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Kabira Country Club Set For Football Tournament

The Kabira Country Club six-a-side corporate Football Tournament is set to take place on on 31 March at the hotel playground in Bukoto, Kampala. Registration to participate in the tournament is ongoing at a cost of Shs200, 000 per team.

The Director of Kabira Country Club Rajiv Ruparelia said the fun filled tournament is great for networking and comes with many health benefits and a lot of cash prizes will be won. The tournament is receiving technical support from Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA).

The one day tournaments attracts teams from different corporate institutions and celebrities to play football for fun. Last year in June, over 20 teams, including Yokuku, Bet Yetu, Midocm, Bukoto Heights, Katon Rainbow, JBM FC, Victoria University and Riham, took part in the tournament.

Prozone Soccer team won the tournament after defeating Victoria University 1-0 in the final and in the process taking the grand Prize of Shs1Million.

Kabira Country Club general manager Vismay Maniyar said the tournament will go a long way in improving the levels of fitness and standards of the game.

“This is a very important tournament as we build to grow the game through bringing together corporates and integrating people with our facilities like pitches, gyms and swimming pools.” he said.

Catch Women’s Day At Speke Resort Munyonyo

The first of celebrating women is to love them, unconditionally. This love should emotional and physical, you should be able to show.

And this international women’s day, you can be able to demonstrate your love to the women of your life by giving them a treat at Speke Resort Munyonyo and Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort.

And the five star hotel is making it affordable with Women's Day special weekend packages starting Thursday 7th March through 10th March, 2019. On 7th March, you and the ladies in your life can enjoy sparkling cocktails and sparkling wines at the Bubbly Bat, Lake Terrace.

On the D-day, 8th March, you and the women in your life will be treated to a band night and cake cutting for all women in the house with complementary glass of sparkling wine, juice. On this bid day, all cocktails will go a discounted Shs15, 000.

On 9th March at Viking Bar, all cocktails will be selling at a further reduced Shs12, 000 before winding up the weekend on 10th March with soothing Sunday for all resident guests at SRM poolside.

Golden State Warriors’ Andre Iguodala Joins Jumia Board Of Directors

Andre Iguodala, a member of the three-time reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors, has joined the Board of Directors of Jumia, the leading e-commerce platform in Africa.

As Jumia's ambassador charged with promoting business development and technology in Africa, Iguodala will bring his network in the technology industry, interest in Africa and vast experience as an athlete on one of the most successful teams in NBA basketball history.  

“Because of my Nigerian heritage, Jumia’s use of technology to deliver innovative online services to consumers and improve the quality of everyday life in Africa is very important to me," says Andre Iguodala. "I’m thrilled to be a part of this unique enterprise that is shaping the future of digital Africa” 

In addition to his numerous basketball achievements, Iguodala is widely recognized for his interest and knowledge in technology and e-commerce. He has invested in over 40 companies through F9 Strategies, including GOAT, Zoom, HIMS, Lime, Walker & Co., Thrive Global, AllBirds, Casper, STANCE and Carta, to name a few. Iguodala has also partnered with Bloomberg to create the annual Players Technology Summit, which convenes top executives and leaders in the technology, venture capital and sports communities.  

Noting the influence and appeal that the NBA star brings to the board, Jumia Co-Founders Sacha Poignonnec and Jeremy Hodara said: “Andre is a role model to many of us, and we are very proud to have him join Jumia and help us drive the company forward.

We appreciate his commitment and passion for the tech industry and for Africa, and we can’t wait to collaborate and accelerate our impact on the continent. Finally, having Andre join our board sends the world the message that Africa has successful companies and great entrepreneurs, and that athletes can play a key role in contributing to their success.”

These Calabash Spa & Salon Valentines Are What You Need

This Valentine’s Day, you can hit two birds with one stone if you and your lover visit and become members at Calabash Spa & Salon located at Speke Apartments, Wampewo Avenue, here in Kampala.

The luxurious spa and salon provides a variety of services for the purpose of improving health, beauty and relaxation of their customers through personal care treatments such as hair, massages and facials.

And this upcoming weekend, it has tailored unbeatable packages to celebrate love. These offers are valid from the 13th of February to 17th of February, 2019.

