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MTN Uganda H1 net profit up 48% to Shs193.6bn

Company CEO says it delivered a resilience half year amidst a difficult macroeconomic environment | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN Uganda has reported a 48.1% growth in profit after tax to Shs193.6bn for the first six months of 2022 amidst a tough economic environment. Wim Vanhelleputte, the company’s outgoing CEO said …

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MTN Uganda appoints Sylvia Mulinge as new CEO

| THE INDEPENDENT | MTN Uganda has appointed Safaricom’s Chief Consumer Business Officer, Sylvia Mulinge, as its new chief executive officer effective October 1. She replaces Wim Vanhelleputte who has been promoted to a regional role as operating executive for the West and Central African Markets of Liberia, Guinea-Conakry, Guinea-Bissau, …

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MTN Uganda’s new journey

The telco raised Shs535.9bn in undersubscribed IPO Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The South African telecom subsidiary in Uganda, MTN, began a new journey on Dec.06, with the listing on the Uganda Securities Exchange, and the share price surging past the IPO price during the first week of trading. …

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MTN CEO Vanhelleputte to return to Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN’s Chief Executive Officer Wim Vanhelleputte who was deported in February over allegations of undermining state security, has been allowed back into the country after top level discussions between the South African company and President Yoweri Museveni. The president’s press secretary Don Wanyama confirmed the development …

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Deported MTN Uganda CEO goes to court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN’s Chief Executive Officer Wim Vanhelleputte says that the process used by the Minister of Internal Affairs Jeje Odongo to declare him undesirable was highhanded and arbitrary, and he has decided to challenge it in court. Vanhelleputte has filed a suit challenging his deportation from …

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New details on MTN deportations

Kampala expels boss of MTN’s Uganda arm, citing ‘national security’ Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Compromising national security has been cited as one of the reasons Kampala has deported the Belgian CEO of the Ugandan branch of MTN Wim Vanhelleputte. It is the fourth such expulsion targeting the South African telecoms …

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DETAILS: How MTN-Uganda CEO Vanhelleputte was deported

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN-Uganda Chief Executive Officer, Wim Vanhelleputte has been deported. Wim Vanhelleputte was deported on Thursday night aboard Brussels Airlines on the orders of the Internal Affairs Minister, Gen Jeje Odong. The Belgian is the fourth employee of Uganda’s telecom giant to be deported in the …

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