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Movit contributes Ugx 80 Million to the Irene Gleeson Charity Walk

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Movit Products Limited (MPL) has handed over a cheque of 80 Million Shillings to the Irene Gleeson Foundation as a contribution towards the upcoming Irene Gleeson Charity walk. This year’s contribution goes to the construction of the Irene Gleeson Community Library and Youth Training Resource Centre.

For over 4 years, Movit has contributed towards improving education conditions for millions of pupils in Northern Uganda and is still committed to supporting this cause, to ensure that the dream of Maama Irene Gleeson lives on.

Receiving the cheque, Irene Gleeson Foundation Executive Director, John Paul Kiffasi applauded MPL for their continued support towards this charity walk and other initiatives spearheaded by the foundation. He further called upon the people of northern Uganda and Uganda to come in large numbers to support the Irene Gleeson Charity walk 2018 and thus together celebrate and commemorate the exemplary life of an extraordinary person mama Irene
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The Irene Gleeson Charity walk is the biggest annual celebration in Kitgum and it will be held on the 22 nd of July this year at Booma grounds in Kitgum district. The charity walk is conducted in memory of Mama Irene Gleeson who left Austria and came to Uganda in 1992, specifically to northern Uganda which was considered among the most volatile parts of the world. Irene worked tirelessly to the betterment of education conditions in this part of the country through building schools, hospitals, rehabilitation homes among others till her passing in 2013.

Handing over Movit’s contribution, Bruce Mpamizo the Director Business Growth, Movit Products Limited guaranteed the company`s commitment towards supporting the Irene Gleeson Charity walk and all other Irene Gleeson Foundation initiatives. “It is our responsibility as an organization to support activities and initiatives that elevate education and health conditions in Uganda. We give not because we have a lot but because we care about the wellbeing of the communities in which we operate”, he said.

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dfcu Bank rewards best performing staff with Dubai trip

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In line with dfcu Bank’s reward and recognition policy, the Bank has seen off 10 of its staff members for an all-expense paid trip to Dubai. The team which will travel to Dubai was flagged off at the Bank’s office in Nakasero on Thursday.

The staff participated in a challenge dubbed “Twende Dubai” that gave chance to the various staff and departments of the bank to take part in various activities that lined up with its core business goals.

Speaking at the event, dfcu Bank’s Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Director; William Sekabembe revealed that the 10 staff members were part of a larger team who have displayed exceptional performance during the Bank’s first half-year.

“The ten members standing here today were given tough challenges in their individual roles. They were tasked with meeting specific responsibilities and they have gone over and above in achieving them. dfcu Bank takes great pride in rewarding our teams- which is a part of our organization’s reward and recognition policy,” he said.

“dfcu Bank has made impressive achievements over the first half of this year and we are in line with our business and strategic goals. I congratulate everyone here this morning because their efforts have played a role in this.” He concluded his remarks by asking the team to enjoy their-well deserved win.

Denis Kibuuka-Musoke, Head of Consumer Banking at dfcu Bank, commended the winners of “Twende Dubai” saying their tireless efforts are a testament to their exceptional work ethic and to Bank’s long term goals.

The team of 10 will enjoy an all-expenses trip which includes touring of various attractions in Dubai, UAE.

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SK Mbuga out of prison, set for Kampala return.

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Tycoon Sulaiman Kabangala Mbuga aka SK Mbuga is a free man according to sources in Dubai. Mbuga is said to be out of the coolers in Dubai where he was early this year arrested for fraudulently getting money from a Swedish citizen. SK Mbuga has been finally released from Awir Central Jail in Dubai but is yet to return to Kampala as he is still making clearance.

Mbuga and his wife Vivian Chebet were accused of fraudulent transfer of money amounting to about Shs23 billion from a company account that Chebet was running with her 71-year- old Swedish boyfriend, Sten Heinsoo.

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Photos: How BBS Terefayina gave Ugandans a worthwhile World Cup experience.

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The recently concluded World Cup will go down as one that gave Ugandans an experience to remember. Ugandans have in the past one month been glued on their screens to catch up with every update from the event.

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One station stands out on World Cup coverage, Mengo based BBS Terefayina will take the credit for the 360 coverage of the month long event. BBS Terefayina a month prior to event partnered with Kwese to bring live coverage of event and was on point through the event as it brought every game live to millions of homes.

The station did cover even to the most rural areas of the country with different activations countrywide. Activations were done in Nansana, Masaka, Mityana, Sheraton and Lugogo cricket oval where all venues were filled to capacity.

The very successful month long campaign was sponsored by Nile Special, Coca-Cola, Finca, Prestige, Multi-tech, Spear Motors and Equity bank.

Here are some moments.

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