Fresh Dairy Enlightens Families On Boosting Health And Nutrition

Fresh Dairy, the leading dairy products producer in Uganda has once again enlightened families to maintain a healthy balanced diet, with an aim of boosting health and nutrition. A healthy balanced diet is one that helps maintain or improve overall health while providing the body with essential nutrition. Marketing Manager, Fresh Dairy – Vincent Omoth said, ‘Fresh Dairy being a family brand believes that everyone in the family should benefit from Fresh Dairy’s nutrient – rich products that range from Fresh milk, flavoured milk, Long life or UHT milk, powdered milk, Yoghurt (both flavoured and Brookside fruit yoghurt), Butter, Ghee…
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Medical Marijuana, Labour Externalization To Play Role In Post-COVID19 Recovery

By Rajiv Ruparelia On January 2nd I turned 31 years of age. Since I started actively running the Ruparelia Group- conglomerates of 28 companies, I usually use my birthday, which is just about the start of the New Year to reflect on business opportunities for the group in tandem with the opportunities in the country and beyond. I have lived in Kampala for the greatest part of my adult life and I have seen this city emerge from a mere city of seven hills to now several hills and counting. Contrary to a lot of the negativity you see on…
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COVID19: Kampala Parents’ School Sets Pupils’ Recruitment Interview Dates

Parents and pupils who are interested in joining Kampala Parents’ School in the incoming academic year but missed the November and December 2020 interviews have another chance this month to be interviewed. This comes after Kampala Parents School announced new dates on which parents and guardians can bring their children to be interviewed and assessed before being enrolled in the school community. “The Principal of Kampala Parents' School Informs all interested parents that admissions for 2021 intake are still on from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm,” the school announced. The interview dates are Monday, 11th January, Friday, 22 January and…
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Uganda To Buy COVID19 Vaccine From UK's AstraZeneca

A meeting held on Saturday, January 2021 by the National Task Force on Covid19 chaired by President Yoweri Museveni at State House Entebbe agreed to buy the COVID19 vaccine from AstraZeneca. AstraZeneca is a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company with its headquarters in Cambridge, England. The decision to use AstraZeca is based on recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Committee. Dr. Diana Atwine, the Dr Diana Atwine, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, who made the revelation in a publically share press statement, said Uganda will also explore other traditional vaccine options such as one from China when they receive…
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PHOTOS: When Noor’s Restaurant Opened At Kingdom Kampala

A new restaurant, Noor’s Restaurant, has opened its door to Kampala dwellers at Kingdom Kampala mall, a plush rental property located on Nile Avenue, Nakasero Hill, in Kampala, Uganda. The fast-food restaurant was launched on 31st December 2020 by businessman Dr Sudhir Ruparelia. In his address, the businessman urged Ugandans to stay safe and look after themselves from Coronavirus pandemic. The businessman said that 2020 has been a tough year for individuals and collectively as a nation but said the country will come out of it stronger together. Noor’s Restaurant is owned by Noor Hashim who is the daughter of…
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We Can Survive Second Wave Of Covid19 By Cooperating With Gov't, Sudhir Advises In New Year's Message

The troublesome year 2020 has come to an end but nations will continue to fight its biggest challenge, the coronavirus that ravaged all spaces of humanity. And while we are leaving 2020 behind, we will go into the New Year with the killer virus. In this New Year’s message, businessman Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia advises Uganda to continue cooperating with the government and observe the laid out Standard Operating Procedures and health guidelines. Here below is the full New Year message to Ugandans. The year 2020, was probably the most challenging year for the Ruparelia Group since its founding more than…
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Fresh Dairy Urges Customers To Utilize Its Boosted Free Home Delivery Solution

Fresh Dairy, the leading dairy products producer in Uganda has urged its customers to utilize its boosted free home delivery services this festive season for the safe and quick delivery of both Fresh Dairy and Brookside products. The recently expanded home delivery fleet includes more tricycle Tuk Tuks and mobile vans and a dedicated sales team that deliver door to door with an aim of heightening consumer convenience. Marketing Manager Fresh Dairy, Vincent Omoth said, ‘This festive season, we want to ensure that our consumers enjoy both Fresh Dairy and Brookside healthy and nutritious products conveniently at a click of…
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Women Are Key To Building Resilient Communities Beyond COVID-19

