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Golfers swing to top prizes at the MTN Business Golf Day

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.

MTN Launches MTN mFaith.

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.

MTN Uganda gives students hope through its annual internship program.

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.

MTN Uganda hosts a bevy of corporates to a spectacular Golf Day.

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.

MTN Uganda staff crown off three weeks of supporting education initiatives during the ‘21 Days of Y’ello Care 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.

MTN Uganda staff travel to Jinja for the annual ‘21 Days of Y'ello Care’ 2014 in support of regional education initiatives.

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. 

MTN Launches a one-stop Service Centre in Naalya, a move to take services closer to customers

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.

MTN Uganda staff move to Northern Uganda for its annual ‘21 Days of Y’ello Care 2014’ initiative to support regional education initiatives.

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.

SMEs in Eastern Uganda embrace MTN Uganda Business Skills Training Program

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.

MTN staff, touching lives, investing in education for all in communities

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.

MTN Uganda staff kick off the annual ‘21 Days of Yello Care 2014 ’ initiative to support regional education initiatives.

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.

MTN treats 20 customers to an exciting Mad rush shopping spree

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. 

Solomon Kego crowned MTN Uganda May Golf Mug winner

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.

MTN ‘MuKintu’ lets you access Social Media without Internet

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.

MTN Uganda contributes to Uganda Heart Institute to save babies born with Heart complications

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.

MTN Uganda joins Stanbic Bank as Gold sponsor of the 13th Annual ISU Family Fun Run.

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.

MTN Uganda excites media partners in Jinja.

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.