In 1921, the first soldier of the Tomb of the Unknowns was laid to rest. The memorial was caught on film.

Cameras captured three days of ceremony that culminated with the dedication of the monument to the unidentified killed in war.

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TECNO and MTN Uganda have today partnered to launch the newest CAMON18 series which include; the CAMON 18 Premier, CAMON18P, and CAMON18. The new CAMON 18 Premier brings together the best of the CAMON series, such as TAIVOS, Super Night Mode, Selfie Mode to combine with an all new Ultra-steady Gimbal Camera, a 60X Hybrid Zoom and even more enhanced AI features for achieving professional videography.


Featuring an AMOLED screen with a 120hz refresh rate makes every touch experience faster and smoother. Powered by the latest MediaTek Helio G96 chip and supported by a redesigned HiOS 8.0 showcase the CAMON series.


“We always seek breakthroughs of product and technology to inspire our consumers to unlock the world of possibilities. The digital revolution with the rise of new generations brings the latest trend of film making through a smartphone device. The CAMON 18 Premier is the first TECNO product to take Ultra-steady Gimbal Camera technology innovations to create a brand-new experience for users. With “Stop At Nothing” as TECNO’s brand spirit, we aim to continually make breakthroughs in product and design innovations as we have delivered through CAMON 18 Series.” said Mr. Timmy Shen, TECNO Uganda Brand Manager during the launch.


TECNO Mobile has continued to partner with MTN Uganda by providing free data to customers.


“Today, MTN is delighted to note that the Camon 18 will come with free 3GB data for the first three months on the network. The Camon 18 is one of the select 14 TECNO handsets which are entitled to free 3GB of data every month for the first three months on the network. The goal of this partnership is to incentivize smartphone Ownership and affordability in the country because we believe that everyone deserves to enjoy the benefits of a modern connected life championed by communication technology,” said MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer Mr. Somdev Sen.


Vivo Energy Uganda, the marketers, and distributors of Shell fuels and products has also partnered with TECNO Mobile to enable its customers to acquire the latest handset. All that a customer has to do, is buy fuel for Ugx 50,000 and above from selected Shell service stations to acquire a coupon that offers a 5% discount towards the purchase of the phone. The more fuel one buys, the more coupons are acquired. The coupons are transferrable and there is no limit to the number of coupons one can possess.