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MTN fulfils sh1b pledge to government

By Website writer Telecom giants MTN have fulfilled a Sh1 billion pledge it made toward the support of Uganda government’s effort to cope with increasing refugee influx in the country. The pledge was delivered by Rob Shuter, the president and chief executive of MNT Group, who is in the country for the MTN Global Leadership Gathering. In June, last year, President...

UAP Old Mutual Group scoops top honour at Top Employer Awards.

By Website writer UAP Old Mutual has once again scooped top honours at the annual top Employer Awards. The Awards recognize best in class in people management practices across UAP Old Mutual‘s subsidiaries in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan. In Uganda, the subsidiaries include the general and health insurance business, life assurance, financial services and the...

Airtel Uganda announces countrywide mobile broadband

By Website writer Airtel Uganda has become the first telecom operator in Uganda to have all its sites across the country 3G mobile broadband enabled. The upgrade in technology to 100% mobile broadband means that all Airtel Uganda subscribers will now have access to high speed internet, regardless of their geographical location. Prime Minister; Hon Ruhakana Rugunda made the announcement...

Red Pepper set to re-open

By Website writer The Red Pepper newspaper and its sister publications are set to hit the streets again after President Museveni on Tuesday night ordered the police off media company’s premises. We have received information that the president met the tabloid newspaper’s directors at State House, Entebbe and after warning them against reckless reporting in future. “His Excellency the President...

Hundreds throng Kabira Christmas carnival

By Owen Wagabaza Hundreds of revelers thronged Kabira Country Club on Saturday for the annual Christmas carnival. The carnival which was organized by the hotel attracted revelers from all walks of life, both young and old. Racheal Barungi, a staff at the hotel, said the carnivore was organized to give Ugandans a perfect start to the Christmas Season and an...

MTN Kampala Marathon raises Sh600m towards charity

By Kampala Sun writer MTN Uganda has today announced that as a result of the overwhelming turn-up for the MTN Kampala Marathon, Sh600m was raised to support two different causes. The marathon that was held a fortnight ago, on 19th, November 2017 attracted at least 20,000 participants. Making the announcement at MTN Towers, Wim Vanhelleputte, the CEO MTN Uganda...

Mixtape party gets Uganda Waragi boost

By Musa Ssemwanga The DJ slick Stuart and DJ Roja Mixtape party which is slated for Friday, November 24th at Golf Course Hotel has received a major boost from sponsors, Uganda Waragi While addressing the press, Agaba Tumusiime, Brand Manager Uganda Waragi said, “In line with our recent activities supporting DJ’s and bringing Uganda the biggest and...

Equity Bank unveils Mujuuka as new brand ambassador

By Kampala Sun writer Veteran Ugandan actor, comedian and media personality Patriko Mujuuka has been unveiled as the brand ambassador of Equity Bank Uganda. The CBS radio presenter was unveiled at a press conference held at the new Equity Bank Supreme Branch on Buganda Road in Kampala on Wednesday (November 15, 2017). Mujuuka, who will be representing Equity Bank in...

Nyakasura School alumni in golf, football fundraiser

By Kampala Sun writer Nyakasura School alumni are set for a charity golf and football fundraiser this weekend (Saturday) in the western town of Fort Portal. Spearheaded by prominent old boys Patrick Bitature, Stephen Kasaija and David Kihumuro, the events intend to provide a platform to raise funds and awareness about the ongoing fundraising campaign to refurbish Nyakasura School. The...

Zimba Women technology for business summit returns

I By Ronnie Twinamasiko The Zimba Women Technology for Business Summit is back following a successful inaugural event last year. On Friday last week, Sherrifah Tumusiime who is the brains behind the summit announced this year’s dates at a press conference at Innovation Village Ntinda. The summit will last two days at Sheraton Hotel on November 15 and 16. Sherrifah said this year’s...

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