Rally Drivers to acquire first aid skills from Victoria University Uganda


By Xpress Times Uganda In a bid to strengthen relationship with the sports fraternity in Uganda, Victoria University will spend millions of money to equip local rally drivers with first aid skills. This according to University will go along in helping the drivers from spending monies on minor injuries treatment. This comes as an offer from the institution free of charge for drivers ahead of the Total Kabalega Rally scheduled to take place in Hoima between 17 and 20 October, 2019. The pledge to support the rally fraternity was made…

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A BIG THANK YOU; URA Honours Tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia for his Big Heart


By Xpress Times Uganda The Tycoon through his Ruparelia Group of Companies has committed assorted services worth UGX30m as gifts to Uganda Revenue Authority-URA to what they have termed as Tax-Payers Appreciation Week. The week is themed -Every Tax Payer Counts. Nonetheless, URA pointed out Ruparelia group of Companies with an appreciation message. URA therefore designed a thank you JPG exhibition portal that reads-To our Partner Ruparelia group of Companies for giving back to the taxpayers, an assorted services worth Shs30,000,000 million during the taxpayers appreciation week.-A BIG THANK YOU….…

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Speke Resort Lets Customers Get Weekend Package Rates On Public Holidays


By Daniels N. Tatya Speke Resort Munyonyo is now letting their customers get weekend package rates on public holidays when paying for accommodation This means that customers can pay for the price of weekend rates if a public holiday falls on a weekday. The Rooms Division Manager, Speke and Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, Ajit Singh, said this offer is for the public holidays recognized and announced by the government of Uganda. “Yes that’s right, our popular Weekend Package Room Rates are now extended to Public Holidays falling on weekdays. So come…

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URA Thanks Sudhir Ruparelia’s Meera for 2018/19 Financial Year Tax Compliance


By Our Writer “We recently concluded financial year 2018/2019 and this note is to say thank you for your compliance and continued support in meeting your tax obligations.” The tax local body announced Monday in a presser their that it had exceeded their target of revenue income for the financial year 2018/19 collecting Shs16,617.65bn of the projected Shs16,358.76 bn. The tax collector attributed the 15% leap to the tax compliance of several businesses and individuals and among others to appreciate for the revenue incomes was Business guru Sudhir Ruparelia whose…

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KISU Students Graduate With International Baccalaureate Diploma


Kampala International School Uganda graduated with International Baccalaureate (IB) diplomas offered by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). The 21 students celebrated their academic achievement at graduation that took place at the school premises. This is the 10th IB graduation ceremony for the Ruparelia Group owned international school in Bukoto. The school director Steve Lang said IB programme is the most prestigious qualification. It is recognized by over 600 Universities the world over.               school director Steve Lang with graduands  The 21 students are expected…

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BoU Replaces Hires News Lawyers To Replace Sebalu&LuleAdvocates


Bank of Uganda in the suit filed by businessman Sudhir Ruparelia against Crane Bank Limited (in receivership) will be represented J B. Byamugisha Advocates after court recently ruled that Sebalu&Lule Advocates are conflicted In a May 17, notice to the High Court, the central bank has confirmed having instructed J. B. Byamugisha Advocates, to provide them with legal services. “Take notice that J.B Byamugisha Advocates on 2nd Floor, EADB Building, 4 Nile Avenue, Kampalla have been instructed to represent the Respondent (Crane Bank) in the above application,” a notice of…

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The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Pius Bigirimana, has today met budding music sensation, Patrick Ssenyonjo alias Fresh Kid, and his promoter to discuss modalities of engagement to ensure that the young talent’s interests are safe guarded. During the meeting held at the Ministry headquarters in Kampala on Thursday, May 9, 2019, Bigirimana agreed with the team to draft a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that stipulates the roles, responsibilities and interests of each party. He revealed that among the many aspects to be itemized are the…

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