Bank of Africa Uganda commemorates World Aids Day

Bank of Africa Uganda commemorates World Aids Day

Bank of Africa, today, joined the Infectious Disease Institute (IDI) to celebrate the international world Aids day with the aim of empowering people to fight for their right to be healthy While Uganda has started recording a decline in HIV infections, the fishing communities are still ranked among the most-at-risk populations that record the highest […]

Busia cross-border traders embracing Electronic Single Window

Busia cross-border traders embracing Electronic Single Window

Cross-Border Traders from both Uganda and Kenya have applauded both their governments for implementing the Electronic Single Window; a paperless platform that leverages technology to facilitate private sector trade through allowing for electronic submission of information, documentations and processing of import, export & transit related trade documents and requests. Speaking during a November trade visit […]

Bank of Africa Teaching Kids How to Save Money

Bank of Africa Teaching Kids How to Save Money

A new children’s program which involves parents, teachers and elders to help and motivate young ones to save by setting an example, has today (Monday, 28th) concluded a 30 day-long phase. Dubbed the Koin Challenge, it seeks to instill the culture of saving in children is run in partnership with I Profile Foundation and global giants […]

UMEME writes to regulator over retesting meters of its 1 million customers

UMEME writes to regulator over retesting meters of its 1 million customers

Power distribution giant UMEME is in talks with government body Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) to consider the resultant costs as Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) moves to have all electricity meters to be retested. As Ugandans wait for a public hearing next month seek for publics’ views on the utilities proposals, including the suggestion […]

Steel giants Roofings Group eye Oil & Gas deals

Steel giants Roofings Group eye Oil & Gas deals

As we end 2017, Ugandans in long walk are growing more and more anxious about the prospects of oil production anticipated to begin by 2020. But Namanve-based Roofings Rolling Mills (RRM) is positioning itself for the emerging opportunities ripe in the Oil and Gas sector, the country made a step closer to joining a league […]

NSSF’s Byarugaba takes over as chairman of regional body

NSSF’s Byarugaba takes over as chairman of regional body

NSSF Uganda Managing Director Richard Byarugaba received the gravel Wednesday, beginning the one-year term as chairman of the East and Central Africa Social Security Association (ECASSA) which seeks ways of improving social security coverage. This was at the two-day Kampala ECASSA Policy Makers Conference that is held annually on a rotational basis in the region. […]

How UEGCL has grown its asset base to Shs 3.2 trillion

How UEGCL has grown its asset base to Shs 3.2 trillion

On different occasions, Dr.Eng Harrison Mutikanga, UEGCL chief executive officer, has been assuring Ugandans that the company is ready to deliver the 920MW in the next five years. The debate on UEGCL’s priorities started appearing when revenues were growing. This is as a result of growing its asset base to UEGCL’s total assets as at […]

Umeme has quadrupled its investment

Umeme has quadrupled its investment

Over the last 12 years, Umeme’s investments in the distribution infrastructure has led to the doubling of the physical infrastructures, improved efficiencies, quadrupling of customer connections, supply reliability and improved customer service According to Selectino Babungi, “Umeme has cumulatively invested over US$500m in the distribution network” He said, adding that these investments focus on restoration […]

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 […]