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NCHE, Engineers Registration Board/Institute to weed out quacks

The National Council for higher Education (NCHE), Uganda Engineers Registration Board (ERB) and Uganda Institute of Professional Engineers (UIPE) have signed a tripartite agreement under which the three institutions will work together to uphold the engineering profession by eliminating quacks I the trade.

The logistics challenges awaiting the oil supply chain

By Daniel Otto

Experts say logistics in the oil and gas industry is one of the most complex exercises yet, compared to other business, and for a country like Uganda that is just entering the oil industry, the challenges are expected to be even tougher. 

Which business model?

Over the past few months, there has been an impassioned public discussion around the revival of the Uganda Airlines. The avid debates have centred on: Whether Uganda should revive the airline in the very first place; whether the country has the capacity to run an airline or not; and whether with the ostensibly high levels of corruption in the country, the airline will survive or will just sink tax players’ money into some dark abyss.   

Gulu to get logistics hub

Plans are in advanced stages to build and set up a logistics hub in Gulu town to service trade and business in northern Uganda, South Sudan and the eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Trademark East Africa (TMEA) a donor-funded facility to promote trade among East African states said recently that they had secured US$8.6 million from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the European Union, for the purpose.

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