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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...

Equity Bank opens supreme branch

By Kampala Sun writer Equity Bank Uganda has opened its 32nd branch across the country; an exclusive banking outlet along Buganda Road dubbed the Supreme Banking. The branch was launched in an exquisite cocktail event attended by selected businessmen and influential fellows of the corporate community. The branch has a classy lounge with free Wi-Fi internet; customers have personal...

Sheraton Kampala Hotel celebrates 50 years

By Kampala Sun writer Sheraton Kampala Hotel celebrated its Golden jubilee with a glamorous dinner that was presided over by president Museveni. Operating in Uganda for the last fifty (50) years following its opening on October 8th, 1967, Sheraton Kampala Hotel has experienced several managing company operators up to the present-day Constellation Hotels & Resorts which runs it under franchise...

Onduparaka land MTN’s sh390m

By Kampala Sun writer MTN Uganda has announced another landmark sponsorship package to one of Uganda’s most exciting football clubs, Onduparaka. For the 2017/18 Uganda Azam Premier League season, MTN Uganda has agreed to sponsor Onduparaka to a tune of Sh390m. Announcing the sponsorship to Onduparaka FC on behalf of the MTN Uganda CEO Wim Vanhelleputte, the Corporate Communications Manager...

GOTV to air all Spanish La Liga games

By Norah Mukimba GOtv is taking entertainment to maximum levels! On Wednesday, it introduced a new package GOtv MAX which will further unlock GOtv’s world of entertainment to more quality content at great value! Great entertainment has always been a key focus of GOtv – and we are excited to continue building our fantastic entertainment options for our customers by bringing...

Eskom Uganda Celebrates Zero harm at work place

By Joan Murungi Eskom Uganda has marked 6 years 7 months (3,000,000 man-hours) and 500 days without lost time injuries to its employees and contractors respectively. This is a demonstration of our strong zero harm culture that has helped Eskom Uganda promote safe, healthy and decent work. These statistics demonstrate that Zero harm is possible if all workers believe...

UAP Old Mutual Insurance obtains the ACCA Gold Award

By Joan Murungi UAP Old Mutual Insurance has been honoured with the ACCA Approved Employer Trainee Development Gold award. The Nakawa based insurance company was recognized by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants a global body for professional accountants with 428,000 trainees and 162,000 qualified members in 170 countries. According to ACCA Global, for an organization to attain this award, a...

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...

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