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Day: November 27, 2023

MTN Uganda’s commitment to diversity and inclusion: Fostering a supportive workplace for persons with disabilities.

MTN Uganda’s commitment to diversity and inclusion: Fostering a supportive workplace for persons with disabilities.

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On December 3, 2023, MTN Uganda will stand united with the global community in commemorating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), emphasizing the imperative need to secure the rights of individuals with disabilities. The day serves as a crucial moment to spotlight the rights of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs), addressing barriers hindering their full participation in the nation's development. Dorcus Muhwezi, the General Manager of Customer Experience at MTN Uganda says the company celebrates several achievements in terms of promoting the rights and wellbeing of Persons with Disabilities. She said in its pursuit of the ambitious goals outlined in "Ambition 2025," MTN Uganda has placed Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) at the core of its strateg...
The Ker-Alur Kingdom and MTN-Uganda harness power of sports to tackle teenage pregnancy.

The Ker-Alur Kingdom and MTN-Uganda harness power of sports to tackle teenage pregnancy.

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In a bid to combat the rising issue of teenage pregnancies among youths engrossed in social media and modern distractions, the kingdom of Ker-Alur and MTN-Uganda have strategically turned to sporting events. The duo aims to utilize the inter-county cultural football tournaments as a platform to unite young minds and impart essential messages on good moral and cultural practices. The 6th edition of the inter-county football tournament in Ker-Alur kicked off on November 15, 2023, with teams fiercely competing for not just the championship title but also to spread awareness on crucial issues. The latest showdown witnessed Okoro County triumphing over Jonam County in a tight match, securing their spot in the final against Padyere County slated for November 30, 2023. Despite traveling from Pakw...
Excitement builds as Ker Alur football finale nears.

Excitement builds as Ker Alur football finale nears.

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As the 6th edition of the Ker Alur football competition hurtles towards its grand finale on Nov. 30, the counties of Jonam, Padyere, and Okoro find themselves in a heated battle for the coveted prize of Shs 4 million. Ker Alur, in collaboration with its leading partner for 2023, MTN-Uganda, will be rewarding the winner with the substantial sum of Shs 4 million. The second runner-up will claim Shs 2 million, while the third runner-up will not be left empty-handed, receiving Shs 1.5 million. he inter-county football matches in Ker Alur are not just about the competition but are a concerted effort to nurture talent among the youth and impart valuable education messages aimed at retaining girls in schools across the three counties in Ker Alur, nestled in the greater Nebbi district. In a thrill...
MTN Uganda’s Environmental Pledge Blossoms into Sustainable Success for a Greener Future.

MTN Uganda’s Environmental Pledge Blossoms into Sustainable Success for a Greener Future.

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In a decisive commitment to environmental responsibility, MTN Uganda's goal to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040 is bearing results. MTN Uganda, through its "Project Zero," initiative has seen the company reduce its emissions by more than half in a space of 2 years. Monzer Ali, MTN Uganda's Chief Technical Information Officer points out that the company’s comprehensive initiative focused on decarbonization. The company’s latest achievement stands out as the company proudly registered a remarkable 59% reduction in emissions, comparing Q1 2023 to Q1 2021. Monzer shed light on the deliberate measures taken within the company's data center and switch center. Notably, through strategic deployment of smart energy monitoring tools, MTN Uganda gained invaluable insights. Arm...
MTN Uganda Introduces Cutting-Edge e-Sim Technology for Unparalleled Connectivity.

MTN Uganda Introduces Cutting-Edge e-Sim Technology for Unparalleled Connectivity.

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MTN Uganda, the leading telecommunications provider in the country has announced the launch of its latest innovation, the e-SIM (Embedded SIM) technology. MTN Uganda’s unveiling of its e- SIM Technology shortly after its Celebration of 25 Years of existence in the country is a milestone innovation aligned with the 'Unstoppable Network' Campaign" This groundbreaking advancement redefines the way customers connect and interact with their mobile devices, bringing unparalleled convenience, flexibility, and security to their digital lives, making them truly unstoppable The e - SIM, short for Embedded SIM, is a revolutionary virtual SIM card that empowers users to seamlessly connect to their mobile service provider without the need for a physical SIM card. This digital marvel is rem...