Nyegenye: The first female provost of CoU

All Saints’ Cathedral, Kampala, recently installed Can. Rebecca Nyegenye as its provost, becoming the first woman to occupy the office in Uganda. But before assuming the office, she served as a chaplain at Uganda Christian University (UCU) for nearly 20 years. The Standard’s Benezeri Wanjala talked to Can. Nyegenye about her life and work: What role do you think God has put you in this position to play? Some of the things will be unveiled as I continue. I asked myself the very question. There is a job description availed…

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Staying empowered during your job search

  Becoming despondent during a job search is extremely common. Whether you are out of a job because you just graduated, you are looking for greener pastures, or you were let go – it is difficult to feel you are making headway. With the job market becoming increasingly competitive, it is important to keep yourself positive and productive during the transition phase. A study by Connie Wanberg, Associate Dean at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, highlighted the low felt immediately after ending a job. Over the first…

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Growing up on a small police budget forced me to stay in school – Barasha

Late last year, Duncan Barasha was elected to the office of the Guild President after defeating three other opponents in a hotly contested race. The Standard recently caught up with him on a range of issues. Qn: Who is Duncan Barasha? Ans: I am a God fearing person who serves to please Him. I went to Aria Primary School the current Daffodils in Kololo. I later I joined Kiira College Butiki in Jinja for O-level and St Lawrence Citizens High School for my A-level. Qn: You come out as a…

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