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MTN CEO Wim Vanhelleputte and SFC commander Maj Gen Don Nabaasa

Are MTN Deportations Linked to Coup Attempt Reports?

Last week, Kampala deported MTN Uganda CEO Wim Vanhelleputte days after reports of a foiled coup attempt against President Yoweri Museveni’s 33-year government. A deportation order signed by internal affairs minister Gen Jeje Odongo described Vanhelleputte as an “undesirable immigrant.” Police said the deportation was in “national security” interest. Vanhelleputte’s deportation followed that

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MTN Uganda Appoints Interim CEO to Replace Deported Wim Vanhelleputte

MTN Uganda has appointed Gordian Kyomukama as acting chief executive officer  (CEO) replacing Wim Vanhelleputte who Kampala deported Thursday. In a statement issued on Friday, hours after  Vanhelleputte's deportation to Brussels, the telecom's corporate affairs office announced Kyomukama's appointment. "To ensure business continuity, we have appointed Mr. Gordian Kyomukama, currently Chief Technology Officer,

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