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Owning a Uganda Telecom sim card should be made mandatory- Minister Evelyn Anite

By Kampala Sun writer Ugandans may soon be compelled to own a Uganda Telecom (UTL) line just like having the National ID, Minister Evelyn Anite Kajik has said. Anite, the State Minister of Finance for Investment and privatisation says the initiative to have every Ugandan own a Uganda Telecom simcard as a must in order to re-awaken the “fallen giant...

Vision Group partners Africell to deliver Ramadhan goodies to Luzira inmates

By Kampala Sun writer Muslim Inmates at Luzira Prison are due for a good end of fasting. Africell Uganda has decided to partner with Vision group to deliver hefty end of Ramadhan goodies. Africell handed over the food items this morning to Vision Group Head of Promotions, Bills Mboijana Everywhere across the world, the Holy Month of Ramadan is characterized...

Sudhir’ s Crane Bank Rwanda bought by Kenyans

By Kampala Sun wirter The Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) has acquired whole stake of Crane Bank Rwanda Limited from Dfcu. The deal, whose worth was not disclosed by officials from CBA is still subject to regulatory approval by National Bank of Rwanda, Bank of Uganda and Central Bank of Kenya. Sudhir Ruparelia, who then owned Crane Bank, spread the bank’s...

UAP Old Mutual Insurance celebrates South Sudan Culture

By Kampala Sun writer It was an environment filled with joy and surprises. The office had a facelift to portray South Sudan cultural setting with drums, adungus, huntsmen crafts, spears, animal hides blended with the South Sudan flag. Everyone one was clad in outfits that depicted the various tribes in South Sudan. This year’s theme was in honour of the...

Alisher Usmanov makes £1bn offer to buy Arsenal from owner Stan Kroenke

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov has reportedly made a £1bn bid to buy out rival shareholder Stan Kroenke at Arsenal. Usmanov, a Russian metals magnate, owns 30 per cent of the club and has approached Kroenke, the sports mogul who controls a 67 per cent stake, to buy out the American. According to the Financial Times, Kroenke has yet to formally respond...

MTN Uganda warned over unfair practices against other players

Executive Director Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) Mr. Godfrey Mutabazi addressing members of the press. By Kampala Sun writer Last week, the media was awash with news reports about last Tuesday’s unfortunate incident where MTN Uganda switched off Africell subscribers from calling MTN numbers. In one of the stories posted on www.chimpreports.com, MTN claimed to have switched off Africell services...

Unregistered phones to be switched off at midnight- ICT minister.

By Kampala Sun writer The temporary reprieve that greeted holders of unregistered sim cards yesterday following parliament’s move to extend the registration grace period has not lasted. The latest news we have learnt is that the deadline of 19th May set by government will be enforced at midnight. A statement released by Frank K. Tumwebaze, the Minister of ICT...

Kenya Tourism Board Unveils Eddie Kenzo as Magical Kenya Ambassador

By Musa Ssemwanga   Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) in partnership with the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) and Kenya Airways have agreed to promote regional domestic tourism under the realm of the East Africa Tourism Platform. The goal is to increase the number of holiday and business travelers within the two countries. To enhance this partnership, KTB unveiled popular local artist Edrisa Musuuza...

ETIHAD AIRWAYS, SANYU FM REWARD BOSS OUT OF TOWN WINNER WITH DREAM TRIP TO ABU DHABI

By Kampala Sun writer Etihad Airways and Sanyu FM have rewarded Dr Jennifer Sempala, a senior research scientist at Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, with two business class air tickets to Abu Dhabi, the capital of United Arab Emirates, for being Uganda’s best boss. This follows her nomination by her colleague, Christopher Kintu, during the nationwide Etihad Airways- Sanyu...

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...

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