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Airtel Uganda new Marketing Director, Indrajeet Kumar Singh

Airtel Uganda Launches 100% Bonus Campaign

Just a few weeks after the completion of the ‘Tulumbe AFCON’ campaign, Airtel Uganda has announced the launch of a new campaign aimed at giving subscribers 100% bonus simply by loading airtime on their phones. Speaking about the new campaign,…

January 20, 2017

Mr. Li Jincheng (C), Project Manager, Kampala Entebbe Expressway, takes a group photo with some of the outstanding employees of CCCC, at the company's head office in Kitende

Kampala-Entebbe Expressway Project Rewards 30 Outstanding Ugandan Employees

Kampala-Entebbe Expressway Project has recognized and awarded up to 30 Ugandan employees working with the Project, for their outstanding contribution to the implementation of the new 51.4 kilometer road. Kampala-Entebbe Expressway Project is being undertaken by China Communications Construction Company…

January 20, 2017

Emirates Country Manager, Mohammad Al Altar poses for a photo with the lucky Arsenal jersey winners at the Emirates offices.

Emirates Rewards Lucky Ugandan Arsenal Fans

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, and voted the World’s Best Airline 2016 at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, has rewarded eight lucky Ugandans with personalized Arsenal football jerseys. The winners participated in an eight-week radio competition in…

January 20, 2017

L-R: Sheila Byenkya, the Project Manager for the new Hima Cement plant in Tororo, Hannington Karuhanga, the Board Chairman Hima Cement, Peter Lokeris, State Minister for Minerals and Daniel Petterson, Country CEO Hima Cement officially break ground for the new Hima Cement Plant in Tororo.

Hima Cement breaks ground for new plant in Tororo

Hima Cement has broken ground on the construction of a $40 million Grinding Station in Tororo with the plant scheduled to commence production in Q1 2018. On completion, the new plant will increase Hima Cement’s capacity from the current 0.9million…

January 20, 2017

Minister of State for Transport Hon. Bagiire Aggrey addressing guests at the official launch of Quick Taxi in Uganda.

Quick Taxi, a new online cab service, launched in Uganda

By Our Reporter  Quick Taxi, a new online cab service, has officially launched in Uganda. Registered in Uganda in October last year, Quick Taxi was officially launched on Wednesday evening at the Kampala Serena Hotel gardens by Minister of State…

January 19, 2017

Mohammad Al Attar - Emirates Country Manager Uganda

Emirates appoints new Country Manager in Uganda

Emirates, which flies daily direct from Entebbe to Dubai, has promoted Commercial Manager Mohammad Al Attar to the expanded role of Country Manager for Uganda. Mr. Al Attar, whose appointment became effective 1 January 2017, was appointed Commercial Support Manager…

January 18, 2017

Hotel Diplomate

Hotel Diplomate in massive renovations

By Our Reporter Hotel Diplomate is getting a new look. We have learnt that the Muyenga based hotel is undergoing massive renovations. H.E Prof. Boney Katatumba and Gertrude Katatumba, Hotel Diplomate’s owners have confirmed the massive renovations and say that the…

January 18, 2017

Snap HMIS, a mobile application that helps hospital data clerks compile health management information system reports, were one of the winners of the $10,000

Four Young Start-Up Teams Win $10,000 Each To Develop Innovative Solutions To Improve Sexual And Reproductive Health In Uganda

The Up Accelerate programme has selected four (4) winning young start-up teams which will be supported to develop their promising ideas into transformative solutions to tackle persistent sexual and reproductive health bottlenecks in Uganda. “We were impressed by the response…

January 17, 2017

The Managing Director of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), Richard Byarugaba donating blood at the launch of the fund's annual blood drive.

NSSF blood donation drive across the country targets 3,000 units

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) in partnership with Uganda Blood Transfusion Services (UBTS) has today launched a week-long countrywide blood donation drive aimed at collecting 3,000 units of safe blood. The Annual NSSF Blood Donation Drive is organized to…

January 17, 2017

Emirates has introduced new sustainable blankets made from 100% recycled plastic bottles.

Emirates introduces sustainable blankets made from 100% recycled plastic bottles

Emirates has introduced new sustainable blankets made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. The soft and warm blankets are made using ecoTHREAD™ patented technology and is now available in Economy Class on all long-haul Emirates flights. Each Emirates ecoTHREAD™ blanket is…

January 17, 2017