Kwese is the shake-up that Uganda’s pay TV market has needed for years

Kwese is the shake-up that Uganda’s pay TV market has needed for years

Remember Gateway Broadcasting Services (GTV), a British-based pay satellite television company who in 2008 announced their satellite service football and fans celebrated across the country only to get to liquidated one year later succumbing to the global financial turmoil. The pay television network left thousands of subscribers, including many English Premier League fans, stunned as […]

Equity Bank’s EazzyBanking App set to dominate Ugandan market

Equity Bank’s EazzyBanking App set to dominate Ugandan market

Uganda started the journey from a cash-dominated economy to a digital-based economy in 2009. The country is emerging as a strong performer in digital financial services (DFS). Financial inclusion insights Uganda (2016) shows that close to 4 in every 10 Ugandan adults (39%) now have access to financial services. 35% have a mobile money account, […]

Uganda Young Water Pros recognized for ‘One Million Trees’

Uganda Young Water Pros recognized for ‘One Million Trees’

Having successfully planted more than 15,000 trees in Kampala and other areas during the past year, Young Water Professionals (YWPs) has launched its 1 Million tree initiative, a commitment to plant 1,000,000 trees within a year. Mr. Jon Fisher Sekabira is the co-ordinator cum President of the YWPs chapter in Uganda— in a cluster of […]

Roofings Ltd holds a multi-specialty medical camp at Nantabulirwa Primary School

Roofings Ltd holds a multi-specialty medical camp at Nantabulirwa Primary School

A Multi-specialty Medical Camp with specialists from Mukono Health Centre IV and Nama Wellness Community Centre was conducted at St Peters Natabulirwa Church of Uganda Primary School on Wednesday (Oct 11) by Roofings Group, Uganda’s leading steel products manufacturer. The response of the school to the camp was enormous and immensely gratifying. A total of […]

The dark arts of Uganda security, immigration target Bobi Wine’s ex communications guru Whitehead

The dark arts of Uganda security, immigration target Bobi Wine’s ex communications guru Whitehead

Ugandans have always valued a good fable or a catchy proverb. Increasingly, however, those stories are under the control of professional tale weavers in the form of strategic communications agencies. It’s only in the last decade that the world’s public relations leaders have opened offices on the continent, and they are still trying to figure […]

Uganda commits to protecting construction minerals at MineralWealth forum

Uganda commits to protecting construction minerals at MineralWealth forum

While Uganda’s gold reserves have increased tremendously, the Ministry Of Energy and Minerals Development is focused on bringing order to the sector artisanal mining. Government says there will be need to regulate building (development) minerals such as clay, murram, sand or any stone commonly used for building which were excluded from the definition of minerals […]

Plot to assassinate Speaker Kadaga over age limit goes viral

Plot to assassinate Speaker Kadaga over age limit goes viral

An Iraq-trained gang posing with guns has vowed to assassinate the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga and NRM MPs supporting the controversial Constitutional Amendment Bill to remove the Presidential Age Limit. Uganda’s constitution (in Chapter 7, Section 102a) bars anyone older than 75 from running for president. Should the bill fail, incumbent President Yoweri Museveni […]

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