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Solving UTL puzzle

  Experts say Bemanya should stay but government should focus on recapitalising the telecom firm Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Debts, poor corporate governance, fights, politics and ageing infrastructure have taken centre stage in debates surrounding Uganda Telecom Limited. Bemanya Twebaze, a Ugandan lawyer and corporate executive, who has …

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Airtel takes on rivals with 4G internet

New initiative expected to drive the company’s revenue growth Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Airtel Uganda has unveiled a fourth generation (4G) internet services, stepping up the battle for customers in country’s telecommunication market. MTN Uganda and Africell unveiled their 4G services in 2015 and 2016 respectively, with the …

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Ministry of education top official tips parents, PLE stars

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commissioner in charge of Primary Education at the Ministry of Education and Sports Dr. Tony Mukasa – Lusambu has urged parents to give financial and related support to their school going children so they are able to score highly in examinations. He was speaking …

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THIS WEEK: Airtel connects Palabek refugee settlement

THIS WEEK: Airtel connects Palabek refugee settlement Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Airtel Uganda launched a network site to enable telecommunication services at Palabek Refugee Settlement in Lamwo District, northern Uganda.  Airtel also held a two-day health camp in Palabek. The two events were aimed at promoting connectivity and improving …

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Battle for Uganda’s telecom market

Bigger firms choke smaller and new telcos Kampala, Uganda |  JULIUS BUSINGE | A few days to implementation of the social media tax, commonly referred to as Over the Top (OTT) on July 1, 2018, three largest telecom firms – MTN, Airtel and Africell issued a joint statement to guide its …

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Airtel contributes Shs50million for Kabaka

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As part of its five-year partnership with Buganda Kingdom, on April 10, Airtel Uganda handed over Shs 50 million to support the birthday celebrations of the Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi. The company’s partnership with Buganda Kingdom supports four of its main annual activities …

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Airtel fulfills pledge to Karamoja girls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In line with what it had promised earlier, Airtel Uganda handed over 100 goats to 50 girls in Moroto district in a bid to join in the fundraising campaign #GOATSFORGIRLS that aims at keeping young girls in the Karamoja region in school. The company said …

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Airtel sponsors Karamoja girls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Airtel Uganda has entered into a partnership with the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) to support the ongoing latter’s fundraising campaign dabbed ‘Goats for girls’ which aims at keeping the Karamoja girls in school. The telecom company handed over a dummy cheque of Shs …

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