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Dr Aminah Zawedde, the PS, Ministry of ICT and National Guidance of Uganda and Fhulufhelo Badugela, the CEO for MultiChoice Africa Holdings signing the MoU in Randburg, Johannesburg, South Africa, on May 16, 2024.

By Abdi Ali
Published May 17, 2024

Dr Aminah Zawedde, the PS, Ministry of ICT and National Guidance of Uganda and Fhulufhelo Badugela, the CEO for MultiChoice Africa Holdings signing the MoU in Randburg, Johannesburg, South Africa, on May 16, 2024.South Africa-based MultiChoice Africa Holdings B.V (MAH) and Uganda’s Ministry of ICT and National Guidance have announced a new cooperation agreement.

The aim of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the two entities is to establish stronger partnerships that will enhance digitalisation, protect intellectual property rights and boost skills development and local content sector in the East African country.

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The MoU covers MAH and its associate MultiChoice Uganda, as the local partner, and further provides for continued strengthening of future co-operation between MAH and the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance.

“I am glad to sign this MoU on behalf of the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance for Uganda,” said Dr Aminah Zawedde, Uganda’s Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance.

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Hassan Saleh, Managing Director for MultiChoice Uganda, Dr Aminah Zawedde, the PS, Ministry of ICT and National Guidance of Uganda, Fhulufhelo Badugela, the CEO for MultiChoice Africa Holdings and Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng Multichoice Group Executive in charge of Regulatory & Corporate Affairs.Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng, thwe Executive in charge of Regulatory & Corporate Affairs at MultiChoice, said, “This MoU signed cordially here today is a step in the right direction in fostering relations between the two parties. We view Uganda as a strategic market for our commercial growth and key socio-development initiatives. The presence of the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance accompanied by the Managing Director for MultiChoice Uganda, Mr. Hassan Saleh demonstrates how the private and public sectors of the economy can collaborate for the broader benefit of the Ugandan society.”

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