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Tuskys takes over Nakumatt supermarkets

By Kampala Sun writer Nakumatt Supermarket is set to merge with Tuskys, another regional retailer, in a bid to rescue its crumbling business. The two arch-rivals signed a merger deal which will see Nakumatt, the biggest retailer in Kenya, access stock from suppliers using Tuskys supermarkets' goodwill and value chain. Although the brand will remain the same, Tuskys will provide...

Vision Group bankrolls Gravity’s Cricket oval concert

By Musa Ssemwanga Luga flow artist Gereson Wabuyu alias Gravity has also jumped on the bandwagon of artists organising concerts at Lugogo's cricket Oval. In the rap history,he will be the first Ugandan rapper to stage a concert in such big venue after many suffered from flops in the past. Luckily Vision group has jumped on board to bankroll his 'Mujje...

Africell unveils Sheila Gashumba as ambassador

By Joan Murungi Africell this afternoon officially unveiled the #TripleData offer to the Ugandan data market. To give image and attach personality to Triple Data, Africell has signed top TV personality Sheilah Gashumba as Ambassador on a year-long contract. This launch is in pursuit of Africell’s promise to offer the most competitive voice and data deals to their current...

UAP Old Mutual Group joins cancer run

By Joan Murungi The UAP Old Mutual group Uganda that comprises of life, general insurance, Investment, medical and property companies pledged its continued involvement in support of cancer victims. This was during the handover of a Sh 5m cheque to the Past District Governor and Chair of the Uganda Rotary Cancer Programme Stephen Mwanje at the UAP Old Mutual Nakawa...

Young Achievers receive Sh5m Museveni cash

By Kampala Sun writer During the just concluded Young Achievers Awards night at Kampala Serena Hotel Hon, Amelia Kyambadde promised each of the winners in the separate categories sh500, 000. If that was a drop in the ocean, now manna has fallen from heaven. News filtering in shows that each individual winner has received sh5m cash boost...

Airtel Uganda gets new Managing Director

By Kampala Sun writer Airtel Uganda Managing Director Anwar Soussa has resigned from his job after just one year in office, and will be replaced by Mr. VG Somasekhar, who is currently serving in the role of Director – Special Projects, Airtel Africa. Somasekhar is especially remembered for leading Airtel Uganda from December 2010 to February 2014, during which period...

PR Professional body launches in Uganda

By Alex Balimwikungu The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is set to begin conducting studies in Kampala effective next month (September 2017) courtesy of Makini College, the accredited East African learning centre for the course. The revelation was made at its official launch at a breakfast event held at Serena Kampala Hotel recently. According to Ann Gichuhi, CIPR Lead...

MTN sinks over sh1b in KCCA FC

By Norah Mukimba Telecommunications Company, MTN Uganda on Friday announced a three year landmark sponsorship deal towards KCCA Football Club activities. Announcing this sponsorship, Chief Executive Officer Wim Vanhelleputte remarked, “Today we launch a partnership between two winning teams. MTN Uganda is therefore proud to sponsor KCCA FC sporting activities to the tune of over One Billion Two Hundred and...

PRAU Excellence Awards: Top brands vie for 13 categories

By Kampala Sun writer The Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU) on Wednesday unveiled the 2017 PRAU Excellence Awards with a call for entry to individuals, organisations and agencies that wish to participate in the prestigious awards, the 7th edition of its kind since they were formed. The PRAU Excellence Awards celebrate the greatest achievements and innovations across...

PRAU To Unveil 2017 Excellence Awards today

By Kampala Sun writer The Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU) is set to launch the 2017 PRAU Excellence Awards today (Wednesday 26th July, 2017. The PRAU Excellence Awards celebrates the greatest achievements across the public relations and communications industry in Uganda. During the launch the PRAU Governing Council led by Ms. Cynthia Mpanga, the PRAU president, will unveil the theme...

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