Uganda’s first solar satellite television service for villages launched

Uganda’s first solar satellite television service for villages launched

Renowned solar powered solutions firm, d.light has launched the country’s first solar satellite television service, bringing clean energy powered entertainment to households and businesses through a pay-as-you-go payment scheme. d.light Solar, has today launched a ground breaking solar television- X850, the first of its kind in Uganda for people without access to reliable electricity. With […]

NSSF beats global funds in investment performance

NSSF beats global funds in investment performance

NSSF Uganda has narrowed the gap with top fund managers of similar size in investment performance at the global stage, shows industry data released by the Annual CEM Investment Benchmarking survey, commissioned by the International Social Security Association (ISSA). According to the reputable investment benchmark survey’s 27th edition, NSSF beat other saving bodies in net […]

UMEME sets $155 million 2018 investment plan

UMEME sets $155 million 2018 investment plan

Uganda’s leading electricity distribution company, UMEME Limited, injected over USD500m (about Shs1.8trn) in developing necessary infrastructure in 2017, now, they have earmarked a further USD 155 million for new investments in the next year, a top executive said on Thursday. At the ongoing Electricity Regulatory Authority’s tariff review public hearing at Imperial Hotel, UMEME’s deputy […]

Wakiso seeks Shs7b for Industrial park

Wakiso seeks Shs7b for Industrial park

Wakiso District has appealed to the Government for support in raising Shs7 billion to purchase land for an industrial park. The District speaker, Simon Nsubuga, said five square miles had been identified but there was no money to make the purchase yet and there is not enough money coming from the four municipalities of Kira, […]

CAA marks International Aviation Week

CAA marks International Aviation Week

Today, Uganda joined the rest of the world to mark the International Civil Aviation Week that runs from December 1-7 annually. Civil Aviation Authority Public and Corporate affairs manager Vianney Luggya said that the week is celebrated by the global aviation communication to commemorate the memorable week of meetings that led to the signing of […]

“We expect to be the top paint brand in 2018” says Sadolin’s Deon Nieuwoudt

“We expect to be the top paint brand in 2018” says Sadolin’s Deon Nieuwoudt

“Are splashing more million dollars to find your back onto the top in the Ugandan market,” Deon Nieuwoudt, the planning and execution manager at the Dutch based AkzoNobel Coatings International BV, which owns the Sadolin brand name in Uganda was asked after spending Shs50 million in the just concluded Uganda Society of Architects Annual General […]

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