THE HIV/AIDS policy at workplace will be tabled to Cabinet this week, Bakoko Bakoru, the labour minister, said on Monday.
THE HIV/AIDS policy at workplace will be tabled to Cabinet this week, Bakoko Bakoru, the labour minister, said on Monday. â€œThe long-awaited HIV/AIDS policy at work place will be tabled to Cabinet this week,â€ Bakoru told reporters during the occupational safety and industrial health briefing at the ministry headquarters in Kampala.
Stanbic Bank staff on Saturday participated in a tree-planting exercise in Masafu sub-county in Busia, planting more than 2,000 seedlings on a two- and a half acres of land.
Stanbic managing director, Kitili Mbathi, led more than 50 staff from Lugazi, Kamuli, Jinja, Iganga, Pallisa, Mbale, Tororo, Kapchorwa, Soroti, Moroto and Busia on the three -hour long exercise.
Housing is bad
A majority of Ugandans still live under poor accommodation, threatening their livelihood.
Presenting a paper on â€œThe challenges of housing in Uganda,â€ at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel recently, Joseph Kitamirike, the National Housing and Construction Company chief, said accommodation was expensive becuase of lack of mortgage financing.
THE Northern Uganda Social Action Fund (NUSAF) has given a grant of sh8m to Ogeyo Single Mothers Group in Nebbi for poultry farming.
The funds were part of NUSAF poverty eradication and household income improvement scheme.
At least 25 women will benefit, NUSAF Nebbi technical officer, Jeff Oworâ€™mungu, said.