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Victoria University Gets New Deputy Vice Chancellor

Victoria University, the fastest growing & leading private university in Uganda and East Africa, has announced that Prof. Augustine Osamor Ifelebuegu has been appointed at the new Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs.

The appointment, the university said, takes immediate effect. He has been described as a ‘thorough breed academic’ and a ‘Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy’. Ifelebuegu is an Associate Professor in Energy and Environment.

Ifelebuegu was Tuesday morning introduced to the other Victoria University staff members.

Victoria University, bankrolled by Ruparelia Group, is determined to produce graduates with employable skills and capacity to creatively employ themselves. The Jinja Road based university provides meaningful, hands-on workplace experience to enrich theoretical learning.

Speke Resort Rolls Out 'Speke's Romantic Week' To Celebrate The Month Of Love

No matter what the occasion, whether you are taking a holiday, looking for a scenic stopover, on a business trip, special occasion or just a change of scenery, Speke Resort & Conference Center has got it all.

And in this month of love, Speke Resort is going an extra mile to please you and your loved ones with unforgettable experience by unveiling the Speke's Romantic Week promo that is coming with discounted room packages and a Valentine’s Day romantic dinner at the restaurant.

During the Speke's Romantic Week, the rooms have been priced as follows – single deluxe room (Shs375, 250), double deluxe room (Shs498, 000), studio room (Shs597, 000), one bedroom suite (Shs889, 000), executive room (Shs668, 000), garden villa (Shs1, 062, 500), presidential cottage (Shs1, 185, 000), executive suite (Shs1, 157, 500) and presidential suite (Shs1, 825, 000).

The room rates are on half board basis, inclusive of Valentine Dinner, complimentary usage of the health club, swimming pool, steam and sauna. The fully equipped gym has a range of equipment and fully qualified fitness professionals to assist you reach your goals.

If you’re still undecided about your Valentine's Day plans, slow the pace and retreat to the serenity Speke Resort as you explore the tropical paradise and the shores of Lake Victoria. Stay with Speke Resort and experience discounted rates and access to our health club facilities.

Make Your Valentine’s Day Experience Worthwhile At Speke Apartments Wampewo

Coming up with Valentine’s Day ideas for date night can be difficult, especially when you’re busy with work projects but everyone knows the best present you can give your other half on a day of love amonf lovers is quality time.

While you care for those close to you all year round, Valentine’s Day is more special. You could be exchanging gifts, but spending time together is more valuable. It’s great to have both, gifts and quality time together, however, if you can’t afford gifts, you still can spend time that leaves behind golden memories to treasure.

And this Valentine’s Day, you can lend some of your quality time to your loved one by booking into Speke Apartments Wampewo, a facility that specialise in self-catering apartments for corporate, leisure and family travellers in Kampala for short or long term lets.

“Valentine's Day comes once a year and here's your chance to make it worthwhile, celebrate your love in an executive and lavish way in our suits and create memories that will last a lifetime,” Speke Apartments captioned an artwork promoting Valentine’s Day activities the facility has lined up.

For only USD235 or Shs925, 000, you can get a one bedroom suite, breakfast for two, Swedish massage for two, fruit & cookies platter, late checkout and access to health club including the gym and swimming pool.

Speke Apartments Wampewo health club facilities are all you need to get you through the weekend. Loosen up from the week's hectic activities and ease your mind at the club fitted with state of the art equipment.

Speke Apartments Wampewo combines a great location with a secure, quiet, clean, serviced apartment accommodation spread out over five floors. Its two and three bedroom apartments balance the style and hospitality of an intimate hotel with the space and comfort of a fully appointed luxury rooms.

Valentine's Special: Enjoy Valentine’s Package At The Best Apartments In Town

A Valentine’s Day away from home and the usual hangout places is ideal this and in Kampala there are not many places that come to mine than Speke Apartments Kitante located off Yusuf Lule Road (Kitante Road).

