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MTN and Mastercard diversify Mobile Money services in Uganda

By Felix Oketcho MTN Uganda in partnership with Mastercard and United Bank for Africa (UBA) have announced a new service that will enable quicker, safer and more convenient online payments globally. Through this partnership, MTN MoMo customers will use a virtual card to shop or make payments at the vast network of global outlets accepting Mastercard payments. ...

Two Ugandans shortlisted as “Future Stars”

By Website writer Two of the 25 shortlisted applicants for the WorldRemit Future Stars football coaching programme are from Uganda. The Future Stars programme was launched in August to offer local coaches from across Africa the chance to attend an exclusive new training camp with Arsenal’s top Soccer Schools coaches in London. The programme is a new initiative set up...

Safe Boda gets new home

By Website writer SafeBoda has opened a new chapter in its history, with the launch of a new training centre in Kyebando, Kampala. The centre, dubbed the SafeBoda Academy, is the first of its kind in East Africa and has the capacity to train up to 1,000 boda boda riders a week. It aims at offering professional training...

Lydia jasmine becomes infinix brand ambassador

By Felix Oketcho Fast rising artiste Lydia Jasmine is set for big things. The you and me hit singer has just squared an endorsement deal with Chinese phone maker Infinix as brand ambassador. Jasmine joins the likes of Irene Ntale,King Saha,Fik Fameica ,Geosteady and Spice Diana brand ambassadors of various brands. Infinix Mobile hit Ugandan market for over a year now, and the...

African Queen in a customer appreciation dinner

By Musa Ssemwanga African Queen is a fast-moving consumer goods distributor which brags of importing high quality products from around the world used in people's daily lives and later sell them across the country. Boasting of 9 depots across the country that employ over 230 people, African queen is also recognized by URA(Uganda Revenue Authority) as one...

DStv to unveil star life

By Felix Oketcho MultiChoice is proud to announce a brand new channel Star Life, a channel specially created with the African audiences in mind. Star Life will be a 24/7 English language channel available which will be available on DStv from Monday, 27 August. DStv customers on DStv Premium, DStv Compact Plus, DStv Compact, DStv Family will have access to this...

Liquor giant, Distell Group Launches in Uganda

By Felix Oketcho Distell Group is a multinational beverage and liquor producer and Africa’s leading producer and marketer of wines, spirits, ciders and other ready-to-drink beverages. Howwe has learnt that the company officially launched distribution of its high-quality products in Uganda during a cocktail dinner with shareholders and consumers at the Kampala Serena Hotel. Distell, based in South Africa, has a...

Centenary Bank‘s Kasi to Grace PRAU Run

By website writer Fabian Kasi, the Managing Director of Centenary Bank is set to join public relations practitioners from the Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU) for the PRAU Health Run slated for Friday 3rd August 2018. The PRAU Health Run, the 12th edition of its kind, is geared towards promoting networking opportunities and physical fitness amongst its members...

Digital Impact Awards Africa Nominations back again

By Paul Waiswa Nominees for the 5th Digital Impact Awards Africa are out. Just like last year, the 2018 Digital Impact Awards Africa (#DIAA2018) is back again and almost under way. The Program is set to recognize and reward individuals and organizations across Africa that are spearheading in the use and applicability of digital tools to “not only enhance...

Airtel Uganda takes over K2 Telecom

By Website writer Airtel Uganda and K2 Telecom have signed a brand endorsement Agreement that will see K2 subscribers enjoy all the services offered by the Airtel network. This announcement was made at a press conference held at Bulange Mengo on Thursday. The landmark event was witnessed by Airtel Uganda officials led by the Managing Director Mr....

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