Denzel Shantel

Choose your true friends selectively, says Uwera Borah

Sexy socialite, humanitarian and entrepreneur Uwera Tracy Borah has called on people to scrutinize their fellows before they make them friends.

The queen of social scene said when it comes to choosing friends, people need to be selective because nowadays people don’t the true meaning of friendship and loyalty. She said this while posting on her social media platforms.

“Be very selective when it comes to choosing friends, People nowadays don’t know the true meaning of friendship and loyalty,” Uwera Borah posted.

Of recent, many people have been betrayed by those they call true friends and it is indeed important to be selective when choosing a friend.

DTB embraces Interswitch ATM Service

As financial institutions look into the possibilities of what they can do within the digital space, more banks are embracing technology to enhance delivery of financial services.

For this reason, Diamond Trust Bank customers will now do transactions from more than 500 Automated Teller Machine (ATM) locations in Uganda following the bank’s partnership between Interswitch East Africa.

Speaking at the launch of the partnership at DTB headquarters in Kampala, Mr. Varghese Thambi, Chief Executive officer DTB said that “interswitch ATM service will bring a convenient and reliable service to our customers, thanks to increased accessibility through the already existent network with other core member banks. Our customers will be able to suitably access their funds all over the country within a network of over 500 ATM locations.”

Employees of DTB Kampala road branch while at the launch of interswitch ATM service

Mr. Olumuyiwa Asagba the Chief Executive Officer at Interswitch East Africa welcomed the entry of DTB into the Interswitch family saying this partnership adds value to customers on the network and is also a secure way to conduct operations.

“We commend DTB for taking the strategic decision to join Interswitch and in providing their customers and those of other banks on the network greater convenience and access to services their banks offer,” Asagba said.

He further said that they strongly believe that by leveraging the Interswitch network, financial institutions will be able to make financial services more affordable and accessible to their customers.

This partnership is an indication of Interswitch and DTB commitment towards using technology to enhance service delivery.

The Interswitch is a national switch that enables customers to access their accounts using other member Banks’ ATM outlets.  Member banks that have previously joined the interswitch network include,; Cairo International Bank, Centenary Bank, Commercial Bank for Africa, dfcu Bank, Diamond Trust Bank, Exim Bank, Finance Trust Bank, FINCA, GTBank, Housing Finance Bank, NC Bank, Opportunity Bank, Orient Bank, PostBank, Top Finance Bank and United Bank for Africa.

Malaikah releases new single featuring Flint Bedrock  

Malaiwain singer Malaikah’s has released her new single ‘Let You Go’. ‘Let You Go’ featuring Flint Bedrock was released on 19th January 2018. The song was produced by UK number 1 producer Rymez.

Dropbox video download link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/1mw7u6b6bxjqzak/singlevid.MOV?dl=0

‘Let You Go’ is a RnB/Pop song with afro beats and dancehall flavours. The song encourages women not to settle for less than what they deserve in relationships particularly within certain cultures where women have no voice and are practically trapped in marriage due to religious and cultural beliefs. The single challenges women to find their voice and be free of abusive relationships.

Malaikah is a Malawian born singer/songwriter who grew up in Zimbabwe before moving to England. Malaikah released her debut single “Falling For You” in July 2017, the single was widely covered around the world and landed her the reputation of being a bit after a “bad girl.” The song sought to encourage women to be more outspoken within relationships about their sexual desires. Malaikah argued the lack of communication led to unhappy relationships,infidelity and divorce.

Follow Malaikah on social media:

Twitter – https://twitter.com/malaikahmusic

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Mala1ka

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/mala1ka

Official website – http://www.malaikaofficial.co.uk

Flint Bedrock is a Zimbabwean born U.K singer/songwriter, rapper & music producer. Flint first made waves in 2011 with the release of his debut single “Dreamer.” His Latest single “Can’t Bring Me Down” was released in January 2017.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flint_Bedrock

Follow Flint Bedrock on social media:

Twitter – https://twitter.com/flintbedrock

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/flintbedrock1

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/flintbedrock

Official – http://www.flintbedrock.com

Miss Pru releases Fire Video for ‘Isaga Lam’

Miss Pru has finally released visuals for her latest hit single “Isaga Lam” featuring La Sauce, Gigi Lamayne, Nadia Nakai and Londie London.

Shot by Ambitiouz Visuals, the video is powerful, dominant, sexy and the best representation from SA’s leading female artists.  Miss Pru is seen carried in by well-built men dressed in sexy royal clothing. La Sauce carrying the song with her chorus, she is seen in a bathtub full of money with a dominant aura.

