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...
Aroho Ahumuza, a two-month-old baby, was being held by her mother in the western Ugandan town of Kagadi when a chimpanzee kidnapped her.
The child was suddenly snatched from her mother’s arms by the chimp as it burst out of a bush.
After the mother of the child called for assistance, locals arrived. Ahumuza was eventually discovered with significant head wounds.
According to Kunihira Kasaija, the victim’s father, the child was found and taken to Kagadi community health center for treatment, but she later passed away.
According to information gathered from the WCS Uganda, Uganda is home to an estimated count of 5,000 chimpanzees. The DRC has the largest population of eastern chimpanzees, but Uganda also has a sizable population.
Chimpanzees rarely cause fatalities, but they have occasionall...
The young victim was returning from Mawa market, where her mother had sent her to purchase food for supper. Jazila was also a P.7 pupil at Infant Preparatory School, which was located in Kilembe quarters.
According to eyewitness reports, Jazila met her untimely death when she inadvertently landed on an electric wire that had been brought down from the poles by a heavy windstorm. Unfortunately, she died on the spot, leaving the entire community in shock and mourning.
Jazila resided with her mother at Kamulikwizi cell, Kanyangeya ward of Nyamwamba Division in Kasese Municipality. Her sudden and tragic death has left her family, friends, and fellow students in a state of shock and grief.
In response to the incident, the police have taken the deceased’s body from the scene and transported it t...
Uganda actress Farida Ndausi is reportedly pleading to her lawfully wedded husband omulangira ndausi to grant her divorce so that she can officially wed her new Nigerian lover in peace.
The report has come to life following rumors that suggest that Farida Ndausi is planning to legalize her relationship but is facing the challenge of her marriage with Omulangira Ndausi who is yet to officially divorce her. Based on a recent interview she had with media personalities, Farida hinted at how she very much wants to tie the knot sometime later this year if all goes well.
She is, however, still handicapped as she can’t continue with her preparations when she is not officially and legally set free to move on by her ex-lover. Farida Ndausi is in a relationship with a Nigerian-born and bred actor, ba...
Makerere University says it has taken a strategic decision to spend sh30b on supporting PhD students to aid them to do research and write theses that address national transformation.
Makerere University Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, said that the university aims at conducting research that can address societal challenges.
He was addressing academia, politicians, students and religious leaders during the Makerere University Symposium on National Transformation at the Department of Food Science and Technology.
“I believe that this is a matter of priority for our country to address the urgent need for us to come up with solutions for our national transformation,” he said.
"As impactful as this is going to be, our ultimate wish is to see a scholarship or loan scheme dedicated to gr...