Gov’t warns Kampala tycoons over charging tenants in dollars

Gov’t warns Kampala tycoons over charging tenants in dollars

Minister for Trade, industry and cooperative, Honorable Amelia Kyambadde has asked investors who own commercial buildings to stop charging local business people in dollar rate. Ms. Kyambadde says, the investors should start charging in local currencies to encourage local businesses people easily access space to carryout businesses. The minister says, her ministry is also trying […]

First big winner of Uganda’s Takula Cash lottery emerges

First big winner of Uganda’s Takula Cash lottery emerges

The first winners of the Uganda’s biggest lottery payoff have begun to emerge as they share a Shs 5 Billion pot of cash to be divided among thousands of lucky ticketholders. Ms. Tugumisirize Jalia, a vendor in Masaka town has today received Ugx 5 million she won in the “Takula Cash” lottery. She received her prize […]

Parliament resumes; Mayor Lukwago, GMO Bill on agenda

Parliament resumes; Mayor Lukwago, GMO Bill on agenda

Parliament is expected to handle 22 bills and 28 petitions currently before the house as it resumes on Tuesday January 9th. The House took a Christmas break on December 20 shortly after the passing of the Constitutional (Amendment) Act 2017 which, among others, removed presidential age limits, reinstated term limits and extended the term of […]

Total offers condolences after Namboole accident

Total offers condolences after Namboole accident

Vehicular petroleum and service giants, Total Uganda has offered its condolences to the family of a taxi driver who was fatally injured on Wednesday morning in an accident near Nambole stadium in Bweyogerere. The accident that happened t around 7:45am, when a fuel truck from Kisumu to Kampala owned and operated by Sibed Transport Co […]

Fresh Dairy spreads Christmas cheer to cancer patients

Fresh Dairy spreads Christmas cheer to cancer patients

In a continuous effort to support health and nutrition activities in Uganda, Fresh Dairy has donated several items to the Paediatric Ward of the Uganda Cancer Institute to include three wheel chairs, 50 litres of milk and 250 kilograms of maize flour. Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) offers specialized services in areas of cancer treatment, research […]

dfcu Bank taking Amolatar sesame farmer, 19 others to Nairobi

dfcu Bank taking Amolatar sesame farmer, 19 others to Nairobi

Geneber Outspan Organic Farmers from Amolatar District in Northern Uganda are buoyed by an upcoming trip to the Kenyan capital, Nairobi in January 2018. The investment group recently clinched a nationwide campaign targeted at driving a savings and investment culture in country sponsored by dfcu Bank, in partnership with NTV Uganda and Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC). The campaign, which […]

Uganda’s first solar satellite television service for villages launched

Uganda’s first solar satellite television service for villages launched

Renowned solar powered solutions firm, d.light has launched the country’s first solar satellite television service, bringing clean energy powered entertainment to households and businesses through a pay-as-you-go payment scheme. d.light Solar, has today launched a ground breaking solar television- X850, the first of its kind in Uganda for people without access to reliable electricity. With […]

NSSF beats global funds in investment performance

NSSF beats global funds in investment performance

NSSF Uganda has narrowed the gap with top fund managers of similar size in investment performance at the global stage, shows industry data released by the Annual CEM Investment Benchmarking survey, commissioned by the International Social Security Association (ISSA). According to the reputable investment benchmark survey’s 27th edition, NSSF beat other saving bodies in net […]