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FORTEBET LIGHTS UP NAKASONGOLA, LUWERO, MIGYERA WITH PRICELESS GIFTS

FORTEBET LIGHTS UP NAKASONGOLA, LUWERO, MIGYERA WITH PRICELESS GIFTS

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ForteBet, Uganda’s leading betting company over the weekend again did what it is good at-gifting its customers with priceless goodies. 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 Nakasongola, Luweero, Migyera, Kakooge, Kiwoko and Kikyusa. Away from the above gifts, ForteBet also gave out many reflector jackets to bodaboda riders in Luweero. Talking to us just before the give-away, the company Brand Ambassador, Alex Muhangi, in company of the Media Manager, John Nanyumba, said that, “Every Ugandan is so special and deserves a lot from forteBet because they are the reason this company is number one in Uganda. Our clients have been part of the g...
Fortebet Real Stars Awards Recognises Best of March

Fortebet Real Stars Awards Recognises Best of March

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Fortebet Real Stars Sports Monthly Awards unveiled the standout performers for the month of March across various disciplines. All the Sports disciplines showcased their prowess at the African Games, earning well-deserved recognition. Lydia Namabiro emerged as the standout player in Rugby as her contributions were pivotal as the Lady Rugby Cranes Sevens secured an impressive fourth-place finish in the HSBC Challengers Series in Montevideo. Namabiro’s exceptional performance, marked by four tries, propelled her team to success. She takes the award ahead of Norbert Okeny and Peace Lekuru. In Football, the gong went to Hakim Mutebi, beating Hippos teammate Usama Arafat and Queen Cranes (Uganda U20 Women) star Catherine Nagadya. He was outstanding in Ghana, including scoring a crucial a go...
MTN Uganda Unveils New WakaNet Offers: Empowering

MTN Uganda Unveils New WakaNet Offers: Empowering

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MTN Uganda, the country's leading telecommunications provider, announces the launch of its latest internet offerings under the WakaNet Home Internet. With a focus on delivering high-speed internet access to cater to the diverse needs of Ugandans, these new packages represent MTN's commitment to advancing connectivity and driving progress across various sectors. The latest offers bring great value to customers with the WakaNet Router offer, priced at Ugx 130,000, includes a free router and provides users with high-speed internet at 10Mbps for 30 days. Similarly, the WakaNet Fiber offer, also available from as low as Ugx 130,000, ensures reliable connectivity with internet speeds of 10Mbps for 30 days. For those with heavier internet usage demands, MTN introduces the new Prestige Fiber p...
MTN Uganda launches computer lab for Gulu High School

MTN Uganda launches computer lab for Gulu High School

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MTN Uganda, in a strategic collaboration with Sense International Uganda, a non-governmental organization, has officially launched an assistive technology computer lab at Gulu High School. This groundbreaking initiative is set to benefit over 700 learners including 45 with visual impairment by providing them with digitised learning materials and specialised technological tools. The project is a key component of the Digital Access for Inclusion initiative spearheaded by the MTN Foundation, the philanthropic arm of MTN Uganda, aimed at fostering educational, employment, and entrepreneurial opportunities for the youth of Uganda. This support follows the successful launch of similar projects at Salaama School for the Blind in Mukono District, Ngora School for the Deaf in Ngora District, Masaka...
NAMUNGOONA SOCCER TOUR ‘BLASTS’ FORTEBET PUNTERS

NAMUNGOONA SOCCER TOUR ‘BLASTS’ FORTEBET PUNTERS

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it was a better moment to remember over the weekend within kampala at Namungoona in nanasana municipality that the high-pressure Forte Bet-Alex Muhangi soccer tour. The football excitement, tension, anger and the big anticipation to win mega rewards left punters thrilled to the edge. The tour was organized by ForteBet in conjunction with the company brand ambassador, Alex Muhangi. The tour started with a give back to the community, specifically giving out mama kits to expectant mothers at Nabweru Health Centre III. The donation was handed over by Muhangi. At Namungoona playground is where the soccer battle rocked. Teams representing ForteBet branches then battled out in knockout encounters until the victors, Kasubi Gold Centre, emerged. These victors were prized with 500,000/=, footballs ...
Congolese footballer leaves Rwanda’s Rayon Sports over war gesture

