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Day: June 2, 2023

Fortebet blissfully sums-up epl with Ishaka, Kabwohe, Ibanda, Bwizibwera, Kamwenge punters.

Fortebet blissfully sums-up epl with Ishaka, Kabwohe, Ibanda, Bwizibwera, Kamwenge punters.

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It was a delightful moment as Fortebet closed the 2022/2023 English Premier League (EPL) with its dear customers in the above mentioned areas. Fortebet Uganda decided to spend time with its customers on the last day as teams were fighting to find the final places on the table. Fortebet team, led by the company’s brand ambassador, Alex Muhangi and Fortebet team used this opportunity to interact with their clients that decided to make Fortebet their number one betting company. For this reason, Fortebet Uganda in return thanked them by giving them rewards like our brand; wristbands, pens, T-shirts and favorite European teams’ jerseys. Fortebet also gave out prime gifts; phones to lucky customers. Fortebet also gave out a number of reflector jackets to bodaboda riders as usual.
MTN Uganda takes a stride towards sustainability with the adoption of electric vehicles to its fleet.

MTN Uganda takes a stride towards sustainability with the adoption of electric vehicles to its fleet.

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MTN Uganda has taken a significant step towards a greener future by receiving a test electric vehicle from Motorcare Uganda Ltd. This milestone aligns with MTN's ambitious goals outlined in the Ambition 2025 strategy, focusing on creating shared value and placing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles at the core of its operations. The introduction of a test electric vehicle into MTN Uganda's fleet signifies a crucial advancement in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and contributing to the global fight against climate change. Recognizing the urgency of transitioning away from fossil fuel-based vehicles in the face of rising temperatures and their consequences, MTN Uganda aims to gradually replace its entire fleet with electric vehicles, subject to the success of the test ph...
5 killed in California bus accident.

5 killed in California bus accident.

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Five people have been confirmed dead after an accident at Migera Town Council. Information indicate that the accident involved three vehicles: UBB 538K, a Scania bus belonging to Califonia Bus Company; UBK 688C, an Isuzu D- Max, and UBk 209A, a fuso box body. Findings indicate that the driver of motor vehicle that was coming from Gulu side heading to Kampala direction, about half a kilometer to enter Migeera trading centre, rammed into a broken-down fuso box body, which was also facing Kampala direction, the bus again knocked another m/v reg no UBK 688C ISUZU D-MAX Killing four passengers in a bus and injuring 24 passengers.
Mugerwa married off by Mzungu.

Mugerwa married off by Mzungu.

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Singer and dancer Phina Mugerwa has got married off by her Mzungu husband in a beautiful introduction ceremony. This happened a week after losing her son who was 16 years old that died without any sickness Phina Mugerwa had been a single mother for so long and no one knew that she was even seeing someone because she kept it private. A photo of her introduction ceremony was shared on social media and apparently she is not the one that shared it. Her introduction ceremony was very private and a few people were invited. Those few it’s where one person decided to share her photo on social media. This Mzungu husband of hers looks to be somehow older in age because his looks like he is in his 50’s. They have not shared where this Mzungu originates from but we will keep you updated with every det...
Biden falls down at an event.

Biden falls down at an event.

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US President Joe Biden has tripped and fallen while handing out diplomas at a graduation ceremony for the US Air Force Academy in Colorado. The president had been standing for about an hour and a half to shake hands with each of the 921 graduating cadets. The White House communications director said earlier “he’s fine”. “There was a sandbag on stage while he was shaking hands,” Ben LaBolt wrote on Twitter after a fall. “I got sandbagged,” the smiling president joked to reporters as he arrived back at the White House that evening. A White House press pool report earlier said Mr Biden had tripped on a black sandbag while moving on stage. Footage of the incident shows Mr Biden appearing to point at one of two sandbags used to prop up his teleprompter as he was helped up by an Air Force offici...
Meet the self-proclaimed John the Baptist with 46 wives and 289 children.

Meet the self-proclaimed John the Baptist with 46 wives and 289 children.

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In the wake of a tragic incident in Kenya where over 100 people perished after a pastor ordered them to fast until death, Kenyan authorities are taking decisive action against certain religious groups. One individual who recently attracted attention is Ronald Wanyama, who claims to be a reincarnation of John the Baptist from biblical times. Authorities summoned Wanyama to shed light on the operations of his church, particularly due to his use of a self-authored Bible containing an astonishing 93 books. According to Wanyama, he was born in Egypt and spent 230 years in Israel, before returning to his heavenly creator. He asserts that he paved the way for Jesus and consecrated him for his divine work when he was 203 years old. Wanyama also claims that God sent him back to Earth on February 15...
Women leaders from Wakiso and Mukono trained in best agricultural practices.

Women leaders from Wakiso and Mukono trained in best agricultural practices.

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The National Women& Council on Wednesday organized a specialized training program on best agricultural practices for women leaders from Wakiso and Mukono districts. The training took place at the Kawumu Presidential Demonstration Farm in Luweero district, where participants learned about various aspects of farming, including pineapple growing, poultry, banana farming, coffee plantations, mushroom cultivation, fish farming, rabbit rearing, and cattle management. The training aimed to equip women leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary to maximize agricultural productivity and improve household incomes. Led by Mr. Gandugga Geoffrey, the Farm Manager, a team of officials guided the participants through the best practices for each agricultural activity. The women were enthusiastic ...
MTN Uganda unveils the second phase of MTN Ace Tech as 20 enterprises areselected to take part in the program.

MTN Uganda unveils the second phase of MTN Ace Tech as 20 enterprises areselected to take part in the program.

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MTN Uganda has unveiled the second phase of MTN ACE-Tech known as the MTN Ace-Tech-Incubation program aimed at equipping enterprises with skills needed to successfully spur growth of their businesses. This follows conclusion of the MTN Ace-Tech’s first phase this month that involved training 130 individuals in software development. MTN Uganda Foundation and the partners have selected 20 enterprises to participate in the inaugural MTN Ace Tech program’s incubation phase at the National ICT Innovation Hub in Nakawa in Kampala. The incubation is to be implemented by MTN Foundation through its MTN ACE Tech, Centenary Technology Services and the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance, implemented by Innovation Village, a Kampala-based nongovernmental organisation dedicated to convening various s...
MTN Uganda launches 21 days of y’ello care campaign: Empowering local entrepreneursand driving economic growth.

MTN Uganda launches 21 days of y’ello care campaign: Empowering local entrepreneursand driving economic growth.

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MTN Uganda in partnership with the Uganda Small Scale Industries Association, Maendeleo Foundation, Centenary Technical Services, Centenary Foundation and Tunaweza Foundation has today launched its annual 21 Days of Y’ello Care programme seeking to provide entrepreneurs with the resources they need to succeed. However, the program will run for 25 days instead of the usual 21 days in commemoration of MTN Uganda’s 25th anniversary. This year’s program themed “Empowering Entrepreneurs to Unlock Growth and Job Creation for Communities” highlights the company’s commitment to driving digital transformation and fostering economic growth across the country. MTN Uganda Chief Executive Officer, Sylvia Mulinge, said this year’s initiative targets grassroots entrepreneurs, providing them with essentia...