Especially for her

With this package, you get glow from their beautifully combined coffee & brown sugar body scrub and hot stone massage and finish with a free nail polish change at only Shs195, 000 for 120mins

Especially for him

Polish up for that special person and dive into the deep with deep tissue massage & enjoy a free body scrub & show up like the king that you truly are at only Shs150, 000 for 90mins

Perfect for my money

Enjoy this bespoke combination of unique Hammam + Aromatherapy treatment as you renew your wellbeing, love for life, yourself and each other with a free glass of champagne, hair was and blow dry at only Shs250,000 for 120mins

Because you are always there for me

Treat those who have stood by you to a side by side memorable massage with classic Swedish massage, enjoy a free glass of champagne & strengthen the bond at Shs95, 000 for 60mins

My ride or die

Relax and let go as you press reset with one hour combo of the Indian head and foot massage at only shs130, 000 and enjoy a free hair wash and blow dry.

Hold my hand manicure

Enjoy a double treat of luxury mani-pedi duo with a free glass of champagne, peppermint salt scrub and rose petals per person at only Shs100000 for 120 minutes


Forest Cottages Set For Candle Lit Valentine’s Day Evening

When love chooses you, you feel luck, blessed and appreciated but to make that love stay within you is a choice you must make – to live your life for the person who shares these feelings with you.

And in such seasons of love, it is only fair that you maximally share that love with the other significant other in equal measures. Classically, love with be in the air at Forest Cottages hotels located at Plot 17/18 Naguru Hill, Bukoto on Valentine’s Day.

The foresty hotel is offering unbeatable valentine special – which includes a selection of a 3 course menu with a complimentary glass of wine – at only Shs100000 per couple.

For starter, lovey dovey dinners will enjoy crispy vegetables, lemon coriander soup and Greek Islands salad then a main course of chicken Romanna, wood smoked beer and fish Florentine and dessert of chocolate brownies with ice cream, forest style coup and crepes mount Rwenzori

Forest Cottages are brilliantly designed luxury cottages set in serene, peaceful, Africa forest environment. Situated on Naguru Hill in Bukoto area of Kampala, Uganda, these accommodations have been carefully landscaped to compliment the huge, shady indigenous trees that surround them.

Gentlemen Gear Up For Phaneroo’s ‘Men Gather’ Conference

Phaneroo Ministries international has reserved Saturday February 2, 2019 as a special day for men to come together and talk about real issues concerning them.

Dubbed ‘MEN GATHER’, the highly anticipated conference will take place at UMA Multi-Purpose Hall. This will be the second event following last year's event which attracted over 4000 men.

The first event carried the theme ‘Eye Can See'. The main topic of discussion was Understanding VISION! 

The main discussion was around the fact that vision is firstly inspired of God. It is the things God placed in every man as a desire or dream to be fulfilled.

Additionally, the men candidly discussed what the man should do when the vision is not coming to fruition as expected; how men should manage the pressures of life.

The second MEN GATHER conference promises to be bigger and better! The discussions will be uncensored with no inhibition.

The Organizers promise that MEN GATHER will be the place to learn from those who have walked the path before. It will be a place where iron sharpens iron.

“We shall align the vision of God for every man, away from a gender concept to a fuller understanding of the essence and abilities of every male figure in whichever form they take; be it in families, in communities, at work places and their roles and how to live as a man before God," they told us.

About Phaneroo:

Phaneroo Ministries international is a dynamic, life transforming and generational impacting ministry with a vision to transform nations and the entire world with the WORD of God.

‘Phaneroo’ is a greek word translated as 'bringing to manifestation that which existed but is not seen.

Buliisa Wins Seventh Amasaza Cup In Bunyoro

By George Busiinge   

Buliisa County, representing Buliisa district, won the 2018 CNOOC Uganda Limited sponsored Bunyoro Amasaza Cup, following their 2-1 defeat of Hoima municipality that represented Hoima municipal at Sir Kyatiri grounds in Bululi County in Masindi district.

The match was presided over by the Prime Minister Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Andrew Byakutaga and attended by the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) members.

The Prime Minister thanked CNOOC for their continued contributions to this region. “I believe that the energy and talent exhibited in this tournament will inspire even more young people to develop and grow their talent further not just in Bunyoro but also take on national and international sports,” the King commented.

The month-long tournament that is aimed at strengthening ties in the Bunyoro- Kitara Kingdom attracted seven districts with 13 counties in the kingdom including Kagadi, Kakumiro, Kiryandongo, Bulliisa, Hoima, Masindi and Kibaale.

Aminah Bukenya, Public relations Supervisor at CNOOC congratulated the players upon a successful tournament which culminated into the finals. “When we began operations in Bunyoro, we made a commitment to be part of all-round growth in our area of operation. And over the years, we have seen this commitment come to life through various local programs.”

