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 […]

People on the move: Veteran PR honcho Simon Kaheru joins Coca Cola

People on the move: Veteran PR honcho Simon Kaheru joins Coca Cola

Coca Cola Beverages Africa – Uganda on Monday announced its appointment of renowned communications and advertising expert Simon Kaheru, as Public Relations and Communications Director. Mr. Kaheru who has over 25 years of experience in the media, public and corporate communications, reputation management as partnership building, most recently served as Board Chairman of Uganda Broadcasting […]

Plascon boss arrested over libel damages to Sadolin as battle of paints escalates

Plascon boss arrested over libel damages to Sadolin as battle of paints escalates

Mr. Moses Kato, a Kansai Plascon Uganda Sales Executive was arrested and detained by police at Kabalagala Police Station, Kampala over tarnishing the reputation of Dutch global paints and coatings company, AkzoNobel’s Sadolin paint business in Uganda. Kato on Saturday confessed to spreading malicious rumours about the Sadolin brand saying that that ‘Sadolin is competitor […]

SME banking – Unlocking the growth potential of an underserved segment

SME banking – Unlocking the growth potential of an underserved segment

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are an important segment in Uganda’s economy. According to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, the SME sector employs over 2.5 million people (90% of the entire private sector) and generates 80% of manufactured output which contributes 20% of the gross domestic product (GDP). Even though SMEs play a […]

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 […]

Work continues on Entebbe airport expansion

Work continues on Entebbe airport expansion

As traffic numbers continue to swell at Entebbe International Airport, a year and a half after the expansion project was commissioned, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said it impressed with the pace of the main contractors China Civil Construction Company (CCCC) and Seyani Brothers. The two firms are undertaking the five year expansion project […]

Villager claims MP Ssekikubo stole his wife

Villager claims MP Ssekikubo stole his wife

Lwemiyaga County MP Theodore Ssekikubo has made headlines in the past few weeks over his engagement in the anti age-limit scuffles but his latest scandal will shock the nation. Hon. Ssekikubo has been called a renowned land and woman grabber in the greater Masaka before the Commission of Inquiry into Land matters. TheUgandan has learnt […]

UTL signs deal with tech firms to boost its income

UTL signs deal with tech firms to boost its income

Uganda Telecom (UTL) was placed under an administrator in April 2017 after a fall-out with majority shareholders in Libya. Libya owned 69 per cent while Uganda owned 31 per cent. In February, Libya recalled its directors, leaving Uganda with the burden of keeping the company afloat but the good news is UTL has made a big […]

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