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Friday, June 16th, 2017


Banking Industry Ranked No.1 In Image Building Communications

    Uganda’s banking industry has been announced the best in external corporate communications aimed at enhancing the image of companies, in their pursuit for business growth. Banking is ranked number one ahead of six other industries whose external corporate communications has been measured and evaluated in the first Corporate Publicity Index (CPi) released by brainchild Burson-Marsteller, a specialist public relations agency affiliated to Burson-Marsteller, Africa’s largest public relations network. Banking was followed by telecommunications and the soft drinks industries, respectively. The inaugural  Index measures and evaluates the quality andRead More

IMF urges Uganda for prudence management of infrastructures

  By Namugerwa Martha The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged to Uganda to be more prudent to its management of the infrastructure projects as a root that will increase on Uganda’s economic growth. While discussing about the latest World Economic and Financial Survey’s Regional Economic Outlook for Sub Saharan Africa in Wandegeya, Kampala on Thursday, Clara Mira, the representative of the IMF in Uganda said that the power of increased investment in infrastructural development across the country like construction of roads and railways will accelerate Uganda’s economy to aboutRead More

Uganda woman innovator Set to Win Top Africa Innovation Prize

  By Namugerwa Martha Ugandan woman innovator Philippa Ngaju Makobore is set to win the African Innovation Foundation (AIF)’s top prize of the innovation prize for Africa which will be awarded in Accra Ghana on the 18th July 2017. The AIF on Thursday announced the top 10 nominees who are contending for the award from nine African countries including Uganda, Kenya, DRC, Egypt, Liberia, morocco, Nigeria Zimbabwe and South Africa. Makobore who invented a medical device called the Electronically Controlled Gravity Feed infusion set (ECGF) which she designed to accuratelyRead More

Stanbic Bank organises dinner for its Muslim customers

  By Namugerwa Martha While the holy month of Ramadan is still ongoing many companies have come out to give back to their Muslim customers, Stanbic Bank has also this week hosted its Muslim customers to a dinner to break their fast at hotel Africana. While at the dinner Moses Mbubi the head of human capital in stanbic Bank said that fasting is one of the fifth pillars of Islam, Stanbic Bank was privileged and honored to be able to give back to its Muslim customers in form of interactionRead More