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MTN Uganda Breaks Ground for New MTN Halfway House at Entebbe Club.

MTN Uganda Breaks Ground for New MTN Halfway House at Entebbe Club.

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MTN partners. MTN Uganda, in partnership with the Entebbe Club, marked a significant milestone today with the groundbreaking ceremony for the new MTN Halfway House at the Entebbe Club premises. This groundbreaking event symbolizes MTN Uganda's commitment to supporting the development of the Entebbe Club and the growth of golf in Uganda. In April 2023, MTN Uganda pledged an investment of close to UGX 1 billion over three years, consisting of operational and infrastructural support, as part of its partnership with the Entebbe Club. This investment includes funding for the construction of the new MTN Halfway House, which will serve as a vital amenity for golfers during their rounds. Brian Mugisha, the acting manager of the Entebbe Club, expressed his enthusiasm for the project, stating, "As...
Davido announces donation of N300m to orphanages

Davido announces donation of N300m to orphanages

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Afrobeats star, David Adeleke, aka Davido, has announced plans to donate the sum of N300 million to orphanages across Nigeria. The singer said he would make the donation through his foundation, The David Adeleke Foundation, as his yearly contribution to the nation. Davido, who made the announcement via his X handle on Tuesday, promised to reveal details of the disbursement tomorrow, Wednesday. He wrote, “I and my foundation pledge the sum of 300 million Naira to orphanages around Nigeria… as my yearly contribution to the Nation.. details of disbursement tomorrow.”
Joe Boy- Why I want to be like Don Jazzy, Olamide?

Joe Boy- Why I want to be like Don Jazzy, Olamide?

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Popular singer Joeboy has said he wants to be like Don Jazzy and Olamide, who are successful artistes and music executives. He said he admires the duo because they didn’t just create niches for themselves, but also gave other platforms to attain success in the music industry. He disclosed this in a recent episode of the Afrobeats Intelligence Podcast hosted by Joey Akan.Joeboy said he was excited about the future following his exit from Mr Eazi’s Empawa and the launch of his own record label, Young Legend. “I am so super excited about what is to come because one thing I always used to say to my friends then is that I want to be a combination of Don Jazzy and Olamide. Because it’s one thing to come into the game and create your own wave, and then help others and facilitate a lot more wav...
Arteta- Two reasons Arsenal have been failing in Round of 16.

Arteta- Two reasons Arsenal have been failing in Round of 16.

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Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta has reflected on the club’s poor history in the Champions League Round of 16. The Gunners returned to the competition this season for the first time since 2017. Ahead of their knockout tie at FC Porto on Wednesday, Arteta called Arsenal’s history of failure “irrelevant.”Arsenal were beaten at the last-16 stage on seven consecutive occasions between 2011 and 2017, which featured three defeats to Bayern Munich and two to Barcelona. They are now aiming to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 2010. “The players know that we have not been in the competition for seven years, obviously as some of them were here and they know the story. “And they know that what happened in the past is irrelevant. It is the challenge and ambition that we have now to g...
Retired UPDF soldier held for killing civilian.

Retired UPDF soldier held for killing civilian.

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A retired soldier of the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) has been arrested for allegedly killing a civilian in Kanungu district. Private Benson Bariyo, a resident of Kyamugaga village, Nyarutojo parish, Kambuga Sub-county allegedly killed Moses Kihwahwa on Monday afternoon after a disagreement. Zubeida Kababule, an eyewitness says that Bariyo was retiring from the garden where he had spent the day working when he stopped at a friend’s home. During that time, they started talking about insecurity and how one of the youths identified as Junior was stealing household items and selling them to Kihwahwa. In the process, Kihwahwa emerged and tasked the two men to explain why his name was being mentioned in a discussion. Kihwahwa who was armed with a stick set to hit Bariyo in the head. ...