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MTN Uganda Launches Countrywide 4G/LTE

  7/9/2015
MTN Uganda has today launched countrywide 4G coverage in Uganda, extending the latest broadband technology to all major towns. This latest investment for the first time now takes the MTN 4G experience beyond Kampala, across all corners of Uganda, to enable high speed internet access for its customers.
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MTN Uganda Enables Mobile Money Bank Deposit and Withdrawal Service for Bank of Africa Customers.

  6/12/2015
MTN Mobile Money customers with accounts in Bank of Africa (BOA) Uganda can now deposit and withdraw cash from their bank accounts to their Mobile Money accounts. This service from these two partner institutions guarantees customers both convenience and a more cost effective way of transacting.
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MTN Uganda launches ‘21 Days of Yello Care’ 2015 with Special Focus on Education for All.

  6/1/2015
MTN Uganda staff today kick-started their annual 21-day-long staff volunteerism initiative in which employees across MTN’s international footprint take time off to physically get involved in activities that uplift communities around them through financial, physical and emotional contributions of staff and MTN as a corporate citizen.
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Employees rally to bring digitisation of learning and teaching to communities.

  6/1/2015
Johannesburg – MTN Group today announced the start of its annual staff volunteer programme, 21 Days of Y’ello Care, which the company says will benefit thousands of learners and teachers from disadvantaged schools and communities across its footprint.
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MTN App Challenge Ends: Laundry Services App, Yoza, Wins Hackathon

  6/1/2015
KAMPALA – After a challenging 48hours of the most electrifying, inspiring and innovative idea generation, with sleep a distant memory for 18 hardworking teams, the innovators in the MTN App challenge this afternoon presented their results to a panel of judges in a well attended closing ceremony.
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MTN Internet Bus thrills school children.

  4/29/2015
For five days running, the children of Kiswa Primary school in the outskirts of Kampala have been engrossed in the world of ICT, courtesy of the MTN ICT in Education drive for Primary School going children in the peri-urban and rural areas.

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MTN Mobile Money and Vodafone M-Pesa agree to interconnect Mobile Money Services

  4/21/2015
Johannesburg – Customers of MTN Mobile Money and M-Pesa in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between MTN Group and Vodafone Group to interconnect their mobile money services.
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MTN Uganda and Marathon partners hand over UShs. 450 million for Karamoja Water Project from the 2014 proceeds

  4/8/2015
Following the 2014 MTN Kampala Marathon which attracted over 20,000 participants, MTN Uganda and its partners including Huawei Uganda, New Vision, Rwenzori Water and Stanbic Bank handed over the UShs. 450 million collected during the Marathon that was held in November under the theme “Run for water”.

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Of two girls, whose future was turned around through meaningful Corporate Social Responsibility?

  4/7/2015
I used to watch powerful women on TV and wish I would grow up to be just like them. One day I watched Hillary Clinton campaigning for presidency of the United States of America.
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Beneficiaries applaud MTN and partners for affordable insurance product on Mobile Money.

  3/29/2015
The public have applauded MTN Uganda, Jubilee Insurance and AON for introducing the Life Care Insurance policy which they say has come in handy to help in the difficult situation when they lose their loved ones.
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MTN Uganda awards outstanding women, pledges to continue supporting women in Business (WiB)

  3/28/2015
The 2015 edition of MTN Women in Business Awards have seen Mrs. Barbara Ofwono, the proprietor of Victorious Education Services scoop the overall Award of MTN Women in Business SME CEO of the year, recognition for the outstanding use of MTN Business’s overall service proposition to grow her business from one small outfit to the current chain of Victorious schools.
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Response to MTN Mobile Money Article in the Independent Magazine (13th- 19th March, 2015; issue no. 359).

  3/20/2015
MTN Uganda wishes to address the inaccurate and deliberately false story entitled “Inside MTN Mobile Money Saga” published in “The Independent” Magazine of 13th-19th March, 2015- issue 359. This story is not only misleading, but is also a breach of the sub judice rule as this matter is the subject of criminal proceedings in the case of Uganda vs. Richard Mwami and others at the Anti-Corruption Division of the High Court.
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MTN Uganda and Stanbic Bank Press Conference.

  3/20/2015
MTN and Stanbic Bank wish to address the inaccurate and deliberately false story entitled ‘Inside MTN Mobile Money Saga’ published in the Independent Issue No. 359.  The story is not only misleading but is in breach of the sub-judice rule as this matter is the subject of criminal proceedings at the Anti-Corruption Division of the high court.
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New MTN appointment to focus on Small and Medium Enterprises.

  3/11/2015
MTN Group today announced the appointment of Omotayo Ojutalayo as General Manager for Small and Medium Enterprise Channels within its Enterprise Business Unit, effective immediately.
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MTN Uganda hits 10.4 million subscriber base, denoting strong annual results for year 2014.

  3/5/2015
MTN Uganda registered a positive performance for the year ending 31 December 2014, increasing its subscriber base by 18% to 10.4 million. This increase was driven by a growth in the uptake of bundled voice products, improved 3G coverage and an increased take up of MTN Mobile Money.
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MTN Uganda continues its Leadership, Investment and Contribution to the socio-economic development of Uganda.

  3/5/2015
MTN Uganda yesterday announced the Group Performance Report that highlighted the key achievements of the MTN Group and MTN Uganda results for the year ended 2014.
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MTN implements phased approach for new *130* and *131# short codes.

  3/5/2015
After substantial engagement with the Uganda Communications Comission (UCC), MTN is implementing a phased plan to migrate its short codes for loading airtime from the current *155* to *130* and for checking airtime balance from *156# to *131#, in line with regulatory requirements.
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MTN Uganda- Change of codes for loading airtime and checking your balance.

  3/2/2015
In an effort to improve the user experience of our customers, MTN has implemented the standard industry codes for loading airtime and checking balance for all Mobile voice customers in Uganda.
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MTN Strengthens Commercial Relationship with CNN International

  2/12/2015
Partnership shines spotlight on Africa, via infographics-based series and special news app 
Africa’s leading mobile operator, MTN, is the commercial partner for CNN International’s multi-platform initiative ‘Africa View’, which tells the story of Africa’s diversity, dynamism and role on the global stage.
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MTN appoints new Group Chief Business Risk Officer

  2/5/2015
Johannesburg – MTN Group has appointed Suren Sooklal to the role of Group Chief Business Risk Officer, effective immediately.  
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MTN Cameroon recognised for its people management practices

  2/3/2015
MTN Cameroon, the leader in the provision of communication solutions and mobile payment services in Cameroon, has received the Investors in People (IiP) Standard Gold accreditation by the IiP Governing Board in the United Kingdom, following a rigorous assessment that ran from 19-30 January 2015.

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MTN to empower African businesses with AWS Direct Connect

  1/28/2015
Johannesburg – MTN Group today announced it would be the first African company to offer Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect to business customers across multiple countries on the continent.
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MTN Uganda continues to change the lives of Ugandans with MTN Kaja Lottery.

  12/4/2014
MTN Uganda continues to change the lives of Ugandans with MTN Kaja Lottery.
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MTN Rebates all lost data bundles due to multiple loading, puts in place Content Management Solution (CMS) to address spamming and unexplained charges for subscriptions services.

  12/4/2014
MTN Rebates all lost data bundles due to multiple loading, puts in place Content Management Solution (CMS) to address spamming and unexplained charges for subscriptions services.
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MTN enables sending of money between Ivory Coast and Benin.

  12/1/2014
Johannesburg – MTN Group today announced the launch of a mobile money cross-border remittance service between Ivory Coast and Benin, to further enable the cheaper and easy movement of money in the West Africa region.
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MTN is the Most Admired and Most Valuable African Brand.

  11/21/2014
Johannesburg – MTN has again topped the Brand Africa 100® list as the Most Admired and Most Valuable African Brand. At over $5.4bn, MTN is the only African brand valued over a billion dollars.
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MTN Data System Instability.

  11/18/2014
MTN Uganda would like to inform all its data customers that, a number of MTN data users have been experiencing varied degraded service mainly relating to:
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MTN invites customers to join fight against Ebola epidemic.

  11/13/2014
MTN Group today invited its over 219 million customers across Africa and the Middle East to join hands with the company in a 3-month campaign, starting 1 December, to raise funds for a “United Against Ebola” initiative. 
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MTN Uganda launches MTN Night Shift Internet surfing experience.

  11/6/2014
Revitalizing the experience of reliable Internet usage, MTN Uganda has launched MTN Night Shift, a service that gives customers an opportunity to surf the Internet all night at an affordable rate.
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MTN Uganda holds a forum in honor of Mobile Internet customers in Hoima.

  10/31/2014
MTN Uganda hosted its internet users in Hoima to a networking forum to recognize and appreciate their loyalty and dedication to MTN Brand which has translated to high usage of their products and services over the years.
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MTN recognised at Nedbank Sustainable Business Awards.

  10/31/2014
MTN and Fenix International have been recognised at the Nedbank Sustainable Business Awards for a solar charging solution that’s improving the lives of communities without access to electricity and financial services in Uganda and Rwanda.
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MTN Uganda named Overall winner of the 2014 Y’ello Care Initiative, bags US $100,000.

  10/29/2014
MTN Uganda has emerged as overall winner for 2014, in the annual MTN Group staff voluntarism initiative known as Y’ello Care,  a popular employee volunteer initiative in MTN markets which comes with a Prize money to the tune of US$ 100,000.( Ushs 267,000,000). 
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MTN Signs on as Platinum Sponsor at GSMA Mobile 360-Africa.

  10/27/2014
Johannesburg – MTN Group today announced it is the Platinum Event Sponsor for the GSMA Mobile 36 -Africa event to be held in Cape Town from 5-7 November 2014.
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MTN shortlisted for two AfricaCom Awards.

  10/21/2014

Johannesburg – A service which is enriching the way small and large enterprises across Africa operate, and a powerful campaign about the impact of mobile technology, have garnered the attention of the 2014 AfricaCom Awards judging panel.
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MTN notes ruling by International Arbitration Panel.

  10/20/2014

MTN Group has noted that a tribunal of independent arbitrators has ruled against Turkish mobile operator Turkcell, in the investor-state arbitration under a bilateral investment treaty case held in terms of the rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).
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MTN Uganda and partners commission a clean and safe water project in Karamoja to ease the water scarcity.

  10/16/2014
President Yoweri Museveni has hailed MTN Uganda and its partners that sponsored the 2013 MTN Marathon for the massive fundraising to provide safe and clean water to the people of Karamoja.
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MTN appoints new group executive for enterprise business unit.

  10/1/2014
MTN Group has appointed Mteto Nyati as Group Chief Enterprise Officer, effective 1 October. Nyati joins MTN from Microsoft, where he was General Manager for Middle East and Africa (MEA) Emerging Regions.
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MTN Uganda hands over another 10 million ‘Kaja’ jackpot to the second winner.

  9/22/2014
Only a week after Agnes Kasso, a resident of Nabweru, won 10 million shillings in the on-going MTN lottery game named ‘MTN Kaja’, Eliab Kato from Luweero has emerged as the second lucky customer to take home another 10 million shillings.
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MTN Uganda Foundation commissions classroom block in Mbarara and water project in Kisoro district as part of its support of community initiatives

  9/18/2014
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) drive MTN Uganda Foundation has commissioned two community projects in the western region; a classroom block in Kashuro in Mbarara district and a clean and safe water project in Gisorora, Kisoro district.
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Nabweru woman hits 10 million jackpot in MTN Uganda ‘Kaja’ lottery.

  9/15/2014
Agnes Kasso, a resident of Nabweru, an outskirt of Kampala is one happy woman. She has emerged as the first jack pot winner of 10 million shillings in the on-going MTN lottery game named ‘MTN Kaja’.
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MTN joins African media professionals at Highway Africa in Grahamstown.

  9/5/2014

Johannesburg – MTN will take an active role at the 2014 Highway Africa conference, when Africa’s biggest gathering of journalists and media professionals gets underway in Grahamstown this weekend.
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The MTN Internet Expo continues on its journey across Uganda.

  9/2/2014
MTN Uganda has held its 4th Internet Expo of 2014. The three day event was held in Mbarara from Thursday 28th to Saturday 30th September at the Ntare Road Car Park.
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MTN Uganda launches MTN ‘Kaja’ lottery to give back to its customers.

  8/28/2014
MTN Uganda has in partnership with SMS2bet launched a new exciting lottery game named MTN Kaja  where customers who subscribe will be entered into a daily draw to win up to Ugx 40 million or several other attractive prizes including airtime.
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MTN Uganda in partnership with Centenary Bank Launches another Mobile Money ATM Cash out Service.

  8/26/2014
MTN Uganda the leading Mobile Money network has partnered with Centenary Bank Uganda to advance their ATM Cash out footprint by allowing customers to cash out at all Centenary bank  ATMs across the country.
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MTN Uganda wins big at the Digital Impact Awards.

