Entertainment (42)

La Cabana Restaurant Introduces Live Music

The night life is never complete without music and good food. This is even more heavenly if the ambiance is serene, artistic and exotic. Deemed as the restaurant of good food and specifically meat, La Cabana Restaurant is crowning it with sounds of soothing live music.

Every Wednesday, La Cabana Restaurant has introduced the sounds of Herbert Sensamba a performer of acoustic live music. He also performs at splendid places like Speke Hotel.

“Hope you guys are ready for Mr. Herbert Sensamba,” La Cabana Restaurant announced on their social pages recently, adding “trust me nothing like amazing live music with a cold one plus some Brazilian style bbq, to wind down after a hard day of work,”

La Cabana at Speke Apartments, Wampewo Avenue, is Kampala's premium and ritzy churrasco grill restaurant in Uganda. Like many hotels owned by the Ruparelia Group, La Cabana Restaurant exudes class and finesse.

This restaurant has the best customer service. I had hands on care from management. I will surely make this my ultimate place to relax, Aloysious Katto said in a Facebook review.

This time we got a good service and very nice food. Thank you ikramullah Liagath Ali (the manager) for the wonderful experience, Aarti Sethi Taneja, another customer wrote on Facebook.

Kabira Country Club: Home To Kids Parties

There is no better way of inspiring your children by giving them the fine things life has to offer. As children, these are memories they carry with them through their entire lives. Such moments spent together are used by both parents and children to connect.

And as a hotel that cares about the wellbeing of their customers, Kabira Country Club is cutting its own niche as a home for kid’s parties. The hotel has subsidized on much of the food and drinks on the menu to enable parents afford to show their toddlers love and care.

On top of an exciting menu, the hotel is also offering venues for such parties for free of charge. This means that a parent doesn’t have to pay for the venue. All you do is bring the kids and pay for services like food and drinks.

For just 30k per child every weekend, a parent gets a free cake from the hotel, free entrance, food plus a drink and free access to kids play area. “It’s endless fun with the little ones every weekend. Celebrate your children's memories with us and get a free cake for a party of 10+ kids,” Vismay Maniyar, the hote manager said.

Kabira Country Club, located in Bukoto, Ntinda road, is a full-service hotel, offering elegance and comfort in a relaxed atmosphere in Kampala's northern suburb of Bukoto. With stunning views of the greater Kampala cityscape, Kabira combines gracious hospitality with contemporary style.

Its Terrace Restaurant overlooks the swimming pool and the courtyard. It extends from the restaurant, bar and coffee shop, giving a relaxing outdoor informal dining experience. Its proximity to the playroom and the swimming pool makes it an ideal for all to dine.

Kabira Adds America Brunch On Menu

Kabira Country Club together with Breakfast Club launched the fresh, funky and off the hook American Brunch onto their rich menu on March 11, 2017 to serve American foods.

Vismay Maniyar, the general manager of Kabira Country Club, explained that the breakfast club is all about having a unique brunch (a combination of breakfast and lunch) in a different manner. They chose to offer their customers the American breakfast club.

“We are coming up with more like Italian brunch and English brunch. It’s a concept we want to endorse in Uganda.” Maniyar said. He revealed that the all American brunch will cost a paltry Shs125, 000 per person in a prestigious venue, lovely location and with elegant and unmatched service.

“The charge covers mouth-watering American foods, access to the Kid's play arcade, a complimentary drink and a discount on swimming and drinks all day, all night,” he added. The brunch will take place once a month depending on the ‘month and festivities’.

Kabira Country Club located in Bukoto offers elegant and well-equipped venues perfect for any event from large-scale conferences to small meetings. Kabira is one of Kampala's premiere party venues for executive guests.

“Our dedicated staff are on hand to meet your every requirement, however complex, helping you create the perfect event,” Maniyar explained. Kabira country club is a luxurious and deluxe hotel located on plot 63 Old Kiira Road Bukoto opposite St. Andrew’s church Bukoto.

Kwesé, iflix Partner To Strengthen SVOD Service In Sub-Saharan Africa

iflix, the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets, and Econet Media’s pan-African media company, Kwesé, are thrilled to announce an expansion of their ground breaking partnership in sub-Saharan Africa.

