Why Culinary Tourism Is Becoming More Important

“Bon Appetite Ma’am,” says the hostess with a cheerful grin. “I smile back with a ‘thank you’, then…Snap! Post! Pray! (ironically, we’ve made it the last priority) and champ into the scrumptious meal like there is never seeing it again. And true to that, before I realize it am clearing the last bits on the ...
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Dubai’s Abraaj Group Set To Acquire Java House

Emerging markets-focused private equity firm Abraaj Group said on Monday it planned to fully acquire leading Kenyan coffee chain Java House from its present owners for an undisclosed amount. In 2012, Java House founder Kevin Ashley sold a 90% stake to Africa-focused Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) for an undisclosed amount. Ashley continues to hold 10% ...
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Kampala’s Top Year-End Party Venues

  With the year nearing a close, employers will be doing their best to treat their staff to a well-deserved office year end party. Whether you are planning a black-tie event, a semi functional dinner or you decide to throw caution to the wind and try out a team building kind of party, there are ...
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UberEats Launches In South Africa

Uber has introduced UberEats in Johannesburg, a first of its kind in Africa. Food lovers in South Africa can now get their food delivered on their doorsteps within a 35 minutes tie frame. According to TimesLive the app was launched following the success of Uber taxi service in the city. The UberEats app is separate ...
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Around Africa In 5 Coffee Houses

Presently, the world population consumes about 140 million bags of coffee a year, with that number expected to jump to 200 million bags by 2030. Though Africa’s coffee consumption is still below that in other parts of the world (per capita consumption is 1kg compared to 9kg in Europe), Starbucks announced a franchising deal in ...
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Kampala’s Top Restaurants By TripAdvisor Ranking

With Kampala Restaurant Week upon us, we look at the top reviewd restaurants on TripAdvisor. The travel guide website lists a total of 220 restaurants in Kampala. Users can review hotesl and restaurants for their services either as Excellent, Very Good, Average, Poor or Terrible. The reviews are then aggregated to formulate a ranking system. Café Javas At ...
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