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MTN Marathon Starts off with a sub-marathon in Mbale

By PAUL WAISWA The Uganda MTN Marathon, is one of the most celebrated and look forward to, events in the country. This year, the urge even became more intense after it was announced that the competitions will go regional, first, then National. The marathon took course first in Mbale, at Makulu grounds over the weekend. The 21 and 10km races were...

Juliana scoops Mestil hotel brand endorsement

By Felix Oketcho Ugandans best female artiste, Juliana Kanyomozi who returned to active musician is flying higher. With her new songs receiving massive air play on radio and television, the super star has also gained brand endorsements. One such is Mestil Hotel that recently signed her as their brand ambassador to market their hotel in Uganda and across the region. Juliana has...

MTN launches regional marathon races

By PAUL WAISWA MTN Uganda has announced the 2018 edition of the MTN Kampala Marathon will have a new and better route for runners. The new route will be a lot more secure for marathoners against errant road users. The month of November will now be the MTN Marathon season as an additional three road races in three regions are unveiled....

Airtel Uganda in Partnership with King Saha

By PAUL WAISWA AS away of monopolizing in the market and also to override rivals in the business, phone companies have always been in touch with celebrities to sale, promote and also create awareness among the public concerning their trending products or technologies. Mobile Telecommunications Companies have withheld such a practice for some time and now it has turned out to...

MTN to celebrate 20 years in Uganda with hi-tech expo

By PAUL WAISWA MTN Uganda has today announced the start of a six-month-long celebration campaign to mark 20 years of operations in Uganda. In 1998, MTN Uganda started operations, entering the Uganda market as the Second National Operator (SNO) with an initial license of 20 years. MTN has since successfully applied and has been granted a 10-year extension to its...

DSTV scraps two channels

By PAUL WAISWA Multi Choice is dumping the Sony Channel (DStv 127) and Sony MAX (DStv 128) from its DStv satellite pay-TV platform. This will happen at the end of October after not renewing the channel’s carriage contract with Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN). In a statement issued, Multi Choice says that the Sony channels will as from end October 2018 stop...

KISU students start blood donation campaign

By Alex Balimwikungu Kampala International School of Uganda (KISU) has kicked started a blood donation campaign to help reduce blood scarcity in Uganda. Over the weekend, there were over 200 units of blood were donated by parents, teachers, and support staff as the drive kicked off at the school’s auditorium. The overwhelming blood donation drive, which impressed the blood...

Jonkoping University announces Study Opportunities for Ugandans

By Solomon Muleyi For a long time, Ugandan’s employment in the diaspora has been synonymous with casual laboring. With many of the employers reluctant to employ people with or without academic qualifications. News reaching us however dictates otherwise. An opportunity to change that status quo has presented itself in the form of the Jokoping University conference. According to Mark...

Sheraton Kampala Hotel Rewards clients and Bookers

By Nicholas Oneal It has become a norm for Sheraton Kampala Hotel to recognize and reward exceptional and loyal clients, and its Bookers. The hotel extended rewards to members for their loyalty with various prizes at a cocktail that was held at the newly opened La-Terrasse. The cocktail was held for members to meet, share ideas, achievements and create an...

MTN and Mastercard diversify Mobile Money services in Uganda

By Felix Oketcho MTN Uganda in partnership with Mastercard and United Bank for Africa (UBA) have announced a new service that will enable quicker, safer and more convenient online payments globally. Through this partnership, MTN MoMo customers will use a virtual card to shop or make payments at the vast network of global outlets accepting Mastercard payments. ...

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