Kwesé has acquired a significant stake in iflix Africa, which will now form part of Kwesé’s diverse broadcast offering, as the core vehicle to deliver seamless mobile experiences to millions of viewers in Africa.

Having set up operations in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and South Africa, iflix offers users the region’s most extensive collection of highly acclaimed local African and international series and movies, including first-to-market exclusive programming.

This, in partnership with Kwesé’s broadcast operations and footprint, will create an exceptional mobile offering for consumers on the continent.

Both companies have committed extensive resources with local and international expertise in mobile entertainment to serve Africa’s diverse markets. Econet Group Founder and Executive Chairman, Strive Masiyiwa remarked: “We are thrilled to deepen our operating partnership with iflix to lead the transformation of media in Africa.

Our companies share a mutual passion for innovation, along with a deep understanding of the culture and evolution of digital businesses. Mobility in content consumption has grown exponentially in Africa and by partnering with iflix Africa we are ensuring that we are not only taking part in the evolution, but are leading the movement.”

The partnership between iflix and Kwesé ensures the delivery of relevant and compelling content on the best possible platforms. iflix Group Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Mark Britt said: “The strengthening of our relationship with Econet Group is a huge milestone for iflix. Following the initial phase of building our business in Africa, we have seen tremendous growth across our operating markets, far exceeding our expectations. Econet’s deep experience and success in media and telecoms, will be a huge advantage and enable us to continue to grow rapidly.”

The deal cements Kwesé’s commitment to deliver premium content through unrivalled TV programming, leading sports, up-to-the-minute news and the latest in entertainment. This coupled with iflix’s vast collection of international and African SVOD content, will offer users an unparalleled viewing experience, tailored to meet the needs of Africa’s diverse markets.

Kwesé is currently available in 13 countries with its ground-breaking pay-as-you-watch Pay-TV service, and has built the largest pan-African free-to-air broadcast network showcasing Kwesé Free Sport in over 25 countries. The operating partnership will see iflix drive Kwesé’s go-to-market mobile delivery in each of its territories.

Now available to over one billion consumers across 24 territories throughout Asia, the Middle East and Africa, iflix has established itself as the clear market leader in video streaming. Offering consumers, a vast library of top Hollywood, Asian and Middle Eastern regional, and local TV shows and movies, including many first run exclusives and award-winning programs, each subscription allows users to access the service on up to five devices, including phones, laptops, tablets, and television sets, for viewing wherever, whenever.

Jumia Partners NBS TV’s Another Round

Jumia, the leading online shop in Uganda has partnered with NBS TV’s Another Round to unveil exclusive offers during the show.

As part of the company’s Valentine’s promotion, this week, Jumia will disclose a voucher code that awards customers a 20% discount on any item on www.jumia.ug or through the free Jumia app. The voucher code is redeemable during this week’s episode of Another Round, which airs at 10.30pm on Wednesdays.

To keep the partnership exciting, Jumia will reveal a new type of offer every week. In the upcoming weeks, the Another Round audience can expect: flash sale offers, where popular items are heavily discounted for a limited amount of time; and treasure hunts, where items are marked down to unbelievably low prices but hidden in the wrong product categories for customers to look for.

“As NBS continues to connect with more viewers across the country, we look forward to tapping in to their audience with attractive offers,” Jumia Uganda’s Country Manager, Ham Namakajjo, revealed in a statement on Monday. “Not only will Another Round’s audience have access to exclusive offers, but like the rest of our customers, they will benefit from: nationwide delivery; varied payment options including cash on delivery; and a 7 day free returns policy’’ Namakajjo stated.

Over 20,000 products including mobile phones, computers, TVs, home appliances and fashion are currently listed on the Jumia platform.

Victoria University Releases Anthem

First rising privately owned university, Victoria University (VU), recently launched an anthem at national theater in Kampala. The song which was composed by Diplock Segawa and VU students and performed by students of VU is aimed at boosting the University’s identity.

“The song communicates the values of VU and what it intends to offer to the education sector and region. The anthem also signifies growth of the university as it embraces students of from the region and diaspora,” Elvis Nimaro, Senior Marketing and Recruitment Specialist at Victoria University said.

He added that the anthem creates identity and communicates the values of the University to the market. “It signifies who we are besides our brand and logo.” He added.

Victoria University owned by Ruparelia Group continues to stamp its presence on the country’s education sphere by investing in facilities and human resource that are ensuring that students get quality education.

