Yako ni yako

The MTN Yako Ni Yako competition gives all MTN prepaid and hybrid customers the chance to enter and win an amazing cash prize as well as great MTN Talk Time giveaways.​

Overview

This is an amazing service that allows all MTN Prepaid & Hybrid customers to enroll and stand a chance to win the cash prize as long as their number is active on the network and has been successfully charged for entry into the daily draw. The extent of the prize will be determined by how many digits of the customer’s mobile number match the one selected. (In sequence from right to left The Winning number will be randomly selected from the MTN active subscriber base daily (excluding staff, community payphones and postpaid customers).

Customers that take up the daily subscription will be charged a daily fee and will get a chance to win Amazing Cash prizes of up to K200,000 and cool Talk time giveaways.

How to Take Part

SMS MTN to 558 for only K1.85 per day


Draws and Prizes

Draws

  • One mobile number will be randomly drawn each day (Monday to Sunday) at midnight from the database of active MTNZ customers on that day, which shall be independently verified by auditors. Active MTNZ customers can be defined as customers that are able to make and receive a call on the MTNZ network.
  • All entries received before 23:59 will be entered into the same day draw. All entries received after 00:00 (midnight) will be entered into the next day' draw.
  • Directors, members, partners, payphones, employees or agents of or consultants to MTNZ or its sponsorship agency, their respective spouses, life partners, parents, children, brothers, sisters, business partners and associates, and any other person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by MTNZ, or any supplier of goods or services in connection with the competition, are not eligible to enter the promotion and cannot win prizes.
  • By entering the competition, all participants agree that any participation in the promotion is subject to these terms and conditions, which will be interpreted by MTNZ in its sole discretion, and that its decision regarding any dispute will be final and binding. All information relating to this promotion published on any promotional or advertising material in any media at any time before or during the promotion period will form part of the terms and conditions of entry.
  • In the case of a minor winning, the prize will be awarded to the minor's legal guardian.

Prizes

  1. The prize for the last 7 digits of the customer's mobile number sequentially matching the randomly-drawn number is K 200,000 (Two hundred thousand kwacha)
  2. The prize for the last 6 digits of the customer's mobile number sequentially matching six consecutive digits of the randomly-drawn number is K10,000 (Ten thousand kwacha).
  3. Prize for the last 5 digits of the customer's mobile number sequentially matching five consecutive digits of the randomly-drawn number is K5,000 (Five thousand kwacha).
  4. The prize for the last 4 digits of the customer's mobile number sequentially matching four consecutive digits of the randomly-drawn number is K 25 Talktime
  5. The prize for the last 3 digits of the customer's mobile number sequentially matching three consecutive digits of the randomly-drawn number is K 10 Talktime.
  6. The prize for the last 2 digits of the customer's mobile number sequentially matching two consecutive digits of the randomly-drawn number is K5 worth of Talktime.
  7. All prizes are not transferable and the Talk time prize may not be exchanged for cash amounts
  8. All Cash Prizes will be paid to the customer less tax ( 20% withholding tax )
  9. Postpaid customers will not be eligible to participate and win prizes
  10. Numbers that are drawn as winners must be able to provide proof that they are the legitimate owners of the SIM card. If this proof is not provided in 48hrs from the date they are notified they forfeit.


FAQs

How do I subscribe for the Yako Ni Yako Service?

It's simple just type the word MTN and send it to 558.

How much does it cost?

There is a daily charge of K1.85 for you to qualify for the daily draw.

What time are the draws?

Draws will be conducted every day at midnight (24:00hrs) and if your number was successfully charged it will be entered for the draw. Results will be shared in the morning.

How do I know that I have won?

All customers that have won will receive a call or SMS to inform them that they have won. An SMS notification containing the last five digits of the winning number will be sent to all customers that entered for the draw. The winning number will also be announced on radio.

What happens if my number has been picked and I have not subscribed for Yako Ni Yako?

Unfortunately you miss out on the prize, for you to stand a chance to win you need to subscribe for the service and have been charged (K1.85).

How do I collect the prize?

