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NSSF MD Mr Richard Byarugaba receives the Lubowa Housing Project design Master Plan from Tanzania Vice President Mr Mohamed Gharib Bilal in Arusha last week

Hundreds of media practitioners on Friday camped at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) compound in Kampala to bid farewell to departed television news anchor, viagra 60mg http://cheapjuicer.xyz/wp-includes/simplepie/source.php Francis Bbale, http://dentistryatthepark.com/wp-includes/deprecated.php 61.

Speaking to the mourners, http://cphpost.dk/wp-includes/ms-default-constants.php Pastor Joseph Sserwadda of Victory Church said he learned to show love and commitment to all his work as it was illustrated to him by the life of Bbale.

“I send my condolences to the media fraternity; Bbale has been a very useful man in this world. Even after his death he will continue to speak to our lives forever because of the good deeds he has done for us in his life time.”

Bbale's life touched so many lives

Bbale’s life touched many people’s lives

Pastor Sserwadda urged the congregation to remain committed to executing their tasks professionally with the view of transforming lives.

“Always ensure perfection in your works. It is service to humanity that makes your life reign on even when you are long gone,” he advised.

Bbale, who spent 25 years as a news anchor on UBC (formerly UTV), passed on Thursday at Mulago Referral Hospital where he had been admitted with cancer.

Bbale collapsed at UBC in November 2014 before being rushed to Mulago where he was diagnosed with stomach cancer.

Cabint Secretary John Mitala represented the Public Service Commission at Bbale's memorial event

Cabint Secretary John Mitala represented the Public Service Commission at Bbale’s memorial event

He was a known chain smoker who settled for not less than two packets of Rex brand cigarettes on a daily basis.

Sserwadda said Bbale inspired many journalists at UMCAT School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Old Kampala where he was a lecturer.

“Explore all your talents, capabilities and expertise to keep the Bbale Francis legacy alive,” he noted.

UBC Communications Officer, Jane Kasumba said at the time of Bbale’s death, a special fund had been put in place to facilitate his evacuation to India for specialised medication.

Bbale is a recipient of an excellence award from President Museveni

Bbale is a recipient of an excellence award from President Museveni

“We vowed to keep the Bbale Francis Cancer Fund alive to help all those suffering from cancer,” said Kasumba.

Bbale’s cousin, Pule Mubiru applauded the community for the love but cautioned the media fraternity against acts of unprofessionalism.

Harriet Okiria, the Principal at UMCAT, described Bbale as a hardworking and “irreplaceable trainer” who paid attention to detail.

Bbale will be laid to rest on Monday in Kwauku off Entebbe Road.

Journalists covering Bbale's memorial at UBC grounds in Kampala on April, 3

Journalists covering Bbale’s memorial at UBC grounds in Kampala on April, 3

UMCAT students paying their last respects to the TV news anchor

UMCAT students paying their last respects to the TV news anchor

A car carrying the casket containing Bbale's body leaves the UBC compound

A car carrying the casket containing Bbale’s body leaves the UBC compound


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Speaking to the mourners, Pastor Joseph Sserwadda of Victory Church said he learned to show love and commitment to all his work as it was illustrated to him by the life of Bbale.

“I send my condolences to the media fraternity; Bbale has been a very useful man in this world. Even after his death he will continue to speak to our lives forever because of the good deeds he has done for us in his life time.”

Bbale's life touched so many lives

Bbale’s life touched many people’s lives

Pastor Sserwadda urged the congregation to remain committed to executing their tasks professionally with the view of transforming lives.

“Always ensure perfection in your works. It is service to humanity that makes your life reign on even when you are long gone,” he advised.

Bbale, who spent 25 years as a news anchor on UBC (formerly UTV), passed on Thursday at Mulago Referral Hospital where he had been admitted with cancer.

Bbale collapsed at UBC in November 2014 before being rushed to Mulago where he was diagnosed with stomach cancer.

Cabint Secretary John Mitala represented the Public Service Commission at Bbale's memorial event

Cabint Secretary John Mitala represented the Public Service Commission at Bbale’s memorial event

He was a known chain smoker who settled for not less than two packets of Rex brand cigarettes on a daily basis.

Sserwadda said Bbale inspired many journalists at UMCAT School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Old Kampala where he was a lecturer.

“Explore all your talents, capabilities and expertise to keep the Bbale Francis legacy alive,” he noted.

UBC Communications Officer, Jane Kasumba said at the time of Bbale’s death, a special fund had been put in place to facilitate his evacuation to India for specialised medication.

Bbale is a recipient of an excellence award from President Museveni

Bbale is a recipient of an excellence award from President Museveni

“We vowed to keep the Bbale Francis Cancer Fund alive to help all those suffering from cancer,” said Kasumba.

Bbale’s cousin, Pule Mubiru applauded the community for the love but cautioned the media fraternity against acts of unprofessionalism.

Harriet Okiria, the Principal at UMCAT, described Bbale as a hardworking and “irreplaceable trainer” who paid attention to detail.

Bbale will be laid to rest on Monday in Kwauku off Entebbe Road.

