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Five Unbeatable Valentine’s Day Dinner Deals

With just hours to the big day, it is not yet late for you to draft a life changing Valentine’s Day progie for your loved ones. Valentine’s Day is a time to extend your heart to the person you so much love.

Therefore it is only fair that the valentine day treat is intimate and personal. In this article we compile five intimate dinner dates scheduled in some of Kampala luxurious and iconic hotels and restaurants. These dinner dates exude class, romance and affection.

Love Cruise at Speke Resort

Speke Resort Munyonyo is organizing what they have called the Love Cruise on the Sundowner Love boat. Fall in love again this Valentine’s Day and complete your perfect evening with a 4-course menu at the most romantic 3 hours love cruise.

The offer comes with welcome champagne, a rose flower for the ladies, good ambiance and serenading romantic music for only Shs150, 000 per person.

Speke Resort & Conference, conveniently located only 12 km from the centre of Kampala Centre, offers you the ultimate in luxury accommodation and leisure facilities

For Bookings: +256752711850 / +256752711865

 

Classic Valentine At La Cabana

La Cabana Restaurant at Speke Apartments on Wampewo is offering the exotic touch and feel any couple needs without leaving the country. La Cabana Restaurant is a 200 cover multi-cuisine bar and restaurant serving Brazilian, Continental and Indian cuisines. And this Valentine Day, they have everything for everyone.

La Cabana Restaurant if offering what they have called Valentine classic at Shs180,000 – this includes; starter to share, bottle of wine, Brazilian churrasco (6cuts) and desert and Valentine Premium at Shs230,000 includes; starter to share, bottle of wine, Brazilian churrasco (8cuts), Special prawns and desert.

Cottage Love At Forest Cottages

You can book a romantic dinner table for two this Valentine Day at Forest Cottages at Shs90,000 and offer your lover a perfect treat. The offer comes with two complementary glasses of wine.

Forest Cottages, located just after Kabira Country Club, Opp Kenjoy Supermarket , Naguru Hill Bukoto, Kampala, are brilliantly designed luxury cottages set in a peaceful, African forest feature.At Forest Cottages, you feel the touch of nature in a comfortable surroundings.

Call 0752711746 to book a table

Cupid At Kabira Country Club

Kabira Country Club is looking beyond just the Valentine’s Day D-Day – stretching the celebrations of love through the week. You can win a date for two at the Friday Mongolian Night this Valentine's weekend.

To win, simply share a short story (with a picture) or video of how you and your loved one met using #CupidAtKabira hashtag on social media platforms. The raffle draw to select the lucky winners is 13th of Feb, 2018.

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.

Perfect Valentines Dinner At Dolphin Suites

Dolphin Suites have the perfect merriment for all lovers; a 3 course dinner for two at only Shs120, 000. Located only five minutes from the city centre, Dolphin Suites is a well-planned easily accessible hotel with an expansive array of facilities and services that will surely grant you an unforgettable, blissful stay.

Enjoy a quiet moment to yourself in the secure private grounds, relaxing by the pool or visiting our health club — complete with gym, sauna and steam room — before enjoying a delicious meal in the restaurant with fully stocked bar.

Reserve a table, call +256 752 711 277

Sports Gala To Kick Start 2018 For Ruparelia Group

Ruparelia Group of Companies will this Sunday hold a day long sports gala at Kampala International School Uganda (KISU) in Bukoto in an effort to build teamwork, fitness and a fun filled working relationship at the multimillion conglomerate kicks of the new year.

Over twenty seven subsidiary company under the Ruparelia Group will meet at KISU to participate in sports disciplines like football, Tag Rugby, Darts, Suduku, Scrabble, Athletics, Wheelbarrow race, Tug of War, Egg and Spoon Race and Sack Race.

The Ruparelia Group, founded by Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia has been committed to the establishment and development of innovative pioneering and enduring businesses among various sectors in Uganda, including: banking, insurance, hospitality, conventions and leisure centres, education, real estate and floriculture.

In the hospitality sector, the group established Kabira Country Club, Speke Hotel, Speke Apartments, Speke Resort and Conference Centre, Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, Dolphin Suites, Tourist Hotel, Forest Cottages and Speke Resort Bujagali Falls.

In the education sector, the group invested in KISU, Kampala Parent’s School, Delhi Public International School and Victoria University Kampala. The group owns Sanyu Fm, a pioneer local radio station, own two of the leading flower farmers and exporters in the country, Rosebud and Premier Roses.

