Pitchfest: An Event for Entrepreneurs to Meet Local Investors in Uganda

Pitchfest An Event for Entrepreneurs to Meet Local Investors in Uganda

Talk to any economic expert and my most educated guess is they will tell you how SMEs are the backbone of any growing country. For the case of Uganda, the figures are staggering, close to 90% of business in the country falls in this category and this makes the demand for capital or local investors even more critical. On the…

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VIDEO – From Zero to Hero, the untold story of media personality, Mordecai Martin Muriisa Junior

Mordecai Martin Muriisa Junior

Mordecai Martin Muriisa Junior, an expert in his field of practice, the confidence that oozes out of his voice could almost make you believe he has lived the life of a king from day one. But in the depths of his story are the trials and tribulations he has had to endure until he finally got a glimpse of light.…

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VIDEO: Bobi Wine shall run back to NRM – Sipapa

Bobi Wine shall run back to NRM - Sipapa

City socialite and self-acclaimed tycoon Sipapa has boldly said that Bobi Wine shall soon return to the National Resistance Movement where he belongs. According to Sipapa, Bobi Wine is like a lost sheep that shall soon return home to where it belongs. Despite of the fact that he claims to have different political affiliations, Sipapa believes Bobi Wine shall soon…

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Dr Alfred Driwale – Districts that have shun the Covid-19 vaccine to be excluded in the vaccination plan

Dr Alfred Driwale

Districts in which people have shun the Covid-19 may be forced to give them up to those willing to be vaccinated. The Ministry of Health has announced that it has plans on giving the vaccine to people who are willing to be vaccinated by extracting it from those that are not willing to be vaccinated. According to the UNEPI program…

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Daddy Andre – We shall pull stunts on you till you realize how to mind your own business

Daddy Andre

Singer/songwriter and producer Andrew Ojambo alias Daddy Andre has come out to clarify how his relationship with diva Nina Roz is fine and just full of musical stunts. It should be noted that a couple of weeks ago, the relationship of these two was rumored to have hit rock bottom. It was also reported that the two had broken up…

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Bobi Wine named by Forbes as the richest East African Musician

National Unity Platform leader Bobi Wine

The “chair” must have failed to materialize but singer cum politician Bobi Wine’s pockets did not fail to bulge. According to the latest rankings of the richest African musicians released by Forbes, Bobi Wine has been placed at number 1 as the richest East African singer. The rankings for Africa generally were topped by Nigerian musicians who are absolutely doing…

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Covid-19 pandemic lead to a decline in remittances received in Uganda

covid-19

According to data from the World Bank, the Covid-19 pandemic saw a $ 300 million decline in 2020 in the number of remittances from Ugandans living in the diaspora. These statistics were included in a report by World Bank Global Knowledge Partnership on migration and development which indicated that during the pandemic, there was a decline from 2019’s $ 1.4…

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Karim Benzema included in France Euro 2020 squad

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been named in France’s 26-man squad for this summer’s European Championship. Benzema has been absent from the national team fold for a period of nearly six years. He has not played for his country since 2015. This came as a result of his alleged involvement in an attempted blackmail case involving an ex-France team-mate.…

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Vipers defeated by Mbarara City to lose title ground

Vipers SC‘s title hopes reduced following their 3-2 loss at home to Mbarara City FC on Tuesday. The Venoms took the healthy lead through Yunus Ssentamu and Paul Mucureezi in the first half. Ssentamu raced onto a Paul Willa through ball before slotting past Muhammed Ssekeba to put Vipers ahead. Mucureezi then bundled in from a rebound to make it…

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