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New Vision Group


The New Vision Group of Companies, commonly known as the Vision Group, is a multimedia conglomerate in Uganda It publishes the New Vision newspaper, an English language daily newspaper, that appears in print form and online, as well as newspapers and magazines in a variety of languages

Contents

  • 1 Location
  • 2 Overview
  • 3 Subsidiary companies
  • 4 Ownership
  • 5 See also
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links

Location

The address of the Group's headquarters is at 19-21 First Street, in the industrial area of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city This location is at the intersection between First Street and Third Street, in Kampala Central Division, on property that measures 45 acres 2 ha The coordinates of the company headquarters are 0°19'200"N, 32°36'120"E Latitude:0322223; Longitude:32603334 The Group also maintains regional offices in the following urban centers: Luweero, Masaka, Jinja, Mbale, Soroti, Tororo, Arua, Gulu, Lira, Mbarara and Fort Portal

Overview

The group was established in 1986, with the flagship publication, the New Vision Newspaper The group's holding company is The New Vision Printing & Publishing Company Limited, also referred to as the Vision Group The Group owns other newspapers, radio stations and two television stations, as of January 2010 The stock of the holding company is traded on the Uganda Securities Exchange, under the symbol NVL

Subsidiary companies

The subsidiary companies of the Vision Group include: 1 New Vision newspaper - published in English 2 Bukedde newspaper - published in Luganda 3 Orumuri newspaper - published in Runyankole/Rukiga 4 Etop newspaper - published in Ateso 5 Rupiny newspaper - published in Luo

6 Premiership magazine - Soccer magazine covering English, African and Ugandan soccer news - published monthly in English 7 City Beat magazine - Entertainment magazine aimed at the affluent 19 to 35 demographic age group - published monthly in English 8 Secondary Schools Directory - published annually in English 9 Bride & Groom magazine - Bridal magazine - published quarterly in English

10 New Vision Printing & Publishing Company Limited - Most newspapers in Uganda, Rwanda and Southern Sudan are printed by Vision Printing

11 Vision Voice FM 948, now X-FM - Based in Kampala Broadcasts in English, covers a radius of 100 kilometres 62 mi 11 Radio Bukedde FM 1005 - Based in Kampala Broadcasts in Luganda 12 Radio West FM 1002 - Based in Mbarara The dominant radio station in western Uganda Broadcasts in Runyankole/Rukiga, Runyoro/Rutoro and English 13 Radio Rupiny FM 957 - Based in Gulu Broadcasts in Luo 14 Radio Etop FM 994 - Based in Soroti Broadcasts in Ateso 14 Arua One FM 887 - Acquired in Arua during 2012 Broadcasts in Lugbara, Swahili and English 15 Urban Television - Launched in October 2009 Transmits in English 16 Bukedde Television BTV - Launched in October 2009 Transmits in Luganda 17 West Television West TV - Operating in the Western parts of Uganda alongside Radio West transmits in Runyankole/Rukiga, Runyoro/Rutoro and English

Ownership

The Vision Group is owned by the Ugandan government 53% and by institutional and individual investors 47% The shares of the Group are traded on the Uganda Securities Exchange USE The table below summarizes the ownership structure of the Vision Group

New Vision Group Stock Ownership
Rank Name of Owner Percentage Ownership
1 Government of Uganda 530
2 Institutional & Individual Investors 470
Total 1000

See also

  • New Vision Newspaper
  • Nation Media Group
  • Uganda Securities Exchange

References

  1. ^ Candia, Steven 16 November 2012 "Vision Group Profits Hit Sh3 Billion" New Vision newspaper Retrieved 3 July 2014 
  2. ^ a b Mutegeki, Geoffrey 23 September 2017 "Vision Group names building after William Pike" New Vision newspaper Kampala Retrieved 24 September 2017 
  3. ^ Google 11 January 2016 "Location of New Vision Group Headquarters" Map Google Maps Google Retrieved 11 January 2016 
  4. ^ NVG "New Vision Group: Contact Information" Kampala: New Vision Group NVG Retrieved 3 July 2014 
  5. ^ Juuko, Sylvia 29 October 2009 "New Vision Expands Into Television" New Vision newspaper Archived from the original on 9 January 2014 Retrieved 3 July 2014 
  6. ^ New Vision Archive 29 October 2009 "Bukedde TV Station Starts" New Vision Archived from the original on 9 January 2014 Retrieved 3 July 2014 
  7. ^ a b USE 24 September 2017 "New Vision Printing And Publishing Company Limited" Kampla: Uganda Securities Exchange USE Retrieved 24 September 2017 
  8. ^ a b c d NVG 24 September 2017 "New Vision Group: Products" Kampala: New Vision Group NVG Retrieved 24 September 2017 
  9. ^ "Profile of New Vision Printing & Publishing Company Limited" InsideViewcom Retrieved 3 July 2014 
  10. ^ Jaramogi, Patrick 20 October 2009 "Etop Radio Takes Over Teso Airwaves" New Vision Archived from the original on 14 July 2014 Retrieved 3 July 2014 

External links

  • New Vision in English
  • Bukedde in Luganda
  • Etop in Ateso
  • Orumuri in Runyakore/Rukiga
  • Rupiny in Luo
  • Community News New Vision on Lango

Coordinates: 00°19′12″N 32°35′58″E / 032000°N 3259944°E / 032000; 3259944



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