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Vodafone Marketing Director, Progress Chisenga (left) hands over a sewing machine to Victoria Akinyi CEO Streetlights Uganda, looking on are former street children and single mothers.

Vodafone Uganda marks Women’s day in applause of young female entreprenuer

Vodafone Uganda has marked Women’s day by applauding and supporting Victoria Merab Akinyi, Executive Director of Streetlights Uganda. At 23 years old, Victoria together with a team of 3, founded Streetlights Uganda in 2014 with a vision to transform a…

March 8, 2017

Vivo Energy country sales manager Edward Walugembe and marketing manager Jean Mugisha giving out free fuel to a lucky Taxi driver during the launch of Shell fuel save promotion.

Vivo Energy launches six-week campaign to celebrate women

As Uganda joins the world to celebrate International Women’s Day, Vivo Energy Uganda has launched a six-week promotion at selected Shell stations where customers who top-up with Shell FuelSave worth UGX 100,000 stand a chance to win a range of…

March 8, 2017

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Sheraton Kampala hotel offers mega discounts for Women’s Day

By Our Reporter Sheraton Kampala hotel has this year decided to celebrate International Women’s day by offering a 50% discount (or 40k ugx) on their buffet dinner at Paradise Restaurant as the guests listen to the spectacular Makutano Jazz band….

March 7, 2017

MTN Uganda Foundation has committed to invest up to UGX. 5Billion in community development initiatives across Uganda in 2017

MTN Uganda Foundation commits to invest up to 5 Billion in community development initiatives across Uganda

As the MTN Foundation celebrates 10 years of investing in community development in Uganda, the Board of Trustees of the Foundation has announced a commitment to invest up to UGX. 5 billion shillings into community transformation projects across the country. The…

March 6, 2017

Captain Nevin Darwish from Egypt and First Officer Alia Al Muhairi from the UAE fly the iconic Emirates Airbus A380 aircraft from Dubai to Vienna.

Emirates turns the spotlight on women

Emirates is giving centre stage to its women employees on the upcoming occasion of International Women’s Day. Women make up close to 44% of the airline’s workforce and have been an integral part of the success story of Emirates over the last…

March 6, 2017

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Top Ugandan News Websites Resolve to Block Google Ads

By Jeddy Genrwot (PC Tech Mag) Ugandan online publishers under the umbrella body, “Online Media Publishers Association (OMPA)” have resolved to block all ad placements from local advertisers on their websites. The association, constituting of at least 20 websites, said in a…

March 4, 2017

Huawei wins “Outstanding Contribution for LTE Evolution to 5G” at MWC 2017

Huawei Wins ‘Outstanding Contribution for LTE Evolution to 5G’ Award at MWC 2017

Huawei received the ‘Outstanding Contribution for LTE Evolution to 5G’ award at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017. This year is the first year that GSMA has chosen to present the award for 5th generation mobile networks (5G) and receiving such…

March 3, 2017

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, The Group Director Public Affairs and Communications, Norah Odwesso and KCCA Executive Director Jennifer Musisi exchange the the signed MOU at KCCA officies.

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Uganda signs MOU with KCCA to help clean up the city

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Uganda has signed an MOU with KCCA in a bid to ensure Kampala City remains clean whilst creating jobs for many urban poor. Speaking on behalf of CCBA, Mrs. Norah Odwesso, the Group Director Public Affairs and…

March 3, 2017


Emirates Celebrates Successful First Year on World’s Longest A380 Non-Stop Route

Upgrading the aircraft type to the double-decker A380 on its daily non-stop service connecting Dubai and Auckland was one of the key reasons for a successful first year on the route, the world’s longest A380 flight, says Emirates. Emirates today…

March 1, 2017

Airtel Uganda Finance Director, Phanindra Nichanametla (2L) addresses the media as Uganda Olympic committee President William Blick (2R) and French Ambassador Stephanie Rivoal (R) look on during the launch of the France – Uganda Friendship Week.

Airtel Uganda Partners with French Embassy for friendship Week

Airtel Uganda has announced its partnership with the French Embassy to celebrate the France – Uganda Friendship Week. Scheduled for 18 th to 25 th March 2017, the friendship week purposes to organize a joyful, positive series of events consecrating…

March 1, 2017