Culture Minister thrown out of Parliamentary Committee

Uganda Breweries Ltd (UBL), viagra sale dosage home to renowned world brands including Johnnie Walker, Uganda Waragi, Smirnoff, Gilbeys and J&B has launched a new mixed-drinks campaign dubbed ‘Sundowner’.

This campaign is to introduce Ugandans to different fun and exciting ways to drink Whisky, Gin, Vodka and other premium spirits and they will learn how to mix internationally renowned classic cocktails like; The Johnnie Ginger, The So-Ug, The Black Swagger and the world famous Gin & Tonic.

Rhona Namanya, Brand Manager of Johnnie Walker Uganda says ‘Sundowner’ cocktail is the best way to get together with friends and have a drink as you enjoy sunset whether in a bar, at home or even at a house party.

“Sundowner seeks to demystify the perception that spirits are too harsh to drink in light occasions like after-work or the relaxed start of a night out. By giving Ugandans more options for how to drink spirits (instead of just neat), they can enjoy very exciting, delicious, easy drinking mixed versions of our spirits that a suitable for light drinking occasions”, she adds.

During the campaign, Ugandans will be treated to exhilarating Sundowner events and activities like tastings, in store promotions, social media interactions and a promotion that will kick off on 29th July and run through the month of August where anyone that buys a bottle of Johnnie Walker, Uganda Waragi, Smirnoff, Gilbeys or J&B in most outlets gets a free mixer like Coke, Ginger Ale and Tonic that goes well to make great tasting Cocktails.

On Friday 8 August, famous Ugandan singer, Cindy Sanyu will host the first ever Sundowner Party at the now popular Sky Lounge that will have top class bartenders mixing lavish cocktails and fantastic entertainment.

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Cindy prepares her signature Sundowner at the launch

Kampala party animals will experience some exciting new easy-to-make cocktails like the Johnnie Ginger, a lively sparkling mix of Johnnie Walker Red Label and Ginger Alepoured over ice and garnished with a slice of lime that can be made at home or ordered from a bar.

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Themba Nobanda, Spirits Marketing Manager, Uganda Breweries Limited hands over one of the guests at the Sundowner launch.

For three years in a row and most recently in March this year, UBL has run a bartender training series called Master Bar Academy with top 400 bar men in the country learning how to make and serve great drinks. This was in preparation for the Sundowner campaign aimed at ensuring that bar-goers can call for any of these great cocktails and have it served perfectly at any of the top bars in the country.


“We have been trained by global experts on how to mix the best cocktails in the world, using the best brands like Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker and our very own Uganda Waragi. I can’t wait to see more people asking for these drinks when our new bar Liquid Silk opens”, said Jude Kiwanuka, winner of the 2013 Bartender of The Year Competition.

“The Sundowner campaign is will bring a new wave of excitement to drinks. Its surety transform the Sun Down experience of Ugandans,” concluded Namanya.

The parliamentary committee on gender and social development has thrown out the State Minister for Gender and Culture, cialis 40mg Hon Rukia Nakadama After she failed to give full details on the act of human sacrifice in the country.

The committee chaired by the Woman Member of Parliament for Nakasongola District, treatment Hon Magaret Komuhangi had written an invitation letter to the Minister on 17th July 2014, salve but to their surprise, when she showed up, she failed to answer the questions which were relevant to the committee hence throwing her out.

The invitation was as a result of a petition that was presented by several individuals and organizations to Parliament to find out more about human sacrifice in the country in which children are the most affected.

The minister also failed to explain the difference between witch doctors and traditional herbalists which has caused many Ugandans to be cheated under the disguise of curing them of different ailments.

The Legislators also demanded to know when the ministry was planning on giving licenses to all those authorized to practice herbal medicine.

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