Gigi Lamayne as the wild fire in the game, we introduce Gigi Lamayne as a party boss. She is seen performing from on top of a dinner table while a group of men are seated having dinner around her. Lastly, Nadia Nakai who is no stranger to the sexy, flawless look. Nadia is an influence to many women and we capture that in scenes where she is the lead of a room full of sexy women dancing in lingerie.

This follows the release her previous visuals “uGesi” featuring Emtee, Sjava, Saudi, Kid Tini and Neo on the hook which received an immense amount of positive response and airplay.

Watch “Isaga Lam” video right here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVgBYYnn7wc

Brookside Limited wins gold award during the President’s export award 2017

Brookside Limited produces Fresh Dairy products in Uganda

Brookside Limited, the producer of all Fresh Dairy products in Uganda has won a Gold Award in the Dairy and Dairy products Category at the President’s Export Award 2017 organized by the Uganda Export Promotion Board held this evening at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala.

(L-R) is Fresh Dairy’s Benson Mwangi – Finance and Administration General Manager, Vincent Omoth – Marketing Manager, Joseph Awino – Sales General Manager and Walibwa Robert pose with the Gold Award that Brookside Limited won

The theme for this year’s President’s Export Award is ‘Exporting – Growth Opportunity for local industry’

Uganda Export Promotion Board (UEPB) is the national focal point for export promotion and development whose main role is to help entities export their products and services out of Uganda. The UEPB through its annual event; the ‘President’s Export Award’ acknowledges the export fraternity’s contribution towards the economic development of the country.

Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Hon. Amelia Kyambadde (2L) poses with the team from Fresh Dairy – Benson Mwangi – Finance and Administration General Manager (L), Joseph Awino – Sales General Manager (M), Vincent

The Gold Award was handed over by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Hon. Amelia Kyambadde to Vincent Omoth, Marketing Manager Fresh Dairy who received it together with Joseph Awino – Sales General Manager, Benson Mwangi – Finance and Administration General Manager and Walibwa Robert.

Group photo of all the winners at the President export award 2017 held by Uganda Export Promotion Board

Movit kicks off community campaign dubbed ‘Kuma Life Yo’

Manufacturers of the best quality and affordable cosmetics in a timely fashion and efficiently supply them, Movit Products has kicked off community campaign dubbed ‘Kuma Life Yo’.

The campaign is aimed at sensetising motorcycle riders to wear helmets to help them their lives in case of accidents.

“Today Movit kicked off a campaign of giving back to the community called “Kuma Life Yo, Yambala Helmet” at different Boda Boda stages. We started with Bunamwaya, Kajjansi and Nabbingo stages,” Movit posted.

This two day campaign is led by Ndahiro Peter, Movit Brand Manager, Kitenda Robert, Movit PR Manager, and Jeff Bossa, Movit Events Supervisor.

In related developments, the company with over 3000 employees, yesterday launched a 2 day blood donation drive at their office premises in Bunamwaya.

The management said the donation is aimed at contributing to the nation’s blood banks in light of recent blood shortages. “At Movit, we value your life as much as we value your image”

Meanwhile the week has ended on a high note for the cosmetic company (Movit Products Limited) emerged as the Gold winner in the cosmetics category on Thursday night at the Presidential Export Awards.

The award was presented to Movit by the Prime Minister of Uganda Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda, and the minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Hon. Amelia Kyambade.

HiPipo Music Awards seal partnership with Afro Music Pop TV

As part of HiPipo Music Awards’ commitment to recognize, reward and appreciate musicians from across Africa, we are glad to announce the entry of Afro Music Pop TV; as our official continental TV partner.

Afro Music Pop is the largest exporter of African music and culture to the world broadcasting across Africa on DSTV 326 and GoTV 76.  In the UAE, Malaysia, Qatar, it is available on QtelMedia.

While unveiling this development, Innocent Kawooya, the HiPipo CEO noted that this partnership is timely as it will go a long way in showcasing how HiPipo Music Awards is playing a critical role in promoting African music and culture alike.

“We welcome Afro Music Pop TV, a well-known TV across the continent. Afro Music Pop comes with its massive broadcast expertize and continental reputation. Through Afro Music Pop TV, #HiPipoMusicAwards will be able to reach millions of African music fans across the continent and Asia. For us, this is a major boost, mainly for East African music,” Kawooya noted.

“HiPipo is committed to celebrating, honoring, and sustaining African music’s past, present, and future.” Innocent Kawooya added.

As part of this partnership, Afro Music Pop TV will broadcast HiPipo Music Awards pre-finale build-ups including category reviews and airing nominees’ songs. On the grand finale, the TV will broadcast live the event for at-least one hour. This will be followed with post event highlights and reviews.

