About Us
THE PEPPER PUBILICATIONS LIMITED (PPL) THE PEPPER PUBLICATIONS LIMITED is a private media company that was incorporated on 3rd June 2001.  On 19th June, 2001 its maiden Paper; The Red Pepper News Paper was first circulated in Kampala. The Red Pepper is a flagship product of THE PEPPER PUBLICATIONS LIMITED which has led to the birth of four other titles and a radio station.  

OUR TITLES

 

COVERAGE & DISTRIBUTION

Our products are circulated in all districts of Uganda. There is also growing evidence that some our products are finding their way into neighboring countries particularly South Sudan and  those along the shores of Lake Victoria i.e. Kenya  

TAGET MARKET

Its target is all classes of people who can read and afford to acquire a copy of each product as well as listen to radio.  

MISSION STATEMENT

To Contribute Towards National Development by Disseminating Quality Information about the Issues Affecting Our Country  

VISION STATEMENT

To make PPL the strongest and most reliable media in the region  

OUR VALUES

  • Honesty; Openness and Integrity
  • Courage backed by research and facts
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Ambition
  • Excellence in Operations, Performance, Product Quality, Service, Customer Care Both Internal and External
  • Zero Tolerance To Corruption
  • Social Responsibility
 

CUSTOMER VALUES

To provide them with Quality Information, Entertainment and Education  

 CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

  • TO PROVIDE SUSTAINABLE REPORTING
Through the health magazines and health shows in our various products we aim at improvement in the quality of health and lifestyle; by encouraging prevention and the fight against HIV/AIDS, discouraging stigma and encouraging responsible behavior. By accurate reporting, PPL raises awareness about health threats, major diseases and early detection while encouraging use of contraceptive methods and modes of prevention and healthy living.  
  • COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
In sponsoring various football games and leagues such as The Uganda Cranes, Buganda Regional League, Idd and Independence cups, PPL aims at promoting local talent and local economic development initiatives. PPL contributes towards social investment in health by participating in blood donation initiatives and activities. This is one of the means through which we encourage and support people to be volunteers for community service. We sponsor and support environmental activities like tree planting, Tourism Day Celebrations, youth skills projects such as YAFU National Skills Development Expo 2013.  The aim of this is to contribute to the public good and encourage development goals that promote and protect the earth’s resources. We host various schools for study tours; have internship opportunities for University and tertiary institution students as a means of encouraging and promoting learning opportunities.
  • CONCERN FOR CONSUMER ISSUES
We contribute to durable programs and partnerships by recognizing achievements of community members especially women; promote entrepreneurship initiatives and real estate development through the various magazines in our products that focus on such. i.e. The Real Estate Magazine and Women’s Magazine in the Red Pepper. We promote cultural activities that are not inconsistent with the principle of respect for Human Rights such as the Bayimba Cultural Foundation Projects. A project that values the local cultures and traditions of Uganda  

ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE OF PPL

 
  1. 1.      BOARD OF MANAGEMENT
  • CEO (CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER) - CFO (CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER)-COO (CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER)-CMO (CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER)-CCO (CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER)
 
  1. 2.      ADMINISTRATION
  • CAO (CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER) – HRM (HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER)
  • Legal Officer
  • Estates Department
  • Library Department
  • Security Department
  • Drivers
 
  1. 3.      FINANCE DEPARTMENT
  • Accounts
  • Audit
   
  1. 4.      EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT
  • Red Pepper News Paper
  • Kamunye News Paper
  • Hello! Uganda Weekly News Paper
  • Entasi News Paper
  • Online Team
 
  1. 5.      RADIO DEPARTMENT
  • Juice FM – 103.4
   
  1. 6.       IT/ PRE PESS DEPATMENT
  • Designers
  • IT Personnel
 
  1. 7.      PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT
  • Engineers
  • printers
  • Inserters
  • Parceling
  • Stitching
  • Rolling
  • Counting
  • dispatch
 
  1. 8.      CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT
  • Circulation team
  • Branding
  • Sales team
   
  1. ADVERTISING DEPARTMENT
  • Sales
  • Digital
    FOUNDERS Mr. Richard Tusiime – CEO (CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER) Mr. Arinaitwe Rugyendo – CMO (CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER) Mr. James Mujuni – CCO (CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER) Mr. Patrick Mugumya – COO (CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER) Mr. Johnson Musinguzi – CFO (CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER)