Uganda Baati opens eighth showroom

Uganda Baati opens eighth showroom

Uganda Baati have announced that they opened an all-new showroom in along Entebbe Road in Kampala. The Entebbe Road showroom and sales office at Paka Complex,in Zana townshowroom is the eighth in the country. Other Uganda Baati showrooms are in the districts of; Mukono, Fort Portal, Mbarara, Lira, Arua,  Mbale and Jinja. During the opening ceremony, the Uganda […]

Wala Launches in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Uganda, Tackling Financial Exclusion Affecting 3.5 Billion People

Wala Launches in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Uganda, Tackling Financial Exclusion Affecting 3.5 Billion People

 Wala, the blockchain-powered financial services platform and launch partner of Dalacryptocurrency, has announced that it is now live in three markets, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Uganda; thereby removing barriers to financial services and providing millions of consumers in these markets with a zero-fee, “better-than-banking” solution. Wala has also announced they are working with Spire, the token that […]

Ugandan banks roll out Shared Agent Banking

Ugandan banks roll out Shared Agent Banking

The head of Uganda Bankers Association, Wilbrod Humphreys Owor has explained that with the launch of the “Shared Agent Baking System,” the bankers’ body had continued to set standards catering to the needs of traders and artisans at different locations across the country. Owor said the new service was aimed at giving the unbanked, especially […]

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 […]

A clear goal: water for all Ugandans

A clear goal: water for all Ugandans

The state-owned National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) is determined to extend clean water infrastructure and sewerage to the entire nation. Progress is fast as well-managed services pay for new investment and upgrades. As a public utility, NWSC is keenly focused on its own responsibility amidst Uganda’s bid to become a middle-income nation – supplying […]

Cheaper electricity tariffs should be introduced by Umeme say MPs

Cheaper electricity tariffs should be introduced by Umeme say MPs

An affordable power tariff must be introduced by electricity distributor, Umeme to stop customers being ripped off, a committee of MPs has said. The Natural Resources Committee of Uganda’s Parliament and power distribution stakeholders over the weekend converged at the Lake Victoria Serena Hotel, in Kigo and discussed the power tariffs levied by the power […]

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 […]

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 […]

New petrol station creates 20 jobs in Kyaliwajjala

New petrol station creates 20 jobs in Kyaliwajjala

Twenty new jobs have been created in Kyaliwajjala, a neighbourhood in Kira Municipality, Wakiso District as a new petrol filling station, convenience store and pharmacy opens on the outskirts of Kampala. The developer, Total Uganda Limited has today opened Total Kyaliwajjala service station bringing the country’s network to 129 service stations. “We are aiming to provide a state of the art petrol station with […]

Bank of Africa tips SMEs on how to access financing

Bank of Africa tips SMEs on how to access financing

Bank of Africa’s Managing Director, Mr. Arthur Isiko, has tipped various Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) on how to access finance as a key aspect for sustainable business growth. Mr. Isiko (pictured above) was speaking at a business forum hosted by the Bank at Tick Hotel in Kawempe Division. This forum, which is a first […]