And to make it an easy choice to choose to go to Speke Apartments Kitante, the fancy residence has come up with a Valentine’s Day Package promo. This offer gives you one bedroom apartment at USD80/Shs316, 000, two bedroom apartment USD110/Shs434, 500, two bedroom superior apartment USD130/Shs513, 500 inclusive of bed and breakfast, a bottle of wine and late checkout.

Speke Apartments Kitante, is a sister facility to Speke Apartments Wampewo an establishment that specialize in self-catering apartments for corporate, leisure and family travelers in Kampala for short or long term lets.

Like the Wampewo facility, the Kitante one also combining a great location with a secure, quiet, clean, serviced apartment accommodation spread out over five floors. The interiors of the apartments are designer inspired with pleasing furnishings, discerning décor and all the modern conveniences you desire.

Accommodation at Speke Apartments define the new face of luxury and decadence in the apartment world with stunning living-rooms, arresting furniture fitted with soft padded upholstery, high quality fixtures, furnishing, appliances and ready to move in.

Speke Apartments Kitante is the finest choice for both business and pleasure accommodation - the Apartments come with 24/7 security, easy access to shopping malls, equipped kitchen, swimming pool, refrigerator, gym, bathroom, ample parking, WIFI, cool atmosphere, satellite TV and housekeeping.

Kabira Country Club Unveils Valentine's Day Offers

When it comes to celebrating Valentine's Day, we all aim to make the day extra-special for our loved ones. That may mean exchange of homemade Valentine's Day gifts or the traditional romantic dinner.

To celebrate Valentine's Day with customers, Kabira Country Club is offering all these affordably. The hotel recently announced this year's Valentine's Day offers on its social media pages.

"Valentine's Day is around the corner. Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime chance to showcase your love with our special packages. We are ready to make your day worth the memories here at Kabira Country Club," Ajit Singh, the hotel's general manager said.

Kabira Country Club is offering Valentine's accommodation offers with rooms starting from Shs395, 000 and above while dinner will be at Shs169, 000 per couple and a 50% discount for resident couples and a free glass of sangria. There will be live music and roses on arrival.

“Make your Valentine feel the love and care you have by offering a treat at Kabira Country Club amid romantic atmosphere at attractive prices. We offer wide range of amenities that will help you relax, credible and timely room service,” Singh explained.

Every year on 14 February people celebrate this day by sending messages of love and affection to partners, family and friends. Couples send Valentine's Day cards and flowers and spend special time together to honour their love for each other.

While at Kabira Country Club you get a chance to reside in exquisite and executive style cottages with sumptuous living space, spectacular views and an artistic touch to it. You get to rest and rejuvenate in a classy and timeless set up.

“Switch up your lifestyle and leave your dream here at Kabira Country Club. We have world class amenities that will be the cherry on top of your homely staycation” stated Singh.     

Make Valentine's Day Special For Someone You Love At Forest Cottages

This February, the month of love, make your Valentine Day celebration extra special with unforgettable experiences and special room packages as offered by Naguru Hill – in Bukoto – based Forest Cottages and feel the touch of nature.

Make that special someone feel loved & appreciated them with, candle light dinner dining at the pool side ,barbeque , live band & a glass of wine or a soft drink at the finest and brilliantly designed luxury Forest Cottages.

This Valentine's Day, get your sweetheart just what they've wanted – an exquisite dining experience and live band music to make them feel special, loved and important. Forest Cottages is enabling this.

The hotel has lined up a special barbeque and live band at only Shs120, 000 for a couple and Shs60, 000 for singles - these prices includes a glass of wine or a soft drink. And that is not all; there is so much to experience at the tropical rainforest themed hotel.

Also on offer, Forest Cottages is offering discouts on accommodation this Valentine's Day - the standard double room will come at Shs350, 000, half board & Shs240, 000 bed & breakfast; one bedroom cottage will be at Shs400, 000 half board & Shs280, 000 for bed and breakfast; and two bedroom cottage at Shs590, 000 for half board and Shs350, 000 for bed & breakfast. These include barbeque and live band.

Forest Cottages facilities offer a true haven of calm and relaxation. No disturbances complete unwinding, spaciousness, quiet and impeccable service is what you should expect.

Why You Should Reward Your Lover With A Valentine's Day Stay At Speke Hotel

Another year has flown by and it’s nearly time to celebrate the love present in our lives again. That said, it can be easy to put pressure on yourself to make Valentine's Day extra-special with a grand gesture or big present, but we're here to remind you that the most important Valentine's Day gift is time spent together.

There is nothing better than be with someone you love during the Valentine’s Day. That is the day when you and your other half will celebrate your love. The best way to enjoy the company of each other is to organize a getaway to a unique destination where you can stay just the two of you. 

And in terms of COVID-19, with limited or restricted travels, you need to consider breaking off for Valentine’s Day celebration to a hotel that has proven that it is safe, affordable and accessible; a hotel that has over the years been the epitome of everlasting memories.

For a Ugandan reading this, especially one that is in Kampala or plans to come to Kampala, the country’s capital, Speke Hotel, located in the heart of Kampala, on Nile Avenue, is offering discounts to enable its customers to delight in their luxury and exquisiteness this Valentine’s season.

"All you need this Valentine is love. Whisk your loved one away for a romantic stay at ours and create memories for yourselves" Speke Hotel, the first and oldest hotel in Uganda, built in the British Colonial times of the 1920s, promised in the Valentine's Day Special Package promo.

The hotel, which is part of the Speke Group of Hotel, Proudly owned by the Ruparelia Group, the promo is valid from 7th to 14th February 2020 at Shs395, 000 per couple. This comes with a 3-meal meal, glass of champagne, in-room breakfast and late checkout by 15:00hrs.

Outside the Valentine's Day promo, the hotel on its menu has 'a mouthwatering "Muchomo platter" dish that will excite your taste buds' sold at Shs50, 000 and is served with in-house salads and French fries

For Oasis Of Luxury & Tranquility This Valentine's Day Season, Think Dolphin Suites

Dolphin Suites, a beautiful hotel complex nestled in the peaceful neighborhood of Bugolobi, Princess Anne Drive, five minutes from the city centre, away from the hustle and bustle of Kampala, is working in overdrive to ensure that you, their astute customers, have a memorable Valentine's Day celebration on 14th February, 2022.

The hotel with an expansive array of facilities and services has lined up Valentine's Day promos, packages and discounts to ensure that their esteemed customers affordably celebrate love with people dear to them - these offers are on accommodation, food and drinks.

"The best gift this Valentine's Day is creating cherishable memories together and we at Dolphin Suites are offering exclusive offers to make this year's Valentine's Day the best one for you," the hotel said in a  promo communication.

It added: “Make your Valentine Day celebration extra special this year with unforgettable experiences and special room package. Book your room in advance.”

Candle Light Dinner

On Valentine's Day (14th February 2022), guests at Dolphin Suites will be treated to a Candle Light Dinner. Each couple will pay Shs120, 000 only. According to the hotel, if you book early you get a poolside table and a glass of champagne.

The menu of the dinner will include Chinese chicken wings or Florida salad as a starter, honey glazed pork ribs (served with potato wages & barbeque sauce) or mutton rogan josh (served with rice & naan/roti) or garlic tawa paneer (served with rice & naan/roti) as main course and oera cheese cake or chocolate mousse as dessert.

Unforgettable Memories

Also during this month of love, come and create unforgettable memories as you dive into our room discounted rates.

The stay at Dolphin Suites promo which commenced and ends March 2022 gives discounts on accommodation - at Shs296, 000 and Shs335, 000 for single and double deluxe rooms respectively, on half board.

Half board comes with dinner and breakfast; the rates are inclusive of taxes per night and guests are entitled to access to health club facilities.

Valentines Rooms Packages

Also to celebrate Valentines, the hotel is offering Valentines Rooms Packages starting on 7th February to until 15th February 2022 - the silver package at Shs315, 000 and gold package at Shs400, 000.

The silver package gets a welcome drink, flower decoration in room, balloon decoration in room, access to health club, breakfast in room, fruit platter, cookies platter and champagne or white wine while the gold packages gets you all that silver offers and a Valentine romantic dinner by the pool side, higher floor pool view room and later checkout by 1500hrs.

Unforgettable, Blissful Stay

Dolphine Suites grants you an unforgettable, blissful stay - enjoy a quiet moment to yourself in the secure private grounds, relaxing by the pool or visiting the health club complete with gym, sauna and steam room before enjoying a delicious meal in the restaurant with fully stocked bar.

While at Dolphin Suites, also enjoy their spacious accommodation facilities, including one and two bedroom apartments, all at competitive prices, fully air-conditioned with direct access telephone lines, separate kitchen, living room and satellite TV. Also available is the conference hall facility, complemented with a Business Centre.

Teachers Must Adapt Teaching Approaches For Different Learners - Kampala Parents School Advises

The coronavirus (COVID19) that rattled the world in the past two years has left many children with different learning and education needs and therefore teachers must adapt varying teaching approaches to address these needs sustainably, Kampala Parents’ School has advised.

For Kampala Parents School, an international school that offers a local curriculum, this has been an issue of concern has prepared teachers to deal with it in a manner that helps students excel academically despite their different learning challenges.

“Our teachers have adapted new techniques and approaches to deal with different students so that every pupil has the chance to perform to the best of their ability,” the school principal Daphne Kato said.

She added: "At Kampala Parents', we actively encourage students to go beyond the syllabus: to do their own research, to ask questions, to read around the subject, this helps them achieve high grades,”

All classrooms, the school said, have been thoroughly disinfected and all teachers and staff have been fully vaccinated. This has been done to keep the learning environment safe and free of COVID19.

Kampala Parents School, located in Naguru, a leafy Kampala suburb, is a service-oriented school in Uganda with a holistic approach meant to boost your child’s future with hands-on skills and job creation accompanied by both physical and mental development.

The school’s learning meets global standards to build value-centered, future-ready, global youth who will possess the virtues of compassion, intelligence and integrity to serve society for a better tomorrow.

The school creates a motivating and nurturing school environment that supports and encourages lifelong learning assisted by professional and proficient teachers with a passion for education, well-researched and thoughtful school curriculum and delivery, which promotes creativity, curiosity, determination, self-reliance, adaptability and teamwork.


Speke Resort Guarantees You A Nutritious Breakfast In Bed

When you choose to stay at hotel, chances are you are going to choose the option of bed and breakfast - this is more ideal when you are on a getaway with a special person in your life, say a wife.

And on a lazy getaway morning, breakfast in bed is more ideal, and this is what Speke Resort and Conference Centre is giving you as we enter into February, the month of love.

Christined Bubbly Breakfast in Bed, you can order breakfafst through room service and enjoy it from the comfort of your bed.

"A nutritious breakfast in bed is guaranteed. Start your weekend relaxation the right way in our heavenly beds. Book now and enjoy our valentine offers," Speke Resort, located on the shores of Lake Victoria, said on public notice shared on their social media pages.

No matter what the occasion, whether you are taking a holiday, looking for a scenic stopover, on a business trip, special occasion or just a change of scenery, Speke Resort have it all.

You can add value to your class and status as you experience luxury in the lap of nature with their discounted rates.

For the Bubbly Breakfast in Bed promo, you can get discounted rooms at Shs498, 000 and a valentine dinner of Shs175, 000.

Also at Speke Resort, you can experience the ultimate pamper and treat yourself to hotel's wide selection of spa treatments including facials, deeply relaxing massages and body treatments.

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