In Africa's fragile contexts, the burden of conflict, poverty and climate change falls most heavily on already marginalized groups. If we do not significantly and collectively step up our efforts, the continent's share of the world's poor will rise to over 90% by 2030, and 8 of the world's 10 poorest countries will be in Africa and in situations of fragility. We need to act decisively to reset this trajectory. Today, pockets of fragility are increasingly spreading within and across borders, exacerbated by the COVID-19 outbreak with its health and socio-economic consequences. The pandemic has disproportionately impacted women and girls…
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Ruparelia Foundation Shares Christmas Love With Children In Orphanages

The festive season is a time of giving and sharing love and material things that God has blessed you with and this season, three orphanages in Kampala were on the receiving end courtesy of The Ruparelia Foundation‘s Christmas Gift Drive. Like it is every end of the year, The Ruparelia Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Ruparelia Group, a conglomerate owned by Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia, together with partners, collected gifts that were donated to selected orphanages. This year, Eseza Foundation, Angel's Center for Children with Special Needs and Rwenzori Mumtazi Orphanage Center and School were the selected beneficiaries. The Foundation,…
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Why You Should Host Your End Of Year Party At Forest Cottages

Forest Cottages has announced that their customers can now host end of year parties at the hotel for free during this festive season. Paying for the venue is a cost that many events organizers find cumbersome. “Are you looking for a place to relax this Christmas, look no further than Forest Cottages; with a variety of services ranging from exclusive & comfortable accommodation starting from Shs150, 000 per night, we are offering free venues for your end of year parties,” Forest Cottages said in a message. To host a party at Forest Cottages, guests get a welcome drink, access to…
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Happily End The Year With A Healthy Cocktail Party At Speke Hotel

Speke Hotel recently launched a Christmas promo dubbed 12 Days of Christmas in which it packaged different offers as a way of celebrating the festive season, Christmas and end of the year. The promo commences on 14th December leading to Christmas day. In this period, potential customers can come through to explore contemporary facilities, excellent services and sheer luxury. As part of the offers, Speke Hotel is offering a free venue to people who will choose to host their parties at the oldest hotel in Uganda’s capital Kampala. This can benefit people hosting staff retreats, end of year parties and…
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Vegetables, Meats & More To Be Served At La Cabana Restaurant Xmas Fest

La Cabana Restaurant, located at Speke Apartments Wampewo, has organized a Christmas Fest where it will treat its guests to a lavish lunch with an extravagant menu on Christmas Day, 25th December 2020. The menu suitable for both children and adults will consist of soups, breads, vegetables, meats, seafood and specially made desserts. A special buffet consisting of matooke, rice, meat, chicken, g-nut sauce, vegetables and others has been lined up for the day. The posh restaurant has revealed that children below three years will not be charged while children between three and ten years will get a 50% discount.…
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Huawei Awarded For COVID-19 Network-operations Solution

A Huawei solution to support network operation centres during the COVID-19 pandemic has won the COVID-19 Response Award at the AfricaCom Virtual Awards. The Huawei O&M Autin grid-based operations solution won the prize, which recognises organisations and initiatives that have successfully deployed technology solutions in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. Huawei was chosen as the winner from a shortlist of five initiatives on the continent. The AfricaCom Virtual Awards acknowledge the contributions of Africa’s tech community in fields including corporate leadership, entrepreneurship, innovation, connectivity, pandemic response and building a more accessible, inclusive digital world. Huawei developed the Autin grid-based…
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COVID19: Nigerian Singer’s Concert Wasn’t Held At Speke Resort

Management of Speke Resort Munyonyo has distanced itself from the unauthorized concert that happened over the weekend in Munyonyo, a suburb in Kampala city, Uganda capital. Uganda Police Force has since established that the concert actually took place at Ddungu Resort, an entertainment centre that neighbours Sudhir Ruparelia’s Speke Resort. By Sunday evening, police said it has arrested nine people. Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, said those arrested included Nigerian artiste Stanley Omah Didia alias Omah Lay, artiste Temilade Openyi alias Tems and Muyiwa Awomiyi (Temilade's manager). Others are Benjamin Kabura (event’s organizer), Ivan Ddungu, the manager of…
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Speke Apartments Wampewo In Home Away From Home Christmas Packages Promo

The festive season comes with a number of perks some of which is the desire to spend on leisure and luxury to rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. With reduced work responsibilities, the festive season gives you a chance to rethink your life while having fun vacationing or holidaying with family and friends. While doing so, in this fast-paced world we live, you might also need to stay in touch with the things that matter to you like work, family, business and relationships, therefore, you need to choose your getaway destination wisely. In Kampala, destinations that give you a complete…
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EXTENDED: Kampala Parents Sets News Dates For 2021 Pupil's Interviews

