History Buganda Royal Institute of Business and Technical Education (BRIBTE) Mengo was founded by Buganda Kingdom in 1999 with a view to equip students with practical knowledge and skills for employability. The Institute operates under the Ministry of Education, Buganda Kingdom and is registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES), Central Government. The Institute registration number is PCS/B/144. BRIBTE is also licensed by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) to offer training in Business, Technical and Vocational Studies at both Certificate and Diploma levels. In addition, the Institute is recognised by the National Examinations Bodies and was awarded examinations centers from the Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB), and the Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT).