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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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Airtel Uganda launches fastest 4G internet

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Airtel Uganda, Uganda’s second largest telecom firm has today launched its 4GLTE mobile telecommunications technology in the presence of Information and Communications Minister, Frank Tumwebaze and Uganda Communication Commission Director for Corporate Affairs, Fred Otunnu. Speaking at the launch in Kampala, the company’s Managing Director, …

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TUMWEBAZE: Government to hold monthly open days

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Government is set to hold monthly open events in which its agencies and departments will explain to the public matters service delivery, according to the Minister of Information Technology and Communications Frank Tumwebaze. Tumwebaze was speaking Thursday Sept. 21 at the ICT Ministry headquarters in …

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THIS WEEK: Cabinet issues tough rules on travels

THIS WEEK: Cabinet issues tough rules on travels The number of civil servants frequently and unnecessarily going abroad might reduce after an Aug 25 resolution by the cabinet setting tough guidelines for anyone to travel, a move intended to cut down on public expenditure and also reduce the prime minister’s …

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THIS WEEK: Cabinet urges on accommodating divergent views

THIS WEEK: Cabinet urges on accommodating divergent views Following attacks on legislator Simeo Nsubuga and Constitutional Affairs Minister Kahinda Otafiire, cabinet in an Aug04 meeting resolved people who assault those that they don’t agree with ideologically be ‘seriously’ dealt with. “Cabinet has therefore among other resolutions directed the Police and …

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THIS WEEK: Fresh amendments made in KCCA bill

THIS WEEK: Fresh amendments made in KCCA bill On July 27, the process of scrutinizing the Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) amendment bill 2015 started and fresh amendments introduced. Defending the bill, the state Minister for Kampala Benny Namugwanya said while some of the earlier proposed controversial clauses had been …

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TUMWEBAZE: Uganda must be ICT compliant  

By Julius Businge Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |  Information and Communication Minister Frank Tumwebaze has said that government is committed to harnessing the opportunities of digital technology in offering service delivery to the people. He made the remarks at Sheraton Hotel on July 20 during the ICT stakeholders’ consultative …

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LIVE: Uganda defines Digital Vision at ICT Workshop

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  ICT practicioners and stakeholders in the private and public sector in Uganda are meeting to help set digital milestones for the country at a consultative meeting at Sheraton Hotel on Thursday. The workshop is organised by the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance, in …

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ICT Minister Tumwebaze outlines Uganda’s plans for outer space

Kampala, Uganda| The INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Ministry of ICT and National Guidance is developing a digital vision for the country as an overall ICT policy framework that will set digital milestones for each sector of government. ICT Minister Frank Tumwebaze told Parliament on Tuesday that country aspirations on satellite development and …

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