  8/22/2014
MTN Uganda stood out at the inaugural Digital Impact Awards Africa #DIAA ceremony held on Thursday 21st August 2014 at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel.
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Uganda Communications Commission’s Quality of Service (QOS) report indicates MTN Uganda as the leading network operator.

  8/13/2014
The independent Quality of Service (QOS) assessment that was carried out by the Uganda Communications Commission and published in the leading daily newspapers indicated MTN Uganda as the leading network operator for the period February 2014 to June 2014.
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New Chief Executive Officer, Brian Gouldie has taken office.

  8/12/2014
Being at the helm of MTN Uganda for just over a month now, Brian Gouldie is very optimistic for what the future holds for him and his team in Uganda. 
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MTN Uganda celebrates 10 million subscribers with massive give-back to customers.

  8/12/2014
As part of its celebration of the landmark achievement of 10 million subscribers, MTN Uganda has accorded the success to the loyalty and commitment of its customers and hence announced a give-back of 10 million minutes of free MTN airtime and 100million, MB of data today.
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MTN Uganda kick-starts Regional Internet Expo in Kabale.

  8/8/2014
In fulfillment of its vision of delivering a Bold New Digital World, MTN Uganda is hosting its Western Data Expo for 2014 in Kabale where a cross section of people will have firsthand experience with MTN’s wide array of latest innovations including latest phones, dongles, routers and laptops that were on display for sale and educating the guests.
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MTN Group Interim results for the period ending 30th June, 2014 show continued improvement for MTN Uganda as it reaches the 10 million subscriber landmark.

  8/7/2014
The MTN Group Interim results that were announced this morning show an improved Group wide performance with Uganda showing a marked improvement. MTN is a leading emerging markets mobile operator, connecting more than 215 million people in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East. It is at the forefront of global technological changes, delivering a bold, new Digital World to our customers.
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MTN Uganda sponsors Ekiggunda ky’omwaka for a 12th successful year.

  8/4/2014
For the past 12 years MTN Uganda has continued to celebrate with its customers in the annual concert dubbed “Ekiggunda Ky’omwaka” which gives its customers and music enthusiasts in Kampala an opportunity to enjoy 24hours of non-stop entertainment from over 50 artistes from across the country.
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MTN strengthens leadership structures.

  8/4/2014
MTN today announced the appointment of Zunaid Bulbulia as Group Chief Operating Executive, with the incumbent, Ahmad Farroukh replacing Bulbulia as CEO of MTN South Africa. Both appointments are effective immediately.
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How life in Karamoja has changed with MTN Marathon water project.

  7/23/2014
The dark silhouetted figure of a lanky Karamojong warrior suddenly appeared in our way along the path leading to Natapari village in Nabilatuk sub county, Nakapiripirit district, one of the two sub counties that benefited from the MTN 2013 Marathon water project.
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MTN Uganda contributes to Ramadan celebrations with Holy month hampers to Muslims in Kibuli and Old Kampala mosques.

  7/21/2014
Muslim communities in Kibuli and Old Kampala Mosques received  assortment of food items and Ramadan gift hampers from MTN Uganda  as part of the Company’s holy month give-back drive and association with the Muslim community.
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MTN Business Trains SMEs in Central Uganda.

  7/18/2014
As part of its business skills training programme, MTN Business has completed its first round of regional trainings with a session for SMEs in the Central region that took place at Kampala Sheraton Hotel on 18th July 2014.
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MTN Uganda rewards business owners with fully connected offices.

  7/11/2014
MTN Uganda today rewarded business owners with fully connected offices with free Desktops, Laptops, LTE routers, Tablets and fixed lines. The prizes were issued after the recently concluded MTN Business “Let’s Grow your Business” promotion that attracted over 35,000 customer entries from the entire country.
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MTN Uganda rewards the ultimate egg hunter with five million shillings cash.

  7/10/2014
MTN Uganda has rewarded the ultimate Egg Hunter with Shs. 5,000,000 from the Online Egg hunt campaign which ended on 9th July 2014, after running for 6 weeks. The 1st and 2nd runners up have also received Shs. 1,500,000 and Shs. 1,000,000 respectively.
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MTN Uganda Launches Weekender ChaChaChat

  7/4/2014
MTN Uganda today launched Weekender ChaChaChat, a reward offer to their customers who calls over the weekend. MTN constantly look at creating value to its customers and since the weekend has excess capacity due to the constant investment from MTN, it provides us the ability to give additional value to our customers without impacting on the quality and clarity of our Network.
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MTN Uganda appeals for stringent laws to prevent theft and vandalism of network infrastructure that affects quality of service.

  7/3/2014
In an effort to safeguard its investments of infrastructure as well as to maintain quality of service, MTN Uganda has called for the institution of stringent laws to help apprehend culprits responsible for persistent damage of its network infrastructure through malicious cuts.
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MTN Uganda Launches IP Multimedia Services for Businesses.

  7/3/2014
Coming on the backdrop of the recently launched “Oh, the things you’ll learn” Internet campaign, MTN Business has launched a suite of multimedia solutions for businesses.
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Golfers swing to top prizes at the MTN Business Golf Day

  6/30/2014
MTN hosted a spectacular Golf Day in Kampala on Friday, 20 June 2014 to the excitement and enjoyment of its corporate customers, suppliers and valued guests. After much hype and excitement, the Grand Jeep Cherokee 2014 which was provided on Hole Number 9 as the Hole-in-One prize was not claimed by any player on the day, but definitely turned a few heads.
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MTN Launches MTN mFaith.

  6/27/2014
MTN Uganda today launched MTN mFaith, a service that will enable customers to get inspirational messages like verses from the Bible or the Quran direct on their phones.
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MTN Uganda gives students hope through its annual internship program.

  6/26/2014
Once again, this year 2014 MTN Uganda is giving another successful 33 students an opportunity to work with the organization as part of their Course / Degree completion requirement with varying disciplines ranging from Engineering, Finance, Marketing, Sales & Distribution, Legal, Human Resources among others.
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MTN Uganda hosts a bevy of corporates to a spectacular Golf Day.

  6/20/2014
MTN Uganda further stamped its presence and support for the game of golf by hosting their golfing customers to a spectacular day of golf at the Uganda Golf Club. Celebrated by many as the Number 1 Golf Day in Uganda, the MTN Leadership Team joined in the fun with their invited corporate customers.
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MTN Uganda staff crown off three weeks of supporting education initiatives during the ‘21 Days of Y’ello Care 2014.

  6/19/2014
From the East to the West, then the North to the South West of Uganda, MTN Uganda staff traversed the country to spread Y’ello care in the annual 21 days of Y’ello care MTN initiative.
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MTN Uganda staff travel to Jinja for the annual ‘21 Days of Y'ello Care’ 2014 in support of regional education initiatives.

  6/17/2014
Determined to demystify the Bold New Digital World, MTN Uganda staff, fresh from Arua on regional education initiatives have stormed Jinja in Eastern Uganda where they set up an ICT Hubs at Busoga University which has a student population of 18,500. 
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MTN Launches a one-stop Service Centre in Naalya, a move to take services closer to customers

  6/17/2014
MTN Uganda  has  launched a fully-fledged customer service center at Metroplex Shopping Mall in Naalya in a bid to take services closer to MTN customers in that area including, Namugongo, Kiira, Najera.
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MTN Uganda staff move to Northern Uganda for its annual ‘21 Days of Y’ello Care 2014’ initiative to support regional education initiatives.

  6/11/2014
Following the launch of the annual 21 Days of Y’ello care last week in the Western region with staff activities in Fort Portal and Kabale, MTN Uganda staff have moved to Northern Uganda to physically get involved in activities that uplift communities around them through financial, physical and emotional contributions.
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SMEs in Eastern Uganda embrace MTN Uganda Business Skills Training Program

  6/5/2014
Rays of opportunity have touched Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Eastern Uganda where MTN Uganda conducted a regional Business Skills Training facilitated by a team of Consultants from Summit Consulting Ltd, a Business Consultancy Firm contracted by MTN Business.
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MTN staff, touching lives, investing in education for all in communities

  6/5/2014
This week marked the start of an ambitious project by MTN employees in Ivory Coast to teach at least 1000 women how to read and write, using a mobile phone.
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MTN Uganda staff kick off the annual ‘21 Days of Yello Care 2014 ’ initiative to support regional education initiatives.

  6/5/2014
With impetus and overwhelming enthusiasm, MTN Uganda staff have kicked off their annual 21 day long staff volunteerism initiative dubbed 21 Days of Y’ello Care in which employees across MTN’s international footprint take time off to physically get involved in activities that uplift communities around them through financial, physical and emotional contributions of staff and MTN as a corporate citizen.
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MTN treats 20 customers to an exciting Mad rush shopping spree

  6/4/2014
On Saturday, 17th May 2014, shoppers at the busy Capital Shoppers supermarkets in Nakawa and Ntinda, were treated to a rare show of excitement when MTN Uganda rewarded twenty of its customers to an all-expenses paid shopping trolley dash. 
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Solomon Kego crowned MTN Uganda May Golf Mug winner

  6/2/2014
The May MTN Uganda Golf Tournament which took place at Kitante Golf course last Saturday saw Solomon Kego emerge winner with 66 nett from the all-day golf activity, followed by Abbey Bagalana  with 74 nett as a runner-up. Kego takes his place among the lots of winners this year, edging out Kabuye Gerald who took the top cup in the Labour Day tournament last month with 71 nett.
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MTN ‘MuKintu’ lets you access Social Media without Internet

  6/2/2014
MTN Uganda has introduced MTN ‘MuKintu’, an interactive USSD based service which enables customers to access various Social Media Network sites including Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo and Gtalk on an unlimited basis. This service is available on any phone whether it is Internet capable or not.
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MTN Uganda contributes to Uganda Heart Institute to save babies born with Heart complications

  6/2/2014
In line with its focus on supporting Health through the MTN Uganda Foundation, MTN Uganda has responded to a call to donate towards the Uganda Heart Institute to save lives of children born with heart complications by sponsoring the operation of two children to the tune of UShs. 6,000,000.
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MTN Uganda joins Stanbic Bank as Gold sponsor of the 13th Annual ISU Family Fun Run.

  6/2/2014
MTN Uganda made a commitment towards the 13th Annual ISU Family Run as a co-sponsor with Stanbic Bank in the Gold category with 100% of its donation expected to go to a nominated Ugandan Community Charitable program.
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MTN Uganda excites media partners in Jinja.

  6/2/2014
On Friday 30th May 2014, the party in appreciation of media partners headed East in Jinja. The media fraternity from Eastern Uganda converged at Sombreros in Jinja and the guests were treated to a mask and wig themed evening with lots of entertainment that went on well into the night.
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MTN Uganda takes an interactive Internet Expo to Jinja (Eastern Uganda)

  5/31/2014
Moving steadily in the delivery of a bold, new Digital World and after launching “Join the fastest Internet in the New World”, a new thematic Internet campaign that showcases all the things you can learn from the Internet, MTN Uganda has taken the initiative to conduct an internet Expo in the Eastern town of Jinja to help users there discover the great many things they can accomplish with MTN Internet.
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MTN Uganda contributes UGX. 16 Billion to the Uganda Communications Commission Rural Communications Development Fund (RCDF).

  5/29/2014
MTN Uganda has again demonstrated its commitment to the development of the country by handing over a check worth Fifteen Billion, Nine Hundred and Twenty Eight Million Three Hundred and Fifty Two Thousand, and Three Hundred and Fifty Shillings to the Uganda Communications Commission Rural Communications Development Fund (RCDF) in Tax remittance. This is part of the mandatory 2% levy for all telecommunications companies.
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MTN Uganda launches the MTN Internet Bus worth Ushs. 600 Million to boost ICT literacy in Rural Uganda

  5/29/2014
MTN Uganda through the MTN Uganda Foundation has unveiled a fully kitted state of the art bus dubbed the MTN Internet Bus. The Bus which is the first of its kind in Uganda, will be a vital tool for MTN Uganda’s vision of enhancing ICT Education across the country.
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MTN Uganda confirms Mobile Money transactions for its roaming customers

  5/23/2014
MTN Uganda has confirmed that its Mobile Money service currently also enables its customers to send, receive money and do all other Mobile Money transactions while roaming at the normal local transaction fees. The roaming customer is only charged an additional 80/- for each transaction message. The rate is with effect from Friday 23rd May 2014.
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MTN Uganda launches an Online Egg Hunt

  5/22/2014
Following the recent launch of its “Oh, the things you’ll learn” internet campaign that is running in all media, MTN Uganda will on Thursday 29th May launch an online Egg Hunt promotion.
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MTN Uganda scoops the Best Human Resources Information Systems Award from the Federation of Uganda Employers

  5/21/2014
MTN Uganda has scooped an Award in the category of Best Human Resource Information Management and Communication Systems awarded by the Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE), the organizers of the Employer of the Year Award.
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MTN Uganda makes strategic inroads into Internet Market

  5/19/2014
Only six months after the remarkable launch of its groundbreaking “Join the New World of Better Money” Mobile Money campaign, MTN Uganda, the overall Number One Brand in Uganda with 9.5 million customers, has taken another massive step in leading the delivery of a bold, new Digital World with the launch of “Join the fastest Internet in the New World”, a new thematic Internet campaign showcasing all the things you can learn from the Internet.
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MTN Uganda Foundation has contributed UShs10million towards the 2nd Edition of the Kagulu Rock climbing challenge.

