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UNBS Awards Huawei for Quality Products and Services

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) last week awarded Huawei Uganda for business excellence and economy building by its raised quality of products and services through implementation of ISO 9001.    

Huawei is among the companies certified for the ISO 9001 which was started by UNBS to enable organisations meet the requirements of the standards of their customers and enhance their satisfaction.

The awards ceremony that recognized ISO 9001 certified organisations took place at Serena Hotel Kampala on Thursday 10th, November was presided over by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda who was represented by Hon. Amelia Kyambadde the Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives. Hon. Amelia Kyambadde commended the Uganda National Bureau of Standards for its work in checking the standard of goods in Uganda and pledged continuous government support.

“Government will support UNBS through capacity building to do its work of checking the standard goods on the market. We shall do this in order to enhance productivity and to ensure we participate in the global trade,” said Hon. Kyambadde Amelia.

“Ladies and gentlemen, I therefore take this opportunity to congratulate these companies that are receiving the awards today. This is a very big achievement for your business growth and competitiveness. I strongly believe that this achievement will bring considerable value to your business,” she added.

Mr. Stanley Chyn, the Managing Director Huawei Uganda on certification, “Quality culture need to be built by all the organisations together. Getting certification means you have standard products and services which bring more customers and bigger revenue for you. So we encourage other organisations to apply for the certification, congratulations to other awarded companies upon this achievement.”

 

Victoria University Sets Up Modern Student’s Cafeteria

Students of Victoria University will no longer leave campus premises in search for restaurants to get food, snacks and drinks during meal breaks. The management of the Jinja Road based University gifted them with a modern well equipped cafeteria.

The cafeteria (called Victoria Café), which was officially launched last weekend at a glamorous event, was one of the demands tabled by students as a way of improving their social life at campus. The cafeteria was, according to Guild President Keith Mugabi, one of the pledges they made during elections.

“The cafeteria is an idea that has been going around for a very long time. The promoter (Rajiv Ruparelia of Ruparelia Group) promised to do this for us and he has finally fulfilled his promise. Now it is upon us to enjoy our time at the University. The environment is friendly, for reading, eating and interacting.” Mugabi said in an interview at the opening of the Café.

In his speech, Mugabi said that many more good things are coming to improve the social welfare of Victoria University students. He didn’t elaborate any details. Victoria University students have been eating in restaurants in the neighborhood. The Cafeteria will act as the Guild Canteen.

Joseph Nyakaana, the acting Vice Chancellor, while launching the Cafeteria, said the Cafeteria has been offered to the University as a tool for students to live a good life while at campus. He thanked the guild cabinet for engaging students in all aspects of life. He also thanks students for embracing the cafeteria, University staff and chefs for ensuring that the University has a confortable learning environment.

Patricia Nassozi, a Human Resource Management student, noted the café will save them time they have spending outside campus looking for food. “The Café will help us to keep time. Instead of going to different cafeterias around town looking for food, we will come here and get something to eat and go back to class.” She explained.

 

Sheraton Hotel To Host Wine Dinner

It’s that time of the year with so many festivities, celebrations and places like bars, restaurants, hotels to mention but a few are getting busier as the year winds up.

Some cultures are truly not part of us and therefore we have simply adopted them to fit the trends since we live in a global village. For lovers of exquisite wine and fine dining, the place to be this Saturday 16th is Sheraton Seven seas restaurant.

Sheraton has organized an amazing array of wines and cuisines to give clients an experience of how to pair food with wines by its highly qualified chefs.

Wine is perfect with food when paired correctly and this weekend anyone can learn this. There will chefs and waiters to help customers achieve this at the Wine Dinner organized by Sheraton.

The sensational Solome Basuuta and other surprise artists will perform some of your favorite jams  as you sip on the wine and eat and chat to a fine dinner.

Dining together is good way of socializing and making new connections.It’s not always just food but also about the awesome conversation that develop from such moments and its encouraged to meet often and dine with other people.

While speaking to the PRO of Sheraton Ms. Jacqueline Nalubega, she said wines have always been part of their menu and food is their passion.

She continued to say that this Saturday theyhave collected the best wines and have meticulously prepared a dinner with a lot of new stuff to try on.

 “I encourage everyone to come and experience the best dining and wines this weekend at Seven seas restaurant. We shall have a band and the talented Solome Basuuta will also be performing to give you the best evening. The wine dinner is open to everyone so come and meet awesome people. She concluded.

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Shell Takes Gas To Rolex Chefs

After government embarking on promoting the Rolex on the international scene to attract tourists who love to explore food and recipes across the continent, private companies have also come up to add more value to the business.

The food originally a roadside snack, has evolved into a house-hold fast food which has been internationally recognised with restaurants and hotels now serving it everywhere in the country as part of their regular menu.

Now a roadside seller has been in trouble after house hold restaurants started advertising the rolex on their menu. Some consumers would argue that the restaurant is much cleaner and convenient to offer the rolex compared to the road side seller.

Now Shell gas has taken an initiative to add value to the rolex on the roadside to make it cleaner and more convenient than before. Shell Gas is encouraging Rolex chefs to adopt gas which is quicker, cleaner and easier to use, compared to charcoal.   This will create more competition since the roadside rolex will be cleaner and more convenient to customers.

Jerry Etolu who runs a Rolex business in Ntinda under the names may man rolex stand, is the first Rolex chef to embrace gas and he says, gas is much flexible because it can be regulated according to the fire needed, compared to charcoal where they have to use ash in case the fire is much.

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