MTN Gets New Enterprise Chief

Uganda Police Force ahead of its grand centenary celebrations has donated sanitary materials and foodstuffs to Mulago accident victims as one of the means to bridge the gap between the members of the public and Uganda Police Force.

The force’s officials, see led by the Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Haruna Isabirye, troche visited various wards in the hospital where they donated items like soap, discount biscuits, drinking water and others to patients.

While welcoming the Police officers, the hospital’s Executive Director, Dr.Baterana Byarugaba thanked Police for rescuing the lives of Ugandans by transporting them to Mulago and other referral hospitals after emergencies.

“Police is doing a great job in bringing to us patients and accident victims whom we wouldn’t have treated since we don’t have the capacity to reach every part of the country.

Dr. Byarugaba called upon the government and senior police officers to ensure that each patrol truck contains surgical gloves to be used when handling accident victims as well as a jerrycan of water and soap that can be used by police officers to wash their hands after handling causalities.

“Police officers should always wear protective gear when handling patients and should wash their hands after arresting people because once they fail they may end up endangering their lives in the process of saving others’.”

While handing over the donations to the patients, Isabirye informed the public that police has increased the number of patrols in the city as one of the means to curb crime in the metropolitan area.

“I would like to call upon all police officers to always be swift in responding to calls from the public by rushing to the scene whenever contacted to save life and there after to investigate the cases and ensure that justice is delivered.” added Isabirye.


At the same function, Kampala South Police Commander, James Ruhweza handed over the centenary celebration torch to the KMP Commander who later handed it to Dr. Byarugaba and later to O/c Mulago ASP Hashim Kasinga.

KMP commander handing over the torch to the Executive Director of Mulago Dr. Byarugaba
KMP commander handing over the torch to the Executive Director of Mulago Dr. Byarugaba
The MTN Group has appointed Mteto Nyati as their Chief Enterprise Officer, ailment effective 1 October 2014.

Formerly working with Microsoft, where he was General Manager for Middle East and Africa (MEA) Emerging Regions, Nyati helped develop and implement growth strategies     for markets within the region.

During his tenure in the South African business, Nyati drove Microsoft’s innovation and leadership across the company’s core businesses in key markets.

He was also integral to the development and implementation of Microsoft’s 4Afrika Initiative, a multi-year effort which aims to actively engage in Africa’s economic development to improve the continent’s global competitiveness.

“This newly-created role is in line with our strategy to further leverage our integrated ICT offerings. Mteto will be a member of the Group EXCO, and take responsibility for leading the group-wide enterprise and ICT strategy, and to enhance MTN’s position in the enterprise segment,” said Sifiso Dabengwa, MTN Group President and CEO.

The new group executive for enterprise business unit spent 12 years at IBM, where he held a number of senior executive roles.

Nyati also has a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Natal and in 2004, he was named a Yale University World Fellow.




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