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KACITA Asks Gov’t to Declare the 3 Months Lockdown a Loss in regards to Rent Obligations

KACITA Spokesperson, Issa Sekito2

Traders under their umbrella body, Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) have asked government to declare the three-month COVID-19 lockdown as a loss to the entire economy. This is in order to cushion tenants whose merchandise shops were locked following the lockdown from rent obligations. The call has been made today …

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FRESH DAIRY INTRODUCES FREE HOME DELIVERY SERVICES

Fresh Dairy, the leading dairy products producer in Uganda has today officially announced its free home delivery services dubbed ‘#Staysafe #Stayhealthy’ for both its Fresh Dairy and Brookside products.  General Manager – Sales, Fresh Dairy – Joseph Awino said, ‘#Staysafe #Stayhealthy is a home delivery solution aimed at ensuring that …

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JOINT STATEMENT ON CHANGES IN MTN & AIRTEL MOBILE MONEY RATES

As a measure to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission by physical exchange of currency notes, MTN Uganda and Airtel Uganda, on 19th March 2020, implemented a zero charge on all Person to Person (P2P) and Mobile Wallet to bank transactions for a period of 30 days. In recognition of …

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BeApp Partners with Coca-Cola to Launch Coke Studio Sessions

#BeApp, a new live music streaming platform, and Coca-Cola have announced the launch of Coke Studio Sessions, an exclusive collaboration featuring a diverse line-up of musical performances for fans to enjoy over 60 consecutive days.  Live performances from more than 100 artists across the globe, including Katy Perry, Anitta, DJ …

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Bobi Wine’s Chief Blogger Ashburg Katto crosses over to NRM

Ashburg Katto, a youthful blogger who has been sharing Bobi Wine’s People Power ideology has this afternoon announced that he has joined the National Resistance Movement (NRM) after meeting with the head of state President Museveni. Through his social media platforms, Katto has announced that he met with the President …

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Airtel Uganda Celebrates 2020 World Telecommunications Day

Holds online dialogue to discuss 2020 theme and Airtel’s contribution to the Communications industry Every year since 1969, the world celebrates World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, which marks the founding of ITU on 17 May 1865 when the first International Telegraph Convention was signed in Paris. This year, the …

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Food enthusiasts challenge themselves with inaugural Women Vs Men online Cook-off

The much-famed Women vs Men Cook-off previously held outdoors has moved online with food lovers and enthusiasts preparing their favorite cuisines in the comfort of their homes. Organised under My Food Network, the May edition of this fun-filled cook off has come with a twist where male and female food …

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Juliana Kanyomozi gives birth to a baby boy

Songbird Juliana Kanyomozi has welcomed a baby boy, we can confirm. The singer confirmed the news on her social media by posting her with the baby. “It’s a boy!!!! Say hello to Taj 12-05-2020. We are thrilled!!. To God be the glory,” Juliana Kanyomozi posted. Juliana’s only previous kid Keron Raphael …

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Bajjo & Abitex Released on Bail

Buganda road court grade one Magistrate Dorothy Bagyeyi has released on bail four people accused of disobeying Presidential directives on prevention of COVID19 pandemic. The four are music promoters Andrew Mukasa aka Bajjo, Abbey Musinguzi aka Abitex, Aloysius Matovu Junior and Kikomeko Abbey. These have been granted a cash bail …

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Exclusive: Charles N Lambert to Strike Africa’s first economic war blow

Charles N. Lambert, the economic activist spearheading The Black Wall Street Economic War said the show is on the anniversary of the 99th year of the Black Wall Street in Tulsa. Like M7 attacked Kabamba barracks to signal the end of the eruptive climate Uganda had witnessed 100 years prior, …

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