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MTN Uganda continues to support local talent in the music industry.

MTN Uganda, as the number one supporter of Uganda’s music, continues to promote and support local talent in the
music industry. This year, MTN Uganda has announced its support for six local
artists, namely Coopy Bly, Mesarch Semakula, Martha Mukisa, Tugende Mukikadde,
Madrat and Chico, and Pallaso.
At a press conference held at the Golden Tulip in Kampala, MTN Uganda
announced its continued support to the development of local talent by hosting the six
artistes who are set to benefit from this year’s sponsorship package. Speaking on
behalf of MTN Uganda’s CEO Sylvia Mulinge, Barbara Kiwanuka from MTN Events
& Sponsorship, said “MTN’s continued contribution to the development of local talent
is a testament to our commitment to supporting Uganda’s music industry. We believe
that music is one of the biggest passion points in Uganda, and we want to provide a
platform that promotes and supports Ugandan music for both the artistes and the
We understand that music is one of the biggest passion points in Uganda and as a
country, Uganda is blessed with a pool of very talented artistes who make world-
class music. At MTN, we are happy to provide this platform which enables Ugandans
to enjoy this great music.

MTN Uganda| Media Release

As part of the sponsorship package, fans can also win UGX 100,000 and 2 tickets to
an artist’s concert by downloading any Caller Ring Back Tune and then recording
themselves dancing or singing to the song using the hashtag #MTNCallerTunez and
posting the video on social media platforms such as Facebook, TikTok, Twitter, and
” We believe that together, we can do more to help artists reach their full potential,”
said Barbara Kiwanuka. “We want to encourage the public to join us in supporting
local talent, as together we are unstoppable.”
MTN Uganda’s commitment to promoting local talent in the music industry is a
testament to its continued efforts to support Uganda’s cultural and creative
industries. By supporting local artists, MTN Uganda is helping to build a thriving
music industry that contributes to Uganda’s economic and social development.

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