NBS Sport to broadcast the 2022 MTN Kampala Marathon LIVE.

NBS Sport has officially announced a partnership with MTN Uganda that will see Uganda’s first-ever 24-hour sports channel broadcast live the 2022 MTN Kampala Marathon slated for Sunday, 20th November.


The 8th June 2022-launched station purposed ‘Championing Ugandan Sport’ also continues to promote the event using its mainstream and online platforms. This year’s marathon, themed “Run for Babies,” will be broadcast live for Ugandans unable to partake to watch proceedings at their convenience.


Joseph Kigozi, General Manager of NBS Sport, noted that Next Media is delighted to foster social change, pledging UGX 200M towards the 2022 MTN Kampala Marathon.

“As the home to all sports production from golf, rugby, pool, boxing, rally, athletics, and more, we are proud to work with MTN to produce a world-class marathon but also play a role in helping mothers and babies live a better life.”

MTN CMO Somdev Sen and Next Media CSO Joe Kigozi – #MTNMarathon2022 at Next Media Par

The launch at the Next Media Park climaxed with a Zumba workout that had the NBS Sport General Manager, presenters, and Next Media staff participate in the activity.

This is the second pre-marathon activity broadcast on NBS Sport ahead of the marathon, with the first happening on 12th November 2022 at the MTN Omondi Stadium Lugogo.

MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer Somdev Sen, “This vision and commitment of the MTN Kampala Marathon have been alive for the last 17 years. The real win is buying the kit because you contribute to improving maternal health facilities.”

The 2022 edition of the MTN Kampala Marathon will be held on Sunday, 20th November starting at the Kololo Independence Grounds and will be broadcast live on NBS Sport on DStv Channel 377, StarTimes Channel 255, and Free-To-Air Channel 34 and exclusively streamed via Afro Mobile platform.

Danze Edwin

Danze Edwin

Danze Edwin is a Ugandan Digital Marketer, Content Curator, Television Show host, Producer, Gamer, Creative, Media Personality, Social Media Influencer, and Brand Ambassador. He has 10-year experience in Digital Marketing, where I have worked with/for lead advertising agencies in Uganda; TBWA, Fireworks Advertising, Fideli, and Next Com (Where he is currently the Head of Digital Marketing) He has curated and collaborated on global campaigns with Brands like; Deutsche Welle, Voice of America, Activision, Call of Duty Mobile, Warner Bros, Disney and Marvel Studios. He has worked on Campaigns like; 77% Percent, DW in Good Shape, DW Eco-Africa, Call of Duty Mobile, Games and Politics Exhibition, Africa release Movie Premiers like Joker, Avenger Infinity War, Avengers End Game, Wonder Woman 84, Kong vs Godzilla, Mortal Kombat 2021, Afrimaxx to mention but a few. Locally, he has worked on campaigns with brands like Crown Beverages, Century Bottling, Nile Breweries, Uganda Breweries, Total Energies, Vivo Energies, Statehouse anti Corruption Unit, URA, NSSF, and so many more. Danze Edwin is currently the head of Digital Marketing at Next Media. He is trained by Deutsche Welle, BBC World Services, Voice Of America, and the US Agency for Global Media

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