Under Meera Investments and Crane Management, the group has established some of the country’s iconic arcades, hotels, apartments and real estate establishments. In the financial sector, the group owns Goldstar insurance, forex bureaus and a commercial bank.

Speke Resort, Guido’s Kids Club To Host Kids Christmas Camp

This school holiday, Speke Resort Munyonyo in partnership with Guido’s Kids Club will host a Christmas Camp for children at the hotel premises.  The camp starts December 15, 2017 to January 30th 2018, Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm.

The managing director of Guido’s Kids Club explained in an interview that they use these camps to support children development in four thematic areas. The four thematic areas are physical, cognitive, social - emotional and language development through explanatory games.

At the camps children partakes in developmental games like hoola hoops, balls of many kinds, car tires, karate punching pad and swimming. The camp organizers are targeting children between the age of two and twelve.

Start Your New Year Fit At Speke Resort Munyonyo Zumba Glow Dance Workout

One of the many resolutions people make at the start of the year is to keep their bodies in shape and fit, however, as the year evolves, they lose focus and their bodies spiral out of shape and can barely run a few meters. To such people working out is laboring and tideous or burdening.

However Speke Resort Munyonyo and Munyonyo Commonwealth resort are organizing a a fun filled end of year Zumba Glow dance workout on 21st December 2017, from 6pm- 9pm for only Ushs30,000 per individual to inspire and show people that you can attain a good body in a fun way.

This year’s theme is Neon-yup. Participants will wear bright outfits so they can glow. Zumba dance has over the years gained momentum in Uganda having been introduced to the world by a Colombian dancer and cyclist/choreographer Alberto "Beto" "Power Pedal" Perez during the 1990s.

Zumba involves dance and aerobic movements performed to energetic music. The choreography incorporates hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo. Squats and lunges are also included.

As a fitness option, zumba burns fat and calorie through aerobic activity done with interval training in mind. The average person will burn around 600 to 1,000 calories in a Zumba class. Zumba provides a workout for the whole body.

Forest Cottages Unveils End Of Year Wedding Packages

The month of December comes with a lot of blessings and happiness for many people world over. It is a month many people choose to walk their spouses down the aisle to purify their marriages.

And as a way of giving back to their customers, Forest Cottages, a brilliantly designed luxury cottages set in a peaceful, African forest feature, in the hills of Naguru – Bukoto, Kampala, is wrapping up the year with special wedding packages.

“Our Wedding Package includes the following; Venue, Tables, Chairs, Crockery, Glassware, Flowers, Fruit Basket, Buffet Dinner with a soft drink, Free access to Kabira Health Club and One Night Complimentary for the Couple at an affordable price,”

Since a wedding day is a special and memorable day, Forest Cottages will ensure that the couple and their guests feel the touch of nature in a comfortable and unique serene environment.

This Christmas season, customers will also enjoy internet, telephone, television and locally made furniture. Selectively planted smaller trees, bushes, shrubs and flowers make Forest Cottages an inspiring destination for nature lovers and eco tourists alike. The hotel provides a small sanctuary for forest wildlife such as colored turacoes, hornbills, and an additional 20 bird species.

For bookings, contact +256 414 663 710 or +256 414 287 308 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

University To Launch Alumni Association, Inaugurate New Leaders

Victoria University Kampala has announced it will launch its Alumni Association Launch at Speke Resort Munyonyo this Saturday 2nd December 2017. The University’s vice chancellor Dr. Khrisna N. Sharma said the association will promote a ‘feeling of togetherness’ between current and former students.

He explained that the interaction that will go on in the association will inspire students at the university as they will get to learn from the successful old students.

“We want to help each other, to facilitate each other – for example, if you have an opportunity, may be a job, and someone is looking for a job, the two will be able to each other,” Dr. Sharma said in an interview.

Therefore, to live true to their word, Victoria University has invited all Staff members, VU Alumni and Continuing Students for the Alumni Association Launch. The University will also use the occasion to inaugurate new guild leaders.

”We shall also have the Guild Handover Party and End of Year Party on the same day. The events will start at 12:00pm till 8:00pm at Speke Resort Munyonyo.” Dr. Sharma said invitingly.

Meanwhile Victoria University Kampala invites applications for the January - February 2018 intake for students looking to pursue a Bachelor's, Diploma or Certificate course at the Jinja road based University.

