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Broadcasters, UCC disagree on license fees waiver

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Association of Broadcasters-NAB has asked government to waive license and signal carriage fees as a stimulus for the struggling media industry. The NABS executive committee was appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on National Economy chaired by Syda Bbumba together with Uganda Communications …

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UCC: Broadcasters not observing advertising standards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Communications Commission-UCC is currently engaging electronic media operators on the need to observe the set advertising standards. According to UCC, the advertising standards require that adverts shouldn’t exceed more than ten minutes within an hour on television and radio stations. They also require …

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UCC places 13 radios, TVs under fresh investigations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Communications Commissions is undertaking intensive investigations into the operations of the 13 Radio and Television stations initially cited for breaching minimum broadcasting guidelines. The decision was taken during a meeting with Executives of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) led by their chairperson …

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UCC, Broadcasters association executive set to meet

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) is set to meet executive members of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) to iron out disagreements on breach of minimum broadcasting standards. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 7, at the Commission headquarters in Bugolobi, according …

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NAB asks UCC to rescind directive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has asked the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to rescind directives requiring media house to suspend staff. NAB chairman, Kin Karisa in a letter to UCC Executive Director, Eng. Godfrey Mutabazi dated May  2nd, 2019 said effecting the “abrupt suspension …

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