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Martyrs Day: 130 phones stolen,148 arrested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 130 mobile phones were stolen from pilgrims at the Catholic and Anglican martyrs’ shrines in Namugongo, according to a joint security forces’ report released this morning in Kampala. Security forces say that the phones were snatched by thugs who disguised as pilgrims …

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Mobile phones, bags barred as Mak 73rd graduation commences

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of parents and graduands attending the 73rd Makerere University graduation ceremonies are protesting the inconveniences and restrictions caused by the organizers. Notably, the attendees could not stop wondering why they are being stopped from carrying mobile phones and bags into the university premises. …

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Lockdown, mobile phones misuse fuel rampant road crashes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The traffic police have cited the Covid-19 lockdown and distractions like speaking on phones as major causes of the rampant road crashes. Traffic police spokesperson Faridah Nampiima, said their investigations into the recent tyre bursts have established that the bursting tyres are mostly on those vehicles …

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UCC, private sector partner against fake phones

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has partnered with the private sector and civil society to prepare the public ahead of the planned blocking of counterfeit mobile phones and other communication gadgets from the market. After failed attempts to rid the market of sub-standard and counterfeit phones for more …

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UCC resorts to mass sensitization on counterfeit phones

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After making various attempts to switch off substandard cell phones in vain, Uganda Communications Commission-UCC has shifted focus on empowering Ugandans to enable them to make informed decisions when buying mobile phones. UCC has for more than ten years made various attempts to get rid …

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UCAA bars staff from using personal phones on duty at Entebbe Airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Civil Aviation Organization-UCAA staff are no longer allowed to use mobile phones and other personal devices on duty at Entebbe International Airport. In a circular to the general managers of DAS, NAS/ENHAS, the principal immigration officer, all airline station managers, site manager trend events, …

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