All cash prizes will be paid via bank transfer or alternative modes provided by MTN, while talktime will be sent to customer's phones directly.

How can I unsubscribe from the service?

Simply type the word Unsub and send to 558.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Subscription is open up to 23:59 each day (from Monday to Sunday).
  2. Customers can be subscribed into the MTN promotion daily by sending an SMS to 558. MTNZ will automatically enter the subscriber into the daily draw at a standard rate charge of K 1.85 per draw. Customers will only be entered into the draw should the billing on the subscriber account be successful. If MTNZ are unable to process a bill on the customer's accounts due to insufficient funds or technical errors, the subscriber will have no claim against MTNZ for any potential winnings as the subscriber will not be entered into that day’s draw.
  3. For one to unsubscribe the defined key words to opt out of the service are STOP and UNSUB. Any of these are to be sent to 558.
  4. Entries need to be received by MTNZ before the draw closes at 23:59 daily in order to qualify for that day's draw. All entries received after 23:59 will automatically be entered into the next day's draw. MTNZ accepts no liability for delays in receipt of an entry.
  5. Customers need to SMS from their own SIMCARD in order to enter the competition.
  6. MTNZ will contact the Cash prize winners to inform them of the prize that they have won
  7. Postpaid customers will not be eligible for the entry into the program
  8. Winners of Talk time will receive an SMS notifying them of their win and providing them with the Talk time voucher – no call will be made to these winners.
  9. All winners will be contacted after the cutoff time on the day of the draw that they are entered into.
  10. . All cash winners will be paid within 30 days of all conditions mentioned below being met.
  11. . Only one entry per SIM/ cell phone number is allowed per day. If a subscriber SMS's more than once they will be charged for every subsequent SMS.
  12. . In the event that MTNZ establish that a winner has fraudulently won a prize, then MTN shall not pay the prize money to such winner. Should MTNZ, after having paid the prize money to the winner, establish that the winner has fraudulently won the prize, MTNZ shall take all necessary steps to recover the amounts paid to such winner, including instituting legal proceedings.
  13. Customers will not be eligible for a refund unless it can be proven to MTNZ satisfaction that they have been overcharged or they were not removed from the Yako ni Yako service after sending the correct opt out key word to 558.


This is an amazing service that allows all MTN Prepaid & Hybrid customers to enroll and stand a chance to win the cash prize as long as their number is active on the network and has been successfully charged for entry into the daily draw. The extent of the prize will be determined by how many digits of the customer’s mobile number match the one selected. (In sequence from right to left The Winning number will be randomly selected from the MTN active subscriber base daily (excluding staff, community payphones and postpaid customers).

Customers that take up the daily subscription will be charged a daily fee and will get a chance to win Amazing Cash prizes of up to K200,000 and cool Talk time giveaways.


SMS MTN to 558 for only K1.85 per day



Draws

  • One mobile number will be randomly drawn each day (Monday to Sunday) at midnight from the database of active MTNZ customers on that day, which shall be independently verified by auditors. Active MTNZ customers can be defined as customers that are able to make and receive a call on the MTNZ network.
  • All entries received before 23:59 will be entered into the same day draw. All entries received after 00:00 (midnight) will be entered into the next day' draw.
  • Directors, members, partners, payphones, employees or agents of or consultants to MTNZ or its sponsorship agency, their respective spouses, life partners, parents, children, brothers, sisters, business partners and associates, and any other person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by MTNZ, or any supplier of goods or services in connection with the competition, are not eligible to enter the promotion and cannot win prizes.
  • By entering the competition, all participants agree that any participation in the promotion is subject to these terms and conditions, which will be interpreted by MTNZ in its sole discretion, and that its decision regarding any dispute will be final and binding. All information relating to this promotion published on any promotional or advertising material in any media at any time before or during the promotion period will form part of the terms and conditions of entry.
  • In the case of a minor winning, the prize will be awarded to the minor's legal guardian.

