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La Cabana Restaurant Brings Brazilian Feel To Uganda’s Social Life

La Cabana Restaurant, a multi-cuisine bar and restaurant serving Brazilian, Continental and Indian cuisines is opening its doors to Ugandans on 15th November 2017.

The classy restaurant located at plot 19 -20 (Speke Apartments) Wampewo Avenue announced it will hosting its first Brazilian meat fest in Kampala. The restaurant joins a list of hotels and restaurants owned by the Ruparelia Group.

Speke Apartments is the largest and most luxurious apartments in Uganda. It is made with a mix of modern contemporary surroundings and a relaxing, laid back environment. This makes Speke Apartments the finest choice for both business and pleasure accommodation.

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Prokaziea App, Experts Tip Job Seekers On Skills Development

Employers prefer employing lowly educated people with skills other than people high end academic papers but with no skills, human resource experts revealed at KCCA Employment Bureau Center during an activation drive by ProkaziEA.

ProKaziEA is a mobile phone Application (App) which brings together employers and talented job seekers in East Africa offering them internship and employment opportunities. It can also be access on the web here. You can download the App on Google Play here.

Godwin Ocen the CEO of Prokaziea explained that the objective of the App is to connect employers and job seekers not only in Uganda but in East Africa. This means that someone using the App has an opportunity to work in five East African countries.

The project he said was finded by GIZ through incubator for Integration Development of East Africa (IIDEA) and YouMatch Global Initiative on innovative Employment Services for youth, and CEFORD and Kampala Capital City Authority.

The activation at KCCA Employment Bureau Center attracted employers from the manufacturing, financial institutions, recruting agencies, government agencies, telecoms and others.

“We must put emphasis on skills development than academic papers. What is the importance of a degree that you own if you cannot even portray what it says,” one employer questioned unemployed youths who had gathered at the activation.

“We should focus on what we need to do to get money rather than focusing on money. The challenge with young people is bad attitude and lack of commitment,” another potential employer counseled.

The management of ProKaziEA was encouraged to market the App so that many young people benefit from it.

“The information gap is a factor in causing unemployment in Uganda. People lack information. Make sure people get to know this information (about Prokaziea) so that some of the youths not here can know about it and use it.”

Many young people who have used the App are already undergoing training with a possibility of being retained. Job seekers who download the App, create accounts on the App stand a chance to get internship and employment opportunities.

With the App, talented job seekers are able to intellact with potential employers, upload their CVs, browse job opportunities. The App gives them real time opportunity to learn about job openings.

General Electric Discuss Oil Refinery With Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni held a meeting with the leadership of General Electric (GE) consortium, a statement and pictures released statehouse in Entebbe confirmed. The brief stated said GE exhibited ‘commitment to long-term cooperation with Uganda to construct an oil refinery in the country.’

The Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric Oil and Gas in Sub-Sahara Africa, Mr. Ado Oseragbaje, led the consortium delegation. They were selected by ministry of energy to build a refinery in Hoima, western Uganda.

The consortium comprises General Electric (GE), YAATRA Ventures LLC, Intra-Continent Asset Holdings Ltd (IA) and Saipem SpA. Their major roles as partners involve Engineering, Procurement and Construction.

President Museveni told the meeting that Uganda is committed to the establishment of an oil refinery project that is cost effective, technologically sound and profitable to both the Government of Uganda and capital market investors; leading to the creation of job for the people of Uganda.

Mr. Ado Oseragbaje, on his part, said that the Consortium is committed to investing in Uganda. He noted that when the refinery project is completed, it will not only be an asset to Uganda but also to Africa.

School Facilities Play Big Role In Child Development

School infrastructure can have a big impact on students, educationists at Delhi Public International School have said, explaining that the classroom environment in which kids learn should reflect what the public expects of them.

"In other words, if we want kids to succeed, then we must provide them with the necessary infrastructure to do so," the school said in a statement.

Delhi Public School International boasts of world class learning facilities that include and are not limited to; ICT Labs, Smart boards, Library, Swimming Pool, Rest Rooms for early years, from Pre-Primary School to Grade 12, School Clinic, Indoor and Outdoor Play area, Yoga room, State of Art football pitch, State of the Art amenities for basketball, cricket and gymnastics, Dinning Facility, Multi Purpose Recreational rooms and Science and Home Economics Lab. 

"We believe that high-quality facilities together with clean, quiet, safe, comfortable and healthy environments are an important component of successful teaching and learning,"

The school has a well equippped library which equips students with the skills necessary to collect, critically analyze and organize information, troubleshoot problems and communicate their understandings.

The DPS, International library promotes literacy, fosters a love of reading, and helps students and staff use ideas, information, and technology effectively. It is well stocked with thousands of books on various topics.

By providing a well-equipped library, we aim to develop and sustain in students the habit and enjoyment of reading for pleasure and to enrich their intellectual, aesthetic, cultural and emotional growth.

It is a well organised library; well-spaced and well set. The book shelves are side-by-side, of an expansive, well lit and organised room at the top most floor of the building. This offers a quiet environment, away from any destruction.

All Classrooms at DPSI are equipped with smart boards to make learning sessions more interesting and beneficial to both the students and teachers.



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