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Easter Promo: Africell Cuts 4G MiFi Price


Africell is giving Ugandans an early Easter present. The telecom giant Monday unveiled an unbeatable MiFi offer at the cheapest price ever as a reward to data seeking customers.  For only Ushs115,000, this is the best offer under the internet segment in the market presently.

The technologically advanced 4G MiFi comes with free 10GB of data to last a month plus a free sim card. The high end device also has super speeds of more than 21Mbps with capacity to connect upto 10 Wifi users.

The battery lasts longer per charge with 1500 mAh power. This Mifi is presently rated the best in the market with its price being the lowest for that kind of offer

Besides the 4G Mifi, Africell has also lined other offers that include a 3G modem with 1GB of data for only 60,000 shillings, a Pixi 4G LTE smartphone with 500MB of data and a free sim card plus the lowly priced Itel 1403+ at only 125,000 shillings which comes with a free sim card 500 Mb of data and a huge 4 inch screen. The promotion started today and is available at Africell stores

Africell has from last year been engaged in an affordable price for all its services campaign offering the lowest prices for both data and voice. Milad Khairallah the Africell Chief Commercial Officer says this is in line with Africell’s vision to give the best services, at the lowest cost and with the highest quality of service backed by the widest coverage of their network.

See Which Food Suits Your Zodiac Sign


Astrology, humbug or science? Even if you don’t believe in fortune telling, everyone has read some sort of daily horoscope before, it is fun and entertaining; sometimes it totally relates to one’s personal situation.

Some go further and say that the Zodiac Sign not only determines your character, success in work and relationships but also your food preferences and which foods are beneficial or harmful for your well being

Hellofood takes your wellbeing very seriously and conducted a research together with central and eastern European psychologists on specificities of different star signs and their relationship with eating habits.


They are brave and honest and often considered as insensitive people, but this does not apply to their food preferences. You cannot go wrong with Aries if you raise the topic of good wine and dishes. They favor foods in red, green and everything spicy.

Aries eat: brown rice, bananas, fruit juices, olives, tomatoes, onions, lettuce, cucumbers, spinach, beans, lentils, walnuts, figs, garlic and mustard. Foods to avoid: salt and alcohol.


The Taurus is steady, stubborn, passionate and disciplined. People of this sign have a passion for luxury. They prefer the best foods that can be found in stores and restaurants, like risotto with black truffles, oysters, and lobster served with champagne.

Taurus eat: blueberries, asparagus, beefs, cauliflower, cucumbers, spinach, onions, radishes, and squash. Foods to avoid: rich and heavy foods and excessive amounts of carbohydrates.


People under this star sign are fearless, creative, fun and sometimes large rebels. They love travelling and new experiences. They love all foods in yellow, green, orange, and even more the exotic cuisine – Moroccan and Caribbean.

The Gemini eats: Plums, oranges, grapefruit, grape juice, raisins, apples, lettuce, spinach, carrots, and celery. Things to avoid: coffee and root vegetables such as potatoes. 


Cancer is one of the most sensitive and emotional zodiac sign. They like to feel protected and prefer domesticity. They prefer the light flavors and creamy texture. French cuisine is best for them, especially prepared at home.

Cancers eat whole grain rye, rice, oats, fruits, bananas, steamed vegetables, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, tomatoes, beets, squash, cucumbers, beans and natural sugars. They should avoid fatty foods, salt, sweet and refined sugar. 


The lion is one of the strongest signs of zodiac. They like to command and keep things in their own hands. They can be extremely arrogant, but extremely fun. Thanks to their ruling planet, Sun, they prefer fiery colors - orange, yellow, red. Adequate food is mish- mash or spicy chicken with lots of paprika. They eat whole grains, rice, citrus fruits, apples, potatoes, carrots and radishes. They should avoid dairy products. 


Virgo are analytical, practical perfectionists and may be critical. They weigh the pros and cons very carefully before any decision. The representatives of the zodiac sign Virgo are the best cooks. However, they do not like to experiment and rely on well-known foods.

They eat whole grains and cereals, oats, fruit salads, fruit juices, lemon juice, soups, teas and almonds. They should avoid severe food and chocolate. 


People born under this zodiac are intelligent and creative. They are fans of love and dreams. You can get away from the world and live in his fantasy. They prefer red wine, cheese and spicy foods. They eat apples, grapes, strawberries, raisins, steamed vegetables, spinach, tomatoes, cheese, nuts and almonds. They should avoid hard alcohol and carbonated drinks. 


Scorpios have great passion, energy and intensity. They have extremely strong personalities. They have a special relationship with the food they eat. The food must be non-traditional and made with love. What would catch them is squid in a dark sauce, cheese with blueberry jam and chocolate soufflé. 

They like to eat coconut, cauliflower, onions, radishes, tomatoes, asparagus, cucumbers, beets and seafood. They should avoid fatty foods, salt, sweet and refined sugar. 


Managed by the fire of this sign, they are modest, idealistic and eager for new experiences. Their adventurous nature allows them to enjoy travel and thus to try new flavors of Indian or Japanese cuisine.Duck, foie gras and sushi are their preferred foods. They eat cereals, pears, apples, oranges, strawberries, olives, duck meat and garlic. They should avoid spicy foods and sweets. 


Capricorns are stable, practical and profound. These creative beings are often attracted to theater and music. They never experiment in the kitchen. They have a set of 5 dishes that they consume and can prepare. They eat rice, vegetables, spices, cabbage, corn, soups, teas, nuts, figs, eggs and flaxseed. They avoid rich and heavy foods, dairy products and chocolate. 


