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15:18
15:18

Parliament to Pay OTT, Data Bundles for Legislators mtn uganda 1 Top story

Robina Nabanja, the Kakumiro Woman MP and a member of the Parliamentary Commission defended the move, saying it is right for the house to pay for the legislators OTT and provide them data since they are doing people’s work on Ipads provided through tax payer’s money.
22:29
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MTN-Uganda CEO Wim Vanhelleputte Deported mtn uganda 1 Top story

He is the fourth employee of Ugandas telecom giant to be deported in the last one month after being declared prohibited immigrants. Without divulging into details, the deportation was confirmed by the Criminal Investigations Director Grace Akullo
12:56
12:56

MTN Confirms Arrest, Deportation of Two Staff mtn uganda

According to the statement, Prentout was arrested by Uganda Police at Entebbe airport on Saturday 19 January 2019 shortly after arrival from a business trip abroad while Tabura was picked up unidentified security personnel upon arrival at the MTN headquarters in Kololo on Monday.
19:36
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Telecom Firm MTN-Uganda Undertakes to Beautify Masaka mtn -uganda 2 1

According to Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two entities, MTN-Uganda has offered to construct the main road roundabout located at the junction of Masaka-Mbarara bypass. The roundabout locally known as the main gate to Masaka town is not well maintained and often turns into a grazing field.
17:37
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Government Makes U-turn on Airtime Scratch Cards gobierno 4 1 Top story

The decision to lift the ban was reached in a meeting in the Conference hall of parliament involving the speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, telecom companies, members of parliament, the Information Communication and Technology-ICT Minister, Frank Tumwebaze and Uganda Communications Commission officials.
20:03
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MTN, Airtel Wants Mobile Money Tax Scrapped mtn uganda 2

Appearing before the committee, the Chief Executive Officer MTN Uganda, Wim Vanhelleputte said there has been a drop in use of mobile money following the introduction of the tax.
15:11
15:11

Airtel Refunds 1% Mobile Money Tax social media tax 2 1

Sumin Namaganda, the Public Relations Officer, Airtel Uganda, says that the refund process started today. Namaganda declined to reveal further details, saying that Airtel will issue a formal communication.
18:39
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Subscribers Sue URA, Telecoms Over Mobile Money Tax Deposits bank of uganda 2 1 Top story

Through their lawyer, Eron Kiiza, the applicants contend that URA recently admitted that the deduction on mobile money deposits was erroneous.
15:30
15:30

Mobile Money Agents Run out of Cash, Pilgrims Stranded mtn uganda 1

Hundreds of pilgrims got stranded at Namugongo Martyrs shrine after mobile money agents ran out of cash.
11:46
11:46

Sexual Harassment: Makerere Moves to Introduce Toll Free Lines mtn uganda 5 1

Prof. Nawangwe says the university plans to procure three toll free lines for strategic offices including the for the Office of the Vice Chancellor, the Academic Registrar and in the Finance Department of the University to ensure stakeholders who are students, staff and the public get first hand information and timely responses from university officials.
20:24
20:24

MTN Revenue in Uganda Increased by 10.1% in 2017 mtn uganda 1 Top story

It says the reported subscriber base is less by 750,000 subscribers it disconnected in Uganda following a regulatory requirement for sim card registration.
16:31
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KIU Student Develops App for Detecting Pre-eclampsia preeclampsia 2 1

In a desire to help such mothers overcome the burden, Tsamiya developed an innovative tool for integrated management of Pre-eclampsia. The tool is now marketed as the Pre-Eclalmptic TOxaemia GRAPH-Petograph, a mobile and desktop application that can be used to determine whether an expectant mother is at risk of pre-eclampsia.
12:42
12:42

MTN To Increase Call Center Attendants mtn uganda 1

The Committee Chairperson, Annet Nyaketcho, said that she has personally tried to dial the number on numerous occasions without getting through to the call center.
12:52
12:52

Mobile Money Transactions Hit UGX 18 billion Per Day mtn uganda 1

A new study by Economic Policy Research Centre EPRC found that an average of 18 billion Shillings is transferred through mobile money each day, mostly in small amounts averaging just over 70,000 Shillings.
10:11
10:11

UCC Tasks MTN to Explain Unapproved Tariffs mtn uganda

In a July 7th letter to MTN Uganda Limited Chief Executive Officer, UCC executive director Eng. Godfrey Mutabazi says the telecom company should furnish them with justification for price changes as well as new data and voice call prices not later than todayJuly 12th 2017.
14:46
14:46

Revelers Descend on Kampala for Annual Carnival mtn uganda 2 4 Top story

Dubbed the biggest street party in East-Afrika, the carnival is featuring musical acts including Bobi Wine, Bebe Cool, Chameleon, Navio Kigozi, Sheba and Irene Ntale among others. Companies, organizations and small businesses joined the festivities adding a corporate feel to the streets that are crowded with colorful sights and vibrant sounds.
07:02
07:02

Ugandan Diaspora to Start Sending Money Directly to Mobile Phones mobile money 2 1

Alix Murphy, WorldRemits Senior Mobile Analyst, says the sender needs to download a special app on his or her smartphone or computer, which is used to transfer money in real-time.
10:42
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MTN Mobile Money Service Grew by 16 Percent in 2015 mtn uganda 2

Andrew Rugamba, the acting Head of Mobile Financial Services MTN Uganda, says of the 6.5 registered MTN mobile money users, over five million are active, meaning they use the service regularly.
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MTN Uganda Weighing Legal Action over UCC UGX 5 Billion Fine mtn fined 1

Mobile telephone operator MTN Uganda is considering legal redress over Uganda Communications Commission\'s fine of five billion shillings for persistently using disallowed short messaging codes. MTN Uganda is also contesting the requirement that it shifts its recharge and airtime balance codes from 155 and 156 to 130 and 131 respectively.
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How MTN Mobile Money Fraud was Uncovered mtn uganda

3 different audit documents presented to the court show that MTN management knew of the fraud but didn\'t know how to stop it. The MTN- IT team then requested Fundamo, the vendor, to resolve the matter. Up until 2014, the mater had not been resolved, the same 17 accounts continued to appear in the system; The MTN IT team didn\'t close them neither did Fundamo to whom a purported request had been made.
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