Roofings employees are Lalani’s biggest treasure

Roofings employees are Lalani’s biggest treasure

Many companies focus all their branding efforts on marketing activities such as advertising campaigns and packaging, yet their most powerful brand asset is their employees. On Saturday 18th November 2017, Roofings Limited at the Roofings Rolling Mills Namanve held an Employee Product Awareness engagement with the sole purpose to educate staff members about their extensive […]

Financing options for SMEs – Alternatives to debt financing with Deloitte

Financing options for SMEs – Alternatives to debt financing with Deloitte

According to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBoS),Micro Small and Midsize Enterprises (MSME) are categorised based on meeting any one of the criteria relating to the number of employees or total assets. The classification of MSMEs assesses all businesses irrespective of the legal form of the enterprise. Micro enterprises are businesses that employ less than […]

New twist in Shs900M compensation of ex NSSF staffer

New twist in Shs900M compensation of ex NSSF staffer

Twist and turns have characterized the Court case between state-controlled social security provider NSSF and former fund employee Pauline Khainza who was awarded Shs 900 million in compensation. The latest development has seen court setting aside the case. Last week, the application by NSSF to set aside the default Judgment that awarded Ms Khainza UGX […]

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 […]

Caritas Uganda calls for agricultural extension to more villages

Caritas Uganda calls for agricultural extension to more villages

A new study by Caritas Uganda, an arm of Uganda Episcopal Conference/ Uganda Catholic Secretariat together with the Uganda Farmers Common Voice Platform highlights a co-relation between agricultural extension services and the performance of other sectors of the economy in Uganda such as Health, Trade and Industry, Water and Environment. Unveiled last week, the report […]

How much do you need to explore Uganda’s best attractions?

How much do you need to explore Uganda’s best attractions?

You should have known by now that Uganda is one of the best holiday destinations on the African continent. The country has a variety of attractions that instantly smite travellers from all walks of life. Be it nature, culture or history, Uganda has it all. It is also common knowledge that Uganda is one of […]

Jinja: Banks in umbrella war

Jinja: Banks in umbrella war

There was a battle of brands during the official handover of the Jinja Storage Terminal by the energy ministry to the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC). The Storage Terminal managed by a private firm, One Petroleum operates under UNOC and received funding from Equity Bank Uganda to refurbish the facility. So when Malcolm Noronha, the […]

Mobile payments spur financial inclusion in Uganda – experts

Mobile payments spur financial inclusion in Uganda – experts

Bank of Uganda he ministry of financedata shows that 15% of all adult Ugandans have no access to any financial services while more than more than 40 rely on informal financial services. More still, over half of Uganda’s adults are forced to keep their savings at home because of a lack of access to formal […]