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


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.


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


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.



MTN Uganda launches new per second international calling rates


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.


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


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.


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


MTN Uganda in partnership with Water-Aid Uganda has commissioned a UGX.230 Million Water project in Willa Sub County, Amuria District.

MTN Statement on alleged tax evasion case


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.


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

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.

MTN Uganda announces date for Kampala Marathon 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.