Author: BigEyeUg1

By Our Reporter dfcu Bank has held an engagement for its customers and key stakeholders in the oil and gas sector to share insights into the opportunities in the Oil and Gas sector post the Final Investment Decision (FID). Following the signing of oil agreements between Uganda and Tanzania on 11th April 2020, and with the Final Investment Decision for oil production now imminent, the project execution phase is expected to kick off shortly thereafter with significant expenditure upstream, midstream, and downstream. Speaking during the customer engagement session, dfcu Bank’s Chief Executive Officer Mathias Katamba said: “With the planned East…

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By Our Reporter The annual Nkozi Charity run has been announced. Unlike previous editions, the run will be held virtually this year. Launched at Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala’s residence on Tuesday, the run is aimed at raising funds for the construction of the Accident Casualties and Trauma Center in Masaka. “We understand the need to continually uplift and work with one another towards achieving a better society, hence the need for us to embrace such initiatives and platforms that aim at improving the quality of life in all respective communities.” Robert Kitenda, Head of Marketing Movit Products said at the launch.…

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By Our Reporter Christ’s Heart Ministries has announced its 2021 edition of the Virtuous Woman Conference. Set to run between 30th April 2021 and 2nd May 2021, this year’s edition will focus on challenging women to position themselves in places that they deserve and are called to. Speaking about this year’s conference, Rev. Deborah Mbuga noted that, “This year’s edition will take a hybrid format to enable those that can’t be able to join us physically to follow events online. These will also be broadcast across our social media platforms.” “The Virtuous Woman Conference is open to all, including men…

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By Our Reporter Baby Drama,  a new television series has premiered on Africa Magic. Baby Drama revolves around the lives of five women who deal with the reality of how a baby or – lack of one – will affect their lives. The new series features some of the finest talents in Nollywood such as Bimbo Akintola, Joseph Benjamin, Bikiya Graham-Douglas, Wole Ojo, Uru Eke and Nollywood newbies, Anee Icha and Nengi Adoki. According to Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, the Channel Director, Africa Magic, Baby Drama will take viewers on an emotional rollercoaster as they get immersed in the lives of the…

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By Our Reporter Last month, Fik Fameica updated his Instagram profile with pictures from a deal signing with the caption ‘Sealed and signed with Bell Lager’ leaving us all guessing about the finer details. Well, the cat is finally out of the bag! Fresh Bwoy has officially been unveiled as Bell Lager’s brand ambassador under a campaign called ‘Mpola Enjoyments’. Along for the ride is also TV host and singer – Crysto Panda – as well as radio host and social media influencer – Prim Asiimwe. The campaign is inspired by unconventional ways to make the good times flow anywhere,…

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By Our Reporter Centenary Bank has kicked off its Ramadan Special Food Distribution Program to the Muslim community to support its customers during the fasting period. The distribution commenced at the Tororo main Mosque, Kabasanda Mosque in Mpigi district, and Mariam High School in Kisaasi. While addressing the congregation at the Main Mosque in Tororo, Centenary Bank’s Managing Director, Fabian Kasi said that, “Supporting the communities where we operate is something that the bank prides in, because the we care about the welfare of people around us.” “We are glad to extend support to our Muslim brothers and sisters, as…

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By Our Reporter At the end of last year, MTN Uganda rebranded and re-launched its Loyalty Program under the name, “MTN Senkyu”, with the core objective of appreciating and giving back redeemable points to its customers for their loyalty and use of MTN services. MTN Uganda’s Chief Marketing Officer, SOMDEV SEN tells you all you need to know about MTN Senkyu. In your words, what is MTN Senkyu? Like the name suggests, MTN Senkyu is simply a way of us as MTN Uganda saying Thank you to our customers in the native accent. (Many indigenous Ugandans often pronounce Thank you…

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By Our Reporter  Golfers and golfing enthusiasts had to bear an early morning drizzle to take part in the much-anticipated Singleton match-play championship as it made a return for its 5th edition at the 71-par Entebbe golf club on Saturday. After the qualifying round of golf on the green, the annual tourney that had taken a hiatus owing to the Covid-19 lockdown, treated the golfers to a Caribbean themed 19th hole. Owing to SOPs put in place to curb the spread of Covid-19, the 19th hole experience had a lower tempo compared to previous editions. Furthermore, the cocktail experience ended at…

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By Our Reporter Touted as the ultimate dance party, the NTV Dance Party show has celebrated its first anniversary. The Smirnoff-sponsored show made a year of bringing the party to people’s living rooms on Saturday, April 24. For the past 52 weekends, the show has turned gloomy Saturdays into exciting evenings. To mark their first anniversary, they did it in the best way they know how to — with a mega dance party. The show was fun packed as the NTV Mix show hosts Daggy Nyce and Etania joined Lynda Ddane, Mc Esco and Crysto Panda to celebrate the one…

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By Our Reporter Slightly over one in every three Ugandans have a bank account, with a reported 16.5 million Ugandans still using traditional saving methods such as physical cash, livestock and agriculture. With only 16 million bank accounts in the country, over half of the population has no access to savings or credit through financial institutions, as drivers of capital investment and, ultimately a higher rate of economic growth. Digital financial services, however, are playing a pivotal role in plugging this divide as various institutions are partnering to enhance access to financial services for the unbanked. Take for instance the…

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