CSI

Next Media Services is committed to transforming Uganda and the communities in which we operate through Corporate Social Initiatives (CSI). This is in line with our Mission Statement, “To rely on our people and the latest technology to provide accurate, relevant and timely information,” while also involving key external stakeholders in respective projects.

NBS Sport to broadcast the 2022 MTN Kampala Marathon LIVE.

NBS Sport has officially announced a partnership with MTN Uganda that will see Uganda’s first-ever 24-hour sports channel broadcast live the 2022 MTN Kampala Marathon slated for Sunday, 20th November.   The 8th June 2022-launched station purposed ‘Championing Ugandan Sport’ also continues to promote the event using its mainstream and online platforms. This year’s marathon, …

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Next Media Is National Renewable Energy Platform ‘Media Partner of the Year’

Next Media was awarded ‘Media Partner of the Year’ at the Renewable Energy Conference that the National Renewable Energy Platform organized under the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development.   The Renewable Energy Conference, part of the Energy and Minerals Week activities, officially closed with an awarding ceremony of, among others, the best innovators, exhibitors, …

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NBS Television continues to make a difference with “Mr. and Miss Ability 2021” CSR

NBS Television has been making a difference in the lives of Ugandans since its inception, with notable works around mosque building in support of Salam Television and Salam Charity, cancer awareness,  blood donation drives, relief support drives, among so many other activities. On Thursday 2nd December 2021, at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel, the inaugural “Mr. …

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NBS Television’s “Taasa Obutonde” encourages recycling of Plastics to save the environment.

Informing to transform Uganda can not just be insinuated in our mission tagline as a Group or as a slogan for NBS Television – associating with it calls for action, and that is exactly what “Taasa Obutonde means to us; an opportunity to act.   Through our campaign, we have consistently unpacked the dangers of the …

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Transformers go all out to show blood donation act of kindness.

As part of the events marking the October 2021 Next Media Talks, our staff turned up in big numbers to participate in our now quarterly blood donation camps, doubling the number of pints donated when we first put together the activity.   With Uganda as a nation aiming to grow a constant blood supply in …

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Yo-Waste company simplifies waste management and recycling for you. Taasa Obutonde

Through the Taasa Obutonde campaign, Next Media Services continues to champion the drive to a sustainable environment through the three Rs, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. We must have partners who deal in recycling as it’s one of the sustainable ways to keep our environment safe. This week, we met Yo-Waste Limited, a tech waste management …

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Salam Charity Foundation donates to Iganga, Bugiri needy expectant mothers

Expectant mothers in Bugiri and Iganga General Hospitals in Eastern Uganda are all smiles following the generous donations of 300 mama kits, over 200 handwashing jerrycans, mattresses, liquid soap, mosquito nets, 300 Baby Junior diapers, and soap, among others, by Salam Charity Foundation in partnership with Uthman Group, and Movit Uganda Limited, in a campaign …

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Mukono: Urban farmers to fine people found littering gardens with plastic bottles, polythene bags

Scientists have several times warned of the long-term negative effects of microplastics in soils which are now considered an emerging threat to biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, and soil ecosystems. In an attempt to eliminate plastic waste in their farms, some cash crop farmers in Mukono district have introduced fines against their own customers or visitors who …

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Drainage systems blockage caused by irresponsible disposal of plastics

Although plastics were initially assumed to be harmless and inert, many years of plastic disposal into the environment have led to problems. Environmental pollution by plastic waste is now recognised widely as a major environmental burden especially in the aquatic environment where there is prolonged biophysical breakdown of plastics. Innocent Kaggwa, a resident of Katanga …

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