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Mixed reactions! President Museveni offers Mustard Seed to Secondary Schools

By Kampala Sun writer Mixed reactions have greeted a directive by the Ministry of Education and Sports to have all head teachers of all government-aided secondary schools to make President Museveni’s book 'Sowing the Mustard Seed' 'readily available' to all students and teachers. A statement by Ministry of Education & Sports, details that President Museveni donated copies of his book...

Bebe Cool, Ziza Bafana launch Africell’s SWIFT Bundle

By Norah Mukimba Africell brand ambassador, Bebe Cool has launched the network’s latest offering the SWIFT bundle with a call on subscribers to opt for networks that offer value for money. Bebe Cool and dance hall singer, Ziza Bafana were the invited guests at the Africell headquarters on Tuesday as the telecom launched the “Don’t be cheated campaign” in...

Kanyamunyu’s company closed by URA

By Winnie Nakassanje Quantum Logistics, a company owned by Matthew Kanyamunyu was closed by URA last week. The closure was over debt in taxes. A credible source confirms the rumor. "It is true that the company was closed last week over an unpaid debt of sh12.9m. Initially, the debt was 25.9 million inclusive of V.A.T. There was a memorandum of understanding...

Sheraton Kampala Hotel celebrates Easter with cancer-stricken Kids.

By Alex Balimwikungu Sheraton Kampala Hotel this year treated over 100 kids who are currently undergoing cancer treatment at various centres to a fun packed day with a lot of food and drinks at Sheraton’s Lions Centre. The party is one of Sheraton Kampala Hotel’s Corporate Social Responsibility goals to; Help Provide for the less fortunate and bring much needed joy...

Pomp as Victoria University holds 2nd graduation

By Yusuf Ogola Victoria University on Friday morning held its second graduation ceremony where 23 graduands got degrees and diplomas. Hosted at Kabira country club, the event was presided over by the university chancellor Dr Martin Aliker. This year, 21 Degrees were awarded in the disciplines of nursing science, midwifery, public health, information systems, computer science, I.T, business administration as well as...

Heineken Uganda re-ignites UEFA Champions League sponsorship

By Kampala Sun writer Heineken Uganda last evening hosted media to a UEFA Champions League launch party. The event was held at the Fame Lounge where Heineken unveiled their newest brand-Amstel which also supports the Europa League. Speaking at the launch, Nathan Akandwanaho the National Sales Manager said “We are happy to see the excitement the Heineken brands brings...

Ugandan news websites block local Google ads

The Online Media Publishers Association (OMPA) MM has agreed to block all local Google adverts on its members’ websites with immediate effect. The decision to suspend the ads was reached at a general meeting of website owners at a meeting on Friday. The move means that local organisations cannot use a foreign entity to advertise their services/products...

Heineken renews UEFA Champions League sponsorship

HEINEKEN has announced that it has extended its current agreement with UEFA to sponsor the UEFA Champions League for a further three years. The new agreement will see Heineken, the world's leading international premium beer brand; continue as an official partner of the world's most prestigious club football competition until the end of the 2021 competition. The partnership also includes the...

Rumour mill: Is Airtel quitting Uganda?

Bharti Airtel has announced that it will be exiting 14 African countries including Uganda within a year, with claims that the telecom operator is faced with poor performance across those markets. The exit would could be completed within a year, Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal said in an interview. Faced with an escalating price war in its home market, India, Bharti is...

Victoria University’s café was long overdue

By Owen Wagabaza Over a month ago, Victoria University  opened  its own cafeteria amid fears that it may not survive due to the tight competition, but ironically, the café has continued to grow stronger and giving the competitors a run for their money. Victoria University students for whom the cafe was purposefully opened say the café saying has saved them the...

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