Uganda Airlines has added Nsenene, a local delicacy to its in-flight menu.
While speaking at the Trade Representative Forum conference, Uganda Airlines Executive director Jennifer Bamuturaki vowed to promote Ugandan-made products by serving them aboard flights to various destinations.
In November 2021, a video of a passenger (Paul Mubiru) on Uganda Airlines flight 446 to Dubai selling grasshoppers went viral. Some Ugandans were not pleased with this and began criticising Mubiru’s actions
He was detained but later released after apologizing.
As more nations continue to support Uganda’s airline with new routes worldwide, Bamuturaki and the executive director of the Uganda Bureau of Standards, David Livingstone Ebiru, stated that nsenene and other local foods will continue to be served as fav...
Bell Lager launched a new campaign dubbed the Bell CEO. The brand is searching for creative and uniquely talented individuals with outstanding social skills to be appointed the CEO, an acronym coined to mean Chief Enjoyments Officer.
“The world we live in continues to evolve and perhaps one of the biggest emerging developments has been the growth of the creative industry. In Uganda even more so fueled by our highly enterprising young people. The Bell CEO is a platform that is looking to recognize creative and outstanding individuals who possess unique social skills and the right flair to be crowned the BELL CEO. The CEO will walk away with a brand-new car and assorted Bell Lager goodies,” said Emmy Hashakimana, Marketing and Innovations Director, Uganda Breweries.
This campaign is national...
Veteran journalist and entreprenuer Irene Birungi Mugisha who also serves as a private secretary to President Museveni has launched a new book in which she provides tools and insights on becoming a changemaker, starting with one’s life.
The book titled ‘The CEO in you. The changemarker’ was officially launched by President Museveni at State House Nakasero before. Birungi hosted guest to a dinner at Kampala Serena Hotel on Friday evening.
Speaking at the dinner, the Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija hailed the author’s brilliance and encouraged people to adopt the culture of authoring books.
“I’m encouraging everybody to put down to write a story of some sort, because in these writings is where our children after we have gone, they will be able to say, these people were like this or that.” K...
The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities has said it is looking at casting the light on tourist attractions in Western Uganda and creation of new itineraries in the area.
Speaking during the launch of Explore West tourism campaign at the Kampala Tourism Information Centre at Sheraton Hotel, Vivian Lyazi, a commissioner, Ministry of Tourism said whereas a number of tourist attractions are popular, especially to Ugandans, it is high time new itineraries are developed.
“We are discovering new itineraries with this initiative. Whereas we are used to visiting some areas, there will be niche products that we will be spotlighting during this campaign. We would like to promote these attractions and spotlight some of those that you rarely know so that you include them on your itineraries w...
The deputy spokesperson of the Office of the National Chairman (ONC) National Resistance Movement (NRM), Dr. Brenda Jessica Tibamwenda has urged Buyende District mothers to remain relevant in their families in order to fight early marriages.
She was the Chief Guest at Buyende Women’s Day on behalf of the ONC boss Hajjat Hadijjah Namyalo, where she asked mothers to fight early marriages in their homes and to continue playing a critical role as mothers which is a powerful force for social cohesion and integration.
“The mother-child relationship is vital for the healthy development of children and mothers are not only caregivers; they are also breadwinners for their families,” Dr. Tibamwenda said.
She received 14 tractors from the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)...
HE. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said that Ugandan troops recently deployed in the Democratic Republic of Congo under the regional East African Community force will only attack M23 rebels if they fail to implement a peace agreement.
Museveni said the DR Congo government and the M23 have agreed to a peace plan, and if followed, there is no need for fighting.
“We are going to be in the Bunagana-Rutshuru area, not in order to fight the M23, but to act as a neutral force as the Congolese use the time to sort out their political problems. Unless we are attacked, we are not there to fight.
Fighting may come later if one of the non-state groups does not accept peace on what we all regard as reasonable conditions,” said Museveni.
The East African Community force is meant to contain the M23 rebels wh...