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Uganda Breweries Marketing Manager-Spirits, Edgar Birungi, addressing the press during the launch of the UBL online platform on Jumia. Looking on is Neville Igasira, Jumia Food Head of Marketing and Dennis Nyunyuzi, the Brands Vendor Manager. Jumia UG.

UBL Spirits now available on Jumia

Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) has signed a partnership with Uganda’s biggest online retail store Jumia Uganda to enable customers within Kampala to purchase Uganda Breweries spirits online. Uganda Breweries now has an online platform on Jumia Uganda through which they…

May 26, 2017

VTD CEO Mr. Eyal Jones explains the function of one of the high-tech machines.

Vital Tomosi’s Dairy finally kicks off milk production

Just six months after the launch of MilkMan yoghurt, Rushere-based Vital Tomosi’s Dairy (VTD) has officially kicked off production of milk. This was announced at a media visit to their factory in Rushere during which media and guests got an…

May 22, 2017

UEGCL, AfD sign agreement to develop small Hydropower plants

The development of small hydropower plants is pivotal in improving electricity supply and access to the rural areas of Uganda. As one of its initiatives, UEGCL sought to diversify its portfolio of Generation activities from predominantly large hydropower plants to…

May 19, 2017

MTN App challenge 2017

MTN Hackathon winners deliver local solutions to community needs

During the past weekend, over 100 App developers camped at the MTN Nyonyi Gardens offices in a 3 day Hackathon challenge that saw “JustGo” together with 4 other apps emerge winners of the MTN App challenge. MTN Uganda in partnership…

May 17, 2017

Jumia Travel to reward loyal customers with huge discounts

Jumia Travel, Africa’s leading online travel agency, has announced the launch of its loyalty programme aimed at creating more value for its loyal customers by enabling them to save as much as 10 to 20% exclusive discount on hotel plus…

May 15, 2017

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MTN App Challenge kicks-off

For the 2nd time since 2015, MTN Uganda will this afternoon kick off a 3-day app development challenge in which developers have been tasked to come up with innovative prototypes of mobile-based solutions under the themes of M-Health, M-Finance, M-Education, M-Business,…

May 12, 2017

Shell gas

Shell Gas prices reduced

Vivo Energy has announced a reduction in the Shell Gas prices, a move intended to make cooking gas affordable and improve the customer experience for Shell Gas users in Uganda. The Shell Gas 6kg cylinder, commonly known as Ka-Portable has…

May 11, 2017

Timothy Mugume, Jumia Travel Country Manager Uganda

Jumia Travel appoints new country manager in Uganda

Jumia Travel, an online travel agency providing online hotel reservations across the continent, has appointed Timothy Mugume as the new Country Manager for Uganda. Mugume, who replaces outgoing Country Manager Louis Badea, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from…

May 10, 2017

Mirinda "Mess With Your Senses" campaign launch

Photos: Fun day as Mirinda unveils new global campaign in Uganda

By Our Reporter It was a fun-filled day as Mirinda unveiled its new global campaign dubbed “Mess With Your Senses” in Uganda over the weekend. On Saturday, Mirinda gave the media a feel of what the new campaign is about…

May 8, 2017

The Laptop Handover ceremony conducted by ICT Minister Hon. Frank Tumwebaze (C), Chinese Ambassador H.E. Zheng Zhuqiang (R), and Huawei Deputy MD Mr. Wangwua (L)

Huawei Spearheads ICT Boost in Kamwenge District

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, delivered 40 laptops fully connected to the internet to schools and district administrative offices in Kamwenge district on Sunday. The event that was presided by the Minister of ICT…

May 3, 2017