New Jinja City History: Major Events that have Happened in Jinja City from 1900 to 2020

New Jinja City History: Major Events that have Happened in Jinja City from 1900 to 2020

Some of the Major Events in Jinja City History (1900-2020) by Frank Nabwiso, PhD… “What a wealth of history and knowledge about Jinja”. THE ORIGINS OF THE WORDS “JINJA” AND “KAMPALA”.  “Jinja” is a Luganda word meaning “stone”. It is believed that the former Jinja Town (now Jinja City) was named so by Baganda fishermen, […]

FAWE to Support 300 Ugandans from low Financial Backgrounds through School

FAWE to Support 300 Ugandans from low Financial Backgrounds through School

The Forum for African Women Educationalists Regional Secretariat (FAWE RS) in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation is set to sponsor 300 youth from economically disadvantaged backgrounds and regions of Eastern, Northern, and Western Uganda access higher education Through the FAWE Uganda Chapter,  the beneficiaries will access, transition through higher education and secure employment in sectors that contribute to […]

NYEGE NYEGE INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL ON SEPTEMBER-06-2018 AT JINJA NILE DISCOVERY BEACH

NYEGE NYEGE INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL  ON SEPTEMBER-06-2018 AT JINJA NILE DISCOVERY BEACH

Nyege Nyege is back in 2018 with an even more massive line-up. North, West, South and East African are all sending their underground music legends to come and represent the best of what contemporary African music has to offer: kuduros, kwaito, Afro house, hiplife, Tuareg rock, cosmic synths from Niger, Arab tech, Morrocan bass, zouk […]

How university chicks around some towns speak

How university chicks around some towns speak

I have been around Uganda and this is how chicks around some towns speak. Moyo:Waiter, I like my salads very hot please. Soroti: My friend, give me your PIN number so I can call you. Gulu: I am so tired, I just had my hair done from Uchumi supermarket. Kampala: I want to spend my […]

Courses at YMCA College of Business Studies, Jinja

YMCA College of Business Studies, Jinja offers Vocational Education and Training skills like Typewriting, Short hand, Accountancy, Statistics, Book keeping and Tailoring. Other courses include Catering and Home Economics, Nursery Teacher Education, business related subjects, driving school, Computer studies and Office Management. The courses are conducted at Certificate and Diploma levels. Institute YMCA College of […]

Jobs – Jinja District Local Government

Job Summary Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under mentioned vacant posts. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form No.3 (2008) to Secretary District Service Commission, P. O. Box 1551, Jinja to be received not later than 28th November, 2013 Application forms are obtainable from the District […]

Showcasing at DOADOA 2013,Uganda-centric jazz melodies

Showcasing at DOADOA 2013:Milege (Uganda) Date : Tuesday 7th May 2013 Venue: Flavours Bar, Jinja. Inimitable rhythms; Uga-centric jazz melodies; powerful sounds- this is the style of Milégé. Started in January 2009, Milégé is a Six-man band of youthful, smart and enthusiastic people; all passionate about music. The team came together after realizing the missing […]