How Can Landlords Help Tenant’s Businesses Achieve Growth

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  Haruna Sentongo, the proprietor of Haruna Enterprises. Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) largely depend one edgy capital and budgets and one of the nagging item on their budget is rent and payment for utilities like water, electricity bills. Many SMEs wish this cost can be forgone; however it is inevitable to doge these costs. And in times of meagre profits business owners find a hard time surviving beyond their first year of existence. In the struggle to stay afloat, business owners are stretched by bills and in an attempt…

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Fully Furnished Bukoto Living Apartments Are Now On Sale


The real estate is growing and becoming more dependable each passing year. You can now own a fully furnished home without buying a brick, cement or a nail let alone the hustle of looking for land, construction material and the hectic supervision of the construction works. It can be troublesome           Interior part of kitchen and living room  Today, once you have money, you can decide to own a house or apartment through a condominium arrangement. All you need are a property developer who can understand your…

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DFCU Customer Robbed By Gunmen Inside Bank’s Mbarara Branch


It is becoming increasing risk to save or transact with DFCU Bank due to the rampant robberies by gunmen targeting the commercial bank. The lastest of such heists, this time targeting a customer carrying huge sums of money, happened in Mbarara at DFCU’s branch in the area. Police in Mbarara is investigating the circumstances under which two armed men stormed DFCU bank in Mbarara and robbed Shs10 from Sharif Kakooza, a depositor, at gunpoint. Kakooza narrates that while he was at the counter, two armed men with pistols approached him and put him on…

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Mulyagonja should be fired from her IGG Job, Whistle Blower Tells State House’s Nakalema


         The no nonsense  Lt. Col.  Nakalema The Inspectorate of Government (IG) is supposed to fight corruption and mismanagement of public office but it looks like the same vices are growing fat in ombudsman’s office. For that matter a whistle blower wants Justice Irene Mulyagonja, the Inspector General of Government, to resign or be fired by the appointing authority, President Yoweri Museveni. The whistle blower in a 20th March letter wrote to the State House based anti-corruption office asking its head Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema to use…

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Kampala Parents Tops Ruparelia Group 2019 Sports Day Competitions


Ruparelia group MD Rajiv Ruparelia handing over an award to Kampala parents principal  Daphine Kato at the 4th Annual Gala attracted about 800 participants Many people abandon their talents to pursue formal education. Many times you cannot know someone is talented in a specific sport until they are given a chance to display it. This was proven during this year’s Ruparelia Sports Day which was held at Kampala International School Uganda. Goldstar insurance”s jay Sankaria,Rijiv Ruparelia  director Kampala parents and the wife Naiya  Rajiv arrive at the event  Many employees of…

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It’s time to change Africa Now


(Ambrose Byamugisha Muhoozi,Victoria University –Kampala Uganda) The current pace of globalization gives no choice to African countries: they must integrate into world markets if they wish to succeed. Africa has more than its fair share of small poor economies because of fragmentation that it inherited from European colonizers, making Africa the continent most prone to ethnic-based conflicts. Yet, African countries impose the heaviest artificial barriers around their borders on top of this. It’s time to change this. The continent is made up of countries that have small domestic markets, limited…

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Request To Recapitalize Central Bank With Shs484b Not Welcomed


Government is finding a hard time to convince parliament to give Bank of Uganda a whooping Shs484b as recapitalization fund because the central bank has failed to account for Shs 478 billion it claims it have spent on Crane Bank Limited during the time it was under its control. In October 2016, the central took over management of Crane Bank after it claimed their commercial bank’s proprietor Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia had failed to manage the bank and needed help. In the process, the central allocated Shs478 billion as money it…

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By Nicholas Shawn Mugarura. MTN Uganda has proposed new mobile money charges that will take effect beginning May 10, 2019. According to MTN, the lowest amount of money one can withdraw through a Mobile Money agent is Shs500 and it used to cost Shs330 to withdraw any amount in the range of Shs500-2500, but according to the new MTN Mobile Money transaction charges, this has been increased to Shs350. The highest amount of cash one can withdraw is Shs7,000,000 and to withdraw a sum in the range of Shs4m to…

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Haruna Shopping Center Enabling Businesses In Ntinda

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             Multipurpose Haruna Shopping Center Ntinda One of the daunting task for Small and Medium Enterprises is to find a place where they can easily be accessed by customers; a place where they are complimented by other businesses. In Ntinda, a Kampala suburb, Haruna Shopping Center is providing SMEs this opportunity to grow. Magnificent interior of Haruna Shopping Center Ntinda Haruna Shopping Center, a commercial storeyed building owned by Haruna Enterprises is home to a variety of small but growing businesses. The state of the art building…

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President commends UPDF’s Masaka Armoured Brigade for making de-iodized water, soap


President Yoweri Museveni has commended Officers of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Masaka-based Armoured Brigade for their initiative that has led to the manufacturing of de-iodized water and liquid soap that will be used for cleaning their military hardware. “I am very glad that you people have started making de-iodized water and liquid soap. This is very good but you should beef up your team with chemists as the items you are handling are explosive” he counseled. The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Armed Forces, was yesterday visiting…

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