Connect with us

Leader board

Local Business

Liaison Umbrella Fund Launches in Uganda

Published

on

R-L: URBRA CEO Martin Nsubuga, Liaison Director Isaac Ampeire, Liaison head of pension Patricia Akot, Group managing Director Tom Mulwa and Liason Group chairman Wachira Mahihu at the launch of the Liaison Umbrella fund.

R-L: URBRA CEO Martin Nsubuga, Liaison Director Isaac Ampeire, Liaison head of pension Patricia Akot, Group managing Director Tom Mulwa and Liason Group chairman Wachira Mahihu at the launch of the Liaison Umbrella fund.

By Our Reporter

Liaison Financial Services Limited (Liaison), a leading independent provider of retirement benefits schemes administration and consultancy services has today launched the Liaison Umbrella Fund to Ugandans looking for an effective retirement plan.

New TECNO Spark 3 with AI bright camera now available at RRP 429,000 UGX Click here for more

The Fund which is managed by a top of the range technical team is regulated by Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority and is compliant with Capital Markets Authority, Bank of Uganda and Uganda Revenue Authority.

Liaison is a pioneer in scheme administration services to pension schemes, provident funds, defined benefits schemes, defined contribution schemes, hybrid schemes and investment trusts.

“We are committed to being the preferred and leading risk, insurance, pension and investment consultants in Africa. Over the years, we have deepened our presence and service in Uganda. Liaison stands as the oldest pension scheme administrator in the market, having been present in Uganda since 1997,” said Isaac Ampeire, Director at Liaison Financial Services Limited.

According to Patricia Akot, the sole objective of the Liaison Umbrella Fund was to customize and personalize individual retirement solutions, with the goal of retirement planning to achieve individual financial independence. The Fund takes care of the individual’s retirement planning under the supervision of a skilled, passionate and professional team.

“Our aim is to ensure that individuals focus on their core business, and look forward to retirement with the knowledge that their money is safe and working for them,” added Akot.

Under the Liaison Umbrella Fund, members are paid their full benefits plus a bonus interest payment in the following year, all clients’ savings are protected from all creditors and the members have full control of retirement planning through the option of making additional voluntary contributions targeted towards a member’s retirement goals.

The Fund also harnesses the power of technology to deliver services at the convenience of the client at any given time through the Fund’s versatile online platform, SMS network and the banking system which allows benefits to be paid within a week. Lastly, all generated solutions are local and are tailored to the individual clients’ needs.

“Liaison Umbrella Fund is a testimony of our Live today love tomorrow philosophy and we take pride in the choice we present to the market. We also take pride in the contribution we bring to the Uganda economy. We are inspiring a saving culture in Uganda and the knock-on effect to economic development is invaluable.” Isaac concluded.

(Visited 1 time, 1 visit today)
Continue Reading

Local Business

Africell Marketing boss quits

Published

on

Mohammad YahfoufiBy Our Reporter

Africell Uganda Marketing boss, Mohammad Yahfoufi is leaving the telecom company after 3 years.

New TECNO Spark 3 with AI bright camera now available at RRP 429,000 UGX Click here for more

Yahfoufi joined Uganda’s third largest telecommunications company in June 2016 replacing Marvin Wiltshire Kagoro, who is currently the marketing and communications manager at Total Uganda.

Mohammad has been key in helping establish the digital marketing platforms of the telco. His impact has been enormous from setting up the company’s social media accounts, working to increase its following and establishing a successful influencer program.

In the three years he’s been with Africell, he also oversaw the telco’s flagship data marketing campaigns, namely: ‘Don’t be Cheated’, ‘SWIFT bundles’ and ‘Triple Data’.

Prior to joining Africell, the graduate of Marketing from Lebanese American University worked with multinational advertising company Leo Burnett, serving its unit in Dubai.

Also certified by Udacity for taking lessons in Google Adwords and Digital Marketing, Yahfoufi did his internship at Impact BBDO, another top advertising firm in the Middle East.

Mohammad is leaving the telecom industry for the betting world.



(Visited 1 time, 1 visit today)
Continue Reading

Local Business

MTN Foundation, UMC Victoria Hospital partner to offer free corrective surgery to children

Published

on

By Our Reporter

The MTN Foundation has inked a one-year partnership worth Ugx 184 million with UMC Victoria Hospital that will see the Bukoto based health facility provide free corrective surgery for over 80 children with special needs and/or disabilities in a bid to improve their quality of life.

