Author: BigEyeUg1

By Our Reporter Coca-Cola Beverages Uganda (CCBU) has announced its partnership with Joe Walker for the Kampala to Fort Portal Walk, which commences on Monday, 26 February, in a bid to raise Road safety awareness. The 12-day trek aims to shine a light on the crucial issue of road accidents and advocate for responsible behaviour on Ugandan roads. As part of this partnership, CCBU, a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, has donated water and soft drinks to keep participants hydrated and amplify the campaign’s reach. “At CCBU, we prioritise responsible behaviour and fostering a safe environment for everyone. Road accidents…

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By Our Reporter Letshego Uganda has announced the recipient of its education bursary for 2024 as Fortunate Atuhairwe. This initiative is part of Lethego’s ongoing commitment to improving lives and supporting education in the communities it serves. Fortunate Atuhairwe’s outstanding performance in the Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) from Kyabuhambo Primary School in Buhweju district where she emerged with an aggregate four (4) picked their notice and interest. Born to Byaruhanga Leo and Komugisha Immaculate; rustic farmers in Buhweju, furthering Fortunate’s dreams of finishing primary let alone going to secondary were a far cry. Imagine their elation at realizing that Letshego…

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By Our Reporter Uganda Baati, a leading building solutions provider, recently met with the President of the E-Trade and Startup Association of Uganda, Ricky Rapa Thompson and the Chairperson Board, Ron Kawamara, to dialogue on future collaborations focusing on e-commerce as a driver to improved customer value an experience. Speaking at the meeting, Macklean Kukundakwe, the Head of Marketing at Uganda Baati said, “Uganda Baati is a pioneer of e-commerce in the steel sector. This engagement is timely as we continue to learn and innovate solutions that increase customer value and reduce the red tape when it comes to service…

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By Our Reporter Sabotage, a new film exploring sexual violence and abortion in a Ugandan context, has premiered. The premiere, attended by players in Uganda’s arts industry, representatives from development organisations, celebrities and film enthusiasts, took place on Thursday at the Century Cinemax Acacia Mall. Directed by Mathew Nabwiso and starring Stella Natumbwe, Sharifa Ali, Jjemba Dean Austin, Denid Kinan and others in a rollercoaster drama, the movie is set around a traditional wedding (‘kwanjula’), and aims to raise awareness around Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) in Uganda. While addressing guests during the premiere, Humphrey Nabimanya, the film’s Executive…

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By Our Reporter Love was in the air on Valentine’s Day, and Coca-Cola Beverages Uganda (CCBU) added a touch of sweetness to the occasion for three lucky couples. In a heartwarming celebration, CCBU rewarded couples who participated by expressing their affection through heartfelt letters on social media, with the most-liked posts earning dinner dates at Protea Hotel, Naguru. Among the winners were Chrismas Mucunguzi and Nambega Deborah, whose love story blossomed from friendship at work. Chrismas, clearly smitten, expressed his joy at the win, and said, “I chose a special person with whom to celebrate Valentine’s Day.” Deborah, while acknowledging…

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By Our Reporter To mark International Day for Women and Girls in Science, Coca-Cola Beverages Uganda (CCBU) celebrated the achievements of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) by recognizing leading women taking part in its Women in Leadership program. Commenting on the program which aims to help talented women grow into leaders through training and support, Catherine Gita, CCBU People and Culture Director said, “As an organization grounded in innovation and driven by a commitment to sustainability, CCBU recognizes the crucial role that women play in shaping the future of STEM and is actively addressing this imbalance through…

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Roast And Rhyme, Uganda’s premier annual event renowned for its distinctive fusion of live music, barbecue delights, and a lakeside picnic setting, is gearing up for its milestone 20th Edition themed Reggae Ragga Nyam Nyam. This lively experience is set to captivate attendees with an electrifying showcase of reggae and ragga performances by Uganda’s top talents. Since its inception eight years ago, Roast And Rhyme has showcased over 100 talented artists and drawn in more than 50,000 enthusiastic revelers, solidifying Swangz Avenue’s role as a key supporter of Uganda’s dynamic music scene. The 20th Edition of Roast And Rhyme will…

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By Our Reporter RivExcel, a global leader in business solutions, recently entered into a transformative strategic partnership with American Hospital Dubai, marking a significant commitment to improving healthcare accessibility across Sub-Saharan Africa. The partnership was formalized through a historic signing ceremony in Dubai, attended by key dignitaries, including Mr. Buti Al Mulla, Chairman of the Boards of Directors of Mohamed & Obaid AlMulla Group, and Tonye Princewill, Executive Chairman of RivExcel. As part of their joint initiative, American Hospital Dubai has unveiled plans to open three medical tourism representative offices in Uganda in 2024, with a broader expansion strategy encompassing…

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By Our Reporter In the latest episode of Tusker Malt Conversessions, which aired Sunday on YouTube, music enthusiasts are treated to an intimate exploration of the Afro-soul maestro, Kenneth Mugabi. As he takes centre stage, Mugabi effortlessly serenades the audience with an enticing range of his most cherished tracks. With a medley of his signature tunes; his guitar and his fiddle, he began his setlist with the lovely “Sanyu,” following it up with the emotionally charged “Ebinyuma,” and then “Nkwegomba.” The artiste weaves through his discography with interludes of his own interesting ‘Conversessions”, culminating with his chart-topping hit, “Naki.” However,…

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By Our Reporter Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) has unveiled WhiteCap Crisp – a new premium beer with only 3% alcohol by volume (ABV), with no added sugar. The beer was unveiled during an invite-only white and blue affair held at the Naguru Skyz Hotel on Thursday evening. The stylishly colourful launch event featured an exclusive guest list of the crème of Kampala’s social scene with popular content creators, events and marketing gurus and high-net-worth individuals in attendance with entertainment from Myko Ouma and his Band and timeless music mixes by Selector Jay. Available in a 300ml bottle and a matching…

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