  5/15/2014
MTN Uganda Foundation handed over a donation of UShs. 10 million towards the just concluded 2nd edition of the Kagulu Rock climbing challenge, in Busoga Region- Eastern Uganda.
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MTN brings the Internet closer to its Customers

  5/9/2014
MTN Uganda has started with its 2014 Internet Expos in Kampala where after it will go regional. The 2014 Expos are Internet themed exhibitions to showcase among other, MTN’s data products and services in an engaging, entertaining and informative set up.
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MTN Uganda Total Subscriber base increases by 8.4% to 9.5 million in the 1st quarter of 2014.

  5/6/2014
As of 31 March 2014, MTN Uganda has registered positive performance for the first quarter ended 31st March 2014, increasing its subscriber base by 8.4% to 9.5 million, mainly attributed to attractive bundled offers aimed at both acquisition and retention. Regionally focused sales and distribution campaigns further supported the performance.
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Gerald Kabuye takes MTN April Golf Mug

  5/6/2014
The MTN April Mug played on Labour Day at Kitante Golf course saw Kabuye Gerald swing to the top with 71 nett closely followed by Kezio Solo in second place with 73 nett. In the Ladies category Kabenge Katy took the top position with 70 Count Back points while Lady Captain  Ntege Monica was runner up with 70 Count Back.
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MTN Uganda launches MTN ContactXchange; a service that allows customers to share contacts after making calls.

  4/11/2014
MTN Uganda has announced a new SIM based service that enables customers to share contacts after making calls, with the aim of helping them to conveniently share, save and stay connected with friends, family and business partners.
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MTN launches new games on its MTN Play portal, stakes MTN smartphones for players.

  4/11/2014
MTN has launched new games on its MTN Play portal including Contract Killer HD, Extreme 4x4 Off Road, Formula Racing Pro, Ninja strike 2 and many more.

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MTN Uganda applauds the MTN Dealer Forum for their continued performance.

  4/11/2014
Away from the hustle and bustle of Kampala central business district, the MTN Uganda leadership team took time off to commune with MTN Dealers from across the country at the exclusive Chobe Safari Lodge in Murchison Falls National Park. The annual MTN Dealers’ Conference took place from 27th -28th March, 2014.
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MTN Uganda hosts the March Mug tournament.

  3/31/2014
MTN Uganda hosted the third edition of the MTN Monthly Golf Challenge at Kampala Golf Club for 2014.
This month Charles Kareba who also won in Men’s Group B  has emerged the overall winner with a clear 68 nett closely followed by Batanda who garnered 70 Net, also emerging as winner in Group C.
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MTN Uganda ensures that Businesses are never offline with its ‘Guaranteed Connectivity’.

  3/27/2014
MTN Uganda is the only service provider that offers Internet geographical redundancy by providing three Internet Uplinks that guarantee business continuity for its customers. This means that whether there is a Local Fiber cut within Uganda or a Fiber cut in Kenya or Rwanda, or an undersea cable cut, MTN can use an alternative route to still provide its customers with World-class Internet.
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MTN Uganda hosts 2nd Annual Women in Business Panel discussion in celebration of Women.

  3/24/2014
In recognition of Ugandan Women, MTN on Friday 21st March 2014, held a special Women’s Day Panel discussion under the theme ‘Work life balance - Getting more Women into the real economy’.
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MTN Uganda provides Ush 25 million as part of sponsorship package to Kampala Club Chairman’s Cup.

  3/24/2014
MTN Uganda has continued to support Kampala Clubs’ Chairman’s Cup by putting on the table a cash payment of Ushs 25 million, making it the 12th year that the telecom giant has sponsored the tournament.
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MTN Uganda hits 8.8 million subscriber base, as it celebrates strong annual results for the year 2013.

  3/10/2014
MTN Group subscribers increased by 9.8% to 207.8 million, notwithstanding on-going subscriber registration programmes in a number of markets. Overall subscriber growth was supported by competitive segmented offerings and improved network quality and capacity in many markets. MTN Group total Revenue for the year increased by 12.0%.
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MTN Uganda and partners hand over UShs. 400 million for Karamoja Water Project from the MTN Kampala Marathon.

  3/10/2014
MTN Uganda and its partners including Huawei Uganda, Stanbic Bank, New Vision and Rwenzori Water handed over the UShs. 400 million collected during the MTN Kampala Marathon 2013 that was held in November. The event that has become the largest both social and sporting event on the Uganda calendar attracted more than 20,000 participants from Uganda and beyond. The funds were handed over to Water Aid Uganda which has been tasked with implementing a 6 months water project in Nakapiripit- part of the Karamoja sub region.
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MTN Uganda facilitates an SME workshop for business growth in partnership with Private Sector Foundation.

  3/7/2014
MTN Uganda in partnership with Private Sector Foundation (PSF) has rolled out a three-day workshop at the Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) main exhibition hall, for Small and Medium Enterprises to exchange ideas on how to grow their businesses.
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MTN Uganda launches New Business Position campaign to help customers grow their business.

  3/7/2014
Moving along its new preposition of leading the delivery of a bold new digital world, MTN Uganda through its MTN Business platform has launched a new business positioning which advocates for fresh and new methods of doing business with the sole aim of helping business owners achieve progress and growth.
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MTN Uganda hosts the February Monthly Mug Golf tournament

  2/25/2014
MTN Uganda hosted a prize giving ceremony at Kampala Golf Club following an all-day golfing event in which MTN staff and other Kampala golfing fraternity participated in the February MTN Monthly Golf Tournament. This was the second edition of the very popular golf challenge for 2014; it attracted players in all categories.
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Bebe Cool wins big in the MTN sponsored Hipipo music awards 2014

  2/11/2014
Ugandan Reggae icon Bebe Cool was voted the Artist of the year as well as the Best Male artist of the year in the MTN sponsored Hipipo music awards which took place over the weekend at Wonder World auditorium in Kasanga.
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MTN celebrates 225,000 Facebook Fans in style

  2/1/2014
MTN Uganda hosted its second Social Media party at Kati Kati in Kampala to recognize and celebrate its social media fans. During 2013 MTN demonstrated its leadership in Social Media by growing more than 100% year-on-year and becoming the first Uganda Company to reach 200,000 Facebook Fans.
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MTN kicks off another exciting year of Golf in Uganda.

  1/27/2014
The versatile Golfer Frank Ngabo has emerged the overall winner in the MTN sponsored January 2014 MTN Monthly Golf Challenge with a clear 70 gross closely followed by Gerald Kabuye who garnered 73 gross.
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MTN Uganda’s seasonal traffic boosts figures as it renews its commitment towards the Ugandan market and its consumers

  1/27/2014
As 2014 kicked off, MTN Uganda recorded high activity from its customer base seen through the increase in voice calls, SMS activity as well as Data and Mobile Money transaction volumes as compared to the same period last year.
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MTN Uganda Foundation commissions Mukono ICT Resource Centre refurbished for UGX. 200 million

  1/17/2014
Just weeks into the New Year, the MTN Uganda Foundation has today commissioned a newly refurbished ICT Resource Center with a fully connected internet Hot spot in partnership with Mukono District administration.
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MTN Uganda completes the roll-out of 115 new Network Coverage Sites as part of its 2013 plan

  1/8/2014
MTN Uganda is pleased to announce completion of the planned 2013 Network Coverage site roll-out initiative. The site roll out exercise for 2013 saw the rollout of 115 new coverage sites and upgraded the capacity of another 406 Network sites. This is part of the 2013 Investment plan worth USD 70 million and brings the total number of MTN Network sites supporting the MTN network up to 1,220.
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Dec 2013: MTN Uganda continues to support the Golf fraternity

  12/23/2013
MTN Uganda hosted the end of year Mug of Mugs at Kampala Golf Club. This was an all-day golfing event in which the MTN staff and other corporate companies participated.
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Dec 2013: MTN Uganda launches new ultra-affordable, pay-as-you-go solar power system known as ReadyPay.

  12/17/2013
In a bid to improve energy and telecommunications access for Ugandans who lack reliable electricity, MTN Uganda and Fenix International have developed an ultra-affordable Pay As You Go energy solution designed to bring safe lighting, phone charging and more to those living off-grid across the country.
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Dec 2013: MTN takes Mobile gaming to another level at MTN Play Games tournament

  12/13/2013
Saturday 7th December 2013 was intense as the MTN Play gamers raced against each other to the finish line in attempts to win the grand prize of one million shillings worth of MTN Mobile Money in the MTN Uganda organized tournament at Faze 2, a Kampala eatery.
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Dec 2013: MTN Sponsorship has exposed me to international Golf-Deo Akope

  12/13/2013
The Captain of Uganda Professional Golfers Association (UPGA), an MTN sponsored Golfer Mr. Deo Akope has called on Government through National Counsel of Sports (NCS) to support the game of Golf, stating that whenever Ugandan professional Golfers play at international level, they represent the country.
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Dec 2013: MTN WhoCalled code changes from 190 to *160*12#.

  12/10/2013
The MTN WhoCalled short code has changed following a directive from Uganda Communications Commission (UCC). The short code has changed from 190 to *160*12# effective immediately.
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Dec 2013: MTN rewards customers with a new promotion named ‘Good Morning Uganda’

  12/9/2013
MTN Uganda has launched an exciting promotion this festive season that will see its over 8.4 million customers enjoy a Free Minute every day to call their loved ones on MTN.
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Dec 2013: MTN remembers President Mandela

  12/6/2013

The MTN Group conveys its heartfelt condolences to the Mandela family, and the people of South Africa and the world on the passing away of former President Nelson Mandela yesterday.
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Dec 2013: MTN Uganda takes the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Regional Business Training to Western Uganda

  12/5/2013
Following the successful two day Business Training for over eighty Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Northern Uganda, the much anticipated training was taken to the Western region where over 150 participants converged at Lake View Hotel in Mbarara, to benefit from the programme that aims at empowering the SME segment with the knowledge and skills required to run successful businesses.
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Dec 2013: MTN Uganda Foundation supports the Bushenyi Nutrition Marathon to the tune of UShs 15 million.

  12/2/2013
MTN Uganda has responded to a call for action against the silent but serious problem of malnutrition among school going children.
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Nov 2013: MTN Uganda launches another Mobile Money ATM cash out service in partnership with Interswitch

  11/27/2013
MTN Uganda, the leading Mobile Money network, has partnered with Interswitch Uganda to further increase their ATM Cash out footprint by allowing customers to cash out at all Interswitch’s ATMs across the country. Interswitch Uganda, is one of East Africa’s leading integrated payments companies.
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Nov 2013: MTN Uganda holds a successful 10th Edition of the MTN Kampala Marathon attracting more than 20,000 participants

  11/26/2013
The 2013 MTN Kampala Marathon has received varied accolades from participants for the impeccable planning and seamless organization of the event.
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Nov 2013: MTN Uganda takes Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Business Training to Northern Uganda

  11/22/2013
Over eighty participants from Northern Uganda participated in the MTN Business training for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and were awarded certificates.
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Nov 2013: MTN Uganda scoops Best Corporate Award at the First Social Media Awards

  11/20/2013
MTN Uganda won the Best Corporate award at Uganda’s inaugural Social Media Awards which were held at the Hub - Oasis Mall on Friday 15th December 2013.
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Nov 2013: MTN Uganda adds the most affordable insurance to Mobile Money services in partnership with AON and Jubilee Insurance

  11/15/2013
MTN Uganda has partnered with AON and Jubilee Insurance to launch “MTN LifeCare”, a life insurance policy, which MTN customers can subscribe to through MTN Mobile Money services. Ugandans can buy "MTN LifeCare" life insurance for UShs. 7,500/- to 22,500/- per year which will provide death benefits of UShs. 1,000,000 to UShs. 5,000,000 respectively.
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Nov 2013: Deliberate investment needed to realise benefits of mobile money

  11/13/2013
Johannesburg – The power of Mobile Money as an enabler of financial transactions is beginning to gain ground in Africa. Uganda is a case in point, where more than half of MTN’s customers are Mobile Money enabled and generate over 25 million transactions each month.
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Nov 2013: MTN Uganda Foundation hands over 10 Police Booths to support Community Policing

  11/12/2013
The MTN Uganda through the MTN Uganda Foundation has today handed over ten new Police Booths constructed on different locations along the 21 kilometer Northern By-Pass to the Uganda Police Force. The booths that were constructed at a total cost of UShs. 110 million will go a long way in supporting the Uganda Police with Community Policing as well as enhancing their Emergency Response activities in the area.
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Nov 2013: MTN Uganda hosts customers to the MTN Business Golf Day