The University stands out as a pivot of academic excellence offering a fresh and intellectually thriving environment that nurtures job-ready, critical thinkers and pushes pedagogical boundaries.

“We are committed to the advancement of higher education in the country and the East African region by establishing exemplary, specialized and employment-oriented education,’ Dr. Krishna N. Sharma, the VC said in a previous interview.

Hotel Treats Customers To Basketball Fun

Hotels are devising ways in which to keep their customers happy and such initiatives include extracurricular activities like sport. While a sport like beach volleyball has been synonymous with beach or resort hotels, basketball is fast picking up with hotels that don’t have water bodies.

Over the weekend, Kabira Country Club, which was recently named the best business hotel in Uganda by Jumia Travel Uganda, held a half day 3*3 Half Court Tournament at the magnificent hotel basketball court. The hotel general manager, Vismay Maniyar, said the event was held to promote basketball.

The tournament which attracted over ten teams mostly made of customers and hotel staff members played under the Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) rules and regulations. Best teams, players won a variety of prizes. Also a variety of food, drinks and music was in plenty.

“A big thank you goes out to all the teams that participated in the Kabira Basketball League Tournament that was held last Friday 26th January.” Vismay Maniyar, the hotel general manager, said. Kabira Country Club provides unrivalled luxury and is the perfect setting for a weekend getaway, a holiday location, a memorable wedding setting and a business and conference centre.


Munyonyo Commonwealth Resorts Lines Up Valentine’s Day Love Cruise

This year, Munyonyo Commonwealth Resorts and Speke Resort are offering customers and the general public an opportunity to change their love lives for the better on Valentine’s Day next month.

The five star luxurious hotels have lined up week long activities for their clients to commemorate love and life. The celebration will kick off on 9th February with a magnificent night of live band music at the hotels’ lake terrace.

A four course romantic dinner the following day, on 10th February, with light music, campfire and complementary roses for the ladies will follow leading to the big day for the lovers on 14th February.

On the d-day, guests will be treated to a four course romantic dinner, a glass of wine, rose flowers, campfire and live band music on the hotel’s lawns. Also a boat cruise, the Sundowner Boat Cruise, the love cruise, has been lined up.

“This Valentine's take your loved one on a new experience with dinner on water,” Ajit Singh, the hotels’ room division manager said. He added: “Spacious and serene, rooms at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort provide an escape from the hustle and bustle.”

Contact us on 0777680861 to reserve a table now on the cruise.

Hoima Municipality Wins Sixth Amasaza Cup In Bunyoro

By Businge George

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Hoima Municipality County from Hoima district emerged champions of the 5th edition of the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) Amasaza cup of Bunyoro Kingdom after a 1-0 win over Buliisa at Sir Tito Owinyi ground on Friday.

The final graced by the Omukama Rukirabasaija Agutamba Solomon Gafabusa Iguru 1, who appreciated for the people attended, came to life in the second half after a dull first that had both sides create a few chances.

CNOOC Head of Corporate Social Responsibility Zakaria Lubega termed the tournament a success but noted that they will have to add more efforts in the mobilization of fans especially at the finals.

Over 20 teams from counties and districts of the kingdom participated in the annual tournament aimed at tapping talent from the grassroots and also fostering unity among the Omukama's subjects.

A select team from the tournament will face a Buganda Masaza team at a later date in Kampala.

Kabira Country Club Offering Free Venues For Kids Xmas Parties

Kabira Country Club in Bukoto is offering parents a chance to gift their child a Christmas party at the luxurious hotel without paying for the venue. This offer, the hotel management said, comes with a free cake to every kids party of not more than ten heads.

The hotel has also subsidized on much of the food and drinks on the menu to enable parents afford to show their toddlers love this Christmas season. The menu is exciting, it has juices, burgers, fish, white meat, cheese, pizza, chips and meat balls.

Kabira Country Club is a full-service hotel, offering elegance and comfort in a relaxed atmosphere in Kampala's northern suburb of Bukoto. With stunning views of the greater Kampala cityscape, Kabira combines gracious hospitality with contemporary style.

With 95 luxurious guest-rooms and exceptional amenities, Kabira Country Club is perfect for a relaxing get away and somewhere to hold a special event or an impressive venue for a business gathering.

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