Coca-Cola’s Shs 30.7billion new bottling line at Namanve to stir mineral water market

Coca-Cola’s Shs 30.7billion new bottling line at Namanve to stir mineral water market

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (Uganda) officially broke ground for a brand new US$8.35million (UGX 30.7billion) Manufacturing Line to in a move that will intensify competition in the industry that they currently dominate alongside Pepsi and Highland Natural Mineral water manufactured by NC Beverages Limited in Kawempe. The new bottling line at the Namanve site operated by […]

Kabarole Hospital out-patient department revamped by MTN

Kabarole Hospital out-patient department revamped by MTN

MTN Uganda Foundation handed over the revamped out-patient department (OPD) block of Kabarole Hospital Church of Uganda (C.O.U) and donated hospital equipment to benefit hundreds of patients who frequent one of Western Uganda’s busiest public hospitals. During the handover ceremony, 10 hospital beds, 10 hospital mattresses, 10 hospital blankets and 10 mosquito nets were received […]

Kalungi District backs Sudhir to start multibillion flower farm

Kalungi District backs Sudhir to start multibillion flower farm

City tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia has sent a request to authorities to give the renowned businessman a license to expand on his investments in the growth and exportation of flowers and vegetables. Ruparelia intends to invest billions of shillings in areas of Lukaaya, Nakigga and Kibili and Kalungu District chairman, Mr Richard Kyabaggu has welcomed the […]

EC ask Parliament for Shs263 billion for referendum to extend presidential term

EC ask Parliament for Shs263 billion for referendum to extend presidential term

The Electoral Commission is asking Parliament to allocate funds for a referendum on the extension of the presidential term of office from the current five to seven years. At least Shs263 billion is required by the Electoral Commission to conduct the referendum in the financial year 2018/2019. The need for a referendum arose out of […]

Housing Finance Bank partners with Brainchild Burson Marstellar to boost Innovation In the real estate sector

Housing Finance Bank partners with Brainchild Burson Marstellar to boost Innovation In the real estate sector

To further enhance innovation in the real estate sector, recently, Housing Finance Bank (HFB) the leading mortgage lender in Uganda has partnered with, brainchild Burson- Marsteller, the country’s most awarded public relations agency to sponsor the second edition of Innovation Series which is slated for April 26th, at the Pearl of Africa Hotel. According to […]

Ugandans get new instant mobile loans offer

Ugandans get new instant mobile loans offer

Centenary Bank customers shall now be able to borrow micro loans conveniently, through the new CenteMobile Loans service on the CenteMobile banking platform. The service officially rolled out to customers by Centenary Bank in partnership with Craft Silicon, is an innovative loan product tailor-made for low-income earners who desire convenient and self-service options through which […]

IGP Ochola cutting ‘Kayihura ghost officers’ from Police

IGP Ochola cutting ‘Kayihura ghost officers’ from Police

After tumultuous years at the helm of Uganda Police, General Kale Kayihura was relieved of his duties as Inspector General of Police. In his place now is Martin Okoth Ochola, the man often referred to as quiet and efficient , deputized by Brigadier Sabiiti Muzeyi, a former commander of the Military Police. Now fully in […]

Stop killing or disabling people while collecting taxes, Yumbe LC5 blasts URA

Stop killing or disabling people while collecting taxes, Yumbe LC5 blasts URA

Calm is returning to the West Nile district of Yumbe after seven people were hospitalized, two with bullets wounds following Wednesday’s mayhem as UPDF soldiers deployed by Uganda Revenue Authority to impound numberless motorcycles. But citing previous incidents, Yumbe chairman Taban Yasin accused URA officials of unleashing ujustified brutality on suspected tax evaders. “This is why […]

Gov’t compensates Bebe Cool with Shs250 million

Gov’t compensates Bebe Cool with Shs250 million

On the night of January 30, 2010, there was a shootout at Effendy’s bar, a popular city hangout in the Centenary Park greenbelt. It attracted a lot of media attention because it involved reggae artiste, Moses Ssali alias Bebe Cool. Bebe Cool and his cronies had run into the Goodlyfe Crew, a music group that […]

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