UNBS IN THE MEDIA 9TH to 13TH NOVEMBER 2020

  • UNBS-PAU MOU

NTV UGANDA ; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pXI7gZf0HY

UGANDA RADIO NETWORK – UNBS, Petroleum Authority Cooperate On Oil and Gas Standards. The partnership between the bodies is expected to create lasting value for society and maintaining a sound investment environment in Uganda and also contribute to the growth of Uganda’s enterprises. READ MORE HERE

 

  • UNBS ED RETIRES

THE NEW VISION – UNBS gets new chief executive officer; The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has appointed, David Livingstone Ebiru, as the acting executive director. The long-serving executive director, Eng. Dr Ben Manyindo retired from UNBS service on November 01, 2020. READ MORE HERE

NILE POST – UNBS boss Manyindo retires after 22 years of service, acting successor named; Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) Executive Director, Dr. Ben Manyindo has retired from his role effective 1st November, 2020, the bureau has revealed. Manyindo retires from his executive role having served at the bureau for 22 years since 1998. READ MORE HERE

CHIMPREPORTS – UNBS’ Long Serving ED Ben Manyindo Retires; The Long serving Executive Director of the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), Eng. Dr. Ben Manyindo has retired.  Dr. Manyindo retired from UNBS Service with effect from 1st November 2020. READ MORE HERE

EAGLE ONLINE – Dr. Ben Manyindo retires as UNBS Executive Director; Eng. Dr. Ben Manyindo has retired from the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) as the Executive Director.According to a statement issued by UNBS communications office, Dr. Manyindo retired from UNBS Service with effect from 1st November, 2020. READ MORE HERE

THE KAMPALA POST – Eng. Dr. Ben Manyindo retires as UNBS executive director; Eng. Dr. Ben Manyindo has retired from the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), which he had served for twenty-two years. According to the UNBS communications office, Dr. Manyindo bowed out at the start of this month. READ MORE HERE

KAMPALA SQOOP – UNBS boss quits after 22 years of service; The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has revealed that its long serving Executive Director, Eng. Dr. Ben Manyindo has retired from the standards agency with effect from 1st November, 2020. READ MORE HERE

WATCHDOG UGANDA – UNBS ED Dr Ben Manyindo retires after 8 years of service; Eng Dr Ben Manyindo has retired as Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) Executive Director. The retirement takes immediate effect. READ MORE HERE

NEWZ.UG – Ben Manyindo retires after 08 years of service as UNBS executive director; The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) long serving Executive Director, Eng. Dr. Ben Manyindo has retired from UNBS Service. READ MORE HERE

SPY UGANDA.COM – UNBS Executive Director Dr. Ben Manyindo quits after 20 years of Quality; The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) via its official website and social media platforms has revealed that its long-serving Executive Director, Eng. Dr. Ben Manyindo is retiring from the standards agency with effect from November 1, 2020. READ MORE HERE

ELITE NEWS –  Eng. Dr Ben Manyindo Removed, Acting Executive Director UNBS David Livingstone Ebiru; The long-serving executive director, Eng. Dr Ben Manyindo retired from UNBS service on November 01, 2020. UNBS is a statutory body under the ministry of trade, industry, and co-operatives established by the UNBS Act Cap 327. It became operational in 1989. READ MORE HERE

AFDAL AGENCY – UNBS’ Manyindo Retires; Long-serving Executive Director of the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) Eng. Dr. Ben Manyindo has retired from the standards agency after serving for more than two decades. READ MORE HERE

BUSINESS FOCUS – Dr. Ben Manyindo Quits UNBS After 22 Years Of Service; The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has revealed that its long serving Executive Director, Eng. Dr. Ben Manyindo has retired from the standards agency with effect from 1st November, 2020. READ MORE HERE

 

  • SOLAR STANDARDS PUBLIC REVIEW

EAGLE ONLINE – Mandatory solar standards in the offing to ensure safety, quality and performance; The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is in the final stages of developing a standard for solar products in the Solar Home System (SHS) and Pico solar products category largely plug and play products. READ MORE HERE

CAPITAL RADIO – UNBS to streamline solar products standards; Following a public outcry of poor quality solar products flooding the market Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is in the final stages of developing a standard for solar products in the Solar Home System and Pico solar products category. READ MORE HERE

UGANDA RADIO NETWORK – All Solar Products in Uganda to Undergo Conformity Tests –UNBS; Winnie Onziru, Senior Standards Officer at UNBS says that developing Uganda’s solar standards are not in themselves sufficient to clean Uganda of fake solar products unless conformity tests are done in Uganda. READ MORE HERE  

THE INDEPENDENT – Uganda solar sector standards review underway; The standards were adopted from the International Electrotechnical Commission to improve the quality of solar products to have a fair market competition by getting rid of fakes on the market. These standards will apply for the plug and play and solar home systems which include batteries, torches, lamps, chargers, controllers, fans, radios, cables, and panels among other solar gadgets under 350 watts. READ MORE HERE

THE INDEPENDENT – All solar products in Uganda to undergo conformity tests – UNBS; Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is set to carry out conformity tests all solar equipment in Uganda even after solar standards under review are adopted. The UNBS standards department recently started a review of solar standards but the solar association and standards specialists in UNBS say they had missed out the requirement of doing conformity tests which are vital for all solar products imported in Uganda. READ MORE HERE

THE KAMPALA POST – UNBS develops new standards as ‘poor quality solar products flood market’; The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) says it is in the final stages of developing a standard for products in the Solar Home System (SHS) and Pico solar categories following a public outcry of poor-quality solar products flooding the market. Officials say plug and play products are the most forged. READ MORE HERE

POWERLINKS.NEWZ – UNBS to streamline solar products standards; Following a public outcry of poor quality solar products flooding the market Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is in the final stages of developing a standard for solar products in the Solar Home System and Pico solar products category. READ MORE HERE

NEWZ.UGUNBS to confiscate fake solar products on the market; The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is in the final stages of developing a standard for solar products in the Solar Home System (SHS) and Pico solar products category – largely plug and play products. This follows a public outcry of poor quality solar products flooding the market. READ MORE HERE

SUN-CONNECT-EAST AFRICA NEWS – Mandatory solar standards in the offing to ensure safety, quality and performance; The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is in the final stages of developing a standard for solar products in the Solar Home System (SHS) and Pico solar products category largely plug and play products. READ MORE HERE

AFDAL AGENCY – UNBS to streamline solar products standards; Following a public outcry of poor quality solar products flooding the market Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is in the final stages of developing a standard for solar products in the Solar Home System and Pico solar products category. READ MORE HERE