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MTN Innovation Awards 2017 nominees announced

MTN Uganda has shortlisted 45 nominees for the next phase of the MTN Innovation Awards 2017. The 45 nominees were selected from an overwhelming number of entries, more than the entries received in the inaugural MTN Innovation Awards in 2015….

October 28, 2017

DStv subscription prices cut

By Our Reporter Multichoice Uganda has announced downward adjustments on its DStv subscription prices across all bouquets, effective on 1st November as the pay TV continues its commitment to ensure DStv customers get the best international and local channels at…

October 28, 2017

Deloitte launches value proposition for SMEs

By Our Reporter Research shows that Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are the engine for economic growth across Africa. In Uganda, the SME sector employs over 2.5 million people (90% of the entire private sector) and generates 80% of manufactured…

October 26, 2017

Africell Uganda partners with Uber to offer free rides

Africell Uganda and Uber have officially signed their ‘Uber With Africell’ partnership campaign agreement designed to enhance convenience with free rides for first time users. The campaign which started on Twitter with the hashtag #UberWithAfricell on Thursday last week steadily…

October 25, 2017

dfcu Bank partners with Agriculture Development Centre and Rabobank to support farmer organizations

dfcu Bank has announced a partnership with The Agriculture Development Centre and Rabobank in an effort to support Farmer Based Organisations and Cooperative Unions across the country realize self-sufficiency; as an effective tool to transform the agricultural sector in Uganda….

October 24, 2017

Finance Minister appoints new NSSF deputy MD

By Our Reporter Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has agreed with recommendations of the NSSF board and appointed Patrick Ayota as the new deputy Managing Director for the Worker’s Fund. Prior to his appointment, Ayoka has been the Fund’s chief finance…

October 24, 2017

Airtel Uganda conducts Health Camp in Masindi

Residents of Masindi and surrounding areas were over the weekend treated to a free Airtel Uganda regional health camp as part of the telco’s efforts to give back to the community in which they operate. The camp, that was held…

October 23, 2017

NSSF Board unmoved as Exiting Deputy MD bids to save her Job

By Our Reporter After the NSSF board formally communicated to the Finance Minister Matia Kasaija about its decision not to renew the contract of its deputy MD – Geraldine Ssali Busuulwa, the latter has in the past few days pulled…

October 23, 2017

Exclusive: How NSSF arrived at the decision to fire deputy MD Geraldine Ssali Busulwa.

Our Reporter. That Geraldine Ssali’s NSSF contract was not renewed is no longer news. Your attention should be drawn closer to reasons behind her sacking. Our sources at the workers’ fund have revealed that her dismissal followed definitive recommendations contained…

October 20, 2017

SME banking – Unlocking the growth potential of an underserved segment

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are an important segment in Uganda’s economy. According to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, the SME sector employs over 2.5 million people (90% of the entire private sector) and generates 80% of manufactured…

October 18, 2017