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Kabira Country Club Set For Green Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is traditional a red and black affair, sometimes a mix of white does no harm but Kabira Country Club is adding a bit of green, just like the stems of the sweet smelling romantic roses.

Kabira Country Club located at Plot 63, Old Kira road, Bukoto, 3021 Kampala, Uganda, is inviting lovers to come and unwind in the romantic setting of its Terrace ‘as you enjoy our four-course decadent culinary treats and valentines inspired pastries paired with a glass of sparkling wine.’

Therefore you are still looking for the best place to serenade your love this 14th  of February with your special one, all you need is Shs150,000 as a couple and exotic Kabira Country Club will be the place to be.

Kabira Country Club is a full-service hotel, offering elegance and comfort in a relaxed atmosphere in Kampala. 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.

Kampala Parents’ Registers 100% PLE Performance

Celebrations engulfed Kampala Parents School as pupils, parents, teachers and school support staff unpacked 2018 Primary Leaving Examination released Thursday in Kampala by Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) and Ministry of Education and Sports.    

The leafy school located in Naguru had all their 234 Primary Seven 2018 candidates pass in first grade; which is a 100 percent performance. This is a much better performance as compared to 2017 when only 200 pupils out of 270 passed in first grade. The rest were in second grade.

Daphne Kato, the school’s Principal attributed the good performance hard work, a good relationship with parents and God’s blessings. “This performance, if you are to make it, you have to make sure you work hand in hand with the parents,”

“You have to make sure that you have a strong team of teachers. And the most important thing is to make sure that the facilities are in place. You have always seen our school, there is isn’t anything that is not available here. Our directors have provided whatever is required for pupils to excel.” Kato said.

Atukunda Michelle, who got aggregate five thanked God for what the Almighty had done for her while her mother Tina Bwesigye thanked the school for putting in a lot of effort ‘to make sure that the children excel,’

“I want to thank my daughter, she put in a lot of effort. I helped her but she was also listening to me.” Bwesigye said of her exceling daughter.

Nandutu Alisa, with six aggregate was a bit unpleased because she expected to score four, nonetheless she thanked ‘God for the aggregates that I got’. 

Kabira Football Tournament Returns This March

Football lovers will once again be treated to a competitive but fun day of athleticism, skills, talent showcase and a big deal of networking when the Kabira Football Tournament returns on 31 March at Kabira Country Club in Bukoto, Kampala.

The one day tournaments attracts teams from different corporate institutions and celebrities to play football for fun. The tournament which aims at bringing corporate companies together is also backed by Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA). FUFA provides referees and match officials.

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. Winning teams and individual players took home trophies and cash prizes.

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.

Rajiv Ruparelia, the Managing Director of Ruparelia Group, the conglomerate which owns Kabira Country Club hotel under the Speke Group of Hotels, at the last edition, thanked all corporate companies that accepted and honored the invite for the interactive football tournament.

To register you team, call Ronald on 0702980607.

Challenge Your Taste Buds With This Khyber Pass Christmas Lunch Menu

The festive season is a period of adventure and exploring things you have not been able to indulge within the year. It is a period specifically associated with eating good food and experimenting with drinks.

And for the lovers of fine food, Indian foods are a good trial. Khyber Pass Restaurant at Speke Hotel, Plot 7-9 Nile Avenue, Kampala, in the heart of Uganda’s capital, has a specially made Indian menu made for their clients this Christmas season.

It is therefore prudent to Step out of your comfort zone this Christmas and venture into the amazing Indian land of spice.

Khyber Pass Christmas Menu available on 24th to 25th December, 2018 consists of the fruit punch, which is designed to welcome you to the exotic restaurant. The meal menu has Kalami Kebab, Tawa Chicken, Pulao Rice, Butter Naan and Banana Toffee with choice of ice cream at only Shs35000

The Kalami Kebab is the kind of chicken you deserve. It is marinated in yoghurt and cashew nut paste then cooked in a clay oven. Check out Khyber Pass Christmas lunch menu.

Khyber Pass Restaurant is on the three restaurants and bar at Speke Hotel, the first and oldest hotel in Uganda, built in the British Colonial times of the 1920s. the other restaurants are Italian restaurant, Continental restaurant and Rock Bar & Grill.

The restaurants At speke hotel have tasty, freshly cooked food served in a relaxed atmosphere that will give you the best restaurant experience in kampala. Be sure you will be dining at good value for your money.

This unique restaurant gets its name from the Khyber Pass mountain in Western Asia.The story of the Khyber Pass is composed of much colour and romance, such tragedy and glory makes Frontier Cuisine look stranger than fiction.

The Khyber Pass has been a silent witness to countless different varieties of cuisines and the art of frontier cooking in the history of mankind. As one enjoys the delicacy of frontier cooking it unfolds the pages of history.

Festive Season Starts At Speke Resort

You can make a difference in your life this festive season if you choose how to spend the long holidays like never before. And in doing this you have a long time partner, the luxurious Speke Resort Munyonyo and the iconic Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort.

