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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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VIDEO: Chris Obore explains why parliament has summoned Tumwebaze

FULL VIDEO: Chris Obore, the Director, Communication and Public Affairs at Parliament of Uganda explains to NBS TV why Parliament is summoning  ICT Minister Frank Tumwebaze for ‘defying’ the house on deadlines for SIM-card registration. Tumwebaze maintained the deadline last Friday, a day after Parliament had recommended it be pushed …

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Min­is­ter Tumwe­baze to be sum­moned by Par­lia­ment over SIMs

Kampala, Uganda| PWATCH UG|  The Speaker of Par­lia­ment Re­becca Kadaga has vowed to com­mit ICT Min­is­ter Frank Tumwe­baze to the Rules Com­mit­tee for con­tempt over implementation of deadlines for SIM-Card reg­is­tra­tion. Kadaga says that Uganda’s Ex­ec­u­tive has “dis­re­spected the voices of the peo­ple”, which is parliament. “This is un­ac­cept­able and can­not …

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CONFIRMED: SIM-card registration deadline stays

The deadline of May 19 set by government for all unregistered SIM-cards to be switched off (voice communication only for a start) will stand, Frank Tumwebaze,  Minister of ICT and National Guidance has confirmed. “The deadline of 19th May set by government will be enforced at Midnight,” Tumwebaze told the press on …

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Minister Frank Tumwebaze promises support to ICT

NBS: The Uganda minister for information and communication technology Frank Tumwebaze has set out a clear government plan aimed at supporting proper flow of information especially on government programs. Tumwebaze who engaged ICT sector players in a dialogue at Sheraton hotel Kampala put forward key measures he hopes to administer …

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