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Fresh Dairy Calls On Customers To Use Home Delivery Service

Fresh Dairy, the leading dairy products producer in Uganda has urged its customers to utilize its boosted free home delivery services this festive season for the safe and quick delivery of both Fresh Dairy and Brookside products.

The recently expanded home delivery fleet includes more tricycle Tuk Tuks and mobile vans and a dedicated sales team that deliver door to door with an aim of heightening consumer convenience.  

Marketing Manager Fresh Dairy, Vincent Omoth said, ‘This festive season, we want to ensure that our consumers enjoy both Fresh Dairy and Brookside healthy and nutritious products conveniently at a click of just a phone call (Customer care Toll free 0800 100 020/21) or WhatsApp (0715 744 664).  

Our home delivery solution is aimed at ensuring that consumers remain safe and healthy especially during this time of rising COVID-19 cases, while enjoying the greater convenience of safe product transportation using our door to door tricycle Tuk Tuks and mobile van delivery solution. 

Omoth further noted that all Fresh Dairy and Brookside products are available for the free home delivery services to include: Fresh milk, flavoured milk, Long life or UHT milk, powdered milk, Yoghurt (both flavoured and Brookside fruit yoghurt), Butter, Ghee and Cream. ‘All our dairy products are nutrient-rich with Energy, Carbohydrates, Protein, Fat and Calcium among others.’ 

Fresh Dairy’s home delivery solution is free and available to all customers in Kampala and Greater Kampala areas of Entebbe, Wakiso and Mukono districts primarily throughout the week. 

Omoth elaborated that a dedicated team of distributors and agents have equipped the entire motorbike and van home delivery team with health and safety equipment such as masks, gloves, sanitizers and social distancing skills to re-assure consumer safety.

‘We believe that health safety is key in re-assuring consumers during this COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, we have also publicized our location specific agent contact numbers via all Fresh Dairy’s social media channels on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram that consumers can call for home delivery as well.’ 

Omoth concluded by noting that all payments for the home delivery service can either be made via mobile money or cash on delivery. ‘Fresh Dairy and Brookside products are still available countrywide in Shops, Duukas, Kiosks, Supermarkets and Tricycle Agents located near consumers.’

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COVID-19: Biggest Shock In History Of Oil & Gas Sector

2020 has likely challenged the industry unlike any year in its history. A relatively stable growth in liquids demand has indeed been observed over the last 20 years. Even during the financial meltdown in 2008 and 2009, the demand overall was very resilient. In 2020 however, demand is currently expected to be about 10 million barrels of liquids less per day than pre-COVID-19 expectations.

Intra year, this difference is even more extreme as the brunt of this reduction occurred during the widespread lockdown in the second quarter to halt the coronavirus outbreak.

Such a dramatic change to demand created shockwaves into the markets by putting enormous negative pressure on prices. Most notably, the West Texas Intermediary reference price even ended up trading at negative levels as there simply was no ability to store more oil. The market forces therefore led to widespread production shut ins in North America as well as an OPEC agreement to cut production by about 10 million barrels per day.

As such, the oil markets have now rebalanced but with significant available capacity offline. COVID-19 has triggered a big short-term negative revision in oil price expectation while the mid to long term outlook still points to an oil price at least north of $50/bbl based on the assumption that a solution will be found to the current COVID-19 pandemic, pushing global economic activity towards pre-COVID-19 levels. As a consequence of less revenue, the various operators in the world have also slashed their investment outlooks considerably. The combined reduction for 2020 to 2025 in expected global upstream CAPEX is of $690 billion compared to the initial expectation in February 2020 before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. The reduction is front loaded implying that it is 2020 and 2021 where one should expect to see the biggest changes with almost 30 percent lower spend than pre-COVID-19 expectations.

This is an excerpt taken from the Africa Energy Outlook 2021. Read the full article by visiting https://EnergyChamber.org/ to download the full report. Engage with us on our social media platforms using #ChamberNews #ChamberEnergyOutlook2021.

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Ruparelia Family To Name Adopted Baby Rhino At Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Ruparelia Foundation says it is excited to have been given an opportunity to adopt the new baby rhino born at Ziwa Sanctuary in Nakasongola district.

Naiya K Ruparelia, one of the directors of Ruparelia Group, says the naming of the baby rhino will be on December 17th 2020.

“We are very excited about the birth of this new rhino, we have been thinking long and hard about the name we are going to name this new creature .This is a very happy Christmas for us,”

Naiya explains that Uganda is a very wonderful place with diverse range of wild life animals in beautiful surrounding adding that Ruparelia Foundation is excited to be part of this conservation part.

She also thanked the Rhino Fund Uganda for the great work they are doing to protect and conserve the rhinos which are endangered species.

The baby rhino brings the total number to 34 white rhinos at the sanctuary. Sudhir has unrelentingly showed his passion for wildlife in his philanthropic activities.

The tycoon also funds another baby chimpanzee at Ngamba Island the sanctuary for abandoned or orphaned chimpanzees.

MP Wants EOC Boss Investigated After She Abused & Insulted Court

In a strongly worded letter to the Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema, the head of the Anti-Corruption Unit of State House, Kaluya Andrew, the member of parliament (MP) for Kigulu County South and also a Member of African Parliamentarians Against Corruption (APNAC) wants state agencies like police and State House Anti-corruption Unit to support the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)'s office expeditiously investigate Sylvia Ntambi Muwebwa, chairperson Equal Opportunities Commission ((EOC) and continued abuse of the court processes.

EOC’s Ntambi is facing charges of conspiracy to defraud the government of Uganda and neglect of duty leading to gross mismanagement of commission funds in the Anti-Corruption Court. She was summoned to appear before Her Worship Pamela Ocaya Lamunu, the Chief Magistrate, butt keeps dodging court giving peculiar excuses.

According to Kaluya’s letter written on 19th October 2020, on 22nd September 2020, Ntambi sent a lawyer from Kagwa & Kagwa Advocates claiming she was out of Kampala and requested to appear on 7th October 2020 to which the chief magistrate granted.

But still, she was a no show on 7th October 2020, instead, through her new lawyer, MacDusman Kabega, Ntambi tendered documents before the court claiming that she was admitted in Medik Hospital in Kawempe.

“Ntambi deceived court that she was suffering from chronic hypertension and that her condition required a major operation at Medik Hospital in Kawempe,” Kaluya notes in the letter to Nakalema.

It was however revealed in the media that Ntambi had never been admitted or scheduled for an operation at Medik Hospital. Days earlier, Her worship the chief magistrate had directed MacDusman Kabega to produce Ntambi in court on 29th October 2020 to take a plea or else be arrested forthwith.

“It has been widely observed that Ntambi Sylvia openly abused and insulted the courts of law. In fact, the chief magistrate tasked the DPP to investigate whether Ntambi was sick as alleged,” Kaluya said.

“We propose that concerned state agencies like police and state House Anti-corruption unit should support the DPP's office and expeditiously investigate this matter to enable the Chief Magistrate to make an informed decision. The video clip captured by investigative journalists at Medik Hospital in Kawempe gives a clue,”

“Consequently, the Directors of Medik Hospital must exhibit professionalism by openly telling Ugandans how the embattled chairperson of EOC acquired documents purportedly issued by the health facility. This needs to be urgently investigated and findings submitted to the court,” Kaluya concluded in the letter which he shared with different relevant agencies.

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