Equity ED Kituuka takes bank to Ugandans working in the diaspora

Equity ED Kituuka takes bank to Ugandans working in the diaspora

Equity Bank Uganda will be showcasing feasible investment and banking opportunities for diaspora customers back home at this year’s Uganda North America Convention being held at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago that runs up to September 1, 2019. A delegation led by the Bank’s Executive Director, Anthony Kituuka will be attending the Trade and Investment […]

Dr Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu elected Uganda’s 9th Archbishop

Dr Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu elected Uganda’s 9th Archbishop

The House of Bishops has elected Bishop Samuel Kazimba Mugalu of Mityana Diocese as the ninth Archbishop of the Church of Uganda. Bishop Kazimba is replacing retiring Archbishop Stanley Ntagali. On March 1, 2020 at St Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe, he takes over from Most Reverend Stanley Ntagali. He was born to Besweri Kaddu and Ms Jessica […]

Chronixx set for grand concert in Kampala

Chronixx set for grand concert in Kampala

Ugandan music lovers will get a musical treat of their life on Saturday June 29 at the Sheraton Gardens when Jamaican reggae sensation Jamar McNaughton, better known as Chronixx takes to stage. “I am happy to be back here. I want Ugandans and all the reggae lovers to brace themselves for the latest and best […]

Uganda SGR dreams remain wet in the wing

Uganda SGR dreams remain wet in the wing

President Yoweri Museveni stated in his State of the Nation Address on Thursday that the economic lifeline project – Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) , which would provide faster access to regional markets remain on hold for the foreseeable future. Uganda  is still committed to building the SGR, but pending “issues to resolve” about the project’s financing and […]

MTN make good with Museveni as deported CEO returns

MTN make good with Museveni as deported CEO returns

Uganda’s biggest telco MTN have welcomed back their  deported chief executive officer Wim Vanhelleputte almost three months since his unceremonious departure. The Belgian returned to Kampala on Wednesday, sources stating that  Mr Vanhelleputte made a written commitment that he would “never be involved in politics again” in Uganda. In a statement issued yesterday, Mr Shuter […]

Legendary former prime minister Apollo Nsibambi dead at 78

Legendary former prime minister Apollo Nsibambi dead at 78

Uganda is in mourning today as the nation remembers the extraordinary life of the longest serving Prime Minister in our History. Flags will fly at half mast today to mourn the death of former prime minister Apollo Nsibambi, who occupied the office for 12 years from April 1999 to May 2011, passed on on Tuesday in Kampala. […]

The case for Stella Mpora Khan

The case for Stella Mpora Khan

Advertising, they say, is the art of the possible and no one knows it better than Stella Mpora Khan, an outstanding practitioner of that art, who can easily be called Uganda Advertising’s smart worker. The seasoned advertising practitioner, team lead at Ntinda-based Maad Advertising is the new Chairperson for the Uganda Advertising Association, nominated and elected […]

Boda Boda patron Abdalla Kitatta handed 8 years in prison

Boda Boda patron Abdalla Kitatta handed 8 years in prison

Former patron of the Boda Boda 2010 Association Abdallah Kitatta has been sentenced by the Makindye based General Court Martial (GCM)  to eight years and six months after he was convicted of illegal possession of firearms and ammunition. Lt. Gen Andrew Gutti, the head of Court Martial on Tuesday read out the sentence. The army […]

Ugandans offered Marriott’s bonvoy loyalty program

Ugandans offered Marriott’s bonvoy loyalty program

Kampala Sheraton Hotel’s loyal guests will have a the opportunity  have access to the world’s leading hotel portfolio at the best room rates and member benefits, following the unveils the Marriott Bonvoy, a new travel program. Jacqueline Nalubega, the Assistant Director of Sales and Marketing at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel further said that the guests who enroll for […]

INSIDE STORY: How Museveni ‘sole candidature’ was crafted, sealed

INSIDE STORY: How Museveni ‘sole candidature’ was crafted, sealed

Hundreds of members of parliament from the ruling party National Resistance Movement are backing President Yoweri Museveni’s attempt to win another term, according to a resolution adopted at their ongoing meeting late Sunday. A victory at the next election, in 2021, could extend the Museveni’s rule to 40 years, one of the longest reigns in […]

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