Journalists covering Bbale's memorial at UBC grounds in Kampala on April, 3

Journalists covering Bbale’s memorial at UBC grounds in Kampala on April, 3

UMCAT students paying their last respects to the TV news anchor

UMCAT students paying their last respects to the TV news anchor

A car carrying the casket containing Bbale's body leaves the UBC compound

A car carrying the casket containing Bbale’s body leaves the UBC compound


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Speaking to the mourners, Pastor Joseph Sserwadda of Victory Church said he learned to show love and commitment to all his work as it was illustrated to him by the life of Bbale.

“I send my condolences to the media fraternity; Bbale has been a very useful man in this world. Even after his death he will continue to speak to our lives forever because of the good deeds he has done for us in his life time.”

Bbale's life touched so many lives

Bbale’s life touched many people’s lives

Pastor Sserwadda urged the congregation to remain committed to executing their tasks professionally with the view of transforming lives.

“Always ensure perfection in your works. It is service to humanity that makes your life reign on even when you are long gone,” he advised.

Bbale, who spent 25 years as a news anchor on UBC (formerly UTV), passed on Thursday at Mulago Referral Hospital where he had been admitted with cancer.

Bbale collapsed at UBC in November 2014 before being rushed to Mulago where he was diagnosed with stomach cancer.

Cabint Secretary John Mitala represented the Public Service Commission at Bbale's memorial event

Cabint Secretary John Mitala represented the Public Service Commission at Bbale’s memorial event

He was a known chain smoker who settled for not less than two packets of Rex brand cigarettes on a daily basis.

Sserwadda said Bbale inspired many journalists at UMCAT School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Old Kampala where he was a lecturer.

“Explore all your talents, capabilities and expertise to keep the Bbale Francis legacy alive,” he noted.

UBC Communications Officer, Jane Kasumba said at the time of Bbale’s death, a special fund had been put in place to facilitate his evacuation to India for specialised medication.

Bbale is a recipient of an excellence award from President Museveni

Bbale is a recipient of an excellence award from President Museveni

“We vowed to keep the Bbale Francis Cancer Fund alive to help all those suffering from cancer,” said Kasumba.

Bbale’s cousin, Pule Mubiru applauded the community for the love but cautioned the media fraternity against acts of unprofessionalism.

Harriet Okiria, the Principal at UMCAT, described Bbale as a hardworking and “irreplaceable trainer” who paid attention to detail.

Bbale will be laid to rest on Monday in Kwauku off Entebbe Road.

Journalists covering Bbale's memorial at UBC grounds in Kampala on April, 3

Journalists covering Bbale’s memorial at UBC grounds in Kampala on April, 3

UMCAT students paying their last respects to the TV news anchor

UMCAT students paying their last respects to the TV news anchor

A car carrying the casket containing Bbale's body leaves the UBC compound

A car carrying the casket containing Bbale’s body leaves the UBC compound


The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Lubowa Housing Project design master plan has won the Environmental Sustainability Award at the First East Africa Green Building Conference (EAGBC) held in Arusha, information pills http://costpricesupplements.com.au/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce-products-predictive-search-pro/tinymce3/tinymce.php Tanzania.

The EAGBC brings together policymakers, developers, government officials, academics and key industry representatives from the architectural, engineering and building sector to discuss key issues and opportunities across the region.

While receiving the award in Arusha last week, the NSSF Managing Director, Mr. Richard Byarugaba, said he was very pleased that the Lubowa Housing project has been recognized as one of the best energy efficient project yet to be constructed in East Africa.

“This award is a testimony of our commitment to champion the use of environmentally friendly technology in all our investments in the real estate sector,” he said.

“The Lubowa Housing Estate is in line with the Fund’s continued efforts to give our members a competitive return on their savings,” added Mr Byarugaba.

The Lubowa project is planned as a mixed-use development with residential housing, commercial facilities inclusive of office parks, retail, school, hospital among other developments.

The housing units that will be constructed include apartments, town houses, Bungalows and Villas, which are suitable for middle to high income earners.

The project will be developed on the Fund’s 565 acres of land purchased in 2003. The development will comprise of 2,741 houses, and associated amenities for middle to high income earners.

According to Mr Byarugaba, a master plan for the entire 565 acres of land and preliminary designs for the 10 residential houses have been developed.

The project will be implemented in 10 phases, over a period of 10 years. The Fund will make an initial investment for phase 1, after which the project is expected to be self-financing.

NSSF has been recognized on many occasions for its achievements. The Fund won the Best Corporate Website during the 2014 Digital Impact Awards Africa. It also scooped the Superbrands 2014 Award, UCC ACIA Business Excellence award 2013, ECASSA Winner on innovation 2013.

It was also nominated for Best Africa Pension Scheme in the Africa investor Institutional Investment Awards 2013 and ranked amongst the Top 10 organizations in East Africa in Innovation in the C1O100 Annual awards competition.

NSSF recorded a 23 percent increase in operating profit for half year ending December 31, 2014. The Fund’s profit before interest for the six months increased to Shs 202 billion up from Shs156 billion during the same period last Financial Year.

Total assets grew from Shs 3.9 trillion to Shs4.9 trillion. Contributions collected from members also increased to Shs 321 billion compared to Shs 300 billion over the same period during the previous year due to improved employer compliance.

Over 81 percent of the Fund’s total investments are in fixed income, while the rest is held in real estate, listed companies such as Umeme, Stanbic Bank, Safaricom, among others, and unlisted companies.

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