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Two MTN top Workers Deported for Compromising National Security

By Website writer Two Employees of MTN Uganda have been deported for compromising National Security. According to a press release by Uganda Police, the deported are Olivier Prentout, a French National and Annie Tabura, a Rwandan National. “This is to inform the general public that security agencies in close coordination with immigration officials have been […]

Emirates Appoints New Country Manager in Uganda

By Website writer Emirates Airlines, which flies daily from Entebbe to Dubai, has appointed John Gemin as its new Country Manager for Uganda. Gemin, whose appointment was effective from December 17, 2018, is now responsible for Emirates’ overall business in Uganda, overseeing sales and service functions for the airline’s passenger, cargo, management and airport operations […]

Fuel prices down from today

You will pay less to fuel your car from today.
According to the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) monthly review, Super Petrol prices went down by sh.9.33, with Diesel and Kerosene going down by sh.10.04 and sh.3.52 respectively.
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Business on the low even as many throng ‘Pirates’ beach for Christmas

Mombasa, KENYA: With Kenyans traveling to different places to celebrate their Christmas in style, many thronged Mombasa’s Jomo Kenyatta Public Beach commonly known as ‘pirates’ to mark the festivities. Mombasa has seen an increase in number of tourists this festive season in both local and international tourists, running away from the winter abroad, visiting the coastal city. Meanwhile, vendors at the beach claim that despite the numbers, business has been slow. Aisha, who sells refreshments ta the beach blames the slow business turn out on the recent demolitions of stalls by county askaris. “Since the commotion, people are afraid to come here,” she said.

Naivas supermarket to operate 24 hours in Mombasa

Mombasa, KENYA: Residents of Mombasa will soon not have to worry about where to get things at night. The new Naivas supermarket in Mwembe Tayari will be operating 24 hours daily from January. Speaking during the official opening of the supermarket on Saturday, Naivas Chief Commercial Officer Willy Kimani said the Mwembe Tayari supermarket is the fourth Naivas branch in Mombasa. Also read: Jubilation in Mombasa as Naivas supermarket opens branch in Likoni “We are operating right outside a stage, this is going to be a cross-way for people. This is being at the heart of Mombasa, and come January we want to make it a 24 hours shop” said Willy. The supermarket was opened just in time for Christmas shopping.

Coca-Cola Caravans Excite Buziga, Munyonyo and Bunga Residents

By Website writer Last week, residents of Buziga, Munyonyo and Bunga were pleasantly surprised when Coca-Cola caravans camped in their area, giving the unsuspecting residents foodstuffs and exciting goodies to help them prepare for the incoming festive season. As part of the entertainment, the caravans also played festive music and Christmas Carols for the residents […]

Global Health Corps marks 10 years in Uganda, Launches 2019-2020 Fellowship Applications

By Alex Balimwikungu Looking to get out of your comfort zone, to make a difference in your community and be part of a global community of young people who share a belief that health equity is a universal right? The time is now. Global Health Corps (GHC), a leadership development organization working to build the […]