Dear Mr. President my 2cents on #OTT & #SocialMediaTax in Uganda

Dear Mr. President, Your statement on reactions from OTT and Social Media Tax has been well received.  you do mention quite a number of things regarding why Uganda’s GDP tax ratio is so low (14.2%) - Very solid issues you raise. Your Excellency Sir, It is the sole duty of the tax collecting body URA, … Continue reading Dear Mr. President my 2cents on #OTT & #SocialMediaTax in Uganda

Hair Care: I Keep it real simple

Following my previous post (Mother's Day post ), I’ve been asked what hair products I use? And if my hair is Natural? How I maintain the mane? Well, Yes, my hair is natural (did the big chop in 2014 and several other mini chops before I let it grow again). Before I say what hair … Continue reading Hair Care: I Keep it real simple

Mother’s Day 2018

Happy #MothersDay to all the mothers, expectant mums and all who play the role of a mother in whichever capacity regardless of their gender... For those aspiring to be Mothers - May God bless us to be them, may we raise the children to be what we pray to God to make them, may they … Continue reading Mother’s Day 2018

Business: What would USD$5,000 do for your young business?

United Bank for Africa Plc Group Chairman Tony Elumelu visited Kenya and held talks with the President of The Republic of Kenya, H.E Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta. The talks were part of his Africa tour of countries that UBA is present. During the Meeting with  President Kenyatta, Mr. Elumelu expressed the banks intention to align it’s local strategy with the … Continue reading Business: What would USD$5,000 do for your young business?

Inspiration: A dream doesn’t become reality through magic

Growing up, my perspective on life has always been that there is always a reward for each and everyone of us when we put our minds to achieving something, anything. Our God-given abilities can in fact exceed our very expectations when our minds are in the right place at the right time. The reason our … Continue reading Inspiration: A dream doesn’t become reality through magic

Tribute: A career through Mowzey Radio’s Music

The year was 2008 when I started out my career at NBS Television in Uganda on the country's premier breakfast Morning show "Morning Breeze". The program line up was organised in a way that at the end of the political and business talk, there'd be a musical interlude at the end of the show to … Continue reading Tribute: A career through Mowzey Radio’s Music

Little Speed of growth in Renewables in Kenya cited at RES4Africa 2018 Expo in Nairobi

Stakeholders in the renewable energy sub-sector are calling on governments across Eastern and Sub-Saharan Africa to embrace more green energy solutions in order to achieve universal electrification by the year 2030. Kenya is rich in renewable energy resources such as hydro, wind, solar, biomass and geothermal energy and this outstanding potential can be efficiently exploited … Continue reading Little Speed of growth in Renewables in Kenya cited at RES4Africa 2018 Expo in Nairobi

Entrepreneurship: United Bank for Africa (UBA) Kenya, partners with Youth Fund in business sustainability programme

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc. through its Corporate Social Responsibility arm the UBA Foundation has partnered with The Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) in Kenya to empower African youths. The partnership that seeks to identify, finance, train and mentor young Kenyan entrepreneurs who qualify for the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme will see … Continue reading Entrepreneurship: United Bank for Africa (UBA) Kenya, partners with Youth Fund in business sustainability programme

Mining & Extractives: “Mineral Wealth should benefit communities where minerals are mined”, says Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto at the 2nd Mining Forum 2017.

 Tuesday, 5th December 2017, Nairobi, Kenya – The Kenyan government will over the next few years focus on ensuring its mineral wealth benefits the communities under a mineral royalty sharing scheme that will see ten percent of total revenue from mining going to communities where the minerals are extracted. By signing of community development agreements, … Continue reading Mining & Extractives: “Mineral Wealth should benefit communities where minerals are mined”, says Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto at the 2nd Mining Forum 2017.

AFRICAN PHILANTHROPIST TONY ELUMELU JOINS OBAMA, WORLD LEADERS IN CHICAGO FOR THE OBAMA FOUNDATION SUMMIT

Former United States President, Barack Obama, has welcomed global leaders, including Philanthropist UBA’s Chairman and chair of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, to Chicago today as the Obama Foundation holds its first ever global summit. “This October, we’re bringing together hundreds of leaders from all around the world for a hands-on exchange of ideas in my … Continue reading AFRICAN PHILANTHROPIST TONY ELUMELU JOINS OBAMA, WORLD LEADERS IN CHICAGO FOR THE OBAMA FOUNDATION SUMMIT