Embrace Extra Language for a Competitive Edge

[Observer] The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the French embassy to support the training of tour guides and hotel front desk employees in basic French communication skills.

[Observer] The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the French embassy to support the training of tour guides and hotel front desk employees in basic French communication skills.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Guidelines for Industrial Effluent Discharge Permit Discussed During Workshop

[Government of Mauritius] The development of guidelines for industrial effluent discharge permit is the focus of a two-day stakeholders’ consultation workshop which is being held at Palms Hotel in Quatre Bornes. Some 40 participants from ministries and…

[Government of Mauritius] The development of guidelines for industrial effluent discharge permit is the focus of a two-day stakeholders' consultation workshop which is being held at Palms Hotel in Quatre Bornes. Some 40 participants from ministries and relevant parastatal organisations and industrial enterprises are discussing about a national strategy for the industrial effluent control and environment protection.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

21 Fake Degree Holders Sue Uganda Christian University

[Observer] The 21 former students of Uganda Christian University (UCU) whose nursing degrees were dismissed as fake by the nurses and midwives regulatory body yesterday sued the university at the High court.

[Observer] The 21 former students of Uganda Christian University (UCU) whose nursing degrees were dismissed as fake by the nurses and midwives regulatory body yesterday sued the university at the High court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Constitution Change On Land Necessary, but Shouldn’t Undermine Property Rights

[Observer] The Constitution Amendment Bill 2017, seeking to ease the process through which government will compulsorily acquire private land for public projects, is as welcome as it is necessary.

[Observer] The Constitution Amendment Bill 2017, seeking to ease the process through which government will compulsorily acquire private land for public projects, is as welcome as it is necessary.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tension in Usafi Market As KCCA Asks Vendors to Re-Apply for Stalls

[Monitor] Kampala -A new management plan in Usafi Market that was recently unveiled by Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to streamline the acquisition of shops, has caused unrest among some sitting shop occupants who have since opposed the directive.

[Monitor] Kampala -A new management plan in Usafi Market that was recently unveiled by Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to streamline the acquisition of shops, has caused unrest among some sitting shop occupants who have since opposed the directive.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cane Farmers Up in Arms Against Water Authority

[Financial Gazette] Chiredzi sugarcane farmers are up in arms against the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA), which they said was overvaluing water allocation to farmers.

[Financial Gazette] Chiredzi sugarcane farmers are up in arms against the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA), which they said was overvaluing water allocation to farmers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe