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Kenya Airways to cut up to 600 jobs

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP Kenya Airways, the east African country’s struggling national airline, is to cut up to 600 jobs as part of a bid to achieve $200 million in savings, the airline said Thursday. The reductions at the airline, partly owned by the government as well as Air France …

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Empowering women

By Agnes E. Nantaba Barbara Birungi is the director of Hive Colab and founder of Women in Technology Uganda (WITU). She spoke to Agnes E. Nantaba about women’s role in entrepreneurship and technology in Uganda. What are the key elements in your management philosophy as a manager? Having the right …

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Consolidating Sheraton tradition

Jean Philippe Bittencourt is the new General Manager of the Sheraton Kampala Hotel. He spoke to Patrick Kagenda about his vision, their operations and the general hospitality industry in the country. What is your background as far as the hotel industry is concerned? I have worked in the hospitality industry …

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Instilling a fitness culture

By Agnes E. Nantaba Mildred Apenyo, the CEO of Fit Clique Africa, a fitness centre for women, spoke to Agnes E. Nantaba about their operations. What are the key elements in your management style as a manager? My role is to manage a team that aims to create a society …

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Brenda Nansubuga; Embroidery designer

By the Independent Team Customized products enjoy immense popularity because of their uniqueness. For businesses and corporate organizations, embroidered or corporate wear and other products help build brand identity or to communicate a direct message to the target audience. Brenda Nansubuga saw a business opportunity there but it was her …

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Consolidating Sheraton tradition

By Patrick Kagenda Jean Philippe Bittencourt is the new General Manager of the Sheraton Kampala Hotel. He spoke to Patrick Kagenda about his vision, their operations and the general hospitality industry in the country. What is your background as far as the hotel industry is concerned? I have worked in …

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Denise Mirembe;Art entrepreneur

By the Indepenent Team Daisy Mirembe’s passion for Christ, art and adventure left her with only one choice – to pursue a degree in Industrial and Fine Art at Makerere University so as to craft a career out of it. She started SetapArt Prints, a brand of T-shirts, with the …

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Development with quality seed

By Agnes E. Nantaba Richard Masagazi is the managing director of Pearl Seeds Ltd. He spoke to Agnes E. Nantaba about their role in the agriculture sector. What are the key elements in your management style as a manager? We have both technical and non-technical employees whose interests I must …

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