Amazing Photos From KISU Book Week Commemoration

Schools and parents must introduce their children must to reading books at the earliest time possible. And in an era where children spend more time of their lives in school environs, school administrators must spearhead this cause.

Kampala International School Uganda heeded to this cause when it held a weeklong celebration of books. The fun filled week saw children replicate book characters in a fashionable way.

Kampala International School Uganda offers an international education to students between 2 and 19 years of age. The school was established in 1993. Current enrolment is around 600 and is increasing steadily.

Students come from almost 60 different nationalities and, depending on the family’s contracts and nature of their work, stay in Uganda for varying lengths of time. The school is privately owned with an Advisory Board of Governors and the day to day running of the school is managed by the Director.

The school formerly known as Kabira International School was purposely built to accommodate over 1000 students increasing in line with the development of Kampala and Uganda.

It has four science labs, three computer labs, three practice music rooms, three performance areas, and indoor gym, outdoor basketball court, 25 m eight lane competition pool, two libraries, five acres of playing fields and smart boards in most classrooms.

There are 58 full-time teaching staff recruited from countries around the world. The school adapts the English National Curriculum for the Primary School and until Year 9 in the Secondary School.

After that, students study for the internationally recognised Cambridge IGCSE (examined in Y11) and IB Diploma (examined in Y13). The curriculum ensures that rigorous educational standards are maintained and that progression of educational experience is monitored.

The IB Diploma is generally regarded as the university entrance programme of choice often preferred above national requirements. The curriculum has been adapted to reflect the international diversity of our school community and its location in Uganda.

Kabira Country Club Set For Christmas Carnival

Kabira Country Club, a lavish hotel in Bukoto, a Kampala suburb, offering accommodation, Health & Leisure, Food & Beverage, Conference & Events has organized a Christmas festival on 26th, December, 2017 - boxing day.

“Join us for a heartwarming Christmas event that offers you entertainment, delicatesse, artisan market with over 100 vendors, live band, grand tombola raffle, kids’ activities, playground, jumping castle, face painting, and lots more,”

“It will be a day to remember, a perfect start to your Christmas Season and ideal occasion to get all your Christmas gifts.” The hotel posted on social media.

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.

La Cabana Restaurant Brings Brazilian Feel To Uganda’s Social Life

La Cabana Restaurant, a multi-cuisine bar and restaurant serving Brazilian, Continental and Indian cuisines is opening its doors to Ugandans on 15th November 2017.

The classy restaurant located at plot 19 -20 (Speke Apartments) Wampewo Avenue announced it will hosting its first Brazilian meat fest in Kampala. The restaurant joins a list of hotels and restaurants owned by the Ruparelia Group.

Speke Apartments is the largest and most luxurious apartments in Uganda. It is made with a mix of modern contemporary surroundings and a relaxing, laid back environment. This makes Speke Apartments the finest choice for both business and pleasure accommodation.

Religious Leaders Hail This Primary School Proprietors

The Archbishop of Uganda Stanley Ntagali and the Imam Kololo Mosque Sheikh kasozi Buruhan Kasasa Wakiku have hailed the team work of the management at Kampala Parents School which they said is driving the school to greater heights.

The two respected religious leaders were presiding over the dedication ceremony of primary seven candidates at the school. “I have been in many schools both private and government aided but Kampala Parents you have impressed me the way you work together. “Archbishop Ntagali said.

Primary Seven pupils being briefed ahead of their exams recently

“Many people do not know that if you want to develop a nation especially if you believe in God you have to accommodate each other.” he added before hailing the school proprietor Dr Sudhir Ruparelia for being a good leader.

Kampala Parents’ School management thanked the Archbishop the Imam, parents and staff for blessing ahead of the examination. “We strongly believe that it is through prayer that everything will run smooth, before, during and even after the exams. Prayer is our pillar for what will happen in future for our candidates.” The school Principal Daphn Kato said.

Kampala Prents School director Rajiv with the religious leaders

The school director Rajiv Ruparelia thanked the school management, teaching and none teaching staff for helping the school to explore its height. This year the school started a Parents advisory Board which has helped in bridging the gap between the parents and the school management.

“Kampala Parents' Scghool is an outstanding school because of the quality of the teaching that goes on day-in, day-out in classrooms. Over several years of innovation, we have developed an approach to Teaching and Learning that we believe secures the best possible learning environment for children to flourish.” Rajiv said.

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