Congolese footballer leaves Rwanda’s Rayon Sports over war gesture

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A Congolese footballer has landed back in his home country after a political gesture appeared to cost him his place at a top Rwandan club. Rayon Sports says it has "parted ways" with midfielder Heritier Luvumbu. Hours earlier he had been given a six-month ban over a gesture that expressed solidarity with war victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo. DR Congo, the US and UN experts accuse Rwanda of backing the M23 rebel group, which is causing havoc in the east. Rwanda has consistently denied the allegation. Hundreds of thousands have fled their homes in the past fortnight. Luvumbu landed in trouble after pointedly covering his mouth with his left hand while pointing his fingers to his temple, mimicking a gun, after scoring from a free-kick in Sunday's game against Police FC. The ...
Ministry of gender revives the apprenticeship programme, 90 graduate.

Ministry of gender revives the apprenticeship programme, 90 graduate.

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The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development on Tuesday held a graduation ceremony for the first cohort of apprentices the country has registered in many years, marking a significant milestone in the country efforts to tackle unemployment and underemployment. The 90 graduates were crowned at a colourful ceremony held at Sheraton Hotel in Kampala after successfully accomplishing on-job studies in different fields in the Hotel Industry. “Today’s ceremony holds significance not only for you as individuals but for our entire nation. We are here to witness the first graduation of apprentices in generations. This marks the inauguration of a new and promising chapter in our country's development.” The National Apprenticeship Superintendent, Mr. Alex Asiimwe, who is also the Commissio...
50- Year -old man commits suicide at Jinja Hospital.

50- Year -old man commits suicide at Jinja Hospital.

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A 50-year-old man is suspected to have taken his own life within the premises of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital. The lifeless body of Micheal Mukulu, a resident of Rubaga-Mpumudde in Jinja North City Division, was discovered last Friday hanging on a rope in one of the hospital’s sanitary facilities. According to David Ssemakula, an administrator at the hospital, the deceased was battling a ‘chronic condition’ and had been receiving medical care in Ward Four of the hospital. He, however, questioned how the deceased managed to carry out the act within the hospital premises. “It appears he committed suicide by hanging himself with a rope for reasons that are currently unknown to all of us,” Ssemakula said. He explained that the hospital promptly informed the local police, who arrived at the...
Huawei’s Sabrina Meng: Embracing 5G transformation

Huawei’s Sabrina Meng: Embracing 5G transformation

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At the opening day of MWC Shanghai 2023 today, Sabrina Meng, Huawei's Rotating Chairwoman and CFO, gave a keynote titled "Embracing 5G transformation". Meng pointed out that 5G has been in commercial use around the world for four years now. It's driving new value creation, and 5.5G is the next step forward for 5G. Science and technology are moving towards large, complex systems. This requires matching technology to specific scenarios and performing systems engineering, in order to pave the way for 5G's ongoing success. 5G is creating value along three different fronts 5G has been in commercial use for four years now. Across all industries and countless households around the world, it's changing the way we work and live, creating tremendous economic, industrial, and social value. For consu...
The President launches first daughter’s book titled Jesus’ Africa.

The President launches first daughter’s book titled Jesus’ Africa.

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The 461-page book, Jesus' Africa, was edited by Dr Matunda Nyachama from Nsemia Publishing in Kenya who described President Museveni as a leader and a thinker for Africa. President Yoweri Museveni assured a congregation attending his daughter’s book launch at State House in Entebbe on Saturday that Africa has everything and should not be intimidated by those threatening to cut off aid. “We don’t need aid. We have everything here! We don’t need anything from anybody. The only problem we have is the Edomite curse of selling our birthright,” the President said while launching First Daughter, Patience Museveni Rwabwogo’s book titled Jesus’ Africa. In Biblical terms, Edomites refers to descendants of Esau who lived in Edom near ancient Israel – some people say Edom is present-day Jordan. And by...