From Awareness Times Newspaper in Freetown

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In Sierra Leone, Zain Zac Advances To Semi-Finals With More Winners From Hvg Emerging
May 20, 2010, 17:06

ZAC is now in its Quarter-Finals stage. SLBC air’s the show every Wednesday at 6pm and it is repeated every Saturdays at 8pm. Last week the battle was between Egerton University of Kenya and University of Maidugurie of Nigeria in which Egerton University emerged as the winners with 710 points, edging past University of Maidugurie who got 650 Points.

Subscribers can also play the game on facebook in which case, a winner stands to win 1000 units of air time.

Viewers are rewarded too, with the opportunity to win Nokia N97 mini handsets each week by playing the SMS Zain Game. Each week, three winners emerge. These are lucky winners who answer the questions correctly by sending text to 600 during the game. The last week’s question was; Who directed "Sweet Salone" the documentary on Sierra Leone music culture? The correct answer was C – Sieh ‘C-ya.

From the start of this season’s challenge, a total of 30 people have won Nokia N97 mini hand sets, each one costing $600.

Zain Africa Challenge is a powerful testimony of the company’s commitment to the advancement of youth talent through its support for education as well as its social and community initiatives. The programme is an extension of Zain’s corporate commitment to "A Wonderful World" for their customers.

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