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In its continuous commitment to bolster private sector engagement nationwide, Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has declared that the third season of the Women’s Day Katale will take place at the Dam Waters Rugby Ground in Jinja, from March 15th to 17th, 2024. The theme for this season is “Bridging Economic Divides for Women’s Prosperity.” […]

Tourism is one of the biggest revenue earners for the East African region. According to data from the East African Community (EAC) secretariat, the sector contributes an average of about 17 per cent to export earnings and its contribution to GDP is quite substantial averaging at around 10 per cent. It generates up to 10 […]

Stakeholders in the Tourism Industry are convinced that Uganda has what it takes to become a leading Birders destination globally and now target hosting at least 100,000 birders and earning up to USD 700 million per year by 2030. This was revealed at the inaugural International Conference for Women Birders (IC4WB) held at Sheraton Hotel […]

The Private Sector Foundation Uganda, the apex body of private business players has signed different memorandums of corporations intended to improve private sector performance, create opportunities for women and youth and mitigate climate change challenges. These partnerships were revealed on Wednesday during the first-ever PSFU Gala held at Kampala Serena Hotel. The PSFU Gala and […]

The HiPipo Music Awards are back for their twelfth edition, and it’s time for music enthusiasts and fans across Africa to get involved. Nominations for the 2023 HiPipo Music Awards are officially open, marking the beginning of a vibrant celebration of musical excellence. Set to take place on Friday, November 17th, at Kampala Serena Hotel, […]

The International Conference for Women Birders is scheduled to take place in Kampala from 6th to 8th December 2023. This conference marks a momentous occasion in the world of bird watching, as it aims to recognize and celebrate the contributions of women birders to the fields of birding, conservation, and environmental awareness. The theme of […]

Africa’s leading music publicist and media entrepreneur, Anyiko Owoko, launches the second season of VIP ACCESS: her YouTube show and its companion podcast featuring 18 music stars from Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, South Sudan, South Africa and the US. The new season is set to premiere on March 7th 2023 with new episodes every other Tuesday. […]

The journey that started on April 10 with submission of a 1-minute video singing a song of one’s choice, ended on August 8, with awarding of victors. Central contestant and youngest of the top six contestants, Sandra Nansambu won the Pearl of Africa (POA) Star Search after putting up an electric performance. Nansambu walked into the […]

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has today unveiled star athlete Joshua Cheptegei as one of Uganda’s tourism ambassadors. Lilly Ajarova, UTB’s Executive Officer confirmed the development during a function held today at the Uganda Golf Club in Kampala. Last year Cheptegei broke a 16-year-old world record in the 5000m by nearly two seconds, clocking 12:35.36 in Monaco […]