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Kagina builds new culture at UNRA

Four years later, her corruption-proof strategy takes shape amidst huge expectations and challenges Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | In 2015 when President Yoweri Museveni appointed Allen Kagina to head the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), the body had sunk deep into jaw dropping corruption. Exposure and investigations into the …

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‘Mutabazi and team at UCC playing catch up, need media literacy’

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University scholar Dr. Fred Kakooza contends that Uganda Communications Commission-(UCC is playing catch up in its regulatory role in the media, and actually needs support. According to Dr. Kakooza, a Multimedia Production and Broadcasting scholar in the Department of Journalism and Communication at Makerere …

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UCC backtracks on radio frequency for Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament will not have absolute control of the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) Red Channel 98.0 FM, as it will only convey its programs through UBC, URN has learnt. According to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), Parliament will be producing programs, and UBC will host …

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Airtel takes on rivals with 4G internet

New initiative expected to drive the company’s revenue growth Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Airtel Uganda has unveiled a fourth generation (4G) internet services, stepping up the battle for customers in country’s telecommunication market. MTN Uganda and Africell unveiled their 4G services in 2015 and 2016 respectively, with the …

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Simcard registration dividends

Operators fear strict registration requirement will slow growth of subscribers Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Telecom firms now feel confident in carrying out their business following the conclusion of a mandatory Simcard registration and validation on August 31, 2017, according to Godfrey Mutabazi, the executive director at the Uganda Communications …

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UCC warns on live broadcasts after parliment brawl

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Communications Communication (UCC) has accused Ugandan radio and televisions of relaying live broadcasts they say “are inciting the public, discriminating, stirring up hatred, promoting a culture of violence among viewers and are likely to create public insecurity and violence.” UCC  directed broadcasters to stop …

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