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Ruparelia Group Announces Attractive Offers To Tenants Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Ruparelia Group Announces Attractive Offers To Tenants Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Business, FEATURED
By Keefa Nuwahereza City tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia has announced unbelievable offers for tenants at several of his buildings owned under the Ruparelia Group of Companies and Crane Management Services. According to our sources at Crane Management Services Ltd,  the Ruparelia has rolled out a campaign aimed at fostering the development of Uganda’s economy despite the COVID-19 challenges. In a bid to further their resolve to promote economic development, Rajiv Ruparelia, the Managing Director of the Ruparelia Group of Services, has announced a free 3-months rent offer to tenants who seek to secure offices at  four of their buildings which include; Hardware City, Hardware Plaza, Market Plaza and Electrical Plaza. Kingdom Hall Kampala is owned by tycoon Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia...
Ruparelia Group Unveil Patented Sanitizer To Boost Fight Against COVID-19

Ruparelia Group Unveil Patented Sanitizer To Boost Fight Against COVID-19

FEATURED, Health
By Our Reporter The fight against the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) has opened the eyes of very many Ugandans about the need for sanitizers and as such, the Ruparelia Group of Companies has produced a marketable sanitizer that is being used to boost the fight against the virus. Mr. Rajiv Ruparelia, who is the Managing Director of the Ruparelia Group of Companies, unveiled the sanitizer, which is branded with the company’s ‘RR’ label, on Thursday, at the Crane Chambers. This is the new Rexenol Hand Sanitizer He revealed that the Rexenol hand sanitizer, which was approved by the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) comes in several packages that include 300Ml, 500Ml, 3 and five litres, depending on the clients’ demand. He explained that the Rexenol sanitizer will be dis...
Ruparelia Group Boosts Environmental Protection By Unveiling  Eco Bricks

Ruparelia Group Boosts Environmental Protection By Unveiling Eco Bricks

FEATURED, NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza In a bid to  protect the environment while promoting infrastructural development and sanitation for all, the Ruparelia Group has  unveiled Eco-Bricks,  a type of building bricks that are made out of recycled material, which are different from the usual bricks that are made out of clay and earth. According to Rajiv Ruparelia, the Managing Director, Ruparelia Group of Companies, these Eco Bricks are not only an innovation aimed at protecting the environment but also creating employment for thousands of youth in the country. Rajiv Ruparelia's tweet about unveiling the Ruparelia Eco Bricks “In most cases bricks are made by digging mounts of soil, which often leaves huge gaping holes in the ground, which are a risk to human life. However, Eco Bricks are made out...
Prof. John Opuda-Asibo is the new Chancellor of Victoria University.

Prof. John Opuda-Asibo is the new Chancellor of Victoria University.

Education, FEATURED, NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza Victoria University has this morning installed a new Chancellor, Prof. John Opuda-Asibo. Prof. Opuda is a scholar of national and international repute and is the third Chancellor at the University. “He joins the University at a critical moment and brings to bear his expertise, wide-reach, experience and knowledge that will ensure that the University remains the top private institution in Uganda,” a release from the University that is part of the Ruparelia Group of Companies read. He is a graduate of Veterinary Medicine Degree Makerere University, and also holds a Masters Degree in Public Health and a PhD in Microbiology, Epidemiology and Public Health, both from the University of Minnesota, USA. His Public Health training has provided him with multi-sectoral k...
Victoria University Cuts Fees By 50% To Enable All Students Study Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Victoria University Cuts Fees By 50% To Enable All Students Study Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Education, FEATURED
By Our Reporter The Managing Director for Ruparelia Group of Companies Rajiv Ruparellia, and the Group’s Chairman Sudhir Ruparelia, on August 3, 2020, announced that Victoria University has decided to reduce tuition rates for 50% for all new, continuing and prospective student. The initiative dubbed Victoria University ‘Half Price Full Value’, aims at supporting all students especially during this difficult time of the COVID-19 outbreak. Victoria University Uganda Rajiv Ruparelia, while unveiling the initiative during a press conference at the University’s premises, said that; “Victoria University Kampala is now announcing the reduction in tuition fees to all courses by 50% to ensure that all students can benefit and fulfill their dreams.” The  Chairman of the Rupa...
Breaking: Tycoon Sudhir’s Son Rajiv Survives Brutal Attack  By Police Guards, Saved By Dogs

