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Africa-Uganda still provide vast opportunities for MTN growth-Yolanda Cuba

Africa-Uganda still provide vast opportunities for MTN growth-Yolanda Cuba

AFRICA, Business, EALA, EAST AFRICA, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, INTERNATIONAL, Marketers, Media, POLITICS
The MTN Group has restructured senior management in a move aimed at strengthening support towards achieving the group’s business strategy As part of the changes, Yolanda Cuba who has been the Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer now becomes the Vice President in charge of the Southern and East African region (SEA). Uganda is part of SEA. She shared her thoughts and insights on the Telecom Company’s plans for Uganda and the region under her. Below are Excerpts: The MTN group has restructured to give it better growth opportunities on the continent. What does the MTN Group see on the continent that has elicited this kind of move? Africa still provides vast opportunities for growth with a lot of potential growth in sub-Saharan Africa given its young population, low data penetr...

Tina Wamala takes VP job as PRAU elects new Governing Council

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, Marketers, POLITICS, UGANDA
Tina Wamala, a Communications Expert, has been elected Vice President of Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU) unopposed. She works for the British High Commission. The election took place Saturday at Hotel Africana in Kampala during PRAU’s 44th Annual General Meeting. Wamala promised to serve and elevate the association to the next level. Speaking at the event, outgoing PRAU President Sarah Kagingo, said this year has been unprecedented and PRAu is credited for being the first Association to hold a virtual event in the country. “I want to achieve this and more in my tenure,” Wamala quoted Kagingo’s statement and said. Kagingo casts her ballot as Presiding Officer Stella Athieno looks on New Governing Council: Allen Ssempa was elected PRAU Secretary General. ...