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How to unlock the Potential of MTN Uganda’s eSIM.

How to unlock the Potential of MTN Uganda’s eSIM.

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In the ever-evolving world of mobile connectivity, a game-changing innovation is quietly reshaping our experience: the eSIM. MTN Uganda, a leading telecommunications provider, has wholeheartedly embraced this technology, offering users a glimpse into the future of mobile connectivity. But what exactly is an eSIM, how does it compare to the traditional physical SIM card, and how can you determine if your phone is eSIM-compatible? In this article, we'll delve into the world of MTN Uganda's eSIM, exploring its benefits, addressing its drawbacks, and sharing a key tip on checking your phone's compatibility. The eSIM: A Digital Revolution The eSIM, or "Embedded SIM," represents a digital reincarnation of the familiar SIM card. Unlike its physical sibling, the eSIM is solde...
President Museveni welcomes Somalia to EAC.

President Museveni welcomes Somalia to EAC.

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President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has reiterated the need for the integration of the East African Community (EAC), saying the move is critical for the region’s prosperity. Museveni observed that prosperity cannot come from aid from foreigners or government handouts but from a family, company or an individual who produces a good or a service and sells it. “You produce a good or a service and somebody buys it. If more people buy from you, then you become prosperous. Therefore, you cannot talk of prosperity in Africa without talking about market integration,” he said, adding that this is the reason regions like Latin America remain poor despite being richer than the United States in terms of natural resources. “If you look at the rivers, the biggest river in the world, the Amazon is located in...
UNEB hires 14,000 to mark PLE and UCE exams.

UNEB hires 14,000 to mark PLE and UCE exams.

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The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has hired 14,000 teachers to expedite the marking of student scripts. The exam body indicates that about 6,000 teachers have been invited to mark Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) while 8,000 others have been contracted to deal with Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) exams. “The marking process will go on until the end of December and we expect to release the first set of results, which is PLE, during the third week of January 2024,” the Uneb spokesperson, Ms Jennifer Kalule, told a media briefing in Kampala yesterday. She further revealed that the exercise kicked off in 33 marking centres in the districts of Kampala, Wakiso, and Mukono. “We are preparing for the marking of the scripts for...
Abitex shocked as Alien Skin Announces ‘Nkwacho’ Festival.

Abitex shocked as Alien Skin Announces ‘Nkwacho’ Festival.

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Promoter Abitex is feeling some real heat after controversial singer Patrick Mulawana popularly known as Alien Skin came out announced that he will be holding his long awaited Nkwacho Festival on the same day as his end of year event ‘Enkuuka’. It should be remembered that initially Abitex was the main promoter that had bought the Nkwacho Festival but Alien Skin turned around and canceled it after Abitex failed to meet his financial obligations on the said event. The cancellation of the event brought with it a number of back and forth bickering with the promoter saying the singer had now switched a button that would later lead to his downfall. Perhaps after realizing how hard Abitex was fighting him not to succeed in the industry, Alien decided to give Abitex a test of his own medicine by ...
BREAKING: MP. Sekabira’s 2  Nursing  Students Denied to Sit for their Exam As Their Certificates where Forged After paying 1M Each.

BREAKING: MP. Sekabira’s 2  Nursing  Students Denied to Sit for their Exam As Their Certificates where Forged After paying 1M Each.

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Tears and grief has engulfed students at St Denison health training school and Luweero school of nursing and midwifery, this comes after being denied sitting their final exams due to alleged fake and forged certificates that they used during admission. Its alleged that the forgery was spear headed by the school director Sekabira Denis who doubles as Katikamu North Member of Parliament, after collecting from them 1000,000 each so that to make for them certificates, currently the school director is on run. The allied health examination board officials together with officials from ministry of education and sports working together with the state house anti-corruption unit conducted a fact finding mission this morning before the exams started and found out that over 70 percent were not qualif...