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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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Bukwo leaders task government on radio, television promise

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local leaders in Bukwo have asked government to fulfill its pledge to boost Radio and Television signals in the district. Information obtained by URN shows that the First Lady, Janet Kataha Museveni officially launched the initiative to boost radio and television signals in Bukwo …

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LIVE: Requiem mass for Mowzey Radio

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The requiem mass for Ugandan musician Moses Ssekibogo aka Mowzey Radio was held Friday at the Rubaga Cathedral in Kampala. Leading politicians and musicians are attending the mass at which Rev Fr Deogratius Kateregga Kiibi told Ugandan artistes to learn how to handle fame. He …

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Ugandan top musician Mowzey Radio is dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ten days after being beaten into a coma, Ugandan musician Moses Ssekibogo aka Mowzey Radio of the Goodlyfe Crew died on Thursday morning at the intensive care unit at Case Hospital in Kampala. Case clinic confirmed 35-year-old Mowzey Radio’s death in a statement. Born January …

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BBC launches Ethiopian and Eritrean radio services

London, United Kingdom | AFP | The BBC on Monday launched new daily radio services producing news, current affairs, features and English language training for Ethiopians and Eritreans. The BBC World Service programmes will be broadcast from Monday to Friday in the Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrinya languages and will …

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Burundi radio station suspended for criticising killings

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  The director of a Burundi radio station said Friday his outlet is being temporarily taken off air after criticising the government over the killings of dozens of refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). CCIB FM+, which is run by Burundi’s chamber of commerce, …

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VIDEO: Popular 90s radio presenter Lochode barely coping

VIDEO: Popular 1990s, Lochode Peter Livingstone barely coping Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | “All Ugandans from A to Z, Habari Gani!”. That was how Radio Uganda presenter Lochode Peter Livingstone came on to the airwaves on his popular Listeners’ Favorite programme on Sundays. Today, his health has taken a turn for the worse …

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