  11/12/2013
MTN Uganda, on Friday 8th November 3013 hosted the first ever MTN Business Golf Day at Kampala Golf Club. This was an all-day event in which the MTN Leadership Team and more than 30 corporate companies participated in a full field shotgun game of golf which kicked off at 11am. 
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Nov 2013: MTN Uganda introduces street parking payment via Mobile Money in partnership with Multiplex

  11/7/2013
MTN Uganda has partnered with Multiplex to introduce a payment option for parking fees via the MTN Mobile Money platform. Vehicle drivers in Kampala will no longer have to go to Multiplex branches in order to make payments for outstanding dues. All they have to do is dial *165# on their mobile phones to make instant payments.
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Nov 2013: MTN Uganda Foundation contributes UShs. 150 million towards the rehabilitation of Kilembe Mines Hospital

  11/4/2013
MTN Uganda, through the MTN Uganda Foundation has contributed items worth UShs. 150 million towards the rehabilitation of the Kilembe Mines Hospital in Kasese District- Western Uganda as an effort to contribute to the welfare of the people following the aftermath of flood disaster which hit the district earlier this year in May, leaving in its wake immense challenges including poor sanitation and hygiene.
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Nov 2013: MTN Uganda Sponsors The 4th annual South African Wine Festival

  11/4/2013
MTN Uganda in partnership with South African Airways, Stanbic Bank, Serena sponsored the fourth annual South African Wine Festival in Kampala recently. The event brought to Uganda a selection of the most successful wineries from South Africa that exhibited best selection in South African wines.
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Nov 2013: MTN Uganda Launches Elite Club To Reward Loyal Customers

  11/1/2013
Yesterday, MTN Uganda launched MTN Elite; a program designed to recognize and reward MTN’s most valued customers.
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Oct 2013: MTN Uganda’s Cranes Sponsorship Ends

  10/28/2013
The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has rejected the offer made by MTN Uganda to renew its sponsorship of the Uganda Cranes and Regional Football.
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Oct 2013: Air Uganda Unveils New Payment Option for Customers with MTN Mobile Money

  10/28/2013
 Air Uganda in conjunction with the leading Mobile Money service provider MTN today introduced a new, fast and convenient mobile money payment option on its billing platform.
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Oct 2013: MTN Uganda launches the MTN Kampala Marathon 2013 Campaign under the theme ‘Run for Water’

  10/25/2013
MTN Uganda has announced the tenth edition of the annual MTN Kampala Marathon, slated for Sunday November 24th, 2013, setting off from the Kololo Airstrip.
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Oct 2013: MTN Uganda In Partnership With Crane Bank Launch Mobile Money Atm Cash Out Service

  10/24/2013
MTN Uganda has added another great enhancement to its successful Mobile Money service with the launch of the Mobile Money ATM cash out service.  
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Oct 2013: A Ugandan writer’s experience at the MTN sponsored One Young World Summit

  10/16/2013
The One Young World Summit comes to Africa: by Ruth Aine The MTN Group sponsored- One Young World Summit came to a conclusion in Johannesburg, the City of Gold and what a great affair it was. It was full of colour, music, and jubilation. It is the first time that an event of this kind has made its way to Africa. “I was proudly sponsored by MTN to attend this summit”.
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Oct 2013: Kabaka of Buganda commissions the MTN Uganda Mobile Money collection platform for the Buganda Kingdom development initiatives

  10/8/2013
MTN Uganda in conjunction with the Kingdom of Buganda has launched a Mobile Money fundraising platform where the kingdom’s subjects and well-wishers will contribute funds to support Kabaka’s various development initiatives. 
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MTN's "We Believe" Video contest winner receives Ushs 10 million in cash

  9/27/2013
MTN Uganda recently provided Ugandans with the opportunity to win Ushs 10 million in cash by simply developing and shooting a music video using the official MTN Uganda Cranes song – ‘We believe’; On Wednesday, 25th September 2013, MTN handed over the Grand Prize to Mr. Vincent Sekyanzi who emerged as the overall winner after a thorough judging exercise.
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Sept 2013: MTN Uganda CMO hosts fun filled Meet and Greet Media Party in Gulu

  9/23/2013
Even the heavy evening downpour could not dampen the party spirit as MTN staff led by the Chief Marketing Officer, Ernst Fonternel interacted with the media fraternity in Gulu at a party organized by the company over the weekend.
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Sept 2013: MTN Uganda recognised as Top Preferred Employer of choice Award 2013

  9/23/2013
MTN Uganda has received the 2013 most preferred employer award according to a survey carried out among University graduates in Uganda; the group surveyed form a selection of University students that will soon be joining formal employment.
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Sept 2013: MTN Uganda commissions safe water project for Bududa landslide survivors

  9/16/2013
MTN Uganda and its partners in the MTN Kampala Marathon, including the Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF), Huawei, Rwenzori and New Vision have commissioned a water project in Kiryandongo from the proceeds collected during last year’s event.
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Sept 2013: MTN Uganda sponsors 3 Ugandan journalists to Highway Africa

  9/6/2013
In line with its commitment to enhance and impact journalism, media and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Africa, MTN Uganda sponsored three Ugandan journalists to attend the just concluded Highway Africa Conference in South Africa.
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Sept 2013: MTN Uganda concludes the mandatory SIM card registration exercise with 96% of its customer base registered.

  9/3/2013
MTN Uganda concludes the mandatory SIM card registration exercise with 96% of its customer base registered.
August 31st, 2013 marked the end of the mandatory regulatory customer SIM registration exercise; the 18 month exercise was initiated by Government in March 2012.
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Sept 2013: MTN Uganda gives 10 Billion in Airtime to their customers

  9/2/2013
MTN Uganda has launched an exciting promotion that will see its over 8 million customers enjoy their share of 10 Billion shillings worth of bonus airtime over the next 90 days.
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Aug 2013: MTN Internet Expo goes to Mbale

  8/30/2013
Following successful interactive sessions with users in the Western and Northern region of Uganda, MTN Uganda held another Innovative and exciting Internet Expo in the Eastern town of Mbale. The Expo which kicked off on Thursday, 29th August 2013 and will be open until Saturday, 31st August 2013.
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Aug 2013: Kenya Airways launches MTN Mobile Money payment option for Air Tickets

  8/28/2013
Kenya Airways, the pride of Africa,  and Uganda’s  leading Mobile Money  service provider, MTN Uganda have partnered to launch  a service that allows customers to pay for Kenya Airways tickets using MTN Mobile Money.
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Aug 2013: MTN Uganda extends roll-out of business automation tools for enterprises through the launch of MTN Cloud Services.

  8/23/2013
MTN Uganda extends roll-out of business automation tools for enterprises through the launch of MTN Cloud Services.
In keeping with its Mission to ‘To lead the delivery of a bold, new Digital World to its customers’, MTN Uganda today announced the extension of its bouquet of Cloud Services to Uganda.
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Aug 2013: MTN Uganda Commissions Luzira Prison ICT Resource Centre

  8/21/2013
In line with MTN’s Vision of creating a bold, new Digital World and of its commitment to supporting education as a key enabler of development, MTN Uganda in partnership with Luzira Prison management has commissioned an ICT resource center with a fully connected internet Hot spot at Murchison Bay Prison in Luzira.
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Aug 2013: MTN Uganda receives "Investors in People Accreditation"

  8/19/2013
MTN Uganda has received the prestigious accreditation by the Investors in People (IiP) Governing Board, United Kingdom as an Investor in People organization, making it one of the pioneer Companies in Africa to be recognized.
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MTN Uganda’s half-year results show continued performance improvement as it passes the 8 million customer landmark

  8/15/2013
MTN Group’s Interim results, for the six-month period to 30 June 2013, that were announced this morning shows that MTN is well positioned for improved organic growth. MTN Group’s results were supported by strong organic growth from Uganda with a 15.4% increase in year-on-year revenue.
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Aug 2013: MTN Uganda receives all the KACITA AWARDS for Telecom companies

  8/14/2013
MTN Uganda has received three awards from Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) including Best Telecom Company, Best Money Transfer Services and Best Internet Service Provider 2013.
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Aug 2013: MTN throws dinner for victorious Heathens

  8/12/2013
It was all jubilation as MTN Uganda, the sponsors of Uganda’s most successful Rugby team the MTN Heathens, hosted players and Rugby officials to a sumptuous dinner at Guvnor, a Kampala exclusive club on Friday.
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Aug 2013: MTN Uganda crowns off its regional football with Yello Fest in Hoima

  8/5/2013
This year’s MTN sponsored Inter Regional football competition ended in a spectacular conclusion with a final showdown between the best two teams at Hoima Municipal Ground following week long tournaments which featured sixteen teams from all regions of Uganda.
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Aug 2013: MTN Uganda introduces the MTN Phone Directory

  8/2/2013
MTN Uganda has launched a new service that will enable customers to have quick and convenient access to the contact details of thousands of registered individuals, institutions and businesses in the country literally anytime, everywhere you go.
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Aug 2013: MTN Uganda Commissions Internet HotSpot at the Tweekobe

  8/1/2013
As part of activities to commemorate Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II’s reign as King of Buganda, MTN Uganda has commissioned Internet connectivity at the Kabaka’s Palace in Lubiri-Mmengo.
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July 2013: MTN Uganda launches Ramadan celebrations drive

  7/22/2013
MTN has started a Ramadan give-back drive that will see the company donating food items to Muslim communities and Ramadan gift hampers to customers through interactive radio quiz sessions.
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July 2013: MTN Uganda supports Entrepreneurs

  7/15/2013
After 15 exciting weeks of intense competition involving over 30,000 applications, 15 competent business ideas have been selected and each rewarded with Ugx. 5million as startup capital at the just concluded Sawa Ya Cash business competition.
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July 2013: MTN Uganda contributes to the digitalization of the Kampala Public Library

  7/12/2013
MTN Uganda, in partnership with the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) have re - established the Kampala Public Library (KPL) creating a one-stop centre for members of the general public and specific groups such as tourists and investors to utilise the facility to request for and receive information about Kampala city.
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MTN Uganda Revises Mobile Money Tariffs Following New Tax on Money Transfer

  7/3/2013

MTN Uganda announced revised Mobile Money rates effective July 2nd, 2013. Commenting on this increment, the MTN Uganda’s GM Corporate Services, Anthony Katamba said, “According to the new national budget 2013/2014, the 10% levy on Mobile Money is to be applied on transaction fees paid on all money transfer services and as such the fee is paid by users. It should be noted that the new 10% levy is to be applied on all money transfer services offered in Uganda, including those offered by non-telecom operators”.
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MTN Uganda records more than 85% growth in Data Customers – MTN Internet Expo moved to Gulu Northern Uganda

  6/28/2013

MTN Uganda customers using the Internet have increased more than 85% in the last 12 months leading up to June 2013 , said Ernst Fonternel, MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer.

He attributed their phenomenal growth in Internet customers with more than 1.6 million added to their expanding data footprint with superior speeds, unmatched airtime availability, affordable Internet dongles and bundles as well as their World-class Internet technologies supporting up to 100Mbps with 4G LTE.


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21st June, 2013: MTN Uganda Hands over 21 Scholarships under 21 days of Y’ello care.

  6/21/2013
MTN Uganda has today handed over 21 scholarships to lucky students who participated and excelled in an online aptitude exam under MTN Uganda’s 21 days of Y’ello Care. There were 5 regional winners from the Central, Northern, Western and Eastern/Southern each with an overall winner Joseph Owori, a student from Namilyango College; he had the highest score.
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Over 250 students across Uganda take part in MTN’s Y'ello Care Aptitude tests

  6/14/2013
Today, over 250 students from a cross Uganda are set to take part in an online aptitude exam to win a fully paid scholarship from MTN Uganda. The winners will be announced on the 21st of June.
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MTN Uganda staff volunteerism initiative "21 Days of Y'ello Care" 2013 goes to Arua

  6/10/2013
MTN Uganda has launched the schools e-learning platform in partnership with Gayaza High school. The team travelled to Mvara Secondary School in Arua which is the selected hub school for the Northern regions. This will open up vast opportunities for students in the North and West Nile to access relevant educational material on the internet.
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June 2013: MTN donates iPads for learners with special needs

  6/6/2013
Johannesburg – In keeping with its new vision 'to lead the delivery of a bold, new digital world to our customers', MTN will donate 10 iPads to learners with special needs at St Vincent School for the Deaf in Melrose, Johannesburg today.
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May 2013: MTN Uganda has launched its 21 Days of Y’ello Care initiative for 2013

  5/31/2013
MTN Uganda launches its staff volunteerism initiative ‘21 Days of Y’ello Care’ 2013.

