MTN Innovation Award winners share Shs97.2m

MTN Innovation Award winners share Shs97.2m

The nine winners of the MTN Innovation Awards 2017 have Thursday been given their cash prizes from MTN Uganda. The winners led by Innovator of the year David Gonahosa picked their cash prizes totaling $27,000 (Ugx.97.2) during a handover ceremony and interaction with the MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer, Olivier Prentout. The nine came top […]

62 NSSF staff graduate from Kenya’s Strathmore Business School

62 NSSF staff graduate from Kenya’s Strathmore Business School

Sixty-two senior managers and financial experts at National Social Security Fund (NSSF) have graduated from the prestigious Strathmore Business School in Kenya. The graduation ceremony for the participants, who had to go through months of courses and trainings that commenced in April, 2017 to meet the growing demands of the sector that is monopolized by […]

No Lead poisoning in our paints: Sadolin

No Lead poisoning in our paints: Sadolin

Sadolin Paints which re-launched on the Ugandan market and announced Crown Group, manufacturers of Regal Paints as their new local partners has reaffirmed their commitment to promoting efforts to prevent childhood lead poisoning and specifically laws to eliminate lead in paint. AkzoNobel’s (Sadolin brand owner) on Friday told journalists they do not sell lead paint […]

Coca Cola Uganda believes new energy drink is game changer

Coca Cola Uganda believes new energy drink is game changer

Uganda is a saturated market – with imported and locally manufactured products, margins are squeezed. Undeterred, the Ugandan subsidiary of global beverage giant Coca-Cola is making an exceptionally bold move by trying to force again its way into the country’s fiercely competitive energy drink market. With earnings losing steam and its mainstay carbonated soft drinks […]

URA lauds Sudhir properties for rental tax compliance

URA lauds Sudhir properties for rental tax compliance

Kampala property mogul Sudhir Ruparelia’s obedience to the law has been vindicated by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), leading the country’s non-individual rental income taxpayers. In a statement on Tuesday, the tax body said Meera Investments, a real estate company owned by Sudhir leads Uganda’s non-individual rental income taxpayers while the businessman   also comes second among […]

TecnoMobile unveils new Phantom 8 globally

TecnoMobile unveils new Phantom 8 globally

TECNO, a premier mobile phone brand under TRANSSION HOLDINGS, has launched its newest addition, the Phantom 8 in Middle East and Africa region. The regional launch took place in Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai in the presence of 200 guests. The newly launched Android operated Phantom 8 features a revolutionary camera, attractive design and high-speed experience. […]

Govt working with local juice, water producers on new laws

Govt working with local juice, water producers on new laws

High Excise Duty on Bottled Water, poor production standards, weak trade agreement exempting COMESA members’ products, particularly processed juice imports from being charged Value Added Tax (VAT) necessitate government establishing and implementing a National Policy on Packaged and Bottled Water, to protect the industry and consumers in Uganda, it has been revealed. To avoid crippling […]