This is the friendliest, sensitive, gentle and abstract character of the zodiac signs. They are found in any party because they are flexible and prefer social gatherings to being at home. Aquarians prefer a menu with different textures, colors and blends. Their ideal diet consists of seasonal vegetables, ham, blue cheese and olives. They like to eat apples, oranges, pears, steamed vegetables, corn, carrots, tomatoes, nuts, dates, ginger, and protein bars. They should avoid refined Sugar. 


People of this sign are flexible, adaptive, but sometimes mystical. They are in a high spiritual level. They eat only once a day. They like herbs, well-decorated seafood and cheesecake for dessert. They prefer eating wheat, whole grains, rice, oats, seaweed, beans, dates, and natural sugars. They should avoid coffee, fatty foods, sour foods, and asparagus, salt and sweet.

Top 8 Super Immune-Boosting Foods In Uganda


Uganda is endowed with all sorts of food that your body needs. Living a healthy lifestyle is now trending globally, because of some reasons such as the high expense of medical care. Research shows that our body’s pH balance affects our overall health and many foods we eat can make us too acidic where unhealthy cells can thrive. 

Especially now, where the many viruses and cancers have become the topic of most discussions, it’s important to know that the natural remedies produced by your own immune system, provide the most effective healing agents on earth. hellofood advises on how to boost your immune system and offers a wide choice of restaurants to eat well even when you're in a rush.  

Garlic – Although a lot of us shy away from eating this food - perhaps because of its pungent smell and its popular reputation for causing bad breath - the garlic is however, a powerhouse of properties that boost the immune system and has over the years, been used as a medicine to prevent and treat a wide range of diseases. Including this to your diet on a regular basis could do a whole lot of good so add a few chopped cloves to your cooking, if you cannot have it raw. 

Yogurt – In recent years, so-called “good bacteria” was found in foods like yogurt and sauerkraut, which may help your immune system work well and improve digestion. This healthy and delicious source of protein contains probiotics which lines intestinal walls that helps to fend off harmful bacteria like salmonella in your body. Intake can increase the white blood cell count which helps keeping your immune system in check. 

Lemon - This precious fruit brings amazing benefits to your health. It is a natural energizer, hydrating and oxygenating the body so it feels revitalized and refreshed. Lemons contain lots of antioxidants and are rich in vitamin C, which improves the immune system. It is also known to improve digestion. Drinking lemon water alkalizes the body, hence balances your pH level. 

Avocado - It’s a real 'Super Food'. Avocados, which are actually classified as a fruit, are rich in monounsaturated fat that is easily burned for energy. This increases our healthy fat and calorie intake without seriously increasing our protein or carbohydrate intake. It is also helpful for blood sugar health- aids in regulating and stabilizing blood sugar, contains lutein which protects your eyes from age related degeneration. 

Spinach – Popeye didn’t pop this one for nothing. Spinach is packed with numerous antioxidants and vitamins to include Vitamin C, E and A. The nutrients in spinach encourage the white blood cells production in the body which helps guard against diseases. 

Oysters – Thanks to the mineral zinc that's found in oysters. Low zinc levels have been associated with male infertility. And zinc appears to have some antiviral effect, although researchers can't explain why. However, they do know it is important to several immune system tasks including healing wounds.

Sweet Potatoes - Sweet potatoes provide a rich concentration of nutrients and disease fighting components. Several recent studies have shown the superior ability of sweet potatoes to raise our blood levels of vitamin A. Vitamin A is an immune enhancer that heightens the antibody response, maintains and restores the integrity and function of all mucosal surfaces. 

Elderberry- An old folk remedy, extract from these dark berries appears to block flu viruses in test tube studies. But scientists caution that further study is needed. The fruit itself is rich in antioxidants and may also have the ability to fight inflammation. 

To awaken our vehicle, we should invest in our health and our bodies by making conscious decisions to monitor what we ingest. A little goes a long way and by cultivating these healthy habits, our bodies would be better equipped to fend off unwanted diseases. Our body is the only thing which we have that we can truly call ours, so treat it with care.


Energy Savings Tips For Your Home


Did you know that your electrical system/bills take up 50 percent of your household bills? With the convenience of Yaka (a local pre-paid billing system in Uganda), it is now easier to load small amounts of money to keep the lights. However these small amounts total up to an exorbitant amount at the end of the month.

It is important to monitor your electricity usage in order to save on your household bills. With a sharp rise in electricity prices from 558.4 to 667.4 shillings per unit it is important to maintain low power usage.  In this article, Lamudi, an online portal that connect property buyers and sellers, shares with you tips on how you can save on electricity in your home:

Use your fridge efficiently

Your fridge is always in use, making it your most expensive appliance. To save electricity make sure the door is closed tight and free from gaps so cold air can't escape. The ideal fridge temperature is around 5 degrees and the freezer temperature is -15 to -18 degrees Celsius. If these temperatures are not maintained the fridge will consume a lot of electricity to maintain it.

Turning off electric appliances when after use

This is a standard energy saving method , switching off all electric appliances that are not in use is important. For example irons, water heaters, televisions and the likes. You should switch off appliances that are not in use or minimize the number of electrical appliances that are switched on at the same time. Your electricity bill is bound to be high if you use all your appliances at the same time.

Use energy-efficient light globes

Replace old light bulbs with energy-efficient bulbs these save power and last longer. Ensure that you are using bulbs whose electricity consumption is low such as fluorescent bulbs that save up to almost 80 percent on energy consumption and not bulbs that consume more power.

You should also make sure that you have natural lighting into your house so that you will not have to switch on the lights during the day. Using solar energy can also help in reducing the cost of electricity.

Proper use of cooling devices

With the current heat wave air conditioners and fans are the most used appliances. To reduce the humidity/heat in your home ensure that the internal fan speed on your air conditioning system is slowed down. The movement of air through the machine will allow it to remove more moisture, which makes you feel much cooler. For the fan it’s better to keep the fan speed high.

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