Direct Pay Online in Uganda gets certification

Direct Pay Online in Uganda gets certification

Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) has become the first payment service provider (PSP) in Africa to receive the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Level 1 certification in 12 African countries. This comes after the successful completion of comprehensive audits in the Group’s global headquarters and all its other markets including Uganda, Kenya, […]

FAME Kampala hosts DJ Awards nomination party

FAME Kampala  hosts DJ Awards nomination party

Uganda’s top deejays Wednesday night descended on Kololo based FAME Lounge for the official #UgMixMaestro nominations party. Powered by Uganda Waragi, the event was held to acknowledge participants in each category, celebrate the milestones in the Deejaying industry with lots of fun, cocktails and dance. The battle DJ Competitions which kick off this weekend shall […]

Makerere University boss arrested over theft

Makerere University boss arrested over theft

Two Makerere University officials including a Registrar are in police custody on charges of abuse office and gross misconduct. Those arrested are Margaret Etuusa, the Deputy Registrar in charge of Certificates and Ceremonies Division and Dorothy Kabanda, an administrative assistant in the same office. The two were picked from their offices in the Senate Building […]

Uganda oil not safe with Museveni hobnobbing with Nguema Mbasogo – Lukwago

Uganda oil not safe with Museveni hobnobbing with Nguema Mbasogo – Lukwago

Embattled Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago says Ugandans are not putting enough pressure on President Museveni’s plan for the country’s oil wealth because “he is not understandable,” the politician said. Museveni and his entourage today return from Equatorial Guinea after a four days oil and security trip on the invitation of the West African nation […]

Direct Pay Online acquires Virtual Card Services (VCS) South Africa

Direct Pay Online acquires Virtual Card Services (VCS) South Africa

With an expanding Uganda presence, Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) has announced the acquisition of Virtual Card Services (VCS) South Africa. This marks the completion of DPO’s purchase of VCS Group, post the earlier acquisition of VCS Namibia and VCS Botswana. Furthermore this acquisition further bolsters DPO’s leading position in Southern Africa post its previous […]

Kampala women Go Loco for Coco at B&W

Kampala women Go Loco for Coco at B&W

On Sunday August 20, 2017, Blankets and Wine Kampala returned for its 18th edition at its relatively new home at the Lugogo Cricket Oval. Being the good Ugandans we are, we thronged the venue in large numbers; our picnic baskets (for some ice coolers) in tow and blankets (mats for some) tucked between our elbows […]

Poor marketing hurting tourism – minister

Poor marketing hurting tourism – minister

The Ministry of Tourism has called for collaboration with the private sector to maximize the country’s tourism potential. Opening a consultative meeting on the National Tourism Marketing Strategy in Kampala, Tourism Minister Prof Ephraim Kamuntu said Uganda has an exceptional range of natural and cultural tourism assets which largely remain untapped. Some of the challenges […]

Uganda: 1080 athletes ready for Brookside East Africa games

Uganda: 1080 athletes ready for Brookside East Africa games

The athletes that will represent Uganda at this year’s edition of the Brookside Federation of East Africa Secondary Schools Sports Associations (FEASSSA) games, will be flagged Wednesday at National Council for Sports headquarters, Lugogo. The 16th edition of the games commences Thursday August 17th, and will end on August, 27 at the hosting St Joseph’s […]