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Kagina Starts Massive Restructuring of UNRA

Mrs Kagina addressing press at UNRA offices recently

The Minister of Youth and ICT, sales http://clasharama.com/wp-includes/feed-rss2.php Jean Philbert Nsengimana has advised young innovators in Rwanda to be driven by passion as a means of being more successful.

Nsengimana made the remarks on Saturday during the closing ceremony of the annual grand products launch and Innovators Graduation phase III of grand finale of Hack Out Loud (HOL) organized by HeHe Labs, medical a mobile technology solutions company.

“You’ve laid the foundation for something good but you need to keep improving what you do. Be disciplined, set yourself apart and have a big vision to be more successful,” said the Minister.

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Founder and CEO, HeHe Labs, Clarisse Iribagiza stressed that, “This is the keystone event and climax of our Hack Out Loud, a month-long series of product launch events at HeHe Labs.”

She added: “Besides delivering the groundbreaking tech solutions it has been building for the African market, HOL is a platform that gathers tech innovators, business leaders, educators, students, young professionals, and other shapers of Africa’s future.”

HeHe Labs is a Rwandan Mobile Technology research and innovation lab.

The company offers mobile solutions for different sectors, such as agriculture, infrastructure and healthcare, as well as code programs for schools and universities in Rwanda.
President Yoweri Museveni has highly commended Head-teachers of Wakiso district for establishing a resource centre that will monitor and control the quality of education in the district.

Museveni made the remarks on Friday while commissioning Wakiso Senior Secondary Head-teachers Association (WAKISSHA) Resource Centre near in Wakiso district.

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According to the President, the policy has been very successful as it also provides employment to Ugandans. He welcomed the idea of having a vocational school at the Centre where teachers and others can enhance their knowledge on the skills they already have or learn new ones.

“That is fantastic. One can advance skills and diversify. You can call it vertical and horizontal movement of skill acquisition,” he noted.

Commenting on taxes levied on private schools, President Museveni assured them that he will not rest until that issue is sorted out as education is a special sector.

The President was also glad to learn that teachers in Wakiso district have started a Savings and Credit Society Organization (SACCO). He said teachers should engage in income generating to supplement their salaries while government is sorting out the issue of their salary increment.

The President donated Shs.20 million to the Wakiso district teachers SACCO which has over 250 members with a total of   Shs.60 million in savings.

The Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Sports, Hon. Jessica Alupo appealed to teachers to look forward and encourage their colleagues in other districts to organize similar centres.

The Chairperson of WAKISSHA, Ms. Cotilda Nakatte Kikomweko, on behalf of the member schools, praised President Museveni for providing a conducive climate which she said has made it possible for private schools to make their contribution through provision of quality education to Ugandans.

She handed over a gift to the President in recognition of his unwavering efforts in creating peace, stability, development and prosperity in Uganda.

Later, President Museveni awarded individuals who have contributed to the education sector who included, among others, former Education and Sports Minister Geraldine Bitamazire popularly known as Mama UPE.

The idea of establishing a Shs. 940 million Centre that sits on a 4 and half acre piece of land, was mooted in 2006 by Head-teachers and the construction of the one storey state of the art facility, was completed in February this year from the contributions of 403 member schools in the district.

The Centre has 350 schools affiliated to it from other districts.

 

 
President Yoweri Museveni has highly commended Head-teachers of Wakiso district for establishing a resource centre that will monitor and control the quality of education in the district.

Museveni made the remarks on Friday while commissioning Wakiso Senior Secondary Head-teachers Association (WAKISSHA) Resource Centre near in Wakiso district.

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According to the President, the policy has been very successful as it also provides employment to Ugandans. He welcomed the idea of having a vocational school at the Centre where teachers and others can enhance their knowledge on the skills they already have or learn new ones.

“That is fantastic. One can advance skills and diversify. You can call it vertical and horizontal movement of skill acquisition,” he noted.

Commenting on taxes levied on private schools, President Museveni assured them that he will not rest until that issue is sorted out as education is a special sector.

The President was also glad to learn that teachers in Wakiso district have started a Savings and Credit Society Organization (SACCO). He said teachers should engage in income generating to supplement their salaries while government is sorting out the issue of their salary increment.

The President donated Shs.20 million to the Wakiso district teachers SACCO which has over 250 members with a total of   Shs.60 million in savings.

The Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Sports, Hon. Jessica Alupo appealed to teachers to look forward and encourage their colleagues in other districts to organize similar centres.

The Chairperson of WAKISSHA, Ms. Cotilda Nakatte Kikomweko, on behalf of the member schools, praised President Museveni for providing a conducive climate which she said has made it possible for private schools to make their contribution through provision of quality education to Ugandans.

She handed over a gift to the President in recognition of his unwavering efforts in creating peace, stability, development and prosperity in Uganda.

Later, President Museveni awarded individuals who have contributed to the education sector who included, among others, former Education and Sports Minister Geraldine Bitamazire popularly known as Mama UPE.

The idea of establishing a Shs. 940 million Centre that sits on a 4 and half acre piece of land, was mooted in 2006 by Head-teachers and the construction of the one storey state of the art facility, was completed in February this year from the contributions of 403 member schools in the district.

The Centre has 350 schools affiliated to it from other districts.

 

 
Kenya national women’s volleyball team  were on Saturday  crowned the 2015 winners of the African Nations Championship after a thunderous victory over perennial rivals, diagnosis http://coastcakes.co.uk/wp-admin/includes/class-theme-upgrader-skin.php Algeria, treatment http://comotenerunabuenaereccion.com/wp-includes/class-wp-walker.php in finals held at Kasarani Indoor Arena in Nairobi.

The Kenyans thrashed the North African giants in three straights of 25-17, 25-21 and 25-20 respectively before lifting their record ninth volleyball title after previously winning the tourney in 1991,1993, 1995, 1997, 2005, 2007, 2011 and 2013.

The two finalists automatically qualified the 2015 FIVB World Cup slated for August 22 to September 6 in Japan.

The Awards

Despite scooping the overall prize, the Malkia setters also grabbed major accolades as their own Everline Makuto was named the most valuable player in the tournament, Nafula Wanyama’s good and consistent performance earned her the best Libero award whereas Jane Wacu was the best setter.

Ruth Jepngetich who had an outstanding performance in defence was given the accolade of the best blocker of the week- long tournament.

Meanwhile, Cameroon beat Senegal to the third position as Tunisia defeated Morocco in the fifth and sixth positions respectively while Mauritius took the seventh position.

Botswana’s dismal performance left them at the bottom.

Full List of Accolades

Best Setter: Jane Wachu (Kenya)

Best Receiver: Moma Bassoko (Cameroon)

Best Libero: Nafula Wanyama (Kenya)

Best Attacker: Fatou Diuock (Senegal)

Best Blocker: Ruth Jepngetich (Kenya)

Best Server: Lydia Oloumou (Algeria)

MVP: Everline Makuto (Kenya)

Rankings

1. Kenya

2. Algeria

3. Cameroon

4. Senegal

5.Tunisia

6. Morocco

7. Mauritius

8. Botswana

 
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) Executive Director, viagra approved http://demibahagia2u.my/wp-admin/includes/class-walker-nav-menu-edit.php Allen Kagina has started the massive restructuring of the institution, ejecting top officials from key positions.

ChimpReports reveals Kagina has in the last few days kicked out the entire Information Technology department in what is seen as a major step in cracking down on graft at the body.

It is reported that only one IT officer has retained his job to help an outsourced firm to take over UNRA’s systems.

Several regional directors have also been asked to leave and some auditors have been relieved of their duties.

The procurement office has seen most of its supervisors removed from office.

UNRA spokesperson, Dan Alinange was not readily available for comment on Sunday.

Shortly after her appointment, Kagina in May promised to focus on supervision, to ensure quality of roads, as well as building corruption resisting systems.

“There is need to make UNRA accountable to the public through regular reporting of factual information and not perception,” said Kagina.

Among other interventions, she noted that the authority will build networks of its stakeholders like PPDA, donors, Ministry of Finance.

She also highlighted constant applications for administrative reviews due to competition as one of the setbacks that have been delaying work.

“UNRA will increase the capacity in staffing because the current staff is overloaded and faces a lot of pressure. My first task will be to carry out terminal audits in every department to establish the gaps and ills as well as performance contracts both at corporate and individual level,” she added.

UNRA has in recent years faced corruption scandals ranging from utter theft of public funds to awarding multi-billion road construction contracts to ghost firms.

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