While schools haven’t been full reopened by the government following their closure due to spread of coronavirus, schools and parents are preparing for the next academic year which normally starts late January. Parents and school administrators are optimistic that the government will reopen the learning centre. Schools, with strict adherence to health guidelines and SOPs, partially reopened to teach and complete the syllabus for candidate classes. In November, Kampala Parents School (KPS), one of the leading private primary schools in the country, started conducting interviews for pupils who want to join the school in the first term of the 2021…
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PHOTOS: When KISU Gifted Hope For Katanga Kids Project

In the spirit of giving back to underprivileged members of the community, Kampala International School Uganda (KISU) on Thursday, 10th December, hosted a team from Hope For Katanga Kids Project to receive Christmas gifts donated by the school, students and parents under the KISU Shoebox Project. Earlier in the week, KISU started receiving and packaging gifts in boxes ahead of the delivery to Hope For Katanga Kids Project, a local non-government organization that strives to provide basic necessities, education, and family empowerment to underprivileged kids in and around Katanga slum. Among the gifts that were donated to the organization is…
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Kabira Country Club Offers Cocktail Party Discounts

As we get closer to this year's festive holidays, Kabira Country Club brings you amazing offers to match the season. One such offer is discounts on end of year cocktail parties. “It’s that time of the year where we get to close business with our colleagues, having a good time and evaluating performance,” Ajit Singh, the general manager of Kabira Country Club says of the festive season. “Discover your own slice of heaven where you can soak in the singular Ugandan spirit and intense below-the-equator sun with, say, a cold cocktail,” he added. A cocktail is an alcoholic mixed drink,…
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Festive Season: Dolphin Suites Announces Christmas Fest

Dolphin Suites, a beautiful hotel complex nestled in the peaceful neighbourhood of Bugolobi, away from the hustle and bustle of Kampala, will treat its esteemed customers to a Christmas Fest on Christmas Day, 25th December 2020. The Dolphin Suite will start 25th to 31st December. Guests will be treated to a live barbeque by the poolside, access to the swimming pool, a glass of champagne for adults and a glass of juice for kids at a price of Shs50, 000 for adults and Shs25, 000 for children. Children will have a play area with bouncing castles. Dolphin Suites is also…
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Speke Resort Munyonyo Lines Up Around The World Christmas Lunch Buffet

The year 2020 is drawing its curtains on us, ushering in a series of activities that come along with the end of year festivities including the iconic birth of Jesus Christ. The birth of Christ and the eventual transition into a new year comes’ with a lot of merry-making. It is a time for people to have a good life, a time to forget the hurdles of the concluding year. And this Christmas, 25th December, like all the previous Christmas Days, Speke Resort Munyonyo, Uganda’s top 5-star hotel, will host its customers to a sumptuous Christmas Lunch Buffet at the…
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Forest Cottages Announces Christmas Offers On Food & Drinks, Accommodation

The time for Christians to celebrate the birth of Son of God – Christmas – is here and that means to make merry; to celebrate the little pleasures that life offers us. It is also the time to mark the end of a calendar year, another reason to celebrate. To celebrate these two milestones, many people organize parties or look for parties that are happening. Event planners, hotels, beaches, restaurants and other entertainment centres are always busy through the festive season. In Kampala, Uganda’s capital, if you are you looking for a place to relax this Christmas, look no further…
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World AIDS DAY: Ruparelia Foundation Donates To Children

To commemorate World AIDS Day, Ruparelia Foundation visited Uganda Children Achieving and Realizing Empowerment International (UCARE) with donations for children living with HIV. UCARE is a non-profit organization, orphanage and school based in Luzira, a Kampala suburb. The team from Ruparelia Foundation was led by Sanyu FM’s general manager Chris Ireland and programs manager Roger Mugisha. The donation was part of the Foundation’s commemoration of World AIDS Day which is marked every first day of the month of December. 120 kids living with HIV AIDS benefited; they received 120 mattresses and 3 thousand reusable pads. Ruparelia Foundation’s Gareth Onyango said…
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Speke Resort Named Best Luxury Lakeside Resort In East Africa