“Sponsoring the Bunyoro Amasaza Cup for the fifth year is a demonstration of CNOOC Uganda’s dedication to the growth of sport in this region. Last year, the tournament was played across all sub counties in Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom and attracted 14 teams from 13 counties.


Kabira Kids Holiday Camp Breaks Off For Xmas, Returning January

After an exhilarating week long Kabira Kids Holiday Camp, at Kabira Country Club hotel in Bukoto, the camp broke off for Christmas and is set to resume on 2nd Jan 2019, the hotel said.

“The Kids' Camp is breaking off for the Christmas holiday and we shall be resuming again on 2nd Jan 2019! Happy Holiday,” the hotel posted on their social media pages.

The kids’ holiday camp at Kabira Country Club was organized by Kinetic Sports in conjunction with Kabira Country Club. It is jam-packed event with activities such as arts and crafts, dance and drama, life skills training sports and so much more.


The Kids' Holiday Camp which took place between 14 December and 21st December saw kids enjoy games like dance and drama, tennis, basketball, soccer, swimming, painting, drawing, board games, book reading and life skills.

It Is A Pizza Christmas At Speke Hotel

For the lovers of pizza, Speke Hotel, Plot 7-9, Nile Avenue, Kampala, is the place to on Christmas Day. It will be a nice experience for the not so fun of pizza people to have a change of their christmas day meal by trying out a pizza.

Speke Hotel, a member of the Speke Group of Hotels is one of Kampala's oldest hotels, located in the heart of the Kampala Business Centre has  three Restaurants and a Bar: Pizzeria – The Italian Cuisine, Khyber Pass – The Indian Cuisine, Rock Café – The Continental Cuisine and Rock Bar – The Cocktail Bar.

And on Christmas Day, revelers will have tomato mozzarella or fresh clear garden peas soup as a starter ahead of the heavy meal consisting of either grilled highland fillet mignon or skewed grilled chicken or christmas pizzeria pizza. You can wash down this saucy meal with something sweet, a banana fritter garnished with strawberry sauce or christmas roll topped with custard cream.

This exotic meal at the hotel named after British explorer, John Hanning Speke, who discovered the source of River Nile in July 1858 will cost you a paltry Shs80,000.

Masaka United FC Wins Total Trophy In Buliisa

By George Businge 

Masaka United FC of Kigwera sub county has emerged champion of the 5th Edition of the Total mini football league, 2018 after beating Ex-International FC 4-2 goals in a penalty shoot-outs during a thrilling match that was played at Ndandamire primary school playgrounds in Buliisa district on Saturday December 15, 2018.

The Total mini league final match between the two clubs; all from Wanseko landing site in Buliisa district ended a goalless draw before heading into penalty shoot-outs to determine the champion of the mini league. Masaka United FC was handed-over the big trophy amidst cheers. 

and ululations from their fans for keep after winning the league for the last three years consecutively. The losers’ match played between Ngwedo Town FC and Total E&P Uganda FC ended 3-1 and Ngwedo Town FC took the 3rd position while Total E&P Uganda emerged 4th best team.

Buliisa district LC5 chairman, Simon Agaba Kinene who was the chief guest at the final, applauded Total E&P Uganda for organizing this league which has helped in talent identification and development among the young people of Buliisa district.

He later on handed over a trophy, a bull, and Awango by Total solar lamps to the winning teams and other participating teams.

According to Chris Ocowun, the Total E&P Uganda Public Relations Officer, Total E&P Uganda the company launched the mini-football league in 2014 with the aim of fostering interaction, promoting and strengthening relationships between the company and the communities living in their areas of operations. 

The function was attended by local authorities and local communities from Buliisa district, Kigwera and Ngwedo sub counties as well as staff of TOTAL E&P Uganda. Through such leagues Ocowun notes that Total E&P Uganda hopes foster interaction with the communities while promoting and strengthening relationship within its area of operations.

The Total E&P Uganda mini football league 2018 attracted 8 teams from Kigwera and Ngwedo sub counties in Buliisa district and they include; Masaka United FC, Total E&P Uganda FC, Ngwedo Town FC, Katanga FC, Kilyango Supershine FC, Avogera Red Bull FC, Kiyere FC and Ex-International FC. All the matches were played in a very friendly and entertaining manner that ended without any serious injuries to the players.

Once again, this mini-football league as provided Total E&P Uganda an opportunity to continuously interact, engage, communicate and work together with our neighboring communities to not only build mutually beneficial and lasting relationships but also enhance the culture of togetherness. 

The Total E&P Uganda mini football league kicked-off on November 24, 2018 under the management of Buliisa District Football Association, and ended on December 15th, 2018.

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