Bank rewarding Visa card users with cash prizes

Bank rewarding Visa card users with cash prizes

Uganda’s second largest bank Centenary Bank in April launched a digital rewards campaign in which customers and staff were to be rewarded for using their Visa cards when making purchases through the global visa card services platform. The campaign dubbed “Kwasa with CenteVisa” that kicked off in April, has in the last fortnight through weekly […]

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 […]

Equity Bank supports Martyrs Day celebrations

Equity Bank (U) Ltd has made a Shs20 million donation to the organizing committee of the Martyrs Day celebrations as Ugandans and the world prepares to celebrate June 3, 2019. The celebrations are to last for a week. Equity Bank’s Marketing and Communications Manager Phillip Otim and Head of Operations Kenneth Onyango handed over a […]

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 […]

MTN gifts Luwero Muslim community

MTN gifts  Luwero Muslim community

“Fasting during the holy month is one of the five pillars of Islam, which also include prayer and charity. MTN Uganda takes pleasure in joining Muslims from all over Uganda in carrying out various acts of charity throughout the holy month of Ramadan”. “As a caring corporate company, we find it not only our right […]

Pepsi crowns latest winners

Pepsi crowns latest winners

Soft drinks bottler Pepsi’s ongoing under-the-crown campaign Tukonectinge continues to excite customers with the latest winners  Zaituni Nagawa and Ms. Pauline Karungi walking away with a Toyota Wish each. “I must confess that it was very tense in the live studio show because when I opened the prediction box, I did not know what I won. After I […]

Uganda a target and victim of terrorist attacks by Rwanda agents – Kutesa

Uganda a target and victim of terrorist attacks by Rwanda agents – Kutesa

Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa, Friday briefed the diplomatic corps on the status of the Uganda-Rwanda relations. Briefing diplomatic corps in Kampala on the status of the now frosty relations, Hon. Kutesa outlined the state rimes Uganda accuse Rwanda of including acts of international aggression, terrorism and assassination of some high profile Uganda officials among […]

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 […]

Bitature-led Umeme board held successful AGM in Kampala

Bitature-led Umeme board held successful AGM in Kampala

Umeme Ltd, announced today that the Company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Thursday, May 9 2019, voted to support all of the resolutions that the Board of Directors and Nomination Committee proposed to the shareholders. The AGM re-elected Mr. Piet AdriaanFaling and Mr. Anthony Marsh as directors of the Board and re-elected Mr. Patrick […]