The 6th HiPipo Music Awards are slated for 17th March 2017 at the Kampala Serena Hotel.

Voting (website and social media) in the over 50 categories is already underway. Early bird tickets are also already on the market.

Coca-Cola Rewards More Consumers in ‘Vimba’ Promo

Uganda, Kampala – Beverage giant Coca-Cola, this afternoon, rewarded two lucky consumers as part of their on-going Under the Crown promotion ‘Vimba ne Coca-Cola’.

Nagujja Ruth, a retail shop owner, and Ali Afijar, a resident of Entebbe, were handed UGX5, 000,000 each by Century Bottling Company’s Commercial Director Mr. Patrick Oyuru.

Nagujja Ruth, a retail shop owner displays the UGX5,000,000 she received from Coca-Cola’s Vimba ne Coca-Cola promotion

“When I received the message and phone call informing me that I had won, I was both excited and confused. I want to encourage everyone out there to walk to the nearest shop and purchase a Coca-Cola. You will not regret,” exclaimed Afijar after he received his money.

Oyuru congratulated this week’s winners and noted that since the promotion was launched, thousands of Ugandans have had an opportunity to win airtime and cash sent directly to their phones, with a few lucky ones taking home the weekly grand prize of UGX5, 000,000.

Ali Afijar, a resident of Entebbe, displays his cash received from Coca-Cola’s Vimba ne Coca-Cola promotion

“Today, I am very excited to hand over millions of shillings to our ‘Vimba ne Coca-Cola’ winners. These winners did not do anything extra-ordinary to win – Nagujja bought a crate of soda for her family and Afijar just wanted to quench his thirst – and today, they are millionaires! I encourage consumers out there to keep sending the codes to 6088, this could be you,” he said.

‘Vimba ne Coca-Cola’ is a three months promotion that is changing lucky Ugandans’ lives by giving them a chance to win over UGX1,000,000 daily in airtime and instant cash, as well as weekly cash prizes of UGX100,000, UGX200,000, UGX500,000 and UGX5,000,000.

To participate, consumers should simply buy Coca-Cola, Fanta, Sprite, Stoney, Krest and Schweppes Novida glass bottle, check under the gold crown for the unique code and SMS that code to 6088.

NWSC boosts water supply reliability in Mbarara

The National water and sewerage corporation Mbarara area has completed system upgrade works at Ruharo water treatment plant.

The works included the construction of a new DN 400 (16″) steel pipe and reconfiguration of associated pipe work and systems to add more water to the network.

According to Mbarara area General manager Mr Ekanya Emmanuel, the newly completed works will add over 2000million litres of water into the Mbarara water network.

Other interventions that will include installation of a new 500m3/h raw water bigger capacity pump that has already been shipped and expected in the country very soon. This will add over 1million litres of water per day to the network.

Mbarara area engineer Emmamuel Mujuni assured residents that daily production will very soon move from the current 13million litres of water per day to 16million litres per day.

NWSC MD Dr.Eng Silver Mugisha shared that the works are part of the corporation’s ongoing water supply stabilisation plans aimed at boosting water supply reliability in all NWSC areas of operation.

Dr Silver added that the corporation is looking at other measures like new clarifiers at the plant in Mbarara, motorised boreholes in various parts of Mbarara to boost water production and the much anticipated Isingiro water supply system along river Kagera.

The new Isingiro water supply system will improve water supply in Isingiro, Mabrara, Masaka corridor and the surrounding areas he added.

NWSC MD ENG. Silver Mugisha

‘Things You Miss For Not Having Sex’- Zari Hassan

South African based Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan has listed 10 things you miss for not having sex. Here is here list as posted on her wall.

A lot of people might have told you that you miss a lot for not having “sex”, the answer is capital “yes” you miss a lot and would continue missing them:

  1. You miss contracting HIV/AIDS
  2. You miss unwanted pregnancy.
  3. You miss being unwanted husband/wife
  4. You miss having sexually transmitted disease.
  5. You miss having unwanted child.
  6. You miss being a school dropout.
  7. You miss having a broken home.
  8. You miss making God and your parents sad.
  9. You miss barrenness due to abortions.
  10. You miss having a destroyed career prospects and lastly, you miss going to hell.

Have you seen that you really miss a lot by not having sex? My fellow brethren, your life worth more than five minutes enjoyment that can destroy your life forever. Preserve your body not just for your future husband or wife but for mighty God. So we shall continue to miss every negativity in our lives in Jesus mighty name AMEN.