Twenty one students from twenty one different schools around the country will each win a fully paid scholarship from MTN Uganda this year following the launch of the annual 21 days of Y’ello Care staff initiative.
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May 2013: MTN, Africa's Most Valuable Global Brand a second time

  5/24/2013
For the second consecutive year, MTN has been ranked as Africa's most valuable brand in the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2013 survey.
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May 2013: MTN Uganda unveils their newest Uganda Cranes campaign, "We believe"

  5/23/2013
MTN Uganda, the number one sponsor of Uganda’s National Football team, the Uganda Cranes, has launched a new campaign to drive love, affection and passion for the Uganda Cranes.
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May 2013: MTN Uganda Foundation endorses All Saints Community initiatives

  5/15/2013
MTN Uganda Foundation has joined All Saints Cathedral in a drive to raise money to support the cathedral’s community initiatives as well as build the new church building.
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May 2013: MTN Uganda Foundation hands over 10 houses in Kiryandongo

  5/11/2013
MTN Foundation hands over 10 houses worth UShs. 135 million in Kiryandongo to beneficiary families that were displaced by the Bududa landslides in 2010.
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May 2013: MTN Uganda donates Shs 10M towards the unveling of Kagulu Hill

  5/9/2013
Kampala, Uganda – 9th May, 2013

MTN Uganda through the MTN Foundation has contributed UShs10million towards the unveiling of Kagulu Hill, in Busoga Region (Eastern Uganda).
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May 2013: MTN Uganda Adjusts Mobile Money Tariffs

  5/8/2013
MTN Uganda has adjusted its Mobile Money tariffs slightly for the first time since the largely successful product was first launched four years ago.
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May 2013: MTN Uganda's Facebook page hits a record 100,000 followers.

  5/2/2013
MTN Uganda’s Facebook page has set a national record becoming the first social media page in Uganda to hit and cross the 100,000 fans mark.
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April 2013: MTN Uganda holds a 3 day Internet Expo in Mbarara

  4/28/2013
MTN Uganda has launched Regional Internet Expos in a continued effort to give back to its customers and give them an opportunity to enjoy the best of what mobile telephony has to offer.
The first of a series of planned Regional Internet Expos to be held around the country, was hosted at Agip Motel in Mbarara from 25th to 27th April.
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April 2013: MTN Successfully Launches 4G LTE Network in Uganda

  4/25/2013
MTN has become the first operator in Uganda, and one of the very first in the region and on the African continent to successfully launch its 4G LTE network.
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April 2013: MTN Uganda named leading Uganda Super Brand 2012/2013

  4/17/2013
MTN Uganda has been named Uganda’s leading Super brand following a detailed research process overseen by London based organization ‘The Centre for Brand Analysis’ (TCBA) who were appointed by Superbrands East Africa to independently manage the selection process.
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April 2013: MTN Donates 10/- Million Towards Construction of Kawempe Mosque

  4/12/2013
MTN Uganda through the MTN Foundation has contributed UShs10million towards the construction of Kawempe Mosque.
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April 2013: MTN Uganda Voted Best Mobile Telephone Service Provider of the Year

  4/5/2013
MTN Uganda has been awarded the Best Mobile Telecom provider of the year(2012) at the just concluded the 2013 Uganda Responsible Investment (URI) awards ceremony held at the Imperial Royal Hotel in Kampala.
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March 2013: MTN Uganda & Inspire Africa Launch Reality TV Show 'Sawa Ya Cash'

  3/26/2013
MTN Uganda and Inspire Africa Launch a New Reality TV Show ‘Sawa Ya Cash’ to support Human Capital Development.
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March 2013: MTN Uganda launches Mobile Money Premium Payment Mode with ICEA

  3/26/2013
MTN Uganda launches Mobile Money Premium Payment Mode and Home Delivery Service with Insurance Company of East Africa (ICEA)
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March 2013: MTN Uganda Celebrates Women in Business

  3/24/2013
Today’s fast paced and male oriented world presents unique challenges to the working class woman regardless of whether she is employed, aspires to start her own business or runs her own company.
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March 2013: MTN Group President and CEO Sifiso Dabengwa visits Uganda

  3/21/2013
MTN Group President and CEO Sifiso Dabengwa visits Uganda as part of a road show across various MTN operations. He congratulates Uganda on strong annual results for the period ending December 2012.

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March 2013: MTN Uganda provides Airtime loans through MTN Xtra Time

  3/21/2013
Effective today, MTN prepaid customers can keep talking with MTN Xtra Time. Customers can now get an Airtime loan and pay later, so even if they have run out of airtime, they can still stay in touch.

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March 2013: Director Public Prosecutions withdraws Tax Evasion case

  3/15/2013
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has withdrawn court case number 276-2012 previously brought under private prosecution against a number of MTN Uganda executives. This was based on the fact that there is no evidence to prosecute. 
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March 2013: MTN Uganda doubles Internet speeds to 42 Mbps

  3/15/2013
MTN Uganda Doubles internet speeds to 42 Mbps - Another innovative First in Uganda.
MTN Uganda has upgraded its internet speeds to 42Mbps from 21.6Mbps, making it the first company in Uganda and one of the very first in Africa to launch this innovation. This announcement was made on Wednesday 13th March 2013 as the company also announced its successful annual results for the period ending December 2012.
42Mbps is the fastest speed achievable on a 3G+ network, giving MTN customers twice the speed and power to browse the internet.
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March 2013: MTN Uganda celebrates strong 2012 results

  3/13/2013
MTN Uganda celebrates strong annual results for the year 2012 reflected by positive revenue,  Data and Mobile Money growth
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MTN Uganda sponsors Kampala Club Chairman’s Cup

  2/25/2013
MTN Uganda has today launched the 2013 edition of the Chairman’s Cup, making it the 12th year that the telecom giant has sponsored the tournament.
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MTN Uganda recognises Employees Performance and Excellence

  2/22/2013
MTN Uganda today announced and recognised the winners of the 2012 Y’ello Stars   program at a colourful ceremony held at Speke Resort Munyonyo.
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MTN Marathon 9th Edition proceeds Award

  2/22/2013
MTN Uganda in partnership with the Red Cross, Pinnacle Security, Uganda Athletics Federation(UAF), The New Vision, Huawei, Rwenzori Beverages and the Uganda Police has handed over UGX. 307,660,500 Million to assist the people who were displaced by landslides in Bududa
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MTN Uganda’s seasonal traffic boosts figures.

  2/18/2013
As the year kicked off, MTN Uganda recorded high activity from its customers. This was seen through the increase in voice calls, SMS activity as well as data transaction volumes as compared to the same period last year.
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MTN donates UShs. 15million towards purchase of Cancer Drugs for Lacor Hospital

  2/15/2013
In commemoration of the International Childhood Cancer day, MTN Uganda Foundation has handed over a donation of UShs. 15 million towards the purchase of children’s Anti-Cancer drugs to the St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor. St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor is a not for profit hospital located 6km from Gulu.
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MTN Uganda launches the Nokia Lumia Powered by Windows 8

  2/13/2013
MTN Uganda today announced the availability of the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 smartphones, adding its name to the growing list of operators globally selling these flagship Windows 8 Phone devices. 
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MTN Uganda Successfully commissions the MTN Fibre Network at Katuna Border

  2/11/2013
MTN Uganda officially commissioned its Fibre network at Katuna Border in Kabale district on Friday 8th February, 2013.
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MTN Customers can now enjoy Free Weekend Calls

  2/8/2013
At MTN, we are committed to constantly giving and demonstrating value to our customers through simple and innovative promotions; from “MTN overload” to the most recently concluded “Win airtime for a Year” promotion.
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MTN Uganda Introduces New BlackBerry Service Plans

  2/8/2013
New and Affordable BlackBerry Service Plans Provide More Choice and Flexibility for MTN Customers
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MTN Uganda HotSpot now available to MTN and non-MTN customers. Experience World-class internet

  1/21/2013
As MTN Uganda continues to cement its position as the number one internet service provider offering world-class Internet it has launched a new Wi-Fi service with a number of MTN HotSpots around the country.
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MTN Uganda plans to deploy LTE in Uganda making it the first in East Africa

  1/4/2013
MTN Uganda plans to deploy Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Uganda during the coming months, which will make it the first to offer this Technology in East Africa. Popularly known as 4G, LTE is a ‘standard for wireless communication of high-speed data for mobile phones and data terminals’. A 4G system provides mobile ultra-broadband internet access.
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MTN Uganda partners with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to scale up mobile based financial services

  12/31/2012
Kampala, Uganda – 31st December 2012

In the spirit of innovation and community enrichment everywhere you go, MTN has partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Grameen Foundation to scale mobile based financial services to the entire Ugandan rural community as one of the top Mobile Money adopters around the world.
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Judge throws out tax evasion charges against MTN Uganda

  12/13/2012
Kampala, Uganda - Judge Lameck N. Mukasa of the Criminal Division of the High Court of Uganda has declared criminal summons alleging tax evasion against the senior management and board of directors of MTN Uganda null and void.
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MTN Uganda Partners with KPMG to train 100 Business Owners- MTN Business Gala dinner held in their honour

  12/6/2012
MTN Uganda partnered with KPMG, for the second time in October 2011 to sponsor this 12 months professional training. The training was aimed at providing Financial Literacy for the selected Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and is strategically aimed at improving and therefore growing the economy of our country and was completed in October 2012.
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MTN Uganda launches Christmas Promo where customers can win airtime for a year

  12/2/2012

MTN Uganda has launched a mega promotion to give back to its customers during the festive season in what will be dubbed ‘Y’ello Christmas’.

Every new customer that joins the MTN network will be entered into draw and will stand a chance to win airtime worth UShs. 10,000 every month for a year. There will be a total of 250 winners every day with a total of 10,000 winners over the next forty days. A total of a whopping UShs. 1.2 billion worth of airtime is up for grabs.


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The MTN Kampala Marathon 2012 successfully raised over UShs. 300 million to provide clean and safe water to Bududa

  11/28/2012

The 9th successfully completed MTN Kampala Marathon 2012 which took place on Sunday, 25th November brought together participants from both Uganda and a number of neighbouring countries. This year’s marathon was special in that it saw more winners of the top prizes from Uganda.


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Alleged tax evasion at MTN Uganda: MTN files a complaint of misconduct against a Chief Magistrate

  11/23/2012

Johannesburg - MTN Uganda has lodged a formal complaint with the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) in Uganda against the Chief Magistrate of the Buganda Road Magistrates Court, Sylvia Nabagala.

MTN Uganda expressed grave concern about the magistrate’s professional misconduct, evident in her contradictory rulings and disregard of due process.

 


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MTN Uganda launches new per second international calling rates

  11/23/2012

MTN Uganda has announced new international calling rates in per second increments in what is dubbed ‘call the world in seconds’.

MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer, Ernst Fonternel reiterated that this new offer means that customers can now make international calls and only pay for what they say.


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MTN Uganda re-launches MTN Zone with new discount offers for customers starting this Festive Season

  11/20/2012

MTN Uganda has re-launched MTN Zone with its dynamic discounts of up to 99% and a minimum guaranteed discount of 5% on MTN calls.

This new offer on MTN Zone is themed ‘Save more to do things you love’. As MTN customers get into the festive season, this will give them an opportunity to stay in touch with their loved ones.


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MTN Uganda commissions UGX. 230 Million Water Project in Amuria District

  11/15/2012

MTN Uganda in partnership with Water-Aid Uganda has commissioned a UGX.230 Million Water project in Willa Sub County, Amuria District.
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MTN Statement on alleged tax evasion case

  11/9/2012

In Mid-September, MTN Uganda discovered suspicious supply chain payments made to several service providers. The MTN forensic team and Uganda Police were engaged to investigate the suspicious transactions. This resulted in the charging of two staff members implicated in the investigation, with offences relating to fraud in the amount of UShs. 13 billion.  MTN has also made criminal complaints against the suppliers implicated and filed a civil claim against one of them  who reneged on their contractual undertaking to refund the funds misappropriated by them.


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MTN Uganda launches World-class Internet with upgraded data speeds of up to 21.6 Mbps.