New TECNO Spark 3 with AI bright camera now available at RRP 429,000 UGX Click here for more

Speaking at the MOU signing ceremony, the MTN Uganda Ag. CEO, Gordian Kyomukama reaffirmed the Foundation’s commitment towards improving the livelihood of youth by enabling those who have had an unfortunate start to life.

“Removing the physical obstacles to the youngsters’ growth and development through corrective surgery will enable them to compete favourably and achieve their full potential in life within their respective communities. These are the success stories that we as a brand take pride in,” he said.

“In addition to the partnerships that we have forged with the Ministry of Health and over 15 health centres refurbished and re-equipped countrywide under our Access to Health Initiative (AHI), today we reiterate our desire to contribute to the wellbeing of our customers and Ugandans at large. It is commonly said that a healthy nation is a wealthy nation. We are pleased to play our part in this process as the MTN Foundation.” He added.

The Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of UMC Victoria Hospital, Dr. Anurag Shah lauded the MTN foundation for coming to the rescue of the disadvantaged children.

“The lives of the children will be changed for the better, forever – thanks to this partnership. UMC Victoria Hospitals bring world class medical care, expertise, professionalism and requisite equipment and facilities to the service of Ugandans in need. It will be our absolute pleasure to transform the lives of the beneficiaries by enabling them to regain their mobility among other advantages. We are delighted to partner with MTN Foundation to help them realise their dreams,” said Dr. Shah.

UMC Victoria Hospital is an integrated healthcare delivery provider providing high quality medical and nursing services across a wide range of specialties. Bench-marked to international quality standards, having state-of-art laboratory and radiology diagnostic services, modular operating theatres, in-house pharmacy, the hospital is well equipped to provide convenient, patient focused, quality centric efficient services.

The one-year partnership between the MTN Foundation and UMC Victoria Hospital is supported under the key focus areas for the Foundation which is health. It will also see UMC Hospital engage MTN staff in its community outreaches and medical camps countrywide in weeks ahead and a visit to the hospital located in Bukoto, on the outskirts of the city.

The Foundation recently inked a similar partnership with Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for People with Disability in Uganda (CoRSU), a local NGO and hospital located in Kisubi to provide corrective surgery to eighty youth and children selected from all over Uganda specifically areas affected by conflict.

The MTN Uganda Foundation is a non-profit entity that was inaugurated in July 2007 as a vehicle through which MTN Uganda implements its corporate social investments (CSI). The main objective of the foundation is to improve the quality of life in communities across the country by supporting and implementing sustainable projects in Education, Health and other National Priorities.



(Visited 1 time, 1 visit today)
Continue Reading

Local Business

Coca-Cola hands over Ramadan goodies to Muslim Community

Published

on

By Our Reporter

Beverages giant Coca-Cola has handed over essential items to the House of Zakaat organisation in a bid to recognize and celebrate the Holy month of Ramadhan with the Ugandan Muslim community.

New TECNO Spark 3 with AI bright camera now available at RRP 429,000 UGX Click here for more

House of Zakaat is a charity organization that collects zakat (alms) and distributes them to the people in need.

In partnership with SWT rice and Crystal oil, Coca-Cola handed over 250 cartons of soda and mineral water, 100 packs of rice and 240 bottles of cooking oil at Coca-Cola’s bottling plant in Namanve.

Commenting about this initiative, Mr. Ivan Oboth congratulated the Ugandan Muslim Community upon reaching another Holy Month of Ramadhan.

“As a brand that unites Ugandans across different religions, cultures and socio-economic divides, we are proud to support the Muslim community with items that will assist them in preparing their Iftar meals. Apart from producing these products, it is our responsibility to ensure that they are closer to our consumers especially during the important occasions in their lives. We realize that during this season, muslims spend time together worshipping and sharing food and we are proud to add our package to this celebration,” he commented.

Deputy Supreme Mufti and CEO House of Zakaat Shiek Mahmood Kibaate thanked Coca-Cola for having the spirit of sharing, especially during this holy month.

“At this time in Ramadhan is when we need to reach out to the underprivileged the most. I thank Coca-Cola for entrusting us with the responsibility of distributing these items to the communities. We ask the Almighty Allah to reward Coca-Cola abundantly and request them to continue with this program,” he noted.

Last year, Coca-Cola visited over 100 mosques countrywide offering them foodstuffs and soft drinks to assist in breaking their fast.



(Visited 1 time, 1 visit today)
Continue Reading

Facebook

HOT RIGHT NOW