Uganda Airlines to Unlock Uganda’s Aviation Potential


Ambrose Byamugisha (Victoria University, Kampala Uganda) The first two of the newly acquired Uganda Airlines aircraft landed at Entebbe airport this Tuesday. The Bombardier CRJ900s, flew in from Canada Tuesday morning and Uganda welcome them with the smile. The aircraft purchased are the first in the series to have the new cabin enhancements and Uganda Airlines will be the first airline in Africa to operate them. Uganda Airlines will also later in the year take delivery of two more Bombardier CRJ900s, to be followed next year with two Airbus A330-800…

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How Haruna Sentongo Is Spearheading Modernization Of Markets In Kampala


Magnificent interior of Haruna Shopping Mall in Ntinda. A market is a place where people gather to buy and sale commodities. In the past people used to have what was called market day(s) – it would be a particular day in a week or a month when people gathered at a particular place to trade. This practice is still functional especially in rural areas. In more urban places like Kampala, the capital of Uganda, there are places designated to function as a market on a daily. The most famous one…

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How Haruna Sentongo Is Helping Tenants Grow Businesses With Free Rent Offers


The landlord’s relationship is key to the success of a tenant who operates a business on a particular property. Most times landlords prefer rent money than the success of their tenant. In fact many landlords believe they have no obligation to ensure their tenant succeeds while they occupy space on their buildings. This is not the kind of relationship that provides the much needed and recommended win – win situation for both the landlord and tenant. Landlords according to experts in the real estate sector believe has a responsibility to…

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We Are Committed To Providing Affordable Commercial Rentals – Haruna Enterprises


In business circles, most successful people turned other people’s challenges into opportunities. They provided a solution to someone’s need. And as a growing society, Haruna Sentongo says his firm Haruna Enterprises is committed to providing solutions to challenges Ugandan business communities are facing. Haruna Enterprises has risen to the top as a preferred real estate company providing rental space for small and medium enterprises in Uganda’s capital Kampala. Haruna Towers in Wandegeya, Haruna Shopping Center in Ntinda have been definitive in providing shelter to vital business for these communities. “The…

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Future Of Real Estates In Uganda Is Very Bright – Haruna Sentongo


The real estate sector, for various reasons, is one of the sectors in the country which is so dynamic and continues to give investors a tough time to make strategic investment decisions. It is characterized by investment and price fluctuations. Investors sometimes fail to find a balance between demand and supply. Sometimes there are too many properties in the market with few buyers while sometimes buyers acutely want properties to lease or purchase. Value and wealth This dynamism is sometimes caused by economic speculation, corruption, market trends and politics. One…

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Premier Recruitment Sends Fourteen To Work In Saudi Arabia


Fourteen youthful Ugandan girls Tuesday jetted from Entebbe airport to go an secure lucrative jobs in Saudi Arabia courtesy of Premier Recruitment Limited, a subsidiary of Ruparelia Group. Businessman Sudhir Ruparelia is proprietor of Ruparelia Group. They will be working as maids. “Today another 14 candidates left for Jeddah to work as housemaids for 2 years”. Premier Recruitment Ltd announced on Tuesday. The firm said it has now helped 38 unemployed Ugandan females in the last 2 months who are bettering their lives with this opportunity. “We have visited the…

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DFCU Bank Head Of Consumer Banking Boss Quits


Another top employee at DFCU Bank has quit the struggling bank. This comes after a board member and company lawyer threw in the towel last month to pile more pressure on the commercial bank which is losing human resource at a terrible speed. Last month, board director Dr. Winifred Tarinyeba Kiryabwire and the chief legal officer and company secretary Ms Agnes Tibayeyita Isharaza unceremoniously quit DFCU and now the Head Of Consumer Banking Denis Kibukamusoke has ran away from the troubled bank preferring to look for greener pastures elsewhere. Rukh-Shana…

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Ruparelia Foundation Offering 1, 100 Scholarships At Victoria University


The Ruparelia Foundation will in the 2019/2020 Academic year offer 1,100 scholarships to students joining Victoria University Kampala. In a letter to the Ministry of State for Youth and Children Affairs, copied to Victoria University Council, Vice-Chancellor, Students’ Guild President and Admission office, the Ruparelia foundation will offer all qualified youths joining universities a special package of scholarship under the “Rajiv Ruparelia Youth Scholarship.” The scholarships are to cater to the students who are offering the following courses; Faculty of Health Sciences (200 scholarships), Faculty of Business Management (150), Faculty…

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Nakalema Starts Investigating Corrupt IGG’s Office


The office of the Inspector General of Government (IGG) primarily is mandated to be the leading agency to fight and end corruption in the country but it looks like it is where corruption germinates from and spreads to other government agencies and the private sector. Now, following a whistle blower confessions, State House Anti-corruption unit under Col. Edith Nakalema has kicked off investigations into the office of the Inspector General of Government. The whistle blowers states that IGG has instilled fear among workers while others hold office illegally. The whistle…

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Save Your Day With This Lunch Package At La Cabana


It is a hustle to find fine food in Kampala without going to the five star hotels and a few exotic restaurants. However, a quick visit to La Cabana Restaurant on Wampewo Avenue quenches your curiosity Eating is never a luxury but a necessity; nonetheless a little bit of adventure does no harm especially if you can afford the cost of fine things in life. While each meal of the day is important, lunch is crucial to get you day going especially if you missed breakfast, the first meal of…

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