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MTN MoMo Partners with Blankets & Wine for an Exciting 2024

MTN MoMo Partners with Blankets & Wine for an Exciting 2024

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MTN MoMo, a leading mobile financial services provider, is thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with Blankets & Wine, East Africa's premier music festival. This collaboration promises to enhance the 2024 season experience with innovative digital solutions and seamless financial transactions for festival-goers. Blankets & Wine, renowned for celebrating music, culture, and the arts, will benefit from MTN MoMo's cutting-edge mobile money services. Attendees can look forward to a cashless experience, ensuring quick and secure transactions for tickets, merchandise, food, and beverages. This partnership aims to elevate the overall event experience, providing convenience and accessibility for all. Highlights of the Partnership: 1. Seamless Transactions: Festival attendees...
MTN Uganda announces UGX 42.5 billion contribution to UCC’s Universal Serviceand Access Fund

MTN Uganda announces UGX 42.5 billion contribution to UCC’s Universal Serviceand Access Fund

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MTN Uganda has announced a substantial contribution of Shs 42.5 billion to the Uganda Communications Commission’s (UCC) Universal Service and Access Fund, aimed at developing telecommunications services in underserved areas. This marks a significant increase from last year's contribution of Shs 36 billion. The announcement was made during a press briefing held at the UCC, highlighting MTN Uganda's ongoing commitment to driving substantial change and bridging the digital divide in the country. This contribution underscores MTN Uganda's dedication to not just meeting but exceeding its licensing obligations. “At MTN, we believe that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected world. Therefore, our contribution to the Universal Service and Access Fund is not just an obliga...
Afoyo matek’: Fortebet paints Gulu, KItgum, Pader with priceless gifts.

Afoyo matek’: Fortebet paints Gulu, KItgum, Pader with priceless gifts.

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ForteBet, Uganda’s leading betting company over the weekend again did what it does best-gifting its customers. Hundreds of clients walked away with hundreds of free gifts that included brand new phones, T-shirts, jerseys, caps and many others. All these gifts were given out at all ForteBet centres in Gulu, Pader, Pajule and Kitgum. Away from the centres, ForteBet also gave out many reflector jackets to bodaboda riders in Pader, just like it has done elsewhere. Talking to us just before the give-away, the company brand ambassador, Alex Muhangi said that, “Every Ugandan deserves a lot from ForteBet because they are the reason this company is number one in Uganda
MTN Uganda recognized as the fastest mobile network by Ookla.

MTN Uganda recognized as the fastest mobile network by Ookla.

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MTN Uganda was recently honored with the award for the Fastest Mobile Network in Uganda by Ookla, the global leader in internet testing and analysis. This prestigious accolade was presented to the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Sylvia Mulinge, at the sidelines of the esteemed Mobile World Congress (MWC) held in Barcelona last week, cementing MTN Uganda's position as a leader in telecommunications excellence. The MWC serves as a global platform for industry leaders to showcase innovations and advancements in telecommunications. MTN Uganda's recognition at this event further validates its position as a trailblazer in the telecommunications landscape, setting new benchmarks for mobile network performance and reliability. The recognition comes as a testament to MTN's relentless...
Mayor Lukwago supports Copyright Amendment Bill

Mayor Lukwago supports Copyright Amendment Bill

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Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has expressed his full support for the Copyright Amendment Bill. However, he raises concerns about the divisions within the music industry that may hinder its progress. One of the major challenges faced by artists is the lack of understanding of their own value. Many artists are vulnerable to exploitation due to limited knowledge about their rights and the importance of copyright protection. He stressed how essential it is for artists to recognize their worth and the impact they have on society. By coming together and forming an umbrella association, artists can collectively advocate for their rights and create a stronger platform for their voices to be heard. He further suggests educating artists, which plays a vital role in empowering artists and ensuring the su...
Lydia Jazmine ready for ‘First Born Concert’

Lydia Jazmine ready for ‘First Born Concert’

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Lydia Jazmine is set to hold her first-ever concert this evening at Hotel Africana. The much-anticipated event is dubbed the “First Born Concert.” This is a very special moment for Jazmine because it shows how much she’s grown as a singer. Jazmine has been singing for over eight years. She started when she was in high school and later joined the Watoto choir. After graduating from Multitech Business School with a degree in Business Administration and Management, she joined the Gertnum band as a background singer. Later, Jazmine got a big chance when the popular Goodlyfe music group of Radio and Weasel noticed her talent. They signed her as a backup singer, and her voice was featured on popular songs like “Ntunga” and “Breath Away.” She didn’t just sing backup for Goodlyfe; she also backed ...
Most memorable day of my life – Fireboy DML

Most memorable day of my life – Fireboy DML

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Nigerian singer Adedamola Adefolahan, aka Fireboy DML, has relished going on a date with legendary American pop star, Madonna. Speaking in a recent interview with Billboard News, he described the experience as the “most memorable day” of his life. The ‘Peru’ crooner said, “Madonna sent me a DM on Instagram. I think she told me she was a fan and she loved the most unlikely song on my debut album. She is so weird and funny. I just love her. That is one of the highlights of my career; having a song with Madonna is really something to be proud of because that’s the Queen of pop. “I went out on a date with Madonna and I would say that was probably the most memorable day of my life. It was an experience.”
I was bullied  because of my voice – Singer Tems

I was bullied because of my voice – Singer Tems

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The Grammy-winning Nigerian singer, Tems has recalled how she was bullied over the pitch of her voice. Tems in an interview with The Cut, narrated that she didn’t speak until age three. She said she grew up feeling self-conscious because her voice didn’t sound like other girls. “I was bullied to the point of tears and was a target of ridicule. This led to the belief that I sounded like a boy, or a frog, with the impression that my voice was ugly. “I was always in my own little world. When I did make friends, I would try to make them sing my songs and other girls had these sweet, high voices and my voice had a bass.” Recall that the songstress had previously stated that she started making music because she doesn’t have friends.
 Felista the superstar cancels maiden concert after organizer allegedly runs away with Shs50m

 Felista the superstar cancels maiden concert after organizer allegedly runs away with Shs50m

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Young rapper Felista Di Superstar has announced that her maiden concert, ‘Felista Fest Concert,’ which was scheduled to take place on April 1 at Wankulukuku, will not be happening as one of the organizers ran away with over Shs50 million. Through her official Facebook page, the youngster disclosed that the stolen money was to be used for organizing the concert. “I have a lot of pain in my heart,” reads part of Felista’s post. However, she vowed to remain determined to pursue her music career. Felista Di Superstar, who is now in Senior Two burst onto the music scene in 2019. Her music is characterized by fast rap and playful lyricism. She has also been often commended for having a more mature approach to music than her fellow youngsters. Her fan base has been anticipating her concert, whi...
Ayra Starr- I started university at 14

Ayra Starr- I started university at 14

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Nigerian singer Ayra Starr has revealed that she got admitted to the university at the age According to her, she had bagged her degree early because her mother said she must graduate before pursuing her music career and she wanted to be a teenage pop star. She disclosed this in a recent interview with American media giant Billboard News. Starr recounted: “I got into the university at 14. I feel like my mum has been using music to blackmail me since I was a child. She was like, ‘If you want to do music, you have to do this.’ When she suggested we relocate to Lagos from Benin Republic, I declined initially, but she convinced me that Lagos is the land of music. “She insisted that if I want to do music, I would have to finish school first. Usually, a lot of people in Nigeria finish secondary s...