And with just a number of days to Christmas day, the epitome of the festive season ahead of the New Year, Speke Resort has already kicked off the merry making with exciting offers its customers.

 You can enjoy your Festive season with special room offers, fun Activities and the "Around The World" Christmas Lunch Buffet on Christmas Day, 25th December. The lunch buffet will be assembled with a galore of food spread, desserts & drinks to celebrate the special day.

Reward yourself with the gift of a home-away-from-home experience in Resort’s executive suites this festive season. Or feel the breeze of Lake Victoria in the Resort’s expansive garden atmosphere, the Lake Terrace restaurant which truly provides a novel dining experience this Festive Season.

Speke Resort, Uganda’s leading 5-star luxury resort, is set on 90 acres in the Speke Resort complex with a majestic view of Lake Victoria. Speke Resort offers you the ultimate in luxury accommodation and leisure facilities together with the finest conference and business meeting location in East Africa.

Speke Resort To Host Customers At Around The World Christmas Lunch Buffet

Speke Resort Munyonyo and Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort will treat its esteemed customers to a themed Around the world christmas lunch buffet on Christmas Day, 25th December, 2018. The hotel has been treating its customers to this lunch buffet for the last two decades.

The hotel will start serving customers midday until late evening. The cost of the sumptous lunch is Shs175,000 for adults and Shs75,000 for children below the age of fourteen. Accomodation rooms will also be available at $139 only.

Speke Resort’s special festival accommodation rates will run from December 14th – 23rd 2018 then run again from December 26th 2018 – January 6th 2019 starting at $176. On Christmas day and the day after, guests will experience what has been termed as the ‘Executive Christmas Accommodation’ starting at $139.

These rates are on full-board basis; breakfast, lunch, dinner, access to the health and fitness facility (swimming, gym steam and sauna), a 30-minutes boat ride and 10-minutes pony ride for children are all inclusive of the accommodation package you chose from the 8 room types.

Forest Cottages To Treat Clients To Christmas BBQ Lunch

Make this christmas a unique one by coming with your friends and family to Forest Cotagges in Bukoto to be part of an exquisite Christmas BBQ Lunch on 25th December – christmas day.

The christmas bbq lunch which will only cost Shs50, 000 for adults and Shs40, 000 for kids is part of the many festive offer the hotel is offering to its new and old customers. The lunch comes with a a complimentary glass of wine.

Customers will be treated to numerous discounts on accommodation, food and beverages. Dhaval Macchar, the General Manager of Forest Cottages, in an interview said customers will get a 15 % discount on accommodation. This offer comes with breakfast served in the morning until 15th January 2019.

Forest Cottages, located at Plot. 17/18, Naguru Hill, Old Kira Road, Bukoto, Kampala, one of the many hotels owned by the Ruparelia Group, is a remarkable hotel offering comfort, personalized service and the unique character of facilities that are purely African and of a safari style. Forest Cottages is set in a serene, African forest environment.

At the hotel, you get to feel the touch of nature in a comfortable and unique environment. The selectively planted smaller trees, bushes, shrubs and flowers make Forest Cottages an inspiring destination for nature lovers and eco tourists alike.

The artistic hotel provides a small sanctuary for forest wildlife such as colored turacoes, hornbills, and an additional 20 bird species. The secluded hotel offers peace and quietness in a natural green setting or the excitement of waking up to humming birds. All this beauty is topped up friendly and courteous and professional staff members.

A safari lodge style cottage accommodation in the heart of Kampala city, with individually designed luxurious cottages offering a relaxing and soothing experience. All the cottages are furnished with locally handmade furniture, and equipped with self-catering facilities with all essential amenities to ensure your comfort during your stay.

PHOTOS: Charming Victoria University Students Make Merry AS 2018 Ends

After a year of vibrant learning, students of Victoria University were treated to a glamorous end of year papar at Speke Resort Munyonyo over the weekend. The luxurious party was one way the University successfully tries to bond with students.

The University guild president Maria Peggy Nabunya described the concluding year as a great year. She then wished her mates a happy festive season.

The University vice chancellor Dr. Krishna N. Sharma acknowledged that 2018 has been a good year but they are not satisfied as a University because ‘we haven’t reached that level that we want as a university,” he told Earthfinds in an interview on the sidelines of the party.

On the academic side, Dr. Sharma said students have published over 35 publications. Victoria University this year was also able to finalize with a Memorandum of Understanding with Coventry University to teach trainers of trainers in the oil and gas sector at Kichwamba Technical Collage in Kabarole. “We have finished with the curriculum are we are hopeful that next year, it will be executed,”

Victoria University, according to the vice chancellor, also signed an MoU with Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and will soon start running their programs.   

These Are The Brightest Students At Victoria University

The best performing students at Victoria University have been unveiled and also treated to a sumptuous dinner with the Vice Chancellor Dr. Krishna N. Sharma, on Saturday 17th November 2018, at Fang Fang restaurant, a top Chinese restaurant in town. The said students also got Certificate of Achievement.

