All set for Royal Ascot Goat Races in Munyonyo

All set for Royal Ascot Goat Races in Munyonyo

Uganda’s most popular social event, the Royal Ascot Goat Races last held in 2012, will be happening on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at its customary venue of Speke Resort, Munyonyo. This was announced during a media launch at Speke Apartments in Kampala over the weekend. “The Goat Races were easily the most popular event on […]

Uganda music icon Geoffrey Oryema dies in France

Uganda music icon Geoffrey Oryema dies in France

Famed Acholi musician Geoffrey Oryema, 65, has died according to his family. Oryema left Entebbe International Airport almost 41 years at the age of 24 when he was smuggled across the border in the trunk of a car from Uganda; this was after the death of his father who had been a cabinet minister. Oryema […]

Ggaba Muslims elated as Rajiv donates 900Kgs of sugar

Ggaba Muslims elated as Rajiv donates 900Kgs of sugar

Rajiv Ruparelia, son to property mogul Sudhir Ruparelia has donated 900 kilograms of sugar to Ggaba Mosque, benefiting 300 Muslims. He donated the sugar through Ruparelia Group Foundation not only as a way of giving back to the Muslim community, but also appreciating them for successfully completing the Holy Month of Ramadan. During the hand […]

VINDICATED: Jack Pemba cleared by Police

VINDICATED: Jack Pemba cleared by Police

Kampala businessman Jack Pemba is happy after Interpol has issued him a certificate of good conduct. “This is to certify that according to the criminal records maintained in Uganda, Pemba Jackson Akim, holder of Passport Number 517521005 issued by the government of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has never been convicted of any criminal offence […]

Pizza giants out to get young MTN subscribers

Pizza giants out to get young MTN subscribers

MTN Uganda has today announced a partnership with the global food brand, Pizza Hut to offer discounted pizza for its MTN Pulse customers. The young customers will every Saturday get a 15% discount across all Pizza Hut outlets in the country. The discount emphasizes the promise made to the MTN Pulse community three months ago. […]

University students with hearts of gold

University students with hearts of gold

Victoria University students through their association Health Science Students Association In Victoria University and members of staff delivered an assortment of gifts to children under the care of Sanyu Babies Home. Daphne Kyampiire, the president of this association together with Guild President Mariah Peggy Nabunya and Miss Victoria University 2017 and 2018 led a delegation […]

Gujarat Day 2018: Sudhir hosts Indians in Uganda to celebrate significant holiday

Gujarat Day 2018: Sudhir hosts Indians in Uganda to celebrate significant holiday

Over the weekend, Indians who originate from the 6th largest and most industrialised state of India, Gujarat, celebrated their Gujarat Divas day 2018 at Kampala Parents School amidst different cultural performances in music, drama and dance. Often called as ‘Jewel of Western India’, Gujarat has been on the global map since ancient times. It is […]

PHOTOS: Scouts steal show at Kampala Parents’ sports day

PHOTOS: Scouts steal show at Kampala Parents’ sports day

Recently [May 5], Kampala Parents’ School held a sports days for preschoolers, with the budding athletes showcasing their skills, as family, friends, teachers, and state minister for sports Charles Bakkabulindi cheered them on. The school Principal Ms Daphine Kato said Kampala Parents’ School offers their pupil’s opportunities to show off their talent. Among the games […]