  11/9/2012
MTN Uganda has this morning announced the upgrade of their network to provide its customers with World-class internet with data speeds of up to 21.6Mbps. With the upgraded data speed an MTN data customer can now enjoy faster downloads and superior quality live streaming and video chatting to mention a few.
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MTN Uganda announces date for Kampala Marathon 2012

  11/5/2012
MTN Uganda has this morning announced the ninth edition of the Annual MTN Kampala Marathon, slated for Sunday November 25th, 2012, setting off from Kololo Airstrip.
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MTN Uganda commissions a new multi-million Data and Switching Centre at Mutundwe as it launches its new MTN Business Unit

  10/31/2012
MTN has today launched a multi-million dollar Data and Switching Centre in Mutundwe, just outside Kampala city centre. This launch goes hand in hand with the launch of the new MTN Business Unit which will be a world class provider of converged communications solutions aimed at providing MTN business customers with superior, directly managed services, fully backed by consistent service levels.
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Quarterly update for the period ended 30 September 2012

  10/25/2012
Johannesburg – MTN delivered a satisfactory set of results for the quarter ended 30 September 2012, increasing subscriber numbers by 3.8% to 182,7 million. The Group's performance was underpinned by solid operational management and the rollout of appealing value propositions despite aggressive pricing competition, regulations and economic challenges across the different markets in which the Group operates. This solid operational performance over the past quarter has enabled MTN to increase guidance for net additions for 2012 from 21.25 million to 23.70 million.
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MTN sponsors young leaders to attend global Summit in the USA

  10/16/2012
UGANDA’s Joseph Kayizzi is among the lucky 22 youth MTN Group has committed to sponsor to attend a global youth leadership summit in the USA later this month.
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MTN has noted US Federal Court judge ruling

  10/16/2012
Johannesburg – MTN Group has noted a United States federal court ruling to put on hold a lawsuit by Turkcell against MTN alleging bribery pending a U.S. Supreme Court ruling whether the case can be heard in a US court.

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MTN Uganda gives back customers as part of Uganda Golden Jubilee celebrations

  10/5/2012
As Uganda celebrates 50 years of independence, MTN Uganda is giving its customers 50% off all MTN calls and SMSs. On Tuesday 9th October, all MTN Overload customers will get a GUARANTEED 50% bonus airtime on any amount of airtime they load on Independence Day, Tuesday 9th October 2012. All MTN contract customers will automatically receive 50% discount on all their MTN calls and SMSs on this special day.
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MTN Uganda embraces Social Media to reach its customers

  9/27/2012
MTN Uganda embraces Social Media to reach its customers. The MTN Uganda Facebook page now attracts more than 50,000 people.
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MTN Uganda commissions new sites to enhance coverage and network quality

  9/18/2012
MTN Uganda over the last 6 months has rolled out 68 new Base Transmission Sites to new coverage areas while commissioning 12 capacity sites to enhance the quality of network. 34 sites were commissioned in the North and Eastern part of the country, 22 sites in Western Uganda and 10 sites commissioned within Kampala.
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MTN Uganda has uncovered irregular payments to some service providers

  9/12/2012
Kampala - MTN Uganda has uncovered irregular payments to the sum of $3.8 million to some service providers which could be fraudulent. The matter has been reported to the National Police who are investigating further. No further comment can be made until the conclusion of the investigations.
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MTN Ericsson media training concludes

  9/7/2012
MTN Ericsson media training concludes; MTN sponsors Journalists to attend the 16th Annual Highway Africa conference in Grahamstown- South Africa
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MTN sponsors Journalists to attend the 16th Annual Highway Africa conference

  8/31/2012

MTN sponsors Journalists to attend the 16th Annual Highway Africa conference in Grahamstown- South Africa

As part of MTN Uganda’s contribution to the profession of journalism, MTN teamed up with Ericsson to provide a four day certified training opportunity for journalists covering the telecommunications sector


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MTN Uganda Contributes to Uganda’s Human Capacity Building

  8/27/2012
MTN Uganda Contributes to Uganda’s Human Capacity Building: partners with Ericsson in Telecom professional certification training for the media.
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MTN Contributes US$10,000 to Stephen Kiprotich

  8/13/2012
Kampala, Uganda – MTN Uganda has contributed US$10,000 to Olympic Gold Medalist Stephen Kiprotich to congratulate him on his gallant victory at the London 2012 Olympic Marathon.
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MTN Uganda contributes UGX. 50 million towards the Ebola outbreak

  8/8/2012
MTN Uganda has contributed Ushs50million towards efforts to handle the Ebola outbreak in Uganda. The Ushs50million contribution will go towards purchasing items for the Uganda Red Cross Society.

Handing over the contribution to the Uganda Red Cross Society this morning at MTN Towers, MTN Chief Executive Officer Mazen Mroue saluted health workers in Uganda for being heroes in the fight against Ebola.
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MTN Uganda Concludes 21 Days of Y'ello Care

  7/27/2012
Kampala, Uganda 21st June 2012- MTN Uganda is today concluding the 21 Days of Y'ello Care Campaign with over 21 Secondary schools benefiting from the educational project. This year’s campaign was done under the theme “investing in education for all.’’
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MTN Mobile Money changing the way Ugandans pay their bills

  7/24/2012
On 12th July 2012, UMEME launched bill payments by Mobile Money together with real-time bank reconciliations. This means that customers can now avoid disconnections caused by delayed payment reconciliations. The instant payment solution launched under the banner ‘Touch Pay Solutions’, was unveiled by Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, at the Kampala Serena Hotel this morning.
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MTN Launches "UMEME TOUCH PAY"

  7/12/2012
MTN has partnered with Umeme to offer a more convenient electricity bill payment platform in the form of the MTN Mobile Money - Umeme Payment.

Up until now, UMEME customers would only travel short or long distances to the nearest Umeme Centre to clear their bill in order to avoid disconnection of power from their premises.
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MTV Base Meets...with MTN

  7/5/2012
MTV Base Meets...with MTN is a multimedia campaign and youth empowerment platform that has been created to give the young people of Africa a platform to engage with Global Icons. As part of the initiative, African youth are being given the power to ask decision makers and world leaders the big questions!
Taking the hot seat previously on "Meets" have been many iconic statesmen and thought leaders including Sir Richard Branson, Alicia Keys, Aliko Dangote, President Ellen Sirleaf Johnson, Ben Murray-Bruce, Julius Malema, President Paul Kagame and Hugh Masekela.
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MTN contributes to Bududa victims

  6/27/2012
MTN Uganda, through the MTN Foundation, today announced a contribution of Ushs 50 million towards re-settlement efforts for victims of the landslide in Bududa, Eastern Uganda.

MTN Chief Executive Officer, Mazen Mroue, said today that the money would be handed to the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) to purchase Non-Food items for 312 of the 450 families affected by the landslide.
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ATC & MTN Group announce the Formation of New Joint Venture in Uganda

  12/9/2011
American Tower Corporation (“American Tower”) (NYSE: AMT) and MTN Group Limited (“MTN Group”) (JSE: MTN) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to establish a new joint venture tower company in Uganda ("ATC Uganda"), which will acquire all of the existing tower sites from MTN Group’s operating subsidiary in Uganda (“MTN Uganda”), numbering approximately 1,000, for an agreed upon purchase price of up to approximately $175 million. 
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Public Notice: Service Update to MTN MobileMoney Customers

  12/5/2011
As part of the ongoing Mobile Money system enhancements, we would like to inform our customers that the service will be off-line on the following dates and times.
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MTN Uganda announces date for Kampala Marathon 2011

  10/27/2011

MTN Uganda has this morning announced the ninth edition of the Annual MTN Kampala Marathon, slated for Sunday November 27, 2011, setting off from the Kololo Airstrip.


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Ultra-Modern Service Centre Opens at Mukwano Shopping Mall, Kyaggwe road

  9/23/2011
The Uganda Investment Authority Ag. Executive Director, Tom Buringuriza, today lauded the private sector for spearheading local development through investments in different segments of the economy, including customer care service.

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MTN delivers satisfactory performance for the 6 months ended 30 June 2011

  9/5/2011
The MTN Group Limited (“MTN” or “the group”) continued to deliver a satisfactory operational performance for the six months with subscriber growth of 7.5%, revenue 9.4% higher on a constant currency basis and a 1.3 percentage points expansion in the earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (“EBITDA”) margin to 44.6%.

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Public Notice: New Change in Tariffs

  9/5/2011
MTN has today announced a new set of tariffs to support an increment in investments against a backdrop of rising business costs.

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Public Notice: BEWARE FRAUDULENT PROMOTIONS

  8/10/2011
We have noted with great concern that a number of MTN customers have recently been receiving calls from some fraudulent persons claiming to be employees of MTN.

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MTN throws App Developers the Gauntlet

  8/2/2011
MTN is challenging the developer community from around the world to come forward with innovative apps which are inspired by the realities of Africa and the Middle East.

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MTN Contributes UGX 7.8 Billion to the Rural Communication Developement Fund

  7/22/2011
MTN Uganda today handed over a contribution of UGX 7.83billion to the Rural Communication Development Fund (RCDF), through the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC).

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Public Notice: SERVICES RESTORED AFTER SYSTEM INTERRUPTION

  7/21/2011

MTN Uganda today announced that it’s Mobile Money Services and Airtime Loading using vouchers had returned to normal after a 24-hour system interruption.


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Alicia Keys to open her heart to African Youth in Final Episode of “MTV BASE Meets…with MTN”

  7/15/2011
Award-winning musician, writer, producer, humanitarian, and activist Alicia Keys is to be interviewed by African youth in the final episode of MTV Base Meets…with MTN, the upcoming TV series that empowers African youth by bringing them face to face with the political, business and cultural elite.

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MTN Uganda Partners With StarTimes TV For Convenient Payments

  7/7/2011
MTN Uganda and Star Times TV today announced the introduction of convenient mobile money payments for the newly-introduced digital KITV services.
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The 1st Ever - Mobile Customer Service - Bus hits the Ugandan Road

  6/16/2011

The First-Ever Customer Service Bus rolled out onto Uganda’s roads today to reach MTN Uganda’s 7 million customers wherever they may be.


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MTN Uganda breaks ground for New Switch Centre

  6/8/2011
MTN Uganda has broken ground on a new Switching Centre in kampala, bringing the number of Telecommunication Switches to six, the company operates in Uganda.
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MTN opens Ultra-modern Service Centre at Forest Mall

  6/1/2011
MTN Uganda today officially opened an ultra-modern Customer Service Centre at the Forest Mall, Lugogo, bringing its investments in Uganda closer to the US$1billion mark since the company launched operations in 1998.
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Environment forms focus for MTN 21 Days of Y’ello Care 2011

  6/1/2011
MTN Uganda this week launches the popular staff Corporate social responsibility initiative, ‘21 Days of Y'ello Care’, with a focus on the United Nation’s Environmental Focus in declaring 2011 the ‘International Year of Forests.
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MTN Uganda injects over UGX 5 Billion into Corporate Social Responsibility

  5/11/2011
MTN Uganda has injected over UGX 5 Billion in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, through the MTN Uganda Foundation over the last three years alone.

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MTN Launches Samsung Galaxy Tab and Mini

  4/13/2011
MTN Uganda has today officially released Uganda’s second and third official Android Technology offerings with the Samsung Galaxy Tab and the Samsung Galaxy Mini. 

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Public Notice: MTN suspends de-activating UTL interconnection

  3/14/2011
MTN Uganda hereby notifies all its customers that effective Monday 14th March 2011, our interconnect with Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) will be de-activated. Now suspended - we'll update in due course!
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MTN introduces Android technology to Uganda

  3/2/2011

MTN Uganda has signed up the first Android-FROYO powered mobile phone in Uganda, the IDEOS U8150.


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MTN & NWSC introduce convenient payment option for Water Utility Bills

  2/9/2011

MTN and the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) today announced the launch of an e-mobile water utility payments service that will allow about 300,000 customers of the national water utility company to pay their bills using MTN Mobile Money.


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Police reaffirms Maximum Security for the MTN Kampala Marathon 2010

  11/29/2010

Police has reaffirmed to the general public guaranteed high security in the forthcoming MTN Kampala Marathon slated for Dec 5th at all points on the marathon route.


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6 week MobileMoney Promotion with over UGX180 million to be WON

  11/18/2010
MTN today announces the first lucky winners from the Yarribba Mobile Money promotion launched recently. In the 6 Week Long promotion, MTN Mobile Money registered users stand a chance to win over UGX180 million by simply transacting using MTN Mobile Money.

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MTN customers to make calls for as low as UGX 2 per second

  11/11/2010
MTN Uganda Customers today received news that they will be making calls for UGX 2 per second when they call their favorite 5 friends number on the MTN Network.

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MTN Uganda hands over state-of-the-art Lugogo Indoor Stadium

  10/29/2010
MTN Uganda today handed over the multi-billion State-of-the-art Lugogo Indoor Stadium to the National Council of Sports (NCS), after a 3 year UGX 1.7 billion renovation.

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Over 25,000 Athletes to participate in MTN Kampala Marathon 2010

  10/12/2010

Over 25,000 athletes are expected to participate in this year’s MTN Kampala Marathon slated for 5th December 2010.


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MTN Foundation and Stanbic Bank Open New Health Center in Gulu

  9/16/2010
MTN Uganda, through the MTN (Uganda) Foundation and Stanbic Bank today opened a new Health Center (II) in Gulu District, Lela Obaro village, Paidongo Parish, Bobi Sub County.

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MTN Boosts Uganda Cranes with UGX 1 Billion Sponsorship

  9/1/2010
MTN Uganda today unveiled a sponsorship package of UGX 1.4 billion for Uganda’s national soccer team, the Uganda Cranes. The support package is the largest ever provided to the Cranes by a corporate organisation.

