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L-R: Edwin Kwesiga, aYo Uganda CEO; Wim Vanhelleputte, MTN Uganda CEO and Imran Mahomed, aYo Holdings CEO pose for a group photo after the launch of aYo at Kati Kati restaurant.

MTN and MMI Holdings introduce insurance cover for Loading Airtime and Sending Funds with MTN Mobile Money

MTN Uganda, in partnership with aYo, has announced innovative micro-insurance products, Recharge with Care and Send with Care. The two are the first products launched by aYo – a joint venture between MTN and MMI Holdings – announced in September…

January 17, 2017

Plant Manager, Santosh Tiwari demonstrating the colouring machines to journalists. This was during a media visit to the Namanve plant.

Roofings Group Eyes More Success In 2017

Roofings Group, the leading producer of quality steel products in Uganda, with a good market reach across the East African region is looking forward to another rewarding year after registering tremendous success in 2016. Speaking during a media engagement session…

January 16, 2017

Emirates

Emirates to Launch Daily Flights to Croatia

Emirates has announced that it will further expand its European network with the introduction of a daily flight from Dubai to Zagreb (ZAG), the capital of Croatia from June 1, 2017. The new southeast European destination will be served by…

January 16, 2017

Kilimall country Managing Director, Wang Chengyang

Q&A: Kilimall’s approach to overcoming barriers to online shopping in Uganda

Kilimall launched into the Ugandan market in May 2016 serving a retail customer base that continues to grow exponentially to offer products that span the widest variety in the country. We caught up with its country Managing Director, Wang Chengyang to discuss their…

January 16, 2017

Kilimall Uganda

Editors Pick: Awesome Tech Gadgets worth Buying

In this era, we look to own some cool looking gadgets, from having the latest smartphones to VR Headsets, Bluetooth headsets and speakers to laptops to DSLR cameras to tripods, and so forth. Some have reached an extent of not…

January 16, 2017

Qalaa Holdings Founder and Chairman Dr Ahmed Heikal

Qalaa Holdings in Preliminary Negotiations with Potential Investors for the Sale of its Stake in Rift Valley Railways

Qalaa Holdings (CCAP.CA on the Egyptian Exchange), an African leader in energy and infrastructure, has confirmed that preliminary negotiations are ongoing with several prospective local and international investors for the sale of its stake in Rift Valley Railways (RVR), the…

January 16, 2017

Airtel Uganda Brand Ambassador, Eddy Kenzo hands over a smartphone to one of the lucky winners during the final draw of the Tulumbe AFCON campaign at Airtel head offices.

Airtel Uganda’s “Tulumbe AFCON” campaign ends on a high note

Airtel Uganda has concluded its “Tulumbe AFCON” campaign with a prize giving ceremony for the last group of winners held at the Company’s offices earlier this morning. The lucky winners walked away with smartphones, TV sets and air tickets to…

January 12, 2017

Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways introduces third daily flight to Riyadh

Etihad Airways is introducing a third daily flight on the Abu Dhabi – Riyadh route, effective 1 February 2017. The extra services underscore the airline’s commitment to offer guests greater choice and more travel options between the capital cities of…

January 11, 2017

Dr. Michael Nkambo Mugerwa

Uganda Refinery Holding Company hires first ever General Manager

The Uganda Refinery Holding Company Limited (URHC) has recruited of its first General Manager. URHC has recruited Dr. Michael Nkambo Mugerwa, a Chemical Engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the oil refining industry, as its pioneer General Manager. Dr. Michael…

January 10, 2017

L-R: Jerome Birungi ,June Nyakahuma, Bashir Aliyu Yakasai, Martin Lutaaya and Racheal Phoebe Kabejja were among the 7 lucky winners of the final 60seconds trolley dash at the Quality Supermarket Naalya.

Seven lucky customers win big at Stanbic Bank Xmas trolley dash finale

Stanbic Bank concluded its Xmas promo organised to promote increased usage of digital channels and cashless banking by holding the 2nd and final trolley dash for seven lucky customers at Quality Supermarket in Naalya. The winners Martin Lutaaya, Jerome Birungi,…

January 10, 2017