Coca Cola recycling tonnes of Uganda’s plastic waste

Coca Cola recycling tonnes of Uganda’s plastic waste

Kampala – 5 June 2018:  To mark World Environment Day today, The Coca-Cola Company and its bottling partner Coca-Cola Beverages Africa – Uganda, reaffirm its commitment to help create a world without waste. World Environment Day was founded by the United Nations Environment to promote worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. […]

How govt intends to milk Shs 10 billion from SACCOs

How govt intends to milk Shs 10 billion from SACCOs

Finance Committee of parliament Chairperson, Henry Musasizi (pictured) recommends that the tax shouldn’t be levied on the gross turnover for companies declaring losses for seven consecutive years Parliament has for the second time rejected the proposed corporation tax on Savings Credit and Cooperative Societies-SACCO’s.  Government had proposed to levy a corporation tax on Profitable SACCO’s in […]

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 […]

Ecobank makes big push for mobile banking customers

Ecobank makes big push for mobile banking customers

With a growing presence in Kampala, West African financial giant Ecobank has announced that its Mobile App, a single, unified financial services application across 33 African countries, has processed 9 million transactions worth over $1 billion since launch less than 18 months ago. A statement from Ms. Primrose Kobusingye, Ecobank Uganda head of Communications revealed […]

Taxify announces new discount

Taxify announces new discount

Weeks after launching their boda boda service in Kampala, is the fastest-growing ride-sharing platforms in the world has announced an attractive reduction in their pricing. A statement released in the first week of March effected a mega drop in their fares in a bid to make their services more affordable and also better serve their […]

Digital star Ssenkenzi leaves bankrupt Vodafone for Airtel Uganda

Digital star Ssenkenzi leaves bankrupt Vodafone for Airtel Uganda

At a Ugandan Internet service provider that uses Vodafone’s brand, John Ssenkenzi has created and overseen some big-name digital campaigns, including the Zaga ReMix that revolutionized Kampala’s internet usage. He has also worked in the news industry at UBC TV a social media specialist before turning around Daily Monitor’s digital between 2014 and 2016 and […]

Shs1 Trillion NSSF Lubowa Housing Project building kicks

Shs1 Trillion NSSF Lubowa Housing Project building kicks

The National Social Security Fund has officially commissioned the construction of the 2,740 unit, housing project in Lubowa, Wakiso district in its continued effort to expand its investment portfolio to give its members more competitive returns on their savings. The real estate project, which will cost an estimated USD 400 million over a 10-year period, […]

Co-op Bank will save Uganda the ’embarrassment of borrowing from China’

Co-op Bank will save Uganda the ’embarrassment of borrowing from China’

Civil Society organizations have joined the push for the revival of the defunct Uganda Cooperative Bank. The Bank, which provided low-interest loans to farmers through cooperative societies, was wound up in 1998 amid reports of fraud and poor credit policies which triggered its insolvency and inability to raise minimum capital requirements. Its closure implied that […]

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