Nasasira: I am in London for a Medical Operation

Nasasira (L) arrives at Buremba SS in western Uganda in January this year

Mountain Dew launched an engaging and exciting countrywide tour dubbed, pilule “Mountain Dew Xtreme Tour”, ampoule to tighten its connection with its customers in Uganda.

According to Innocent Tibayeita, cost the head of sales and marketing at Crown Beverages Limited, the UgShs 500-million tour will run from September to December in major towns across the country.

“The annual tour, which brings out the brand extreme personality, is aimed at inspiring youth in Uganda to be bold, daring and different and to live their lives to the fullest. It encourages them to go out there and grab all the excitement and adventure the world has to offer,” Tibayeita said.

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“It will also double as one of the channels we shall be using to showcase and sample our customers with our new pack, Grip, he added.

Tibayeita says the bottle exudes elements of activity, adventure, and fun.

“In a nutshell, the Mountain Dew Grip bottle feels great in people’s hands and I am confident our consumers will love holding it, and love drinking from it during the tour,” he added.

The 330ml plastic bottle costs Shs1,200 and the 500ml pack at Shs1,700.

Mountain Dew, which was launched onto the Ugandan market seven years ago, has been running the tour for the past couple of years and it has helped the brand to gain market share. It is now the third market leader brand in Uganda.

Motocross, an adrenaline-charging sport, and video-gaming, two of the global Mountain Dew platforms that the brand has developed in the last six years, in addition to wall climbing, skateboarding, among others, will be used as the flagship activities of the tour.

The tour, which started and finished its first leg with Jinja and Mbale last week, will also cover Hoima, Masindi, Arua, Lira, Masaka, Fort Portal, Mbarara, Soroti, Gulu, and others.
ICT Minister John Nasasira has refuted claims of his death at a hospital in India.

In an exclusive interview with ChimpReports on Tuesday Morning, nurse Nasasira said he was “saddened” by what he described as “totally inaccurate and fabricated” reports of his alleged demise.

“It was sad hearing about my death while I am still alive, medical ” Nasasira told us in a message.

Word spread on social media platforms on Monday night that Nasasira was dead.

The rumours came at a time when the country was struggling to recover from the shock caused by Gen Aronda Nyakairima’s death in Dubai.

The wealthy minister is currently in London for a medical operation.

He recently got an injury in India which compelled his premature exit from politics.

“I am now using my iPad on a wireless internet but by Thursday my phones will be on after the operation, adiposity ” he assured.

“But I had to get any possible way of stopping these lies that I have died in a hospital in India moreover I am in London.”

Nasasira will not stand as an MP for Kazo constituency in the 2016 elections due to ill health.

Some of his constituents recently gathered at Kabira Country Club in Bukoto, Kampala where they urged him to seek nomination for the MP post.

Nasasira rejected the offer, saying his health could not allow him fully participate in campaigns for the MP slot.

“Please make sure you let people know that I am alive and I will soon be back to Uganda,” Nasasira urged this website.


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