need as they head into the next decade.
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Many businesses are not ready for a future that will require new accountancy skills

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has launched a campaign supported by one of the largest ever global studies across the profession – on the skills accountants need as they head into the next decade. ACCA’s body of research shows there are diverse emerging issues where technical and communication skills will be vital by […]

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Corporate Finance & Strategy Officer needed

RCS Consult On behalf of their client seeks to recruit a highly competent, motivated and professional individual to fill the position of corporate finance & strategy officer     Key Duties and Responsibilities:           To provide leadership and technical support for strategic human resources planning Leading effective talent acquisition Contributing to the successful delivery of all HR […]