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July 2013: MTN Uganda launches Ramadan celebrations drive

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.

July 2013: MTN Uganda supports Entrepreneurs

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.

July 2013: MTN Uganda contributes to the digitalization of the Kampala Public Library

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.

MTN Uganda Revises Mobile Money Tariffs Following New Tax on Money Transfer


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”.