Prizes

  1. The prize for the last 7 digits of the customer's mobile number sequentially matching the randomly-drawn number is K 200,000 (Two hundred thousand kwacha)
  2. The prize for the last 6 digits of the customer's mobile number sequentially matching six consecutive digits of the randomly-drawn number is K10,000 (Ten thousand kwacha).
  3. Prize for the last 5 digits of the customer's mobile number sequentially matching five consecutive digits of the randomly-drawn number is K5,000 (Five thousand kwacha).
  4. The prize for the last 4 digits of the customer's mobile number sequentially matching four consecutive digits of the randomly-drawn number is K 25 Talktime
  5. The prize for the last 3 digits of the customer's mobile number sequentially matching three consecutive digits of the randomly-drawn number is K 10 Talktime.
  6. The prize for the last 2 digits of the customer's mobile number sequentially matching two consecutive digits of the randomly-drawn number is K5 worth of Talktime.
  7. All prizes are not transferable and the Talk time prize may not be exchanged for cash amounts
  8. All Cash Prizes will be paid to the customer less tax ( 20% withholding tax )
  9. Postpaid customers will not be eligible to participate and win prizes
  10. Numbers that are drawn as winners must be able to provide proof that they are the legitimate owners of the SIM card. If this proof is not provided in 48hrs from the date they are notified they forfeit.



How do I subscribe for the Yako Ni Yako Service?

It's simple just type the word MTN and send it to 558.

How much does it cost?

There is a daily charge of K1.85 for you to qualify for the daily draw.

What time are the draws?

Draws will be conducted every day at midnight (24:00hrs) and if your number was successfully charged it will be entered for the draw. Results will be shared in the morning.

How do I know that I have won?

All customers that have won will receive a call or SMS to inform them that they have won. An SMS notification containing the last five digits of the winning number will be sent to all customers that entered for the draw. The winning number will also be announced on radio.

What happens if my number has been picked and I have not subscribed for Yako Ni Yako?

Unfortunately you miss out on the prize, for you to stand a chance to win you need to subscribe for the service and have been charged (K1.85).

How do I collect the prize?

All cash prizes will be paid via bank transfer or alternative modes provided by MTN, while talktime will be sent to customer's phones directly.

How can I unsubscribe from the service?

Simply type the word Unsub and send to 558.


  1. Subscription is open up to 23:59 each day (from Monday to Sunday).
  2. Customers can be subscribed into the MTN promotion daily by sending an SMS to 558. MTNZ will automatically enter the subscriber into the daily draw at a standard rate charge of K 1.85 per draw. Customers will only be entered into the draw should the billing on the subscriber account be successful. If MTNZ are unable to process a bill on the customer's accounts due to insufficient funds or technical errors, the subscriber will have no claim against MTNZ for any potential winnings as the subscriber will not be entered into that day’s draw.
  3. For one to unsubscribe the defined key words to opt out of the service are STOP and UNSUB. Any of these are to be sent to 558.
  4. Entries need to be received by MTNZ before the draw closes at 23:59 daily in order to qualify for that day's draw. All entries received after 23:59 will automatically be entered into the next day's draw. MTNZ accepts no liability for delays in receipt of an entry.
  5. Customers need to SMS from their own SIMCARD in order to enter the competition.
  6. MTNZ will contact the Cash prize winners to inform them of the prize that they have won
  7. Postpaid customers will not be eligible for the entry into the program
  8. Winners of Talk time will receive an SMS notifying them of their win and providing them with the Talk time voucher – no call will be made to these winners.
  9. All winners will be contacted after the cutoff time on the day of the draw that they are entered into.
  10. . All cash winners will be paid within 30 days of all conditions mentioned below being met.
  11. . Only one entry per SIM/ cell phone number is allowed per day. If a subscriber SMS's more than once they will be charged for every subsequent SMS.
  12. . In the event that MTNZ establish that a winner has fraudulently won a prize, then MTN shall not pay the prize money to such winner. Should MTNZ, after having paid the prize money to the winner, establish that the winner has fraudulently won the prize, MTNZ shall take all necessary steps to recover the amounts paid to such winner, including instituting legal proceedings.
  13. Customers will not be eligible for a refund unless it can be proven to MTNZ satisfaction that they have been overcharged or they were not removed from the Yako ni Yako service after sending the correct opt out key word to 558.