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Musician Beenie Gunter joins taxi business

By Solomon Muleyi Artiste Beenie Gunter wears his hustle on his sleeves. One glance at him and you can tell that his path to the present glory was riddled with strife. After years of churning good music that never left the music industry underground, he finally got a breakthrough last year. Through songs like ‘Tubaayo’ and his biggest hit song...

Kinyara Sugar Supports Refurbishing of Bunyoro Kitara Parliament

By Alex Balimwikungu Kinyara Sugar Limited extended support to the refurbishment of the Orukurato Rwa Bunyoro-Kitara. The General Manager of Kinyara, Ravi R. handed over executive furniture and computers worth Sh8 million to the Omuhikirwa of Bunyoro Rt. Hon Andrew Byakutaga at the Orukurato Rwa Bunyoro Kitara, the Parliament, in the presence of other officials. " Kinyara Sugar being a...

Multi Choice launches digital hub for filmmakers

By Paul Waiswa MultiChoice Uganda has launched the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) portal, a digital hub for filmmakers. The online portal is the third touchpoint of the initiative following the launch of three regional MTF Academies (in West, East and Southern Africa respectively), a 12-month film training program is aimed at upskilling the next generation of passionate young film...

Road to Anfield 2019 Launched

By Alex Balimwikungu Standard Chartered Bank Uganda on Friday launched the 5th edition of its Standard Chartered Cup - “Road to Anfield” campaign. The 2019 Standard Chartered Cup tournament was announced at a press conference held at Kampala Serena Hotel - Katonga Hall The “Standard Chartered Cup – Road to Anfield” is an international 5 aside football tournament that offers...

Bobi wine given eviction notice

By Paul Waiswa Musician-turned-politician, Bobi Wine, is facing the threat of eviction from his business premises. According to available information, Bobi Wine has been operating from the disputed land in the murky slums of Kamwokya where he owns Ssemakokiro Plaza and music recording studios. The landlord has accused Bobi Wine and others of trespass and has consequently issued them with a...

MTN appoints new CEO after Wim’s Deportation

By Paul Waiswa Leading telecommunication company MTN Uganda has this morning confirmed the deportation of their Chief Executive Officer Mr. Wim Vanhelleputte. Wim now becomes the fourth employee of MTN to be deported after he was declared prohibited immigrants. on Thursday evening, Grace Akullo the Criminal Investigations Director confirmed the development but could not give any details. However,...

New insurance plan for learners unveiled

By Musa Ssemwanga Insurance company ICEA Uganda has introduced a new product that is hoped at providing better security for parents that want to see their children through school regardless of life’s inevitable changes. The ICEA Toto Education plan was launched over the weekend and it is believed to be the solution to parents who want to guarantee the education of...

Pemba visit to Ugandan Embassy in USA rolls off investment plan

By Website writer Jack Pemba, CEO Pemba Group of Companies, earlier today, met Ambassador of the Republic of Uganda to United States of America (USA) Mull Sebujja Katende and Deputy Head of Mission Santa Mary Laker Kinyera at their base in Washington DC, USA. The primary objective of Pemba’s visit was to first and foremost declare and then discuss...

Pemba markets Uganda investors to US

By Paul Waiswa Jack Pemba, the CEO Pemba Group of Companies has today met with investors interested in doing business in Uganda. The meeting took place at the Washington DC Senate. Among the high dignitaries was Peter Anderson Sessions, an American Republican politician from Texas, former Congress man from Texas, chairman Of House of Rules Committee, Former chairman House of...

Pomp as Exim Bank opens new branch

By Solomon Muleyi Bank branch openings are often boring, and full of speeches that should be for the board room. But not for yesterday evening’s Exim Bank branch opening. On arrival, around 4:30pm, the guests were shown to their cocktail tables, and seats, by a group of stunning ushers. The master of ceremonies, the humorous Joel Senyonyi was in...

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