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MTN and MultiChoice introduce convenient Payment Option for DSTV Service

  8/17/2010
MTN and MultiChoice Uganda today announced the introduction of a more convenient payment option for DStv service using MTN Mobile Money.

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MTN scores again for millions of football fans in Africa

  8/16/2010

Hot on the heels of the successful 2010 FIFA World Cup™ in which it was the first and only African global sponsor, MTN has scored again for African football fans with a 3 year broadcast sponsorship of the English Premier League (English Premiership) in Africa.


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MTN and PostBank Uganda Ltd announce Partnership

  8/12/2010
MTN and Post Bank Uganda LTD today signed a landmark partnership agreement establishing Post Bank Ltd as an MTN Mobile Money agent.

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MTN Foundation hands over Medical Equipment to Mulago Hospital

  7/30/2010
MTN Uganda today handed over Medical Endoscopic Equipment worth over UGX 130 million. The Endoscopic Equipment is to be used in the Neurosurgery Departments of these hospitals for specialized surgery and treatment of people suffering from Hydrocephalus, an abnormal condition of the brain.
 

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Ekiggunda ky'omwaka Postponed

  7/15/2010
THE EKIGGUNDA Ky'omwaka, one of Uganda's biggest crowd-pullers, has been postponed to October 3 2010, sponsors MTN Uganda and Radio Simba have announced.

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Huawei Technologies hands over Enhanced Data Network on 3.5G

  7/13/2010

MTN Uganda today received an enhanced data network from Huawei Technologies to complement its existing infrastructure, aimed at increasing data connectivity in Uganda at lower prices.


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MTN and UBA Partnership Announcement

  7/1/2010
MTN Uganda and United Bank for Africa today signed a landmark partnership agreement establishing UBA as the first financial institution to become an MTN Mobile Money agent.

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MTN extends Zone discounts to across all Local Networks

  5/31/2010
MTN Uganda today extended the coverage of the highly popular MTN Zone to cover all other local network calls. MTN Zone Extended announced today, offers tariff discounts of up to 99% on calls.

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MTN and Total Uganda sign Enhanced Distribution Partnership

  5/27/2010
MTN and Total Uganda today signed an enhanced partnership that places the MTN range of products and services in more than 129 Total stations countrywide.

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MTN Goal of Goals ends in-style as the final '12th' house is given away

  5/21/2010
Curtains came down in style for the MTN Goal of Goals promotion as the final house was handed over to an excited and ecstatic Makerere University student, Mary Magdalene Amongin, in the presence of all the eleven previous winners in a ceremony that set the mood for the forthcoming 2010 FIFA World Cup where MTN is the official mobile telephone operator.

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MTN launches Facebook® ZERO, a FREE way to access Facebook® on your Mobile

  5/18/2010

Facebook ZERO (0.facebook.com) is lightweight and optimized for speed; MTN standard data charges do not apply for site.


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MTN staff in World Cup Social Responsibility Programmes

  5/14/2010
MTN Uganda staff today rolled up their sleeves to clean up Kampala City Council’s Kamwokya Primary School as part of the month-long company Y’ello Care initiative across Africa and the Middle East.

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Partnership of the year, 2010: Coca-Cola & MTN Uganda

  5/12/2010
Coca-Cola and MTN Uganda today unveiled a ground breaking partnership to bring the 2010 FIFA World Cup Finals live into a stadium in Uganda.
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Truck Driver wins 11th MTN Goal of Goals House... ONE more to go!

  5/11/2010
As the MTN Goal of Goals approaches its penultimate stage, Musa Katende Ssajjakambwe, of Mbuya Zone 2 emerged the winner of the eleventh furnished MTN house and quickly attributed his luck to ‘Allah’ who he says had a great message for him when he narrowly escaped an accident on Mityana road.

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MTN MobileMoney Customers cross 1 Million Mark

  5/10/2010
- Users Urged to Update Their Details to ease service usage -
CLOSE to one Million Subscribers have registered for the MTN Mobile Money service, making it Uganda’s fastest-growing non-tariff telecommunications value add service.

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Lira Night Club Manager wins MTN Goal of Goals House number 10

  5/4/2010
Ibrahim Kyamanywa, a manager of a night club in Lira district is the winner of the tenth furnished house in the ongoing MTN Goal of Goals 2010 FIFA World Cup promotion.

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Ngabo Lifts April MTN Monthly Mug

  5/1/2010
Franc Ngabo lifted April’s MTN Monthly Mug with a gross score of 75 and a hefty cash prize sent via MTN Mobile Money, and Rogers Byaruhanga took Runners-Up position at the Kitante Course club house Saturday evening.

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MTN announces UGX 50 Million sponsorship for the UPGA

  4/30/2010
MTN Uganda today announced a one year sponsorship of UGX 50 million towards the Uganda Professional Golfers Association (UPGA). This is in a continued effort to promote, grow and support the game of golf through the UPGA regionally and internationally.

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MTN Surprises Loyal customers with Tickets to the World Cup

  4/29/2010
MTN, Official Telecom sponsors of the 2010 FIFA World CupTM, today surprised eight loyal customers with an all expenses paid trip to the World Cup Finals in South Africa this July.

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Kampala businessman wins 9th MTN Goal of Goals House

  4/27/2010
Charles Mugabo, a Kampala businessman, is the 9th winner of a furnished apartment in the ongoing MTN Goal of Goals promotion which has so far seen 8 lucky winners rewarded with houses and many others win Flat screen TV sets, Home Theatres and Fridges in readiness for the 2010 FIFA World Cup which kicks off on June 11th in South Africa.

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Salesman wins the 8th MTN Goal of Goals House

  4/20/2010
Mr. Haruna Kassim is the eighth winner of a fully furnished apartment in the ongoing MTN 2010 FIFA World Cup promotion Goal of Goals.

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UGX 1 million everyday for MTN MobileMoney users

  4/19/2010
MTN Uganda has started a campaign to reward customers registered with the Mobile Money product. The campaign, during which UGX 1 million will be given away daily to a lucky winner will run from April 12, 2010 to May 12, 2010.

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Kicking off into the 2nd half... A Casual Laborer wins 7th MTN Goal of Goals House

  4/14/2010
7 Lives Changed and 5 houses to Go… Who is the next winner?

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Hawker wins 6th MTN Goal of Goals House

  4/7/2010
Joyce Nalukambi Kasozi emerged the sixth winner of a fully furnished house in the ongoing MTN Goal of Goals World Cup promotion. Nalukande, a clothes hawker, was announced on Sunday during the live weekly TV broadcasts on NTV and UBC.

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Mukono Plumber wins 5th MTN Goal of Goals House

  3/31/2010
A Mukono plumber, Mr. Yusuf Swale Kamara is the winner of house number 5 in the ongoing MTN Goal of Goals promotion which so far has given out four furnished apartments.

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MTN Launches SME Business Training Programme

  3/24/2010
MTN Uganda today launched a Business Training Programme aimed at improving the performance of Uganda’s Small and Medium Sector.

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Occuptional Driver wins 4th MTN Goal of Goals House

  3/23/2010
Hamza Yusuf a 48 year old driver from Moyo District is the lucky winner of the 4th fully furnished house in the ongoing MTN World Cup Goal of Goals promotion.
 

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World-Class Football brought onto the doorsteps of SA Fans

  3/18/2010

There are a number of questions around what will happen to the South African football arena after the 2010 FIFA World Cup. To keep the momentum going and continue the excitement of the World Cup – MTN has entered into a strategic alliance that will take its football involvement to the next level.


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1st Lady wins the 3rd MTN Goal of Goals House

  3/15/2010
Teddy Nabukwasi became the first lady to take away fully furnished MTN house in the Goal of Goals promotion, after the first two were won by Amon Turysingura of Nateete and Godfrey Matege of Kamuli.

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MTN Goal of Goals 2nd WINNER over the moon

  3/9/2010
The second winner in the ongoing MTN Goal of Goals promotion has received the keys to his fully furnished apartment.

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MTN Foundation comes to the aid of Bududa

  3/4/2010
MTN Uganda through the MTN Foundation has donated UGX 100 million to the Uganda Red Cross Society to assist in aiding the disaster-stricken people in Bududa District which was struck by a series of landslides on the slopes of Mt. Elgon this week Monday 1st March 2010.

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MTN hands over the 1st House WON in the Goal of Goals Promotion

  3/3/2010
PROUD sponsors of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, MTN Uganda today handed over the first of twelve houses to be given away, to one lucky winner, Amon Turyasingura, in the ongoing Goal of Goals promotion.

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MTN injects UGX 40 Million into Chairman’s Cup

  2/24/2010
This year’s Kampala Club Chairman’s Cup, which is scheduled to commence this Sunday February 28th has received a cash boost of over UGX 40 million from the tournament sponsors MTN Uganda.

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GoogleSMS receives Global Mobile Award at the 2010 Mobile World Congress

  2/24/2010

Efforts by MTN Uganda, Grameen Foundation and Google to alleviate poverty in the disadvantaged communities in Uganda through mobile phone texts received global recognition at the just concluded 15th annual GSMA 2010 Mobile World Congress; Global Mobile Awards held in Barcelona, Spain on 16th February.


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MTN Customers to WIN World Cup Houses

  2/19/2010
As the countdown to the World cup heats up, PROUD sponsors of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, MTN Uganda is set to give  a once in a lifetime opportunity to Ugandans  through a new promotion dubbed Goal of Goals.

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MTN cuts VoiceSMS Tariffs

  2/4/2010
MTN Uganda has reduced the VoiceSMS tariffs within the MTN family for the entire month of February, a move that will give its subscribers a more affordable opportunity to celebrate love in the Valentines month.

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MTN Reduces International Call Rates for the Festive Season '09

  12/4/2009
MTN Uganda prepaid customers will be able to interact with business associates, friends and family during this festive season for as little as UGX 395 a minute when they call up to 10 different destinations around the world.

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MTN Kampala Marathon Underway

  11/13/2009
The annual MTN Kampala Marathon gets underway with the wheelchair competition, the IHK Hope Ward Fun Run and a mock marathon this Sunday, 15th November at Kololo Airstrip.

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MTN Uganda scoops Best Solution for Rural Services in Africa

  11/12/2009
MTN Uganda last night scooped the Best Solution for Rural Services Award at the second AfricaCom Awards announced in Cape Town during the 2009 AfricaCom Conference.

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MTN Kampala Marathon attracts over 20,000 participants

  11/11/2009
This year’s MTN Kampala Marathon has attracted 20,200 participants among them the 96 year old veteran runner Dr. Francis Gureme, the oldest amongst them. 

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106 companies register for the MTN Kampala Marathon

  11/9/2009
Over 100 companies have entered approximately 200 teams in the corporate challenge race category in the upcoming MTN Kampala Marathon slated for Sunday November 22nd starting and finishing at Kololo Airstrip.

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Lucky Winner recieves ticket to the 2010 World Cup

  11/5/2009
MTN promises more tickets as five win all expenses paid trips to watch the World Cup in South Africa.



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Blu 3 to hold Be Free Concert: American Super Spin-Master DJ Benny D to join Blu 3 on stage

  10/19/2009
Uganda’s leading all-girl group and recent MTV Africa Music Award nominees, Blu 3, are to celebrate their sixth anniversary by staging the Be Free concert this Friday 23rd October at the KCC Grounds in Lugogo.

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MTN Uganda secures USD 100 Million Syndicated Corporate Financing

  10/19/2009

MTN Uganda today announced it has secured a USD 100 million Credit Facility from a Syndicate of Ugandan banks, in Uganda’s largest corporate financing arrangement ever and a world first in the syndicated financing market.


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MTN launches Ovi Mail Service

  10/8/2009
Access to email while on the move has now been made even more convenient as MTN launches a new campaign dubbed Real Deal under the MTN Late Chat umbrella. MTN customers will now be able to get free email addresses directly from their Nokia mobile phones therefore increasing the avenues through which they can stay in touch with friends and family.

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International Artistes arrive for MTN Jazz Safari 2009

  10/6/2009
Jazz artists Eric Marienthal from Los Angeles, Chuck Loeb from New York and celebrated drummer Oscar Seaton arrived in the country last night and are expected to perform at a jazz concert at the Kampala Serena Hotel alongside Uganda’s celebrated reggae artist Tshaka Mayanja and jazz sensation and pianist PRAGMO courtesy of MTN.

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MTN Kampala Marathon targets 15,000 participants as a New route is unveiled

  10/6/2009
Preparations for the 6th MTN Kampala Marathon have begun in earnest with the unveiling of the new route for the November 22, 2009 event. The new route will be flagged off from Kololo Airstrip for the 10 kilometres, 21 kilometres and 42 kilometres races.

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MTN Kampala Marathon helps more Mothers through Mama Bag Kit

  8/13/2009
Thousands of mothers from Otwal Sub County in Oyam District today received items ranging from farming tools to personal hygiene, worth over UGX 67 million as part of the Mama Bag Kit, assembled with proceeds from last year’s MTN Kampala Marathon.