Breaking: Tycoon Sudhir’s Son Rajiv Survives Brutal Attack By Police Guards, Saved By Dogs

FEATURED, NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza The family of Kampala Mogul Sudhir Ruparelia woke to shock on Friday morning following a brutal attack against his son Rajiv Ruparelia, by men dressed on police attire. https://youtu.be/h4vt2k3sLXo CCTV footage shows Rajiv Ruparelia leaving his father's residence shortly before the attack According to credible sources, Rajiv survived being assassinated by a group of yet to be identified people said to be police or guards dressed like policemen, who attacked him early morning as he left his father’s residence to go jogging with his two dogs. https://eagle.co.ug/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/WhatsApp-Video-2020-07-17-at-11.31.09.mp4?_=1 It is said that as soon as he had walked a few meters from the gate, the guards in the neighbourhood heard him yelling for...
Trouble For BoU After Court Of Appeal Dismisses Shs397Bn Case Filed Against Tycoon Sudhir

Trouble For BoU After Court Of Appeal Dismisses Shs397Bn Case Filed Against Tycoon Sudhir

FEATURED, NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza The court of Appeal on Tuesday morning dismissed an appeal that had been filed by Bank of Uganda, contesting a 2019 ruling by High Court Justice David K. Wangutusi,  in which he ruled that Bank of Uganda had no legal capacity to sue Sudhir Ruparelia on behalf of Crane Bank, which was under receivership. The Matter arose from a case filed by BoU against Sudhir in 2016, alleging that the tycoon and others had pocketed Shs397Bn from Crane Bank prior to its being wound up and sold to dfcu  Bank. When Justice Wangutusi dismissed the case with costs after BoU lawyers failed to adduce enough evidence to back up their allegations, BoU officials decided to appeal the ruling, which resulted into the dismissal of their Appeal today by the a Panel of  thre...
Lawyer Galisonga Speaks Out On Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia’s Sacked Sanyu FM Presenters

Lawyer Galisonga Speaks Out On Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia’s Sacked Sanyu FM Presenters

FEATURED, NEWS
By Counsel Julius Galisonga  As a child, whenever my dad used to give me less pocket money or cancelled some items off shopping list, I viewed him as unreasonable.  Sometimes he’d pull out a huge bundle of cash and just pull out a little, much less than I wanted and gave me. To me then, he was a stingy guy. As a parent, I’ve not bought every toy, shoe or fancy things as my kids ask, not necessarily that am unreasonable but because there are decisions I make with due considerations of all circumstances. This is the situation facing employers and the employees in the immediate aftermath of Covid-19. Only pragmatism on the part of both parties will keep their relationship lasting. Let’s take the example of Sanyu FM employees. Sanyu FM, which is part of Ruparel...
Photos: Cavendish University Makes History With First Ever Virtual & Scientific Graduation

Photos: Cavendish University Makes History With First Ever Virtual & Scientific Graduation

FEATURED, NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza As a way of implementing the Ministry of Health guidelines of preventing the spread of Coronavirus by avoiding large crowds, the management of Cavendish University on Friday held a Virtual and Scientific Graduation ceremony, which was tele-conferenced from  Speke Resort Munyonyo, where it was hosted. Speaker Rebecca Kagada (L) was the Chief Guest at the Graduation Ceremony The Cavendish 9th graduation ceremony,  which was attended by a few graduands, officials from Cavendish University and other distinguished guests, was officiated over by the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, who was Chief Guest. Some of the Cavendish University officials arriving at the function The other notable attendees were the Chancellor and Former President...