“The Vice Chancellor of Victoria University Dr. Krishna N. Sharma was very pleased to recognize twenty one students who attained a CGPA of 4.4 and above in the last semester. These are the students who made it to the coveted Vice Chancellor’s list,” a statement released by the university said.  

The Academic Registrar of Victoria University Kampala Uganda, Mrs. M. G. Katusabe -Ssemwezi said the objective of the Vice Chancellor’s Dinner is to recognize Victoria University undergraduate students who excel academically with a CGPA 4.4 and above.

Ms. Alice Akurut, a student of Bachelor of International relations and Diplomatic studies that made it to the VC Dinner list said, “Saturday was lovely and couldn't have wished for anything better. Thank you for recognizing our efforts and we hope it will be a motivation to others in turn. Thank you Vice Chancellor, Academic Registrar, Deans plus Marketing team for making us feel at home.”

Victoria University, Kampala Uganda has for some years now become Uganda’s leading state-of-the-art University. The University stands out as a pivot of academic excellence, offering a fresh and intellectually thriving environment that nurtures critical and progressive thinkers.

The institution is committed to the advancement of higher education worldwide. Currently we have students from countries such as Congo, Nigeria, Ghana, Pakistan, India, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Eritrea, Somalia among others by establishing exemplary education tailored to the needs of the African Market, with the courses offered strategically focused at Employment-oriented education and aimed at Creating Scholars empowered to provide cutting edge solutions.

The excelling students were from all the Faculties pursuing the following programmes of study which are indicated against their respective names in the table below.

 

NO

NAME

FACULTY

PROGRAMMES

CGPA

1

Peter Isiko

Faculty of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Computer science

4.59

2.

Mwesigwa Shalom

Faculty of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Computer science

4.71

1.      

Nigisti Habtemariam Kidane

Faculty of Health sciences

Bachelor of Nursing science

4.7

2.

Kahambu Kapakasi

Faculty of Health sciences

Bachelor of Nursing science

4.5

1.

Mariah Peggy Nabunya

Faculty of Health sciences

Bachelor of Public Health

4.6

2.

Sempa Aaron Kitratius

Faculty of Health sciences

Bachelor of Public Health

4.6

1

Ahlam Abdulhakim Hussein

Faculty of Business and Management

Bachelor of Business Administration

4.67

2

Bira Alika Emmanuella

Faculty of Business and Management

Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics

4.5

3

Wafubwa Patrick Nawinyi

Faculty of Business and Management

Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics

4.89

4

Nakasinde Juliet

Faculty of Business and Management

Bachelor of Tourism and Hotel management

4.64

1

Nakito Chukuna Joyce

Faculty of Humanities and social sciences

Foundation program

4.63

2

Kasozi James Musinguzi

Faculty of Humanities and social sciences

Bachelors In Journalism And Media Studies

4.50

3

Atukei Maureen

Faculty of Humanities and social sciences

Bachelors Of International Relations And Diplomatic Studies

4.60

4

Akurut Alice

Faculty of Humanities and social sciences

Bachelors Of International Relations And Diplomatic Studies

5.00

5

Akiror Angella Linda Aruo

Faculty of Humanities and social sciences

Bachelors Of International Relations And Diplomatic Studies

4.90

6

Toure Aisha Asta

Faculty of Humanities and social sciences

Bachelors Of International Relations And Diplomatic Studies

5.00

7

Rutaro Cynthia

Faculty of Humanities and social sciences

Bachelors Of International Relations And Diplomatic Studies

4.54

8

Johnathan Tigityabo

Faculty of Humanities and social sciences

Bachelors Of Human Resource Management

4.70

9

Shayna Allen

Faculty of Humanities and social sciences

Bachelors Of Social Work And Social Administration

5.00

10

Alberta Horlu

Faculty of Humanities and social sciences

Bachelors Of Social Work And Social Administration

4.70

11

Nankya Teddy Meliisa

Faculty of Humanities and social sciences

Bachelors Of Social Work And Social Administration

5.00

 

PHOTOS: Vice Chancellor Dines With Victoria University Excelling Students

Motivation is a big aspect of learning and it comes in all types, shapes and approach. For Victoria University Vice Chancellor, Dr. Krishna N. Sharma, a dinner at a cozy restaurant or hotel gives him the chance to bond and inspire and motivate his best performing students.

 

And as it is becoming a routine, the Vice Chancellor on Friday, at Fang Fang restaurant, hosted the annual Vice Chancellors Dinner 2018 in honor of best performing students with CGPA 4.4 and above from different faculties.

 

The sumptous dinner is attended by Victoria University students, Vice Chancellor, Academic Registrar, the University Promoter Rajiv Ruparelia and Naiya K Ruparelia, Faculty Deans and the marketing team of the University.

 

Last year over 20 students who performed well in various exams were treated to a sumptuous dinner at Nanjing Restaurant in Kampala. The University said this is one way of motivating students to perform well.

The Vice Chancellor, Dr. Krishna N. Sharma, recognized the good performance of Best performing students that got first class CGPA to motivate them. “The overall intention of this diner is to thank and motivate the best performing students to keep performing well.

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