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MTN VoiceSMS makes Sending and Recieving Messages Easy

  8/5/2009
Telecoms Company, MTN Uganda today launched its Voice SMS service, a new type of audio messaging function which allows users more flexibility and a quicker, more convenient means of sending personalized messages.

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100,000th Mobile Money customer is UGX 1 Million Richer

  7/22/2009
MTN announced today that it had registered over 100,000 customers on its mobile money transfer service, MTN Mobile Money in less than its projected timeframe of 6 months.

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MTN Uganda Foundation-NCS kick start work on Lugogo Indoor Stadium

  7/17/2009

Works on the much anticipated facelift of the Lugogo Indoor Stadium were officially flagged off by the projects backers, MTN Uganda Foundation the National Council of Sports at a ground breaking ceremony held today at the sports complex.


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MTN revises Call Rates

  7/13/2009
Telecom giant MTN Uganda has increased call rates citing increasing operating cost pressures.

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MTN Mobile Payment Program Operational in Uganda with Gemalto

  6/30/2009
Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced it has been selected by MTN Uganda for its nationwide mobile payment program. The Leading African operator makes m-payment accessible to the great majority.

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MTN partners with Google and Grameen Foundation

  6/30/2009
MTN Uganda in partnership with Grameen Foundation and Google Search has launched a suite of mobile phone applications which will provide instant information that was previously unavailable to Uganda’s poor and remote communities.

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MTN Inter Regional Tournament kicks off in North

  6/15/2009
Thousands of soccer lovers in the northern town of Lira are set for a 6 day soccer tournament starting today, Monday June 15th 2009.

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MTN Customer Forum goes to Mbale

  6/11/2009
MTN Uganda today met its key customers in Eastern Uganda in an open forum intended to better understand their needs as the telecommunication giant moves to further secure its market leadership position.

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MTN gives away FREE tickets to Africa's 1st World Cup

  6/8/2009
PROUD sponsors of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, MTN Uganda is set to give away free tickets to the football tournament that will take place in Africa for the first time in its 80 year history.

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MTN staff in Social Responsibility Drives

  5/28/2009
MTN Group staff across the company’s 21 operations in Africa and the Middle East will once again embark on a month-long Y’ello Care programme, a volunteerism campaign that involves every employee in community building projects in addition to the MTN Foundation initiatives.

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MTN Monthly Mug to celebrate Aliker Anniversary

  5/27/2009
The MTN Monthly Golf Mug scheduled for this Saturday at the Uganda Golf Club, will be more than just another sporting event this month. Club members Martin and Camille Aliker will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with fellow golfers, friends and family as MTN has pledged to host a dinner for the couple after the prize giving ceremony of the Mug.

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MTN celebrates 46th Africa Day

  5/26/2009
MTN Uganda celebrated the 46th Anniversary of Africa Day by organizing a formal dinner on behalf of the Dean of the African Diplomatic Corp in Uganda, Ambassador Kamali Karegesa for the diplomatic community in the country.

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MTN Foundation uses UGX 235 Million to rehabilitate Gulu School

  5/20/2009
Over 1000 Pupils of Gulu Prison Primary School will now have classes in a new a safe environment after MTN Foundation gave over UGX 235 Million to renovate the previously dilapidated structures.  

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MTN opens New Service Centre

  5/6/2009
MTN Uganda has opened a new customer service center on Kampala Road with the aim of taking services as close as possible to its clients.

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MTN Uganda wins PRAU Award

  4/27/2009

MTN Uganda was the winner of the overall PR excellence award during the inaugural Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU) awards ceremony held at Serena Hotel on Thursday.


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MTN Late Chat Promotions take on Educational Angle

  4/3/2009

MTN Late Chat campus promotions are taking on an educative turn this year. The activities scheduled today will feature various guest inspirational and motivational speakers.


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MTN hits 4 Million Mark as the Company prepares for a New CEO

  3/26/2009

MTN reinforced its position in Uganda as the leading telecommunications company in the country as they announced the acquisition of their 4 millionth customer. The milestone comes at a critical time in the industry where the existing competitive environment has been intensified by the arrival of yet another telecoms company.


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Management Forum tackles Crisis Management

  3/17/2009

The British Council in conjunction with MTN will on March 20th host Chris Kinsville-Heyne a renowned crisis communications trainer, as guest speaker at the Management Forum – Uganda.


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MTN fulfills Mama Bag Pledge

  3/17/2009

Telecommunications giant, MTN through its annual MTN Kampala Marathon has fulfilled its pledge to the Mama Bag and Return Kit project, a Uganda Red Cross initiative geared towards bettering the lives of expectant mothers in Northern Uganda.  Around UGX 67 million was raised from the 2008 edition of the MTN Kampala Marathon and is expected to help more than 1,300 mothers re-start their lives.


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MTN MobileMoney launch in Uganda to pave way for rollout in other MTN countries

  3/10/2009

The MTN Group has announced that the successful launch of Mobile Money Transfer (MMT) in Uganda marks the beginning of a series of planned launches across its operations in Africa and Middle-East.


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MTN MobileMoney transfer service now available countrywide

  3/9/2009

MTN customers can now finally use the much anticipated MTN Mobile Money transfer service following the commercial launch of the product today. Upon registration, users will be able to send and receive cash using their mobile phones.


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MTN Late Chat winners to fly out

  2/12/2009

MTN Late Chat promotion winners are scheduled to fly out on February 12 as part of their prize package. The promotion which ran from September to December 2009 climaxed with Pamela Mugerwa – a student at Makerere University – emerging winner of the grand prize, an all expenses paid trip to Dubai with two friends courtesy of MTN and Nokia Uganda. 


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MTN Home & Away new tariffs

  2/1/2009
MTN’s Home & Away call tariffs will from today February 1, 2009 take up a new pricing plan as the telecom giant pushes to offer a more desired flexibility of pricing.

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MTN awards top dealers in gala dinner in Jinja

  1/28/2009

MTN today recognized outstanding business performance by their leading dealers in an awards ceremony held at the Nile Resort Hotel, Jinja. Dealers received awards for outstanding delivery in their businesses, exhibiting productive partnerships that have significantly contributed to overall growth and market leadership of the MTN brand.


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MTN Uganda pledges $250,000 to support Small Businesses through MYC4

  1/27/2009
MTN Uganda will invest $250,000 (over UGX 487million) as seed capital to support small and medium scale entrepreneurs in Uganda via MYC4. MYC4 is an online marketplace that connects people from all over the world ­- with African entrepreneurs, who lack capital to develop their businesses.

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MTN Zone to stay

  11/25/2008

After the unprecedented and overwhelming success of MTN Zone, MTN has taken the decision to make the product a permanent feature in their product portfolio after more than 2 million people opted to sign onto the innovative tariff. 


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MTN in final preparations ahead of 5th MTN Kampala Marathon

  11/25/2008

As registered participants continue to receive their kits through the week and infrastructure set up continues, preparations are in high gear for the 5th annual MTN Kampala Marathon slated for this Sunday 23rd November.


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MTN confirms Mobile Money product testing countrywide

  11/25/2008

MTN has confirmed that it is testing its Mobile Money transfer service with agents and hundreds of customers already on the pilot service countrywide ahead of its imminent commercial launch.


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Spanning the globe: MTN Uganda and Opera enhance mobile Web access in Africa

  9/3/2008

Opera Software today announced it has expanded its partnerships into Africa, strengthening the company's strategy to make its winning Web experience available to more end-users on any device, all over the world. MTN, the leading telecommunications company in Uganda, will distribute Opera Mini to its almost three million customers.


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MTN honored as EA Superbrand

  8/20/2008

MTN, New Vision and Mukwano are among the sixty four regional and international brands that were awarded East Africa Superbrands status during the unveiling of the first edition of the EA Superbrands publication at the Serena Hotel in Nairobi on Friday last week.


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MTNZone Calls to cost UGX 1

  8/20/2008

MTN today introduced MTN Zone, an innovative price plan that offers up to 99 percent savings on MTN to MTN calls. MTN Zone, a revolutionary new tariff will see prepaid customers making calls for as little as UGX 1 per second depending on the time of day and location. It is a unique dynamic tariff system that sees discounts changing on a continual basis.


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MTN supports the Ugandan team at the All Africa Inter- University Games

  7/3/2008

MTN has fulfilled its promise to support The National University Sports Federation of Uganda (NUSFU) in preparing the Ugandan team for the All Africa Inter-University games due to take place from 6th to 16th July 2008 at Makerere University Kampala.


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MTN Foundation Partners with Proline Soccer Academy in Football Development

  7/3/2008

The MTN Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of telecommunications giant MTN, donated more than UGX 200 million to Proline Soccer Academy at a press briefing today at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel. The donation was received by the Academy's patron, Julian Ferdinand.


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MTN & FUFA Launch Cranes 2010 World Cup Campaign

  6/5/2008

Telecoms giant MTN & FUFA launched the Uganda Cranes 2010 World Cup campaign with a call to the public to rally behind the national team. With the first World Cup qualifying game against Niger on Saturday 31st May soon approaching, MTN & FUFA invited Ugandans to rally behind the national team on the road to the finals in South Africa.


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MTN Roaming Customers to Pay Less

  5/9/2008

MTN customers roaming in South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland and Zambia can now talk more at less cost following the introduction of MTN Preferred Roaming, a product of the telecommunications company’s  partnership with  sister operations in these countries.


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GULU For Peace Camp

  5/9/2008

Young people from schools and IDP camps in Northern, Central, Eastern and Western Uganda will benefit from a peace camp organized through a partnership between the MTN Foundation, War Child Holland, and Conflict Resolution by Youth Uganda (CRY Uganda) and I-Network.


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Varsities to battle in Woodball

  5/9/2008

The National University Sports Federation of Uganda (NUSFU) has incorporated the recently launched game, Woodball into the National MTN Inter-University sports disciplines.


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MTN Monthly MUG Golf Tournament gets to Quarters

  4/21/2008

The 7th edition of the MTN Monthly Mug tournament is set to take place this Saturday April 26th 2008 at the Uganda Golf Club, Kitante.


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Red Cross’ Mama Bag Kit gets UGX 59 Million from MTN

  4/1/2008

MTN today handed over UGX 59 million to the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) Mama Bag Kit project as the proceeds from the 2007 MTN Kampala Marathon. The contribution was unveiled today at a press conference held at the organization’s premises on Lumumba Avenue.


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UGX 500 airtime party

  3/27/2008

We’ve now got UGX 500 and UGX 1,000 airtime voucher denominations!


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MTN launches UGX 1 billion new Kwata Cash Promotion

  3/27/2008

Telecommunications giant MTN launches a big money promotion code named Kwata Cash in which it’s new and existing customers stand a chance of winning big cash and or fancy MTN goodies.


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MTN donates UGX 200 Million to Malaria Consortium

  3/27/2008

The MTN Foundation, MTN’s CSR arm has partnered with the Malaria Consortium in the fight against Malaria. The Malaria Consortium is a non-profit organization that works to combat malaria and other communicable diseases among the poorest and most vulnerable people in Africa and Asia.


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MTN for World University Games

  3/27/2008

The 23rd World University games are due to take place in France on April 6th 2008. To choose a team to represent Uganda, several universities have started preparations through the MTN National Inter - University Games.


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MTN lowers call rates further

  3/27/2008

MTN, the leading telecommunications company in Uganda has announced a reduction in their prices less than two months since its last price cut in December 2007. The telecommunications giant has again dropped its prices a further 10% lower from their current prices on the market.


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MTN concludes Kwata Cash with UGX 50 Million giveaway

  3/26/2008

MTN today concluded its Kwata Cash promotion in which more than 600 participants have won more than half a billion shillings in cash and an additional 400 participants have won more than UGX 500 Million in non cash prizes.


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MTN bring UB40

  2/19/2008

The legendary British band UB40 will perform live in Kampala on February 23 2008 at Lugogo Cricket Oval. The historical concert sponsored by telecom giant MTN, will be the biggest music event ever held in Uganda and most likely in East Africa.


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Friends & Family unveiled

  2/19/2008

MTN prepaid customers can now call special friends and/or family members at super discounted rates with MTN Friends and Family.


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BlackBerry from MTN

  2/19/2008

MTN works with the world’s finest vendors of state-of–the-art technologies to deliver world class service to you. MTN has now partnered with BlackBerry, the leader in wireless communications solutions, to offer you a service that helps you stay in contact and in control everywhere you go.


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MTN Introduces Broadband

  7/3/2007

MTN customers can now experience high speed internet connection enabling them to browse the internet, send and receive lots of email, download data and use streaming services in an efficient, fast and cost effective way.


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MTN Mobile Office

  7/3/2007

MTN Mobile Office is a service which enables MTN customers to access their Email accounts, calendars, and contacts as well as surf the internet, from anywhere at any time using a mobile Phone, Laptop of desktop.


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