Ex­press­way Project Re­wards 30 Em­ploy­ees

East African Business Week - - NEWS - BY PAUL TENTENA

KAM­PALA, UGANDAKam­pala-en­tebbe Ex­press­way Project has rec­og­nized and awarded up to 30 Ugan­dan em­ploy­ees work­ing with the Project, for their out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tion to the im­ple­men­ta­tion of the new 51.4 kilo­me­ter road. Li Jincheng, the Project Man­ager of Kam­pala En­tebbe Ex­press­way, said the awards were es­tab­lished to for­mally rec­og­nize and honor out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tions by the em­ploy­ees work­ing for the project who demon­strate ex­tra ef­forts that have a pos­i­tive ef­fect on fel­low em­ploy­ees and on the goals and ob­jec­tives of Kam­pala-en­tebbe Ex­press­way Project. “The Awards are held to ap­pre­ci­ate the ex­cel­lent per­for­mance of the project em­ploy­ees, and to set a stan­dard of ex­cel­lence and ef­fi­ciency in re­la­tion to the mis­sion of the com­pany. “Fur­ther­more, it in­tends to build up a friendly com­pet­i­tive and pos­i­tive work­ing en­vi­ron­ment for all lo­cal em­ploy­ees, and to par­tially ease the in­tense daily work­ing at­mos­phere,” Mr. Jincheng, said at the meet­ing. Kam­pala-en­tebbe Ex­press­way Project is be­ing un­der­taken by China Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Con­struc­tion Com­pany (CCCC) Uganda. The em­ploy­ees were rec­og­nized dur­ing the com­pany’s Ex­cel­lent Em­ployee Awards held at the an­nual meet­ing of the Kam­pala-en­tebbe Ex­press­way Project, at the CCCC Uganda head of­fice in Ki­tende, Wak­iso district. A to­tal of shs 9.4 mil­lion and per­for­mance cer­tifi­cates were awarded to the best em­ploy­ees with each re­ceiv­ing a cash prize of ei­ther shs300,000 or shs500,000, based on his or her per­for­mance and cat­e­gory of award. Two of the thirty staff, Pat- rick Ssen­teza and Ab­bas Ali Mugisha, were rec­og­nized as Spe­cial Out­stand­ing em­ploy­ees. Oth­ers win­ners were; Mayam­bala Leuben, Ka­manyire Joseph, Kwa­gala Ni­cholas, Namirembe Sharon, Bat­uli Ed­ward, Bi­no­mugisha Godwin, and Manisula Muza­miru. Nab­wami Lil­ian, Ade­githd Nor­bert, Katala Frank, Em­woca De­nis, Paddy Na­manya, Muyingo Ag­grey, Remix Muhan­mandi, Kayaga Win­nie, Abiriga Erick, Omi­rambe Okur Jimmy, Olyel Be­nard, Ka­wooya Mubarack, Adipa Micheal, Og­wang Ben­son, Nuwabine Her­bert, Na­beta Azias, Thembo Ron­ald, Sem­bera Brian John, Asi­imwe Her­man, Mw­er­anco Karird. Over the last four years, the Kam­pala-en­tebbe Ex­press­way Project has pro­vided train­ing and em­ploy­ment op­por­tu­ni­ties to over 1,000 Ugan­dans, in the fields of sur­vey­ing, lab­o­ra­tory test­ing, and fore­man­ship, among other prac­tices. “Many came to the project with­out any skills but they have ac­quired skills and spe­cial­ized in var­i­ous fields of con­struc­tion. The 30 em­ploy­ees who have been rec­og­nized, are a small part of the staff work­ing for the project,” Jincheng ex­plained. The Ex­press­way is con­structed un­der Chi­nese Ex­press­way stan­dards will link Kam­pala City and En­tebbe In­ter­na­tional Air­port, when fully com­plete, ease traf­fic for mo­torists along the route and im­prove stan­dards of liv­ing. The An­nual project meet­ing was also held to re­view the achieve­ments marked by the com­pany and to dis­cuss how to over­come any chal­lenges that were ex­pressed dur­ing the im­ple­men­ta­tion of the project. Com­ment­ing on the meet­ing, Jincheng said; “This meet­ing gives us the op­por­tu­nity to re­view our an­nual per­for­mance, share ex­pe­ri­ences and les­sons so that we can find bet­ter ways of work. Our ul­ti­mate ob­jec­tive is to lay a solid foun­da­tion for this year’s work in a bet­ter and smooth way.”

Kampala-en­tebbe Ex­press­way Project is be­ing un­der­taken by China Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Con­struc­tion Com­pany (CCCC) Uganda

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