An excited management team at Speke Resort and Conference Centre in Munyonyo took to social media to announce an important milestone in what has proved to be a tough year in the hospitality sector globally - they had been named the Best Luxury Lakeside Resort in East Africa at the World Luxury Hotels Awards. "Congratulations! Speke Resort was announced the Best Luxury Lakeside Resort in East Africa. Thank you all for your support," a post reads on the social media pages of Speke Resort Munyonyo. In August this year, Speke Resort and Conference Centre, fresh from winning the travellers' choice…
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Take A Vacation At Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort To Bond As A Family

The year 2020 has not been an easy one because of the coronavirus pandemic that came with a myriad of travel restrictions. The pandemic prevented many Ugandans from travelling abroad on vacation and many are looking at the local market for options; places where they can go on vacation especially as a family. While Uganda is an extremely beautiful country, with many places one can visit especially this festive season, Speke Resort and Conference Centre and Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort on shores of Lake Victoria continue to stand out as a destination of choice especially for people who don’t want to…
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New Victoria University Council Eyes Charter Status

Upon assuming his responsibilities as the chairperson of the new 14-member governing council at Victoria University on Wednesda, Joram Kahenano, has said the priority now is to help Victoria University attained the prestigious and important Charter Status. “We have already made an application (for a charter to the National Council for Higher Education); the Council is going to concentrate on those things that NCHE requires of us. We have looked at the infrastructure and set up,” Kahenano told journalists shortly after swearing it. Under the Universities And Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001 (As Amended In, 2003 And As Amended In,…
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COVID19 Cases At Bank Of Uganda That Never Were

The deputy governor Bank of Uganda Dr Michael Atingo-Ego and a group of ‘influential’ individuals duped the governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile that there were confirmed Covid-19 cases at the central bank, an insider told Eagle Online. Apparently, the reported COVID-19 ‘never existed’ but ‘a creation of some individuals together with Dr. Atingi-Ego’ to keep the governor and some non-essential workers away from their workstations at the central bank and work from their homes. Sources further told Eagle Online that it is at this very time that matters of Crane Bank resurrected and so is the issue liquidation. “Sources within the central…
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Dfcu, Prudential Partner To Offer Hospital Cash Cover Insurance

dfcu Bank has partnered with Prudential Uganda to launch a campaign aimed at ensuring that customers in the informal sector who are hospitalised can earn a daily stipend in lieu of lost income. The newly launched Dembe Account Hospital Cash campaign has been dubbed as ‘Kili-fit with hospital cash”. Kili-fit means “it’s fine, it’s okay or it’s fit” in luglish or slang. The campaign will see dfcu Bank customers who hold the bank’s Dembe account for low-income earners in the informal sector gain access to a fixed daily cash benefit of Shs20,000 per night if hospitalized for more than one…
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High Standard Facilities To Create Good Environment For Learning

The chairman, board of director, Victoria University, Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia, says the increasing education demand exhibited by the growing number of students can only be solved by institutions putting up high standard infrastructure that will enable modern-day learning. The businessman, speaking at a webinar organized by Victoria University on Thursday 18th November 2020 with the theme” The Journey and Future of Victoria University,” explained that education is the right and necessary tool that can add value to society. He then said that for this to happen, there is need for the right investment to be made. He said when The…
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Fresh Dairy Boosts Its Free Home Delivery Services With More Fleet

Fresh Dairy, the leading dairy products producer in Uganda has boosted its free home delivery services with more fleet to deliver both Fresh Dairy and Brookside products. The expanded home delivery fleet includes more tricycle Tuk Tuks and mobile vans and a dedicated sales team that deliver door to door with an aim of heightening consumer convenience. Sales Manager, Fresh Dairy – Henry Samanya said, ‘Our home delivery solution is aimed at ensuring that consumers remain safe and healthy, while enjoying the greater convenience of safe product transportation using our door to door tricycle Tuk Tuks and mobile van delivery…
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Pneumonia Claims Kampala Parents School Teacher

The deputy principal Kampala Parents School in charge of academic affairs Odoi Leopold has dead, the school management sadly announces. “With great sorrow, we communicate the death of one of our greatest team member Mr. Leopold Odoi on Monday. May his soul Rest In Eternal Peace,” the school said. The school says Odoi who died on Monday succumbed to bronchopneumonia which resulted into difficulty in breathing coupled with recurrent hypertension. He has been buried today at his ancestral home in Ivumbangabo in Bugiri district. The school said Odoi